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Caterpillar 508 Skidder

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The Caterpillar 508 skidder was introduced in 1986. It was manufactured in Canada only.

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The 508 has a 3204 direct injection, turbocharged, four-cylinder engine producing 95 flywheel horsepower (FWHP). It comes standard with a powershift transmission and a Cat 508 winch. It is available as a cable, grapple, or feller buncher unit.

The 508 was given a 2HD, 9NC, or 4JG serial number prefix.

Production of 2HD and 4JG ended in 1989; 9NC ended in 1991.

Based on data from the sales database of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, it is estimated that more than 700 Caterpillar 508 skidders have been produced.

Highest Serial #
2HD 00316
9NC 00374
4JG 00032
Total = 722