Caterpillar R5


Caterpillar R5 tractor photo
1934 - 1940
Agricultural Crawler tractor
Production
Manufacturer:Caterpillar
Type:Agricultural Crawler tractor
Factory:Peoria, Illinois, USA
The Caterpillar R5 was originally a special-order machine for the US Government. It was first based on the Thirty-Five, then the Forty. Later models were the gas counterpart to the RD6.
Caterpillar R5 Power
Drawbar (claimed):50 hp
37.3 kW
Belt (claimed):58 hp
43.3 kW
Drawbar (tested):49.44 hp
36.9 kW
Belt (tested):58.89 hp
43.9 kW
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Caterpillar R5 Engine
Caterpillar 10.1L 4-cyl gasoline
Fuel tank:50 gal
189.3 L
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Mechanical
Chassis:crawler
Cab:Open operator station.
Transmission:4-speed gear
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Dimensions & Tracks
Weight:13675 lbs
6202 kg
18-inch tracks
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R5 Serial Numbers
1934:5E3001
1935:5E3086
1936:5E3421
1936:4H501
1938:4H936
1936:4H1132
1940:4H1320
1940:3R1

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Belt Pulley
Diameter:12 inches
30 cm
Width:8.5 inches
21 cm
RPM:950
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