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1952 Caterpillar D8

Oct 25, 2010

1952  D8

1952  D8 2

Here’s a 1952 Caterpillar, high-output, D8 (made by Caterpillar Tractor Company). It is currently being used in Mitchell County, Iowa. The track pads were widened to 36" for low ground pressure. The cab from an IH combine keeps one out the weather. It has power steering from a spare D8. This one has s special transmission that will back up faster than going forward-



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Don H. - New Braunfels, TX
About A-C D-19 article on horsepower by L.G.,is not it true that diesel engines of comparable size to gas engines operate at slower rpms but with higher engine output torque than the gas engine.Therefore, normally, at the same rpms and the same cubic inch displacement,
the diesel engine produces more horsepower than the gas engine
10:12 AM Nov 4th
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