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Caterpillar RD8 - tests

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1935 - 1941
Agricultural Crawler tractor
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Nebraska Tractor Test 256:

RD8 fuel use from test 256
Test Date:May 7 - 19, 1936
Type:Diesel 6-speed crawler
Belt power (max):103.21 hp [77.0 kW]
Belt fuel use (max):7.3 gal/hour [27.6 l/hour]
Drawbar power (max):91.75 hp [68.4 kW]
Drawbar pull (max):20485 lbs [9291 kg]
Max pull gear:1
Test report:PDF file
 

Nebraska Tractor Test 257:

RD8 fuel use from test 257
Test Date:May 19 - 25, 1936
Type:Diesel 6-speed crawler
Belt power (max):118.29 hp [88.2 kW]
Belt fuel use (max):8.6 gal/hour [32.6 l/hour]
Drawbar power (max):103.95 hp [77.5 kW]
Drawbar pull (max):19795 lbs [8979 kg]
Max pull gear:1
Test report:PDF file
 

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