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    Farmall 856

    Farmall 856 tractor photo
    1967 - 1971
    Row-Crop tractor
    Smaller:Farmall 756

    International Harvester offered the model 856 in a version called the "856 Custom". The 856 Custom was a low-cost tractor with single hydraulics, Fast Hitch, smaller fuel tank, and single headlight on the fenders.


    Manufacturer:International Harvester


    856 Custom:economy model

    Farmall 856 Engines:

       International Harvester 6.7L 6-cyl diesel
       International Harvester 4.9L 6-cyl gasoline
       International Harvester 4.9L 6-cyl LP gas
    full engine details ...


    Fuel:42 gal [159.0 L] (gas/diesel)
     48 gal [181.7 L] (LPG)

    Rear Hitch:

    Type:IH Fast Hitch

    3-Point Hitch:

    Rear Type:2

    Power Take-off (PTO):

    Rear PTO:independent
    Rear RPM:1000
    Engine RPM:540@2100

    Dimensions & Tires:

    Wheelbase:105 inches [266 cm]
    Weight:9270 to 12035 pounds
    Front tire:7.50-16
    Rear tire:16.9-38
    full dimensions and tires ...

    856 Serial Numbers:

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

    1967: 7501
    1968: 9854
    1969: 19554
    1970: 28693
    1971: 32420

    how to read serial numbers...


    Farmall 856 Power:

    PTO (claimed):95 hp [70.8 kW]
    Drawbar (tested):87.17 hp [65.0 kW]
    PTO (tested):100.49 hp [74.9 kW]
    power test details ...


    Chassis:4x2 2WD
     4x4 MFWD 4WD (optional)
    Steering:hydrostatic power
    Brakes:independent hydraulic disc
    Cab:Cab optional with heat and A/C



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