Specs on the Caterpillar V300B Forklift

Updated April 17, 2017

The Caterpillar V300B is a heavy-duty forklift capable of lifting up to 13608kg. Caterpillar produced this lift throughout the 1980s and 1990s.


The Caterpillar V300B forklift features a two-stage mast and a side shift. This forklift runs on diesel fuel and has three speeds.


The V300B runs on a V8 engine and works with the help of hydraulic pumps, handbrakes, lift cylinders and tie rods.


The V300B measures 175 inches in height in the lowered position and 196 inches in height in the raised position. The forks of this lift measure 96 inches, and the carriage measures 96 inches.

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