Specifications for an IH 404 Farm Tractor

by Gregory Crews

The International Harvester 404 tractor was first made in 1961 and produced until 1968. This farm tractor was available with a variety of attachments to help make work simpler. The IH 404's basic design and retail price of $3,300 made this a choice tractor in the 1960s.


The engine in an International Harvester 404 was a C-135 model four-cylinder. This naturally aspirated gasoline engine had a bore/stroke of 3.25 inches by 4.0625 inches, and a 134.8 cubic-inch displacement. The tractor engine was air-cooled and took 15 qt. of coolant. Oil capacity was 7 qt.


The IH 404 tractor's transmission had four forward gears and one reverse gear. The clutch was a nine-inch dry disc. The transmission also powered the rear PTO gears. The International Harvester 404 tractor only came in two-wheel drive.


The IH 404 weighed 3,260 lbs. and measured 94 inches long. The tractor's wheelbase was 75.4 inches; the height was 60.5 inches. Front tire tread was 52 inches to 76 inches, and 48 inches to 76 inches in the rear.


The fuel tank had a capacity of 16.2 gallons for regular gasoline or 19 gallons for LP-gas. The IH 404 had power steering and differential mechanical disc brakes. The cab had an open operator station. The tractor had three different variations: the IH 404 was built on an utility chassis, the Farmall 404 was a row crop chassis and the 2404 had an industrial chassis.

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Gregory Crews has been in the film industry for three years and has appeared in more than 38 major motion pictures and 16 television shows. He also writes detailed automotive tutorials. His expertise in the automotive industry has given him the skills to write detailed technical instructional articles.

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