Caterpillar D2

Caterpillar D2The Caterpillar D2 is a agricultural crawler tractor manufactured by Caterpillar in Peoria, Illinois, USA from 1938 to 1957.

The Caterpillar D2 is equipped with one of two engines: a 3.6 L (221.0 cu·in) four-cylinder diesel engine or a 4.1 L (252.0 cu·in) four-cylinder diesel engine and a gear type transmission with 5 forward and 1 reverse gear.

The Cat D2 dozer used a mechanical clutches steering, 12-inch tracks, and an open operator station.

The tractor could be equipped with the following engines:

  • Caterpillar. It is a 3.6 L, 3,621 cm2, (221.0 cu·in) four-cylinder natural aspirated diesel engine with 95.0 mm (3.74 in) of the cylinder bore and 127.0 mm (5 in) of the piston stroke. This engine produced 33.3 PS (24.5 kW; 32.9 HP) at 1,525 rpm of tested PTO output power.
  • Caterpillar. It is a 4.1 L, 4,129 cm2, (252.0 cu·in) four-cylinder natural aspirated diesel engine. The cylinder bore is 102.0 mm (4.02 in) and the piston stroke is 127.0 mm (5 in). The compression ratio rating is 18.5:1.

Caterpillar D2 Specifications

General Specifications
Model Caterpillar D2
Length 2,740 mm (107.9 in)
Width
Height 1,460 mm (57.5 in)
Wheel base
Weight 1939: 3,365 kg (7,419 lbs)
1955: 3,870 kg (8,532 lbs)
Fuel tank capacity liters (0 US gal.; 0 Imp. gal)
Battery
Cabin type Open operator station
Engine
Engine model Caterpillar
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 4
Fuel type Diesel
Displacement 3.6 L, 3,621 cm2, (221.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 95.0 mm X 127.0 mm (3.74 in X 5 in)
Horsepower 33.3 PS (24.5 kW; 32.9 HP) at 1,525 rpm
Torque 169.5 N·m (17.3 kg·m, 124.9 ft·lb) at 1,050 rpm
Starter
Engine
Engine model Caterpillar
Engine type Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, inline
Cylinders 4
Fuel type Diesel
Displacement 4.1 L, 4,129 cm2, (252.0 cu·in)
Bore and stroke 102.0 mm X 127.0 mm (4.02 in X 5 in)
Compression ratio 18.5:1
Horsepower
Starter Gasoline pony motor
Transmission and chassis
Chassis Crawler
Steering type Mechanical clutches
Brakes
Transmission model
Transmission type Gear type with dry disc clutch
Gears 5 forward and 1 reverse
Speed Forward: 8.2 kmh (5.1 mph) Reverse: 3.4 kmh (2.1 mph)
Tracks
Size 12-inch tracks