International Harvester 1456

International Harvester 1456 Technical Specifications

International Harvester 1456 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1969 – 1971.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for International Harvester 1456 covering engine types, horsepower ratings, weight, height, fuel type and tank volume, oil capacity and type, hydraulic system diagram, wiring diagram, battery specs, etc.

International Harvester 1456 Production

Manufacturer: International Harvester
Type: Standard-tread tractor
Total built: 294 (IH/wheatland)
  5,592 (Farmall/row-crop)
Original price: $12,400 (1971)

International Harvester 1456 Power

PTO (claimed): 130 hp
96.9 kW
Drawbar (tested): 114.69 hp
85.5 kW
PTO (tested): 131.1 hp
97.8 kW

International Harvester 1456 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
  4×4 MFWD 4WD optional
Steering: hydrostatic power
Brakes: independent hydraulic dry disc
Cab: Cab optional with heat and A/C
Transmissions: 8-speed
  16-speed partial power shift


Pump flow: 12 gpm
45.4 lpm

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: 3/2

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Rear RPM: 1000

Title serial numbers

Location: Clutch housing, right side
1969: 1001 (IH)
1970: 10025 (IH)
1971: 10249 (IH)
1969: 10001 (Farmall)
1970: 10405 (Farmall)
1971: 14149 (Farmall)

how to read serial numbers…

What year is my International Harvester 1456? Serial Number Decoder

The serial number list shows the first tractor built in each year. The other tractors for that year will have successively higher numbers. Your serial number should be between two of the stated numbers.

The list only includes the numbers of the first tractors produced in each year. Your serial should be somewhere between two numbers.Unless you happen to be the first person to own a tractor, your number will not appear on the list.

International Harvester 1456 Engine detail

Engine Detail
International Harvester DT407
turbocharged diesel
Displacement: 406.9 ci
6.7 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.321×4.625 inches
110 x 117 mm
Air cleaner: dual dry elements
Compression: 17:1
Rated RPM: 2400
Starter volts: 12
Oil capacity: 13 qts
12.3 L
Coolant capacity: 24 qts
22.7 L

International Harvester 1456 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Transmission: gear
Gears: 8 forward and 4 reverse
Oil capacity: 88 qts
83.3 L

International Harvester 1456 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 105 inches
266 cm
Length: 164 inches
416 cm
Height: 86 inches
218 cm (steering wheel)
Operating weight: 12,800 lbs
5806 kg
Ballasted weight: 17,350 lbs
7869 kg

International Harvester 1456 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 1048
June 8 – 27, 1970
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed: 131.1 hp
97.8 kW
Fuel use: 8.3 gal/hour
31.4 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 127.27 hp
94.9 kW
Fuel use: 7.6 gal/hour
28.8 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 114.69 hp
85.5 kW
Fuel use: 8.5 gal/hour
32.2 l/hour


Is International Harvester 1456 a good tractor?

The International Harvester 1456 is one of the great tractors in the International Harvester stable, and it has earned International Harvester a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a International Harvester 1456 take?

Check out the International Harvester 1456 oil capacity and oil type in the engine specs section as it may vary across the engines. Keep in mind, that older models might have their oil capacity increased over time. You may compare between the early and late oil capacity.

Do tractors have VIN numbers?

Every tractor has a VIN number. The number is usually engraved below the driver’s seat. Tractor manufacturers put the number in different places on the tractor body.

What was the last year International Harvester made the 1456?

The International Harvester 1456 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1969 – 1971

Where is the serial number on a International Harvester 1456?

Lookup clutch housing, right side

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