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Caterpillar 988B Wheel Loader


Breakout Force80100 lbs (36,333 kg)
Bucket Capacity - heaped7.1 cu yds (5 m)
Bucket Capacity - struck5.9 cu yds (4 m)
Dump Clearance at Max Raise11.4 ft (3 m)


Ground Clearance1.6 ft (0 m)
Height - Top of Cab13.6 ft (4 m)
Length with Bucket on Ground34.1 ft (10 m)
Reach at Max Lift and Dump7.1 ft (2 m)
Width Over Tires11.6 ft (3 m)


Displacement1098.5 cu in (0 m)
Engine Model3408
Gross Power375 hp (280 kw)

Hydraulic System

Dump Time3 sec
Lower Time4.5 sec
Raise Time9.4 sec

Operating Specifications

Fuel Capacity165.2 gal (625 l)
Hydraulic System Fluid Capacity65 gal (246 l)
Operating Weight95603.5 lbs (43,365 kg)
Static Tipping Weight49493.8 lbs (22,450 kg)


Max Speed - Forward22.5 mph (35 kph)
Max Speed - Reverse25.8 mph (40 kph)
Number of Forward Gears4
Number of Reverse Gears4

See all of the Caterpillar 988Bs we have listed for sale.
  • A 1985 Caterpillar 988B From Simpson & Sons Trading LP for $68,000.00 USD

  • A 1991 Caterpillar 988B From Brandywine Trucks & Equipment for $49,000.00 USD

  • A 1976 Caterpillar 988B From Columbia Western Machinery, Inc. for $40,000.00 USD

  • A 1985 Caterpillar 988B From Hoss Machinery International for $9,500.00 USD

  • A 1978 Caterpillar 988B From Purple Wave, Inc. for Auction Pricing

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