International Harvester 4300

International Harvester 4300 Hough built Technical Specifications

International Harvester 4300 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1961 – 1965.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for International Harvester 4300 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 4300 Production

Distributor International Harvester
Manufacturer Hough
Four-wheel Drive (4WD) tractor
Built in Libertyville, Illinois, USA
Total built 44
Original price was $12,000 in 1970
The massive model 4300 tractor was International`s entry into the large four-wheel drive market. The tractor was built by Hough (manufacturer of the Pay Loader) and the final design was influenced by a desire to be larger than the John Deere 8010. Unfortunately for International, the 4300 was “too big, too soon” and production was limited.

International Harvester 4300 Power

Engine: 203.32 hp
151.6 kW

International Harvester 4300 Electrical

Charging system alternator
Charging amps 50
Batteries 4
Battery volts 6

International Harvester 4300 Mechanical

Drive 4×4 4WD
Steering hydraulic powered two- or four-wheel steering
Air brakes brakes
Open operator station. Cab optional with available air-conditioning.


Fuel 168 gal
635.9 L
Steering 60 qts
56.8 L


Valves 3
Pump flow 40 gpm
151.4 lpm
  55 gpmOptOptional
208.2 lpm
Steering flow 40 gpm
151.4 lpm
Steering cap. 60 qts
56.8 L

International Harvester 4300 Engine detail

Engine Detail
International Harvester DT-817
turbocharged diesel
Displacement 817 ci
13.4 L
Bore/Stroke 5.375×6.00 inches
137 x 152 mm
Power 300 hp
223.7 kW
Air cleaner dry with paper element
Compression 15.5:1
Rated RPM 2100
Starter volts 12
Oil capacity 34 qts
32.2 L
Coolant capacity 69 qts
65.3 L

International Harvester 4300 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Gears 6 forward and 1 reverse

International Harvester 4300 Dimensions

Wheelbase 120 inches
304 cm
Length 257 inches
652 cm
Width 111.5 inches
283 cm
Operating weight 29,815 lbs
13524 kg
Ground clearance 19 inches
48 cm

International Harvester 4300 Height
Steering wheel 106.5 inches
270 cm
Cab 129 inches
327 cm
Exhaust 142.5 inches
361 cm

International Harvester 4300 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 815
Diesel 8-speed 4WD
April 30 – May 14, 1962
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 815 file
Drawbar performance
Max power 203.32 hp
151.6 kW
Fuel use 14.8 gal/hour
56.0 l/hour
Gear 4 used for power test.
Max pull 22,798 lbs
10341 kg
Gear 1 used for pull test.


Is International Harvester 4300 a good tractor?

The International Harvester 4300 is one of the great tractors in the Hough stable, and it has earned Hough a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a International Harvester 4300 take?

Check out the International Harvester 4300 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 Hough made the ?

The International Harvester 4300 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1961 – 1965

How much does a International Harvester 4300 tractor weight?

Depending on the engine type, the International Harvester 4300 weight ranges from 29,815 lbs
13524 kg .

How much can a International Harvester 4300 Pull?

The max pulling capacity of the International Harvester 4300 tractors starts at 22,798 lbs
10341 kg but may be slightly higher depending on the trim.

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