International TD-18A 1952
|Superseded by||TD-18 Series 181|
|Power hp||107 net, 98 belt, 86 drawbar|
|Displacement cu in /(litre)||691 ci|
|No. of Cylinders||6|
|Bore in (mm)||4.75"|
|Stroke in (mm)||6.5"|
|Naturally aspirated, Turbo or Supercharged||NA|
|Transmission type||dual-range sliding gear|
|Tyre Sizes (std/options)|
|Weight (nominal) lb/kg||22830 lb|
|Turning circle (nominal) inches/meters||16 ft|
|Factories||Melrose Park, Illinois, USA|
|Plow rating||8-12 14"|
|Nebraska Tests No.||446|
In early 1949, at 80 belt hp the International TD-18 lagged well behind its chief competitors, the 98-hp Allis-Chalmers HD-10 and 93-hp Caterpillar D-7. In mid year International replaced the TD-14 with the TD-14A. The new model looked exactly the same but an increase in engine rpm from 1200 to 1350 boosted the power output to 98 belt hp. This put it ahead of the Caterpillar and equal to the A-C in power for a short time. However, in 1951 Allis-Chalmers brought out the larger and more powerful HD-15 with torque converter drive. In mid-1955 International replaced the TD-18A with the TD-18 Series 181.
- 1949 - TD-18A replaced the original International TD-18
- 1955 - TD-18 Series 181 replaced TD-18A
Factory locations Edit
- Melrose Park, Illinois, USA
See Infobox for basic details
- Track frame: 5 rollers, 2 top idlers
- Track gauge: 62"
- Track shoe width: 20"
- Electric starting
Variations and Options Edit
- Optional track gauge: 74"
- Optional track shoe width: 18", 22" or 24"
- Belt pulley
- Electric lights
Serial Numbers Information Edit
|Year|| Serial no. run|
| Serial no. run|
|1949||TDR22536||22836||301||Number built calculated from serial range|
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- [International TD-18]]
- International TD-18 Series 181
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