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International Harvester 4300

International Harvester 4300 tractor photo
1961 - 1965
Four-wheel Drive (4WD) tractor
Next model:International Harvester 4100

The massive model 4300 tractor was International's entry into the large four-wheel drive market. The tractor was built by Hough (manufacturer of the Pay Loader) and the final design was influenced by a desire to be larger than the John Deere 8010. Unfortunately for International, the 4300 was "too big, too soon" and production was limited.


Distributor:International Harvester
Factory:Libertyville, Illinois, USA
Total built:44
Original price (USD)
   $12,000 (1970 )

International Harvester 4300 Engine:

   International Harvester 13.4L 6-cyl diesel
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Fuel:168 gal [635.9 L]
Steering:60 qts [56.8 L]

Dimensions & Tires:

Wheelbase:120 inches [304 cm]
Weight:29,815 lbs [13524 kg]
Front tire:23.1-26
Rear tire:23.1-26
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4300 Serial Numbers:

Location:Serial number plate below steering column
photo of 4300 serial number

1961: 87AH1001
Final: 87AH1045

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Rare & Restored: Farm Collector article on a surviving 4300

International Harvester 4300 Power:

Engine:300 hp [223.7 kW]
Drawbar (claimed):180 hp [134.2 kW]
Drawbar (tested):203.32 hp [151.6 kW]
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Chassis:4x4 4WD
Steering:hydraulic powered two- or four-wheel steering
Brakes:air brakes
Cab:Open operator station. Cab optional with available air-conditioning.


Pump flow:40 gpm [151.4 lpm]
 55 gpm [208.2 lpm] *Optional
Steering flow:40 gpm [151.4 lpm]
Steering cap.:60 qts [56.8 L]


Charging system:alternator
Charging amps:50



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