International Harvester C-60

International Harvester C-60The International Harvester C-60 is a 1.0 liter (975 cc, 59.5 cu·in) straight-four, four-stroke carburetor gasoline engine manufactured by International Harvester.

This engine has a single camshaft with two valves per cylinder (8 valves in total), a cast-iron cylinder block, three-bearing crankshaft with counterbalanced weights. The engine is equipped with a carburetor and ignition system with a mechanical distributor.

Bore and stroke are 67.0 mm (2.64 in) and 70.0 mm (2.76 in), respectively. Compression ratio rating of 7.5:1. The engine produced from 14.1 PS (10.4 KW; 14.0 HP) to 18.2 PS (13.4 KW; 18.0 HP) of maximum horsepower.

General information

Engine Specifications
Engine codeC60
LayoutFour stroke, Inline-4 (Straight-4)
Fuel typeGasoline
Displacement1.0 L, 975 cm3 (59.5 cu in)
Fuel systemCarburetor
Power adderNone
Max. horsepower From 14.1 PS (10.4 KW; 14.0 HP)
to 18.2 PS (13.4 KW; 18.0 HP)
Max. torque
Firing order1-3-4-2
Dimensions (L x H x W):

Cylinder block

The IH C-60 has a cast-iron cylinder block. The engine cylinder bore is 67.0 mm (2.64 in) and the piston stroke is 70.0 mm (2.76 in), the compression ratio rating is 7.5:1. Each piston is fitted with two compression rings and a single oil ring.

Cylinder block
Cylinder block alloyCast iron
Compression ratio:7.5:1
Cylinder bore:67.0 mm (2.64 in)
Piston stroke:70.0 mm (2.76 in)
Number of piston rings (compression / oil):2 / 1
Number of main bearings:3
Cylinder inner diameter (standard):66.6700-66.7560 mm (2.6248-2.6282 in)
Piston skirt diameter (standard):66.6242-66.6344 mm (2.623-2.6234 in)

Cylinder head

Cylinder head
Cylinder head alloy
Valve Arrangement:
Valves:8 (2 valves per cylinder)
Intake/Exhaust duration:
Valve head diameter (INTAKE):27.6600-27.9145 mm (1.089-1.099 in)
Valve head diameter (EXHAUST):22.8855-23.1395 mm (0.901-0.911 in)

Maintenance data

Compression pressure
Standard9.0 bar (190 psi) / 300 rpm
Valve clearance
Intake valve clearance (COLD):0.40 mm (0.0157 in)
Exhaust valve clearance (COLD):0.40 mm (0.0157 in)
Oil system
Recommended engine oil
Oil type API
Engine oil capacity (Refill capacity)2.8 liters (2.96 US.qts, 2.46 Imp. qts)
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