Caterpillar D6

Caterpillar D6 tractor photo
1941 - 1947
Agricultural Crawler tractor
Agricultural Crawler tractor
Built in Peoria, Illinois, USA
Caterpillar D6 Engines
Caterpillar 7.7L 6-cyl diesel
Caterpillar 8.6L 6-cyl diesel
Fuel tank48 gal
181.7 L
Engine details ...
Caterpillar D6 Power
Drawbar (tested)74.82 hp
55.8 kW
Belt (tested)92.52 hp
69.0 kW
Performance test details ...
Steeringmanual clutch
Contracting band brakes
Open operator station.
Dimensions & Tracks
Wheelbase85.625 inches
217 cm
Weight16695 to 17330 pounds
16-inch tracks
Full dimensions and tracks ...
Belt Pulley
Diameter13 inches
33 cm
Width13 inches
33 cm
Speed3200 ft/min
975.36 meters/min
D6 references literature
Product Line published in 1953, by Caterpillar
Farming on the contour published in 1954, by Caterpillar
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