International Harvester 3088

International Harvester 3088 Row-Crop tractor Technical Specifications

International Harvester 3088 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1981 – 1985.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for International Harvester 3088 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 3088 Production

Manufacturer: International Harvester
Type: Row-Crop tractor
Factory: Rock Island, Illinois, USA
Total built: 1,065
Original price: $28,900 (1985 )

International Harvester 3088 Power

Drawbar (claimed): 70 hp
52.2 kW
PTO (claimed): 80 hp
59.7 kW
Drawbar (tested): 70.31 hp
52.4 kW
PTO (tested): 81.35 hp
60.7 kW

International Harvester 3088 Electrical

Ground: negative
Battery volts: 12

International Harvester 3088 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
  4×4 MFWD 4WD
Steering: power
Brakes: hydraulic wet disc
Cab: Four-post ROPS standard. Available with cab or as open-station tractor.
Transmission: 16-speed partial power shift


Fuel: 50 gal
189.3 L
Hydraulic system: 22.5 gal
85.2 L


Type: open center
Capacity: 22.5 gal
85.2 L
Valves: 2 or 3
Pump flow: 15 gpm
56.8 lpm
Total flow: 27 gpm
102.2 lpm
Steering flow: 12 gpm
45.4 lpm

Tracktor Hitch

Rear Type: II
Control: draft sensing

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Rear RPM: 540/1000
Engine RPM: 540@2100

Title serial numbers

Location: Serial number plate on the right side of the tractor frame, ahead of the rear axle.

What year is my International Harvester 3088? 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 3088 Engine detail

Engine Detail
International Harvester D358
Displacement: 358 ci
5.9 L
Bore/Stroke: 3.875×5.0625 inches
98 x 129 mm
Air cleaner: dual dry element
Compression: 16.4:1
Rated RPM: 2400
Idle RPM: 900-2400
Starter volts: 12
Coolant capacity: 24 qts
22.7 L

International Harvester 3088 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Type: partial power shift
Gears: 16 forward and 8 reverse
Clutch: cerametallic disc
Oil capacity: 90 qts
85.2 L
Left lever selects gear, right lever selects high, low, or reverse range. Tractor may be shifted on the move without the clutch between gear pairs (1-2, 3-4, etc). Synchronized shifting, using the clutch, between gear pairs (2 to 3, 4 to 5, etc). The transmission is four-gear with the powershift provided by an eletcric solenoid actuated Torque Amplifier.

International Harvester 3088 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 105 inches
266 cm
Length: 184 inches
467 cm
Width: 102 inches
259 cm *Width at minimum tread.
Height (cab): 112 inches
284 cm
Shipping weight: 10600 lbs
4808 kg
Operating weight: 11940 lbs
5415 kg *With cab.
Ground clearance: 13 inches
33 cm
Rear axle: 3.25 by 104 inches
82 by 2641 mm
Rear axle: 3.25 by 118 inches
82 by 2997 mm
Front tread: 60 to 84 inches
152 to 213 cm
Rear tread: 60 to 127.5 inches
152 to 323 cm

International Harvester 3088 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 1551

Nebraska Tractor Test 1551
Diesel 16-speed 2WD
November 8 – 13, 1984
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 1551 file
PTO performance
Power at rated engine speed: 81.35 hp
60.7 kW
Fuel use: 5.5 gal/hour
20.8 l/hour
Power at rated PTO speed: 80.28 hp
59.9 kW
Fuel use: 5.0 gal/hour
18.9 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 70.31 hp
52.4 kW
Fuel use: 5.5 gal/hour
20.8 l/hour
Max pull: 10,995 lbs
4987 kg


Is International Harvester 3088 a good tractor?

The International Harvester 3088 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 3088 take?

Check out the International Harvester 3088 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 3088?

The International Harvester 3088 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1981 – 1985

Where is the serial number on a International Harvester 3088?

Lookup serial number plate on the right side of the tractor frame, ahead of the rear axle.

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