Caterpillar D9

Caterpillar D9 Agricultural Crawler tractor Technical Specifications

Caterpillar D9 is a Row-Crop tractor that was produced by the John Deere between 1955 – 1959.

Below you will find detailed technical specifications for Caterpillar D9 covering engine types, horsepower ratings, weight, height, fuel type and tank volume, oil capacity and type, hydraulic system diagram, wiring diagram, battery specs, etc.

Caterpillar D9 Production

Manufacturer: Caterpillar
Type: Agricultural Crawler tractor
Factory: Peoria, Illinois, USA

Caterpillar D9 Power

Engine (net): 286 hp
213.3 kW
Drawbar (claimed): 230 hp
171.5 kW
Drawbar (tested): 252.2 hp
188.1 kW

Caterpillar D9 Mechanical

Chassis: crawler
Cab: Open operator station.
Transmissions: 6-speed gear
  3-speed torque converter

Caterpillar D9 Engine detail

Engine Detail
Caterpillar D353
turbocharged diesel
Displacement: 1473 ci
24.1 L
Bore/Stroke: 6.25×8.00 inches
159 x 203 mm
Compression: 15.5:1
Rated RPM: 1240
Starter: 2-cylinder gas pony engine
Starter volts: 6*Electric starter for pony engine

Caterpillar D9 Transmission overview

Engine Oil

Type: gear
Gears: 6 forward and reverse
Clutch: wet disc

Caterpillar D9 Dimensions

Length: 215 inches
546 cm
Width: 120 inches
304 cm
Height: 105 inches
266 cm
Operating weight: 66025 lbs
29948 kg
Gauge: 90 inches
228 cm

Caterpillar D9 Tests

Nebraska Tractor Test 584
Diesel 6-speed crawler
July 31 – August 4, 1956
Link: Nebraska Tractor Test 584 file
Drawbar performance
Max power: 252.2 hp
188.1 kW
Gear 3 used for power test.
Max pull: 56724 lbs
25730 kg
Gear 1 used for pull test.


Is Caterpillar D9 a good tractor?

The Caterpillar D9 is one of the great tractors in the Caterpillar stable, and it has earned Caterpillar a fantastic reputation.

How much oil does a Caterpillar D9 take?

Check out the Caterpillar D9 oil capacity and oil type in the engine specs section as it may vary across the engines. Keep in mind, that older models might have their oil capacity increased over time. You may compare between the early and late oil capacity.

Do tractors have VIN numbers?

Every tractor has a VIN number. The number is usually engraved below the driver’s seat. Tractor manufacturers put the number in different places on the tractor body.

What was the last year Caterpillar made the ?

The Caterpillar D9 was an agricultural tractor model made from 1955 – 1959

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