D8 GC

Medium Dozers D8 GC

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Key Specs

Engine Model
Cat 3406C
Cat 3406C
Power - Net
303 HP
226 kW
Operating Weight
82800 lb
37557 kg

Overview

DESIGNED FOR YOUR BUSINESS

The Cat® D8 GC gives you performance and durability in a simple, economical dozer. Designed to take on everything from rocky terrain to desert sand to extreme cold, this bulldozer is easy to operate and delivers the straightforward service and maintenance you need.

Benefits

Maximum Uptime

Designed and built by Caterpillar using proven components. Simple to maintain and repair, even in remote locations.

Robust Performance

Solid dozing and ripping performance, along with easy operation. Durable Cat 3406C mechanical engine, robust structures and high drive undercarriage.

UP TO 10% Lower Owning Cost

Choose simplified options for reduced acquisition cost. Competitive performance and fuel efficiency help you maximize your equipment investment.

Product Specifications for D8 GC

Engine Model Cat 3406C Cat 3406C
Power - Net 303 HP 226 kW
Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 303 HP 226 kW
Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN) 307 mhp 307 mhp
Build Number 18A 18A
Emissions Noncertified Noncertified
Biodiesel Capability Up to B100* Up to B100*
Note (1) Net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when engine is equipped with a fan at maximum speed, air cleaner, muffler and alternator. Advertised power is tested per the specified standard in effect at the time of manufacture. Net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when engine is equipped with a fan at maximum speed, air cleaner, muffler and alternator. Advertised power is tested per the specified standard in effect at the time of manufacture.
Note (2) *Cat engines are compatible with the following renewable, alternative, and bio-fuels** with lower greenhouse gas emission impact: Up to B20 biodiesel (FAME)***, up to 100% HVO and GTL renewable fuels. **Refer to guidelines for successful application. Please consult your Cat dealer or “Caterpillar Machine Fluids Recommendations” (SEBU6250) for details. ***Up to B100 capable when equipped with optional B100-compliant fuel lines. Please consult the Operations and Maintenance Manual (OMM) for further information. *Cat engines are compatible with the following renewable, alternative, and bio-fuels** with lower greenhouse gas emission impact: Up to B20 biodiesel (FAME)***, up to 100% HVO and GTL renewable fuels. **Refer to guidelines for successful application. Please consult your Cat dealer or “Caterpillar Machine Fluids Recommendations” (SEBU6250) for details. ***Up to B100 capable when equipped with optional B100-compliant fuel lines. Please consult the Operations and Maintenance Manual (OMM) for further information.
Operating Weight 82800 lb 37557 kg
Power Train Fully Mechanical Fully Mechanical
Fuel Tank 165 gal (US) 625 l
Operating Weight 82800 lb 37557 kg
Ground Pressure 12.4 psi 85.3 kPa
Width of Standard Shoe 24 in 610 mm
Blade Semi-Universal (SU) Semi-Universal (SU)
Blade Capacity 11.4 yd³ 8.7 m³
Operating Weight 83502 lb 37876 kg
Ground Pressure 12.5 psi 86 kPa
Width of Standard Shoe 24 in 610 mm
Blade Semi-Universal (SU) Semi-Universal (SU)
Blade Capacity 11.4 yd³ 8.7 m³
Note (1) Configurations and features may vary by region. Please consult your Cat dealer for availability in your area. Configurations and features may vary by region. Please consult your Cat dealer for availability in your area.

D8 GC Standard Equipment

NOTE

  • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.

Powertrain

  • Cat 3406C DITA diesel engine
  • 3F/3R speed powershift transmission
  • 4-planetary double reduction final drives
  • Precleaner
  • Fan speed - basic
  • Cooling fan
  • Fuel priming pump

Operator Environment

  • Enclosed cab with integrated ROPS/FOPS
  • Adjustable contour suspension cloth seat
  • Adjustable armrest
  • Retractable seatbelt, 76 mm (3 in) wide
  • Differential steering tiller bar with dual-twist control
  • Electronic monitoring system
  • Underhood air conditioning

Undercarriage

  • Suspended undercarriage: Heavy Duty Positive Pin Retention (PPR)
  • Sealed and lubricated track: 44 section positive pin retention (PPR)
  • Moderate Service track shoes
  • Lifetime lubricated track rollers and idlers
  • Hydraulic track adjusters
  • Replaceable sprocket rim segments

Technology Products

  • Product Link, Basic Cellular PL243
  • Product link ready

Electrical

  • 2 Batteries, 12V each, 24V system
  • 12V Converter, 10 amp with outlet in cab
  • LED Lights - 4

Hydraulics

  • Load sensing dozer (lift/tilt) hydraulics
  • Ripper (lift/pitch) hydraulics
  • Independent steering and implement hydraulic pumps

Service and Maintenance

  • Sampling ports for engine oil, coolant, powertrain oil, hydraulic oil

Blades

  • Semi-Universal (SU) blade

Guards

  • Bottom guards

Dozer Arrangements

  • Standard Arrangement

D8 GC Optional Equipment

NOTE

  • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.

Powertrain

  • Turbine precleaner
  • Turbine precleaner with screen
  • Fan speed - decrease
  • Cooling fan - reversible
  • Cooling fan - coated
  • B100-compliant fuel lines (required for Indonesia)

Operator Environment

  • Canopy with integrated ROPS/FOPS
  • Vinyl seat
  • No air conditioning

Undercarriage

  • Suspended undercarriage - General Duty
  • Suspended undercarriage - Heavy Duty Cold Weather
  • General Duty track shoes
  • Extreme Service track shoes

Technology Products

  • Product Link, Cellular PL641
  • Product Link, Satellite PL631
  • No Product Link

Electrical

  • 4 Batteries - 12V each, 24V system
  • 4 Batteries - cold weather, 24V
  • LED Lights - 6
  • LED Lights - 10

Service and Maintenance

  • High speed oil change system

Blades

  • Semi-Universal (SU) blade with rock guard and wear plate

Rear Attachments

  • Single shank ripper
  • Single shank ripper - fixed link
  • Single shank ripper with pin puller
  • Multi-shank ripper
  • Rear counterweight
  • Additional counterweight

Guards

  • Rear cab screen
  • Bottom guards - heavy duty desert
  • Fuel tank guard

Dozer Arrangements

  • Basic Arrangement
  • Desert Arrangement

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Cat® Product Link™ wirelessly connects you to your equipment giving you valuable insight into how your machine or fleet is performing. Information such as location, hours, fuel usage, productivity, idle time, and diagnostic codes are made available through online web applications so that you can make timely, fact-based decisions to maximize efficiency, improve productivity, and lower the cost of owning and operating your fleet. Available with satellite or cellular connectivity.

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VisionLink® is a cloud-based software application that takes the guesswork out of fleet management with key insights to maximize performance - regardless of fleet size or equipment manufacturer. Receive equipment data seamlessly to your desktop or mobile device, all from a convenient centralized solution to make informed decisions at every turn.

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D8 GC Dozer pushing sand in the desert
D8 GC working in the desert with a fleet of bulldozers
D8 GC bulldozer pushes a heavy load
D8 GC Dozer with open ROPS cab
D8 GC Dozer can work in a variety of applications
D8 GC bulldozer equipped for desert work
D8 GC Dozer working in a quarry
D8 GC bulldozer has a mechanical Cat engine and transmission

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