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Product Specifications for 785

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Weights - Approximate

Weight Distributions - Approximate

Final Drives



Braking System

Capacity - MSD II - 100% Fill Factor

Body Hoists


Service Refill Capacities



Dimensions (All dimensions are approximate. MSD II Body, 33R51 tires, unloaded machine.)

Dimensions (Approximate)

785 Standard Equipment


  • 24V electrical system, low maintenance batteries (2) 93 amp-hour
  • Alarm, backup
  • Brushless alternator, 225 amp
  • Ground accessible power control box: Ethernet VIMS™ port and VIMS lamp; Engine starter; transmission and battery lockouts
  • Jump start/battery charge receptacle
  • LED payload indicator lamps
  • LED Lighting system: Back-up and hazard lights, Curb lights, (one) RH side, (one) LH side, Turn signals (front and rear), Engine compartment lights, Headlights with low-high beam selector, Ladder light and service deck lights, Stop/tail lights


  • Extended Life Coolant to — 35° C (— 30° F)


  • 5V USB charging port
  • 12V auxiliary power connection
  • Cup holders
  • Diagnostic connection port COM3 and Ethernet
  • Delayed Engine Shutdown
  • Dome courtesy light and map lights
  • Entertainment radio ready: Speakers, Optional Antenna (AM/FM/WB/satellite radio), Radio mounting provisions and 12V power supply
  • Fire suppression ready
  • Floor mat, multi-piece & replaceable
  • Gauges and indicators panel: Critical oil and coolant temperatures; Fuel and DEF level (if applicable); Engine system, brake and transmission fault indicators; Operator selectable max. machine speed by rotary dial; Speedometer, Tachometer
  • Heated mirrors, right and left
  • Hoist, body control
  • Interactive touchscreen vehicle information display: Day/night mode; Action alarm; Quad gauge display
  • Operator and trainer air suspension seats
  • Operator Door Power Window
  • Provision for customer accessory mounting
  • Push button secure start
  • Retractable front visor
  • ROPS cab, insulated/sound suppressed
  • Stairway and walkway access, 600 mm (24 in)
  • Steering wheel, tiltable, telescopic
  • Self-filling to windshield washer fluid from AC condensate
  • Storage locations for operator gear
  • Three point seat belt for operator seat
  • Windshield wiper, intermittent control / washer
  • Unitized hydraulic powered HVAC with automatic temperature control
  • Ventilated operator seat


  • 33R51 power train with standard rims
  • Cat 3512E engine: Automatic engine and DEF thermal management (if applicable); Automatic low voltage idle management; Air cleaner with precleaner (two); Turbocharging (four) with air-to-air aftercooler; Mechanical Electronic Unit Injector (MEUI™-A) fuel system; Automatic starter protection; Automatic ether starting aid
  • Hydraulic braking system: Automatic retarder control (ARC), adjustable and automatic; Brake release motor (towing); Engine over speed protection; Extended life brake disc material; Hill start assist/Anti roll back strategy; Oil-cooled, multi-disc (front and rear) — Service, retarding, parking, secondary; Park brake integrated with gear selector
  • Transmission :Six-speed, automatic power shift with Electronic Clutch Pressure Control (ECPC); Advanced Productivity Electronic Control Strategy (APECS); Body-up reverse neutralizer; Body-up shift inhibitor; Downshift/reverse shift inhibitor; Directional shift management; Enhanced Traction Control System; Programmable top gear; Oil level sensor; Neutral coast inhibitor; Neutral start switch; Lock-up torque converter; Rear axle continuous lubrication/filtration
  • Turbine air starter with air tank, air horn and automatic lubrication system


  • Auxiliary "buddy" dumping quick connect
  • Auxiliary connection 'user defined shutdown'
  • Auxiliary steering quick connect (towing)
  • eOMM
  • Fast fill fuel and DEF remote fill system
  • Guards for rotating components
  • Hill Start Assist
  • Hydraulic Filters, 1,000 hours
  • Remote flash software and troubleshooting
  • Secondary steering (automatic)
  • Tie off points
  • Tow hooks (front) and tow pin (rear)
  • Sight glasses for hydraulic oils
  • S•O•S℠ ports
  • Vital Information Management System (VIMS)

Cat Technology Products

  • Cyber security
  • Integrated object detection system with touchscreen display
  • Tire Payload Monitoring System 2 (TPMS 2)
  • Product Link™ Elite

785 Optional Equipment


  • Auxiliary rear work lights, (one) LH side
  • Digital Payload Display
  • LED Lighting system: Additional lighting package, Auxiliary VIMS, Body rear, Seat & park brake
  • Workshop horn

Truck bodies

  • MSD II body: 100 m3 (131 yd3)
  • Dual slope body: 78 m3 (102 yd3)
  • Body specific side wall and tail extensions
  • Customizable body liner packages
  • Body heat exhaust
  • Rock ejectors
  • Rear body lighting group: Directional signals, Stop/tail lights


  • Extended Life Coolant to — 50° C (— 58° F)


  • Emergency stop
  • Deluxe Cab: Advanced cabin filtration system; Catwalk and handrails for rear cab access; Heated, cooled and ventilated front seat; Power right side window; Suspended companion seat; Storage tray


  • No air – electric starter with 93-amp hour batteries (four), electric horn and automatic lubrication system
  • Hydraulic braking system: Advanced ground control with Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
  • Variable speed fan drive
  • Transmission: Engine pre-lubrication system; Rear axle continuous lubrication/filtration with cooler


  • 2560 L (676 gal) fuel tank (non-Tier 4)
  • Body heat exhaust
  • Bumper towing – center pin kit
  • Cold weather start (block heater)
  • Communication Ar – Minestar™ radio
  • Fire extinguisher, portable
  • Five piece crankcase guards
  • Fuel heater, fuel water separator
  • Fuel tank mud guard
  • Gauge, brake wear indicator
  • Ground accessible fluid service center, hydraulic and coolant
  • Hub odometer, kilometers
  • Powered access stairway
  • Rim Diffuser
  • Wheel chocks
  • Wireless Electronic Technician (ET)
  • Working at heights protection

Cat Technology Products

  • Cruise control
  • 360 degree surround view camera
  • 4G cellular/satellite dual mode
  • Connectivity bundle (includes: wireless operator ID, bluetooth key FOB to start)
  • Driver Safety System (DSS) 4.0 Ready
  • Minestar GPS
  • Minestar communication group (enables: Minestar Fleet, Aux, and Truck Spotting)
  • Oil Renewal System (ORS) (non-Tier 4)
  • Road Analysis Control (RAC)

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