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Caterpillar 235D Hydraulic Excavator

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Caterpillar Hydraulic Excavators
Caterpillar 235D
Caterpillar 235D
The Caterpillar 235D hydraulic excavator was introduced in 1991 in the USA. Production began in Belgium a year later. It replaced the Caterpillar 235C.

[edit] Features

The 235D has a 3306 engine producing 250 flywheel horsepower (FWHP). It comes standard with a strengthened upper frame and boom, additional swing bearing bolts, heavy-duty carbody, heavier track links, increased swing torque, two-pump stick, two new buckets, and 17,000-pound (7,650-kg) counterweight.

The 235D was manufactured in the USA, with a 8KJ serial number prefix; and in Belgium, with a 8TJ prefix.

[edit] Modifications

In 1992 and 1993 Caterpillar replaced the track motor lines tubes with hoses, beginning with 8KJ00154.

Production ended in the USA in 1993, and Belgium in 1994.

Based on data from the sales database of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, it is estimated that more than 700 Caterpillar 235D hydraulic excavators have been produced.

Highest Serial #
Belgium
8TJ 00374
USA
8KJ 00417
Total = 791