Equipment Specs

Caterpillar 966A Wheel Loader

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Caterpillar Wheel Loaders

The Caterpillar 966A wheel loader was introduced in 1960. It was manufactured in the USA only.

[edit] Features

The 966A has a D333 turbo, four-cylinder engine producing 140 flywheel horsepower (FWHP). It comes standard with a 94-inch (239-cm) wheelbase.

The 966A was given a 33A serial number prefix.

[edit] Modifications

In 1962, Caterpillar increased the wheelbase to 122 inches (310 cm), beginning with 33A01454.

Production of 966A ended in 1963.

The Caterpillar 966A was replaced by the Caterpillar 966B.

Based on data from the sales database of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, it is estimated that more than 2,000 Caterpillar 966A wheel loaders have been produced.

Highest Serial #
33A 02042
Total = 2,042