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International Harvester 1246

The International Harvester 1246 is a 2WD or 4WD farm tractor. This model was manufactured from 1972 to 1980. The IH 1246 tractor is powered by International Harvester DT-358 four stroke 6-cylinder direct injection turbocharged diesel engine with a maximum power of 122 hp (91 kW) and 444 Nm (329 lb-ft) of max torque at 1450 rev/min.

The International Harvester 1246 is fitted with two transmission options: 12x5 fully synchronized transmission or fully synchronized transmission with 16 forward and 7 reverse gears.

The maximum travel speed (forward and reverse): 21.3 mph (34 km/h) / 18.6 mph (29.7 km/h). The open center hydraulic system includes a gear pump with a rated fluid flow of 10.6 gal/min (40.1 l/min). The hydraulic system pressure is 2535 psi (175 bar). The 2-wheel drive models are equipped with 11.0x16 front tires and 18.4x38 rear tires. The 11.2x28 front tires and 18.4x38 rear tires are used for tractors with 4-wheel drive. The wheelbase is 100.8 in (2560 mm).

Engine Model International Harvester DT-358
Engine Type 4-stroke, 6-cylinder turbocharged diesel
Number of Cylinders Six
Displacement, cu in (L) 358 (5.90)
Engine Bore, in (mm) 3.88 (98.0)
Engine Stroke, in (mm) 5.06 (129.0)
Aspiration Turbocharged
Rated Engine Power, hp (kW) 122.0 (91.0)
Rated Engine Speed, rpm 2200
Idle Speed, rpm 850-2400
Maximum Torque, Nm (ft-lbs) 444 (329)
Torque Speed, rpm 1450
Firing Order 1-5-3-6-2-4
Fuel System Direct injection
Fuel Tank Capacity, gal (L) 29.1 (110.0)
Oil Capacity, qts (L) 13.2 (12.5)
Coolant Capacity, qts (L) 33.8 (32.0)
Electrical System Rating, Volts 12
Charging System Alternator
Alternator Rating, Amps 42/61

Power Take-Off
PTO Operational Type Independent
PTO Horsepower, hp (kW) 100.0 (74.1)
PTO Clutch Type Dry disc
PTO Speeds, rpm 540/1000

Standard Transmission
Transmission Type Fully synchronized
Gearbox Type 12F/5R
Number of Forward Gears 12
Number of Reverse Gears 5
Clutch Type Dry disc
Maximum Forward Speed, mph (kph) 21.3 (34.0)
Maximum Reverse Speed, mph (kph) 18.6 (29.7)

Optional Transmission
Transmission Type Fully synchronized
Gearbox Type 16F/7R
Number of Forward Gears 16
Number of Reverse Gears 7
Clutch Type Dry disc
Maximum Forward Speed, mph (kph) 21.3 (34.0)
Maximum Reverse Speed, mph (kph) 18.6 (29.7)

Wheels and Tires
Drive Wheels 2WD/4WD
Steering Configuration Front Steer
Steering System Hydrostatic power
Brakes Type Hydraulic disc
Front Tire Size (2WD) 11.0x16
Rear Tire Size (2WD) 18.4x38
Front Tire Size (4WD) 11.2x28
Rear Tire Size (4WD) 18.4x38

Hydraulic System
Hydraulic System Type Open Center
Implement Pump Type Gear
Implement Pump Flow, gpm (Lpm) 10.6 (40.1)
Hydraulic Pressure, Bar (psi) 175 (2535)
3-Point Hitch Category 2/3
Standard Lift Capacity at lift pin, lb (kg) 8160 (3700)

Dimensions and Weight
Wheelbase, in (mm) 100.8 (2560)
Length, in (mm) 165.4 (4190)
Height (Cab), in (mm) 107.1 (2720)
Turning Radius (2WD), in (mm) 196 (4950)
Turning Radius (4WD), in (mm) 212 (5350)
Weight (2WD), lb (kg) 9480 (4300)
Weight (4WD), lb (kg) 10695 (4850)



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