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International Cub Cadet 1200, 1978, used tractor ad
Model history
Model introduced 1974
Model discontinued 1979
Model status Discontinued
Preceded by International Cub Cadet 128
Engine Specification
Engine make Kohler
Engine model K301AQS
Fuel type gasoline
Power hp 12
Power kW 8.9
Governed rpm 3400
Displacement cu in /(litre) 29 ci
No. of Cylinders 1
Bore in (mm) 3.375
Stroke in (mm) 3.25
Cooling system air
Naturally aspirated, Turbo or Supercharged NA
Transmission Details
Transmission type sliding gear
Gearbox make International
Forward 3
Reverse 1
Drive 2-WD
Linkage Category Unknown
Tyre Sizes (std/options)
Front 4.80/4.00-8 2-ply
Rear 23x8.50-12 2-ply
Tractor Dimensions
Length (inches/metres) 69 in
Width (inches/meters) 37 in
Height (inches/meters) 41 in
Turning circle (nominal) inches/meters 13.2 ft
Wheelbase 44 in
Other info
Factories Louisville Works, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Plow rating
Approximate Cost new in (year) $2350
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The International Cub Cadet 1200 was built by International Harvester from 1974 to 1979 in the Louisville, Kentucky, USA factory. It features a 12 hp (8.9 kW) Kohler engine.

Model History

For Company history see
Main article: International Harvester

The new "Quiet Line" of Cub Cadets introduced in late-1974 was completely restyled, with hood side panels and other additions to reduce engine noise levels. The 12-hp gear drive International Cub Cadet 1200 replaced the 128.


  • Introduced 1974
  • Discontinued in 1979

Factory locations

  • Louisville Works, Louisville, Kentucky, USA


See Infobox for basic details

Variations and Options

  • 2-speed creeper gearbox
  • Dual rear wheels

Serial Numbers Information

Year Serial no. run
Serial no. run
Number Built Notes
1974 530001
571475| 536073
1976 572840
1977 602118
1978 621744
1979 643507 664996
Total built


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