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International 1468
IH 1468
IH 1468 from the early 1970s
Model history
Model introduced 1971
Model discontinued 1974
Model status Discontinued
No. produced 2,905
Engine Specification
Engine make International
Engine model DV-550
Power hp 146
Power kW 109
Governed rpm 2600
Displacement cu in /(litre) 548.7 cu in
No. of Cylinders 8
Cooling system Water
Transmission Details
Transmission type Unknown
Drive 2WD
Linkage Category Unknown
Other info
Factories USA
Plow rating Unknown
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 The 1468 was an international harvester tractor similar to the 1568, borrowing the same V8 DV-550 engine from the international truck divison. The tractor differed by using the transmisson and accesories from the smaller 1466 model rather than the 1566 model that the 1568 used. The last letter in the model number denotes the number of cylinders, These V8 machines appealed to the younger farmers of the time who liked the hotrod like twin exhausts and the unmistakeable roar of the V8 engine. The DV-550 engine used was unique for the time, as while idleing or ad low load, the engine ran on just 4 cylinders, once more power was required, fuel was sent to the other 4 cylinders thus reaching full power but remaining relatively fuel efficient. to this day the 550 cubic inch V8 remains the largest engine factory fitted into a farmall tractor.


Model historyEdit

For company history, see International Harvester.

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SpecificationEdit

  • V8 engine - 145.49 hp (pto)
  • 2-wd
  • Cab optional

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