International Harvester 240

International Harvester 240 tractor photo
1958 - 1962
Utility tractor
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ManufacturerInternational Harvester
Utility tractor
Built in Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Original price was $2,700 in 1962
International 240utility tractor
Farmall 240row-crop tractor
International Harvester 240 Engine
International Harvester 2.0L 4-cyl gasoline
Fuel tank16.2 gal
61.3 L
Engine details ...
International Harvester 240 Power
Engine (gross)38.5 hp
28.7 kW
Drawbar (claimed)28 hp
20.9 kW
Belt (claimed)31 hp
23.1 kW
Drawbar (tested)28.07 hp
20.9 kW
Belt (tested)30.82 hp
23.0 kW
Performance test details ...
Two-wheel drive
 hydrostatic power OptOptional
Independent mechanical disc brakes
Open operator station.
Typeopen center
Total flow9.3 gpm
35.2 lpm
Steering flow2.5 gpm
9.5 lpm
Tractor hitch
TypeIH Fast Hitch
Power Take-off (PTO)
Rear PTOtransmission
Rear PTO Type540 (1.375)
Engine RPM540@1650
Dimensions & Tires
Wheelbase75 inches
190 cm
Weight3140 to 3637 pounds
Front tire5.50-15
Rear tire11-24
Full dimensions and tires ...
240 Serial Number Location
International Harvester 240 serial number location
Serial number plate on the clutch housing, left side.
240 Serial Numbers
1958501 (IH)
19594835 (IH)
19608628 (IH)
196110079 (IH)
196210727 (IH)
Final10789 (IH)
1958501 (Farmall)
19591777 (Farmall)
19603415 (Farmall)
19613989 (Farmall)
Final4124 (Farmall)

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240 references literature
Buyers Guide International Industrial Tractors & Equipment published in 1960, by International Harvester
Industrial Tractors and matched equipment published in 1960, by International Harvester
Farm Loaders published in 1962, by International Harvester
Farm Loaders published in 1970, by International Harvester
240 Utility Tractor published in 1958, by International Harvester
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