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Farmall 560

Farmall 560 tractor photo
1958 - 1963
Row-Crop tractor
Previous model:Farmall 450
Series back:Farmall 460

The Farmall 560 experienced problems due to the final drive not being strong enough to handle the power of the engine. An entirely new rear end was offered by International in mid 1959, and the company sponsored a massive replacement program.


Manufacturer:International Harvester
Total built:65,982
Original price (USD):$5,500 (1963)


IH 560:standard-tread

Farmall 560 Engines:

   International Harvester 4.6L 6-cyl diesel
   International Harvester 4.3L 6-cyl gasoline
   International Harvester 4.3L 6-cyl LP gas
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Fuel:33 gal [124.9 L]
 37 gal [140.0 L] (LP)
Hydraulic system:16 gal [60.6 L]

Rear Hitch:

Type:IH Fast Hitch

Power Take-off (PTO):

Rear PTO:independent
Rear RPM:540

Dimensions & Tires:

Wheelbase:96 inches [243 cm]
 100 inches [254 cm] (Hi-Clear)
Weight:6563 to 9460 pounds
Front tire:6.00-16
Rear tire:12.4-38
full dimensions and tires ...

Farmall 560 attachments:

 front-end loader
all 560 attachments ...

560 Serial Numbers:

Location:Clutch housing, right side
photo of 560 serial number

1958: 501
1959: 7341
1960: 26914
1961: 36125
1962: 47798
1963: 60278
Final: 66032

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Farmall 560 Power:

Drawbar (claimed):54.8 hp [40.9 kW]
PTO (claimed):59.48 hp [44.4 kW]
Drawbar (tested):53.12 hp [39.6 kW]
PTO (tested):63.03 hp [47.0 kW]
Belt (tested):60.11 hp [44.8 kW]
power test details ...


Chassis:4x2 2WD
Steering:manual rack-and-pinion
 hydrostatic power optional
Brakes:independent mechanical disc
Cab:Open operator station.


Capacity:16 gal [60.6 L]
Valves:1 to 3
Pump flow:12 gpm [45.4 lpm]
 17 gpm [64.3 lpm] (optional)
Steering flow:2.5 gpm [9.5 lpm]

Belt Pulley:

Diameter:11 inches [27 cm]
Width:7.5 inches [19 cm]


Charging system:generator
Charging amps:20


Number:1 (gas)
 2 (diesel)
Volts:12 (gas)
 6 (diesel)

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