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The Cat® 903D is compact, yet powerful, delivering high performance with outstanding versatility. A 25% increase in lift capacity and travel speed will allow the operator to be more productive, while new optional features such as engine and ground speed control, provides customizable control when running hydro-mechanical work tools. With a more ergonomic cab, new multi-function joystick, and optional ride control, the 903D allows the operator to enjoy all day comfort.

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Engine

Maximum Gross Power
42 HP
Gross Power
42 HP
Net Power - 2,200 rpm - SAE J1349 R-ing
40 HP
Net Power - 2,200 rpm - ISO 9249 R-ing
40 HP
Bore
3.4 in
Stroke
4 in
Displacement
147 in²
Engine Model
Cat C2.4*
Note
*Engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emission standards.

Weights

Operating Weight
9414 lb

Buckets

Bucket Capacities
0.6-1.0 m3 (0.8-1.3 yd3)
Turning Torque
Operating specifications shown are based on machine equipped with enclosed ROPS cab with air conditioning, remote quick coupler, 75 kg (165 lb) operator and general purpose bucket (GP), without ride c lb/ft

Transmission

Travel Speed
12.4 mile/h

Hydraulic System

Main Relief
3481 psi
3rd Auxiliary Flow
14 gal/min
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Lift
4.4 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Dump
0.7 s
Hydraulic Cycle Time - Lower, Float
2.4 s

Service Refill Capacities

Engine Oil
2.4 gal (US)
Hydraulic System
6.3 gal (US)
Cooling System
3 gal (US)
Fuel Tank
11.4 gal (US)

Dimensions (Approximate) - Standard Lift

Cab Height
8.25 ft
Ground Clearance
10 in
Wheel Base
6.42 ft
Overall Length - With Bucket*
15.75 ft
Reach at Maximum Dump Height*
2.33 ft
Dig Depth
6 in
Maximum Dump Height*
7.5 ft
Load Over Height
9.17 ft
Hinge Pin at Maximum Height
10.08 ft
Departure Angle - Degrees
30°
Overall Length - With Forks
17.08 ft
Reach - Ground Level
2.67 ft
Maximum Reach
4.5 ft
Fork Depth Above Ground
2 in
Fork Height at Maximum Reach
4.67 ft
Maximum Fork Height
9.83 ft
Fork Reach at Maximum Height
2 ft
Turning Radius - Over Bucket*
13.17 ft
Turning Radius - Inside Tire**
5.92 ft
Width - Over Bucket*
5.83 ft
Tire Gauge
4.33 ft
Machine Width**
5.58 ft
Articulation Angle
40°
Dump Angle at Maximum Height
40°
Note (1)
*Vary with bucket size.
Note (2)
**Vary with tire size.

Dimensions (Approximate) - High Lift

Cab Height
8.25 ft
Ground Clearance
10 in
Wheel Base
6.42 ft
Overall Length - With Bucket*
16.17 ft
Reach at Maximum Dump Height*
2.42 ft
Dig Depth
8 in
Maximum Dump Height*
8 ft
Load Over Height
9.67 ft
Hinge Pin at Maximum Height
10.58 ft
Departure Angle - Degrees
30°
Overall Length - With Forks
17.58 ft
Reach - Ground Level
3.25 ft
Maximum Reach
4.92 ft
Fork Depth Above Ground
2 in
Fork Height at Maximum Reach
4.67 ft
Maximum Fork Height
10.33 ft
Fork Reach at Maximum Height
2 ft
Turning Radius - Over Bucket*
13.42 ft
Turning Radius - Inside Tire**
5.92 ft
Width - Over Bucket*
5.83 ft
Tire Gauge
4.33 ft
Machine Width**
5.58 ft
Articulation Angle
40°
Dump Angle at Maximum Height
40°
Note (1)
*Vary with bucket size.
Note (2)
**Vary with tire size.

Cab

ROPS
ISO 3471:2008
FOPS
ISO 3449:2005 Level I

Operating Specifications - Standard Lift

Tire Size
33 × 15.5-16.5, 12 PR
Rated Bucket Capacity
0.8 yd³
Breakout Force
6160 lbf
Operating Weight
9414 lb
Rack Back - Transport Position
51°

Operating Specifications - High Lift

Tire Size
33 × 15.5-16.5, 12 PR
Rated Bucket Capacity
0.8 yd³
Breakout Force
6204 lbf
Operating Weight
9462 lb
Rack Back - Transport Position
51°

Maximum Material Densities - General Purpose

Bucket Type
General Purpose
Rated Capacity
0.8 yd³
Dump Height
90 in
Maximum Material Density
3169 lb/yd³
Bucket Width
70 in
Note
Based on ISO 7546:1983 and rated operating loads at full turn and standard linkage.

Maximum Material Densities - Light Material

Bucket Type
Light Material
Rated Capacity
1.3 yd³
Dump Height
85 in
Maximum Material Density
1989 lb/yd³
Bucket Width
74 in
Note
Based on ISO 7546:1983 and rated operating loads at full turn and standard linkage.