Caterpillar D5
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Model history
Model introduced 1939
Model discontinued Unknown
Model status Unknown
Fuel type Diesel
Power hp Unknown
Cooling system Water
Transmission Details
Transmission type Unknown
Drive tracked
Linkage Category Unknown
Other info
Plow rating Unknown
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The Caterpiller D5 is a small track-type bulldozer manufactured by Caterpillar Inc. The original D5 series was only produced in 1939.[1] The current D5 series being produced is the D5K.


  • D5 (9M) was originally built in 1939, with only 46 built. It was a cross between the D4 chassis & the 6 cylinder D6 45 hp D4600 engine.
  • D5B - reintroduced in 1967.
  • D5 SA and D5B SA - Special Application farm tractors
  • D5H an elevated sprocket model introduced in 1985.
  • D5H LGP - Low ground pressure version with wide & long tracks, for soft ground
  • D5K - current version

D5K SpecificationsEdit


  • Gross Power: 100 hp (75 kW)
  • Net Power: 96 hp (72 kW)
  • Bore: 105 mm (96 in)


  • XL Operating weight: 9408 kg (20,741 lb)
  • LGP Operating weight: 9683 kg (21,347 lb)[2]


  1. Orlemann, Eric (2000). Caterpillar Chronicle: The History of the World's Greatest Earthmovers. MBI Publishing Company, 50. 
  2. "" (in English). Archived from the original on 2009-02-06. Retrieved on 2009-02-21.

External linksEdit

CAT web site

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