International Harvester 656

International Harvester 656The International Harvester 656 is a 2WD utility tractor from manufactured by International Harvester from 1965 to 1973.

The IH 656 is equipped with one of two engines: a 4.3 L (263.0 cu·in) six-cylinder gasoline/LP-gas engine or a 4.6 L (282.0 cu·in) six-cylinder diesel engine and one of three transmissions: a sliding gear transmission with 5 forward and 1 reverse gear, a two-speed power shift transmission with 10 forward and 2 reverse gears or a hydrostatic transmission with infinite (2-range) forward and reverse gears.

The tractor could be equipped with the following engines:

  • International Harvester C-263. It is a 4.3 L, 4,310 cm2, (263.0 cu·in) six-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline engine with 90.0 mm (3.54 in) of the cylinder bore and 112.0 mm (4.41 in) of the piston stroke. This engine produced 63.9 PS (47.0 kW; 63.0 HP) of PTO output power. This engine was available in LP-gas version.
  • International Harvester D282. It is a 4.6 L, 4,621 cm2, (282.0 cu·in) six-cylinder natural aspirated diesel engine. The cylinder bore is 94.0 mm (3.7 in) and the piston stroke is 112.0 mm (4.41 in). This engine produced 63.9 PS (47.0 kW; 63 HP) of PTO output power.

International Harvester 656 Specifications

General Specifications
Model International Harvester 656
Length
Width
Height
Wheel base 2,440 mm (96.1 in)
Ground clearance
Weight 3,010 kg (6,636 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 125.0 liters (33 US gal.; 27.5 Imp. gal)
Battery 12V
Cabin type Open operator station
Engine
Engine model International Harvester C-263
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 6
Fuel type Gasoline
Displacement 4.3 L, 4,310 cm2, (263.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 90.0 mm X 112.0 mm (3.54 in X 4.41 in)
Horsepower 63.9 PS (47.0 kW; 63.0 HP)
Starter Electric
Oil capacity: 8.5 L (9 US. qt, 7.5 Imp. qt.)
Coolant capacity: 19.4 L (20.5 US. qt, 17.1 Imp. qt.)
Engine
Engine model International Harvester D282
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 6
Fuel type Diesel
Displacement 4.6 L, 4,621 cm2, (282.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 94.0 mm X 112.0 mm (3.7 in X 4.41 in)
Horsepower 63.9 PS (47.0 kW; 63.0 HP)
Starter Electric
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD
Steering type
Brakes
Transmission model
Transmission type Sliding gear
Gears 5 forward and 1 reverse
Transmission model Torque Amplifier
Transmission type Two-speed power shift
Gears 10 forward and 2 reverse
Transmission model
Transmission type Hydrostatic
Gears Infinite (2-range) forward and reverse
Speed Forward: 33.5 kmh (20.8 mph) Reverse: (0 mph)
Tires
Front tires Ag: 7.50-16
Rear tires Ag: 15.5-38
Three-Point Hitch
Category II/I
Control type
Lift capacity (at ends)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO type Independent
Rear PTO speed 540/1,000 rpm
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic type Open center
Pump flow 12.0 gpm (45.4 lpm)