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Cat® D9L Track-Type Tractor With Impact Ripper

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Retail Price: $189.95
Production: limited to 750 pieces
Precision Scale: 1:48
Dimensions: 8" long, 4" wide, 3.5" tall
Material: Die-cast
Production year: 2013
Availability: Closed Edition - Sold Out
Features:
• Ultra accurate to original machine
• Detailed operator's cab with opening doors
• Engine visible through open bay
• Individually-linked tracks with tensioners
• Functioning impact ripper
• Articulated blade with detailed pistons
• Period-accurate paint and markings
• Includes serial numbered spec brochure
The Machine:
In 1980 the D9L was introduced, a tractor that kept the line of bulldozers going strong. It was equipped with a Cat 3412 direct injection engine. This unit was turbocharged 12-cylinder which produced 460 flywheel horsepower. The standard version had oil-cooled disc brakes and clutches. This legendary machine was the first of the D9 series to use the elevated final drives, first introduced in the D10, raising the undercarriage and lessening the strain and shock loads to the drive sprocket, as it no longer sat near the ground. Manufactured exclusively in the United States, there were multiple modifications during its brief history, such as a crank driven radiator fan, higher engine side guards, and pressure applied steering clutches.

The Model:
Our 1:48 scale, die-cast model of the Cat D9L is a true representation of the actual machine. To capture as much detail of the original as possible, it features individually linked metal tracks with tensioners, articulated blade, detailed cab interior and accurate markings. Comes in a collector box with an individually serial-numbered machine brochure reproduction as certificate of authenticity.


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