International Cub Cadet 126 1970.JPG
International Cub Cadet 126, 1970, used tractor ad
Model history
Model introduced 1969
Model discontinued 1971
Model status Discontinued
No. produced 5,247
Preceded by International Cub Cadet 124
Superseded by International Cub Cadet 128
Engine Specification
Engine make Kohler
Engine model K301AS
Fuel type gasoline
Power hp 12
Power kW 8.9
Governed rpm 3600
Displacement cu in /(litre) 29 ci
No. of Cylinders 1
Bore in (mm) 3.375 in
Stroke in (mm) 3.25 in
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) 64 in
Width (inches/meters) 36 in
Height (inches/meters) 40 in
Weight (nominal) lb/kg 640 lb
Turning circle (nominal) inches/meters 13.5 ft
Wheelbase 43 in
Other info
Factories Louisville Works, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Plow rating
Approximate Cost new in (year) $1155
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The International Cub Cadet 126 was built by International Harvester from 1969 to 1971 in the Louisville, Kentucky, USA factory. It features a 12 hp (8.9 kW) Kohler engine.

Model History[edit | edit source]

For Company history see
Main article: International Harvester

The 12-hp gear-drive International Cub Cadet 126 replaced the 124. The 126, along with the rest of the line introduced in late-1969, had a new look, with a forward-slanting grille, round headlights set in square holes in a divided headlight panel above the grille, and the "Cub Cadet name in script on a black stripes on the hood sides. The engine and transmission were unchanged.

Timeline[edit | edit source]

Factory locations[edit | edit source]

  • Louisville Works, Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Specification[edit | edit source]

See Infobox for basic details

Variations and Options[edit | edit source]

  • 2-speed underdrive creeper gear box giving 6 forward speeds
  • Optional tires
    • Front: 16x6.50-8 2-ply
    • Rear: 6-12 2-ply

Serial Numbers Information[edit | edit source]

Year Serial run[1][2][3] Number Built Notes (Total built 5,247[4][5])
1969 307000-322857
1970 322858-373300
1971 373301-400000

Preservation[edit | edit source]

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Gallery[edit | edit source]

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See also[edit | edit source]

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References / Sources[edit | edit source]

  1. Baumheckel, Ralph and Borghoff, Kent. 1997. International Harvester Farm Equipment Product History, American Society of Agricultural Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan, pp.395-396
  2. Updike, Kenneth. 2002. Farmall Cub & Cub Cadet, MBI Publishing, St. Paul, Minnesota, p.115
  4. Updike, Kenneth. 2002. Farmall Cub & Cub Cadet, MBI Publishing, St. Paul, Minnesota, p.88

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