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Caterpillar 740B Off-Highway Truck

Body Capacities

Heaped (SAE 2:1)31.4 cu yd
Struck24.2 cu yd
Tailgate Heaped SAE 2:133.5 cu yd
Tailgate Struck25.5 cu yd

Body Hoist

Lower Time7 seconds
Raise Time12 seconds

Body Plate Thickness

Base0.7 in
Front0.4 in
Scow0.7 in
Side0.5 in


Dump Ground Clearance2.3 ft
Dump Height23.3 ft
Ground Clearance1.9 ft
Overall Height13.3 ft
Overall Length36.1 ft
Overall Width12.4 ft
Wheelbase17.2 ft


Capacity - Heaped31.4 cu yd
Capacity - Struck24.2 cu yd
Dump Angle70 deg
Lower Time7 seconds
Raise Time12 seconds
Rated Payload87082.6 lbs


Bore5.4 in
Displacement926 cu in
Engine ModelCat C15 ACERT
Gross Power489 hp
Gross Power - SAE J1995489 hp
Max Torque1819 lbs ft
Net Power474 hp
Net Power - EEC 80/1269477 hp
Net Power - ISO 14396484 hp
Net Power - ISO 9249477 hp
Net Power - SAE J1349474 hp
Power Measured @1700 rpm
Stroke6.8 in
Torque Measured @1200 rpm

Operating Specifications

Cooling System Fluid Capacity21.2 gal
Engine Oil Capacity10.1 gal
Fuel Capacity148 gal
Hydraulic System Fluid Capacity86.7 gal
Tire Size29.5R25
Transmission Fluid Capacity19.1 gal

Operating Weights

Center Axle - Empty15864 lbs
Center Axle - Loaded53753 lbs
Center Axle - Rated Load37889 lbs
Front Axle - Empty45737 lbs
Front Axle - Loaded57223 lbs
Front Axle - Rated Load11488 lbs
Rear Axle - Empty14255 lbs
Rear Axle - Loaded52144 lbs
Rear Axle - Rated Load37889 lbs
Total - Empty75857 lbs
Total - Loaded163120 lbs
Total - Rated Load87263 lbs

Service Refill Capacities

Cooling System21.1 gal
Engine Crankcase9 gal
Final Drives/Differential60.8 gal
Fuel Tank149.3 gal
Hydraulic System85 gal
Output Transfer Gear Box4.8 gal
Transmission19 gal

Sound Levels

Interior Cab79 dB(A)


BrakesISO 3450 - 1996
Cab - FOPSISO 3449 Level II - 2005
Cab - ROPSISO 3471 - 2008
SteeringISO 5010 - 2007

Steering System

Lock to Lock4.6 seconds @ 60 rpm


Forward - 15.5 mph
Forward - 27.5 mph
Forward - 310.2 mph
Forward - 413.7 mph
Forward - 518.6 mph
Forward - 625.1 mph
Forward - 734 mph
Max Speed34 mph
Number of Forward Gears7
Number of Reverse Gears2
Reverse - 15.2 mph
Reverse - 27.2 mph

Turning Circle

Turning Dimensions - Aisle Width224.2 in
Turning Dimensions - Clearance Radius338.4 in
Turning Dimensions - Inside Radius161.5 in
Turning Dimensions - SAE Turning Radius320.4 in
Turning Dimensions - Steer Angle - Left/Right45 deg


Center Axle - empty15937 lbs
Center Axle - loaded53826 lbs
Front Axle - empty45556 lbs
Front Axle - loaded57045 lbs
Rear Axle - empty14328 lbs
Rear Axle - loaded52216 lbs
Total Empty75824 lbs
Total Loaded163087 lbs

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