International Harvester 650

International Harvester 650 Technical Specifications

International Harvester 650 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1956 – 1958.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for International Harvester 650 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 650 Production

Manufacturer: International Harvester
Type: Standard-tread tractor
Factory: Melrose Park, Illinois, USA
Total built: 4,933
Original price: $4,400 (1958)

International Harvester 650 Power

Drawbar (claimed): 45 hp
33.6 kW
PTO (claimed): 57 hp
42.5 kW
Drawbar (tested): 58.22 hp
43.4 kW
Belt (tested): 63.91 hp
47.7 kW

International Harvester 650 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
Steering: power assist
Brakes: disc
Cab: Open operator station.
Transmission: 5-speed sliding gear


Type: Hydra-Touch
Valves: 1

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: transmission
Rear RPM: 540

Title serial numbers

Location: Plate near fuel tank bracket

photo of 650 serial number

1956: 501
1957: 688
1958: 11659

how to read serial numbers…

What year is my International Harvester 650? 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 650 Engine detail

Engine Detail
International Harvester
liquid-cooled vertical I-head
Displacement: 350 ci
5.7 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.50×5.50 inches
114 x 140 mm
Air cleaner: oil bath
Compression: 6.12:1
Rated RPM: 1500
Starter volts: 12

International Harvester 650 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Type: sliding gear
Gears: 5 forward and 1 reverse

International Harvester 650 Dimensions

Length: 135 inches
342 cm
Width: 76 inches
193 cm
Height: 88 inches
223 cm

International Harvester 650 Weight
Shipping: 6,712 lbs
3044 kg
Operating: 7,319 lbs
3319 kg
Ballasted: 12,615 lbs
5722 kg

International Harvester 650 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 618

Nebraska Tractor Test 618
Gasoline 5-speed 2WD
May 3 – 21, 1957
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 618 file
Belt power (max): 62.11 hp
46.3 kW
Belt fuel use (max): 6.0 gal/hour
22.7 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 56.17 hp
41.9 kW
Gear 3 used for power test.
Max pull: 8,564 lbs
3884 kg
Gear 1 used for pull test.

Nebraska Tractor Test 621

Nebraska Tractor Test 621
LP gas 5-speed 2WD
May 21 – 27, 1957
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 621 file
Belt power (max): 63.91 hp
47.7 kW
Belt fuel use (max): 7.3 gal/hour
27.6 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 58.22 hp
43.4 kW
Gear 3 used for power test.
Max pull: 8,867 lbs
4022 kg
Gear 1 used for pull test.


Is International Harvester 650 a good tractor?

The International Harvester 650 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 650 take?

Check out the International Harvester 650 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 650?

The International Harvester 650 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1956 – 1958

Where is the serial number on a International Harvester 650?

Lookup plate near fuel tank bracket

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