International Harvester W-450

International Harvester W-450 Technical Specifications

International Harvester W-450 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 W-450 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 W-450 Production

Manufacturer: International Harvester
Type: Standard-tread tractor
Factory: Rock Island, Illinois, USA

International Harvester W-450 Power

Drawbar (claimed): 34-37 hp
25.4 kW
PTO (claimed): 41-46 hp
30.6 kW
Drawbar (tested): 47.30 hp
35.3 kW
Belt (tested): 51.94 hp
38.7 kW

International Harvester W-450 Mechanical

Chassis: 4×2 2WD
Cab: Open operator station.
Transmission: 10-speed two-speed power shift

Power Take-off (PTO)

Rear PTO: independent
Rear RPM: 540

Title serial numbers

1956: 501
1957: 567
1958: 1661
Final: 2295

how to read serial numbers…

What year is my International Harvester W-450? 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 W-450 Engine detail

Engine Detail
International Harvester
liquid-cooled vertical I-head
Displacement: 281 ci
4.6 L
Bore/Stroke: 4.125×5.25 inches
105 x 133 mm
Compression: 6.6:1
Rated RPM: 1450
Starter volts: 6
Coolant capacity: 28 qts
26.5 L

International Harvester W-450 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Transmission: Torque Amplifier
Type: two-speed power shift
Gears: 10 forward and 2 reverse

International Harvester W-450 Dimensions

Wheelbase: 82 inches
208 cm
Length: 130 inches
330 cm
Width: 84 inches
213 cm
Height: 95 inches
241 cm
Shiping weight: 5720 lbs
2594 kg

International Harvester W-450 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 533

Nebraska Tractor Test 533
Gasoline Torque Amplifier 2WD
March 28 – April 8, 1955
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 533 file
Belt power (max): 51.94 hp
38.7 kW
Belt fuel use (max): 4.4 gal/hour
16.7 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 45.84 hp
34.2 kW
Gear 3 used for power test.
Max pull: 6,361 lbs
2885 kg
Gear 1 used for pull test.

Nebraska Tractor Test 535

Nebraska Tractor Test 535
Diesel Torque Amplifier 2WD
April 8 – 20, 1955
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 535 file
Belt power (max): 46.61 hp
34.8 kW
Belt fuel use (max): 3.4 gal/hour
12.9 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 41.20 hp
30.7 kW
Gear 3 used for power test.
Max pull: 6,476 lbs
2937 kg
Gear 1 used for pull test.

Nebraska Tractor Test 572

Nebraska Tractor Test 572
LP gas Torque Amplifier 2WD
May 9 – 25, 1956
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 572 file
Belt power (max): 50.72 hp
37.8 kW
Belt fuel use (max): 5.7 gal/hour
21.6 l/hour
Drawbar performance
Max power: 47.30 hp
35.3 kW
Gear 3 used for power test.
Max pull: 6,684 lbs
3031 kg
Gear 1 used for pull test.


Is International Harvester W-450 a good tractor?

The International Harvester W-450 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 W-450 take?

Check out the International Harvester W-450 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 W-450?

The International Harvester W-450 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1956 – 1958

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