International Harvester 1568

International Harvester 1568 Row-Crop tractor Technical Specifications

International Harvester 1568 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1974 – 1976.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for International Harvester 1568 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 1568 Production

Manufacturer: International Harvester
Type: Row-Crop tractor
Total built: 862
Original price: $26,980 (1976)
The 1568 was a 1566 with a International V8 truck engine.

International Harvester 1568 Power

Drawbar (tested): 130.17 hp
97.1 kW
PTO (tested): 150.70 hp
112.4 kW

International Harvester 1568 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
Steering: hydrostatic power
Brakes: hydraulic wet disc
Cab: Cab standard
Transmission: 12-speed partial power shift


Type: open center
Valves: 1
Pump flow: 12 gpm
45.4 lpm

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: 3/2

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Rear RPM: 1000

International Harvester 1568 Engine detail

Engine Detail
International DV-550
liquid-cooled V-8
Displacement: 548.7 ci
9.0 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.312×4.50 inches
110 x 114 mm
Air cleaner: two-stage dry with unloader
Compression: 16.6:1
Rated RPM: 2600
Starter volts: 12
Coolant capacity: 30 qts
28.4 L

International Harvester 1568 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Type: partial power shift
Gears: 12 forward and 6 reverse

International Harvester 1568 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 105 inches
266 cm
Weight: 12,960 lbs
5878 kg

International Harvester 1568 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 1175
Diesel 12-speed 2WD
May 3 – 15, 1975
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 1175 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed: 150.70 hp
112.4 kW
Fuel use: 10.1 gal/hour
38.2 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 147.79 hp
110.2 kW
Fuel use: 9.9 gal/hour
37.5 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 130.17 hp
97.1 kW
Fuel use: 13.0 gal/hour
49.2 l/hour
Gear 1-Hi-TA used for power test.


Is International Harvester 1568 a good tractor?

The International Harvester 1568 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 1568 take?

Check out the International Harvester 1568 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 1566

The International Harvester 1568 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1974 – 1976

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