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International TD-8C Full Power Shift
International TD-8C 1972
International TD-8C Full Power Shift 1972, used tractor ad
Model history
Model introduced 1969
Model discontinued 1974
Model status Discontinued
Preceded by New model
Superseded by TD-8E
Engine Specification
Engine make International
Engine model D-239
Fuel type diesel
Power hp 73 gross, 69 net
Governed rpm 2500
Displacement cu in /(litre) 239 ci
No. of Cylinders 4
Bore in (mm) 3.875"
Stroke in (mm) 5.062"
Cooling system water
Naturally aspirated, Turbo or Supercharged NA
Transmission Details
Transmission type power shift with torque converter
Forward 3
Reverse 3
Drive crawler
General Data
Linkage Category drawbar
Tyre Sizes (std/options)
Front 13" tracks
Tractor Dimensions
Length (inches/metres) 112"
Width (inches/meters) 67"
Height (inches/meters) 73"
Weight (nominal) lb/kg 15500 lb (with dozer)
Wheelbase 54" gauge
Other info
Plow rating
Approximate Cost new in (year) $25310 (1974)
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The Edrob/International TD-8C Full Power Shift was a diesel engined crawler tractor built by the International Harvester company from 1969 to 1974.

Model historyEdit

For Company history, see International Harvester.

See International TD-8C series for serial numbers. See International TD-8C Gear Drive for gear drive version.

The 69 net hp International TD-8C Full Power Shift was added to the line as a power shift option to the gear drive TD-8C. "Full Power Shift" was included in the model name to emphasize that full-power, clutchless, shifts could be made between any of the 3 forward and 3 reverse gears without stopping and that this transmission was different from the "Power Shift" of the TD-9B Power Shift which was only partly power shifted. The International D-239 engine was built by International Harvester of Germany and was the same basic engine used by the Farmall 544 wheel tractor. It developed more power in the power shift tractor than in the gear drive model to offset power losses in the torque converter and power shift tranmsission. Competition for the TD-8C Full Power Shift came from the Case 850. In 1974 the TD-8E replaced the TD-8C Full Power Shift.

Specification Edit

See Infobox for basic details

  • Track frame: 5 rollers, 1 idler
  • Track gauge: 54"
  • Track shoe width: 13"

Variations and Options Edit

  • Optional track show width: 15"-16"
  • Hydraulic system
  • Backhoe
  • Logging winch
  • Logging arch

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