International Harvester 444 (1967-1971)

International Harvester 444The International Harvester 444 is a 2WD utility tractor manufactured by International Harvester in Louisville, Kentucky, USA from 1967 to 1971.

The International Harvester 444 is equipped with one of two engines: a 2.5 L (153.0 cu·in) four-cylinder gasoline engine or a 2.5 L (154.0 cu·in) four-cylinder diesel engine and one of two transmissions: a sliding gear transmission with 8 forward and 2 reverse gears or a shuttle transmission with 8 forward and 8 reverse gears.

The tractor could be equipped with the following engines:

  • International Harvester C-153. It is a 2.5 L, 2,507 cm2, (153.0 cu·in) four-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine with 86.0 mm (3.39 in) of the cylinder bore and 108.0 mm (4.25 in) of the piston stroke. This engine produced 42.6 PS (31.3 kW; 42.0 HP) at 2,000 rpm of output power.
  • International Harvester BD-154. It is a 2.5 L, 2,524 cm2, (154.0 cu·in) four-cylinder natural aspirated diesel engine. The cylinder bore is 89.0 mm (3.5 in) and the piston stroke is 102.0 mm (4.02 in). This engine produced 42.6 PS (31.3 kW; 42.0 HP) at 2,000 rpm of output power.

The IH 444 is equipped with manual or power (option) steering, independent mechanical disc brakes, an open operator station, and 53.0 liters (14 US gal.; 11.7 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

International Harvester 444 Specifications

General Specifications
Model International Harvester 444
Length 3,070 mm (120.9 in)
Width
Height (steering wheel) 1,470 mm (57.9 in)
Wheel base
Ground clearance (Rear frame) 450 mm (17.7 in)
Weight (operating) Gas: 1,850 kg (4,079 lbs)
Diesel: 1,905 kg (4,200 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 53.0 liters (14 US gal.; 11.7 Imp. gal)
Battery 12V
Cabin type Open operator station
Engine
Engine model International Harvester C-153
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 4
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 2.5 L, 2,507 cm2, (153.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 86.0 mm X 108.0 mm (3.39 in X 4.25 in)
Horsepower 42.6 PS (31.3 kW; 42.0 HP) at 2,000 rpm
Starter Electric
Oil capacity: 4.7 L (5 US. qt, 4.1 Imp. qt.)
Coolant capacity: 12.3 L (13 US. qt, 10.8 Imp. qt.)
Engine
Engine model International Harvester BD-154
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 4
Fuel type Diesel
Displacement 2.5 L, 2,524 cm2, (154.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 89.0 mm X 102.0 mm (3.5 in X 4.02 in)
Horsepower 42.6 PS (31.3 kW; 42.0 HP) at 2,000 rpm
Starter Electric
Oil capacity: 6.6 L (7 US. qt, 5.8 Imp. qt.)
Coolant capacity: 9.5 L (10 US. qt, 8.4 Imp. qt.)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type Manual or power (option)
Brakes Independent mechanical disc
Final drive Bull gear
Transmission model
Transmission type Sliding gear
Gears 8 forward and 2 reverse
Speed Forward: 24.9 kmh (15.5 mph) Reverse: 10.5 (6.5 mph)
Transmission model
Transmission type Shuttle
Gears 8 forward and 8 reverse
Speed Forward: 24.9 kmh (15.5 mph) Reverse: 31.4 (19.5 mph)
Tires
Front tires Ag: 6.00-16
Rear tires Ag: 13.6-28
Three-Point Hitch
Category I
Control type
Lift capacity (at ends)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO type Live
Rear PTO speed 540 rpm
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic type Open center
Hydraulic capacity 30.3 L (8 US. gal, 6.7 Imp. gal.)