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517 Track Skidder

The 517 Skidder is a state-of-the-art machine that represents Caterpillar”s commitment to the logging industry. The 517 Skidder builds upon a strong history of reliability and durability set by the 527 and previous generations of Caterpillar track-type skidders.


 


 























































































































Engine

Units:  US


Net Flywheel Power


120 hp


89.5 kW



Engine Model


Cat® 3304 DIT


Cat® 3304 DIT



Gross Power


136 hp


101 kW




Operating Specifications



Track on Ground


114.57 in


2910 mm



Travel Speed – Fwd. 1st


2.3 mph


3.7 km/h



Travel Speed – Fwd. 2nd


4.1 mph


6.6 km/h



Travel Speed – Fwd. 3rd


7.1 mph


11.5 km/h



Travel Speed – Rev. 1st


2.8 mph


4.6 km/h



Travel Speed – Rev. 2nd


5 mph


8 km/h



Travel Speed – Rev. 3rd


8.8 mph


14.2 km/h



Steering


Clutch/Brake


Clutch/Brake




Weights



Operating Weight


38234.72 lb


17343 kg




Transmission



Transmission


3-Speed Powershift


3-Speed Powershift




Fuel Tank



Fuel Capacity


69 gal

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