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International Harvester 856

International Harvester 856 tractor photo
1967 - 1971
Previous model:International Harvester 806
Series next:International Harvester 1256
Series back:International Harvester 756



Manufacturer:International Harvester
Original price (USD):$9,640 (1971)


Farmall 856:row-crop tractor

International Harvester 856 Engines:

   International Harvester 6.7L 6-cyl diesel
   International Harvester 4.9L 6-cyl gasoline
   International Harvester 4.9L 6-cyl LP gas
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Fuel:42 gal [159.0 L]

3-Point Hitch:

Rear Type:II

Power Take-off (PTO):

Rear PTO:independent
Rear RPM:540, 1000

Dimensions & Tires:

Weight:10,290 lbs [4667 kg]
Front tire:11L-15
Rear tire:18.4-38
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856 Serial Numbers:

Location:On clutch housing, left side
photo of 856 serial number

1967: 7501
1968: 7904
1969: 9016
1970: 9544
1971: 9653

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International Harvester 856 Power:

PTO (claimed):95 hp [70.8 kW]
Drawbar (tested):87.2 hp [65.0 kW]
PTO (tested):100.49 hp [74.9 kW]
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Chassis:4x2 2WD
 4x4 MFWD 4WD
Brakes:differential hydraulic dry disc


Pump flow:12 gpm [45.4 lpm]



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