Specifications for a Cat D3 Dozer

by Jay LeoneUpdated July 21, 2017
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The Caterpillar D3 dozer is more often referred to as the “Caterpillar D3 crawler tractor.” This piece of equipment is used to push soil, debris, or other materials, and level land.


The length of the Caterpillar D3 dozer is 12 feet 1 inch, including the length of the blade. Without the blade, the D3 dozer is 9 feet 1 inch long. This dozer is 5 feet 6 inches tall from the ground to the top of the cab. Its width over the crawler tracks is 5 feet 8 inches.


This dozer uses a 3204 engine model, which is made by Caterpillar. The gross power produced by this engine is 62 horsepower, and the displacement is 317.3 cubic inches, according to Ritchie Specs.


The D3 Caterpillar dozer has an operational weight of 30,820.6 pounds. The fuel tank on the D3 dozer holds 30.1 gallons of diesel fuel. The transmission features three forward gears, and is capable of moving forward at a rate of seven miles per hour. There is only one reverse gear that can move the dozer at a speed of 3.2 miles per hour.

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