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Farmall 856

Farmall 856 tractor photo
1967 - 1971
Row-Crop tractor
Series back: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:Farmall (a part of 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
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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
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856 Serial Numbers:

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

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

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



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