Farmall 560

Farmall 560 tractor photo
1958 - 1963
Row-Crop tractor
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*Estimated engine power for comparison only.
ManufacturerFarmall (a part of International Harvester)
Row-Crop tractor
Total built65,982
Original price$5,500 (1963)
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.
IH 560standard-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
Engine details ...
Farmall 560 Transmissions
5-speed sliding gear
10-speed partial power shift
Transmission details ...
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
Performance test details ...
Two-wheel drive
Steeringmanual rack-and-pinion
 hydrostatic power optional
Independent mechanical disc brakes
Open operator station.
Fuel33 gal
124.9 L
 37 gal (LP)
140.0 L
Hydraulic system16 gal
60.6 L
Capacity16 gal
60.6 L
Valves1 to 3
Pump flow12 gpm
45.4 lpm
 17 gpm (optional)
64.3 lpm
Steering flow2.5 gpm
9.5 lpm
Tractor hitch
TypeIH Fast Hitch
Power Take-off (PTO)
Rear PTOindependent
Rear PTO Type540 (1.375)
Dimensions & Tires
Wheelbase96 inches
243 cm
 100 inches (Hi-Clear)
254 cm
Weight6563 to 6785 pounds
Front tire6.00-16
Rear tire12.4-38
Full dimensions and tires ...
560 Serial Number Location
Farmall 560 serial number location
Clutch housing, right side
560 Serial Numbers

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Belt Pulley
Diameter11 inches
27 cm
Width7.5 inches
19 cm
Charging systemgenerator
Charging amps20
Batteries1 (gas)
 2 (diesel)
Battery volts12 (gas)
 6 (diesel)
560 references literature
A Corporate Tragedy - The Agony of International Harvester Company by Barbara Marsh
Farm Loaders published in 1962, by International Harvester
Farm Loaders published in 1965, by International Harvester
Farm Loaders published in 1970, by International Harvester
Operator's Manual Farmall 460 Diesel, 560 Diesel and International 560 Diesel Tractors (1014077R1) published in 1959
Operator's Manual Farmall 460, 560 and International 560 (1 014 051 R1) published in 1958
McCormick Farmall 560 Tractor published in 1958, by International Harvester
Elwood Front Wheel Drive published in 1963, by International Harvester
Direct-Start Diesel Tractors published in 1958, by International Harvester
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