According to agricultural historian Lee Klancher, the Farmall Super C tractor appeared in 1951. It came fitted with the same 123-cubic-inch engine as the later Farmall C tractors, having increased displacement due to a larger bore. "Bore," in terms of piston engines, refers to the diameter of the cylinders.
C-123 Gas Engine
According to International Harvester tractor parts supplier Weber's Tractor Works LLC of Illinois, Super C tractors with C-123 gas engines require a cylinder head torque setting of 80 foot-lbs. These tractors require a manifold torque setting of 20 foot-lbs. The "C" in the "C-123" name stands for "carbureted."
C-123 Distributor Engines
Super C tractors with C-123 distributor engines require a cylinder head torque setting of 80 foot-lbs. For the manifold, these engines require a torque setting of 20 foot-lbs.
C-123 Gas Fire Crater Piston Engines
The C-123 gas fire crater piston engines have increased bore, according to Weber's. Super C tractors with C-123 gas fire crater piston engines, require a torque setting for the cylinder head of 80 foot-lbs. These engines have a manifold torque setting of 20 foot-lbs.
C-123 Distributor Flat-Top Piston Engines
The C-123 distributor flat-top piston engines also had increased bore, according to Weber's. Super C tractors with C-123 distributor flat-top piston engines have a cylinder head torque setting of 80 foot-lbs. and a manifold torque setting of 20 foot-lbs.
- "Farmall: The Golden Age, 1924-1954"; Lee Klancher; 2002
- Weber's Tractor Works, LLC: Super C Tractor Tune Up Info
- "Original Farmall Hundred Series, 1954-1958"; Guy Fay, Andy Kraushaar; 2003
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