International Harvester 856

International Harvester 856The International Harvester 856 is a 2WD utility tractor manufactured by International Harvester from 1967 to 1971.

The International Harvester 856 is equipped with one of two engines: a 6.7 L (407.0 cu·in) six-cylinder diesel engine or a 4.9 L (301.0 cu·in) six-cylinder gasoline/LP-gas engine and sliding gear transmission with 8 forward and 4 reverse gears.

The tractor could be equipped with the following engines:

  • International Harvester D-407. It is a 6.7 L, 6,670 cm2, (407.0 cu·in) six-cylinder natural aspirated diesel engine with 110.0 mm (4.33 in) of the cylinder bore and 117.0 mm (4.61 in) of the piston stroke. The compression ratio rating is 17.0:1. This engine produced 96.3 PS (70.8 kW; 95.0 HP) at 2,400 rpm of PTO output power.
  • International Harvester C-301. It is a 4.9 L, 4,932 cm2, (301.0 cu·in) six-cylinder natural aspirated gasoline/LP-gas engine. The cylinder bore is 97.0 mm (3.82 in) and the piston stroke is 112.0 mm (4.41 in). The compression ratio rating is 7.7:1 for gasoline version or 8.8:1 for LP-gas version. This engine produced 96.3 PS (70.8 kW; 95.0 HP) at 2,400 rpm of PTO output power.

The IH 856 is equipped with power steering, differential hydraulic dry disc brakes, an open operator station, and 159.0 liters (42 US gal.; 35 Imp. gal) fuel tank.

International Harvester 856 Specifications

General Specifications
Model International Harvester 856
Length
Width
Height
Wheel base
Weight (operating) Diesel: 4,665 kg (10,285 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity 159.0 liters (42 US gal.; 35 Imp. gal)
Battery Two 6V
Cabin type Open operator station
Engine
Engine model International Harvester D-407
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 6
Fuel type Diesel
Displacement 6.7 L, 6,670 cm2, (407.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 110.0 mm X 117.0 mm (4.33 in X 4.61 in)
Compression ratio 17.0:1
Horsepower 96.3 PS (70.8 kW; 95.0 HP) at 2,400 rpm
Starter Electric
Coolant capacity: 22.7 L (24 US. qt, 20 Imp. qt.)
Engine
Engine model International Harvester C-301
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 6
Fuel type Gasoline/LP-gas
Displacement 4.9 L, 4,932 cm2, (301.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 97.0 mm X 112.0 mm (3.82 in X 4.41 in)
Compression ratio 7.7:1/8.8:
Horsepower 96.3 PS (70.8 kW; 95.0 HP) at 2,400 rpm
Starter Electric
Oil capacity: 8.5 L (9 US. qt, 7.5 Imp. qt.)
Coolant capacity: Gasoline: 19.9 L (21 US. qt, 17.5 Imp. qt.)
LP-gas: 20.3 L (21.45 US.qt, 17.86 Imp. qt.)
Transmission and chassis
Chassis 4×2 2WD or 4×4 MFWD 4WD
Steering type Power
Brakes Differential hydraulic dry disc
Transmission model
Transmission type Sliding gear
Gears 8 forward and 4 reverse
Tires
Front tires Ag: 11L-15
Rear tires Ag: 18.4-38
Three-Point Hitch
Category II
Control type
Lift capacity (at ends)
PTO (Power take-off shaft)
Rear PTO type Independent
Rear PTO speed 540 rpm
Hydraulic system
Hydraulic type
Pump flow 12.0 gpm (45.4 lpm)