Cat C Series Small Frame Ctl 259

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by MOREDIRT, Feb 19, 2010.

  1. MOREDIRT

    MOREDIRT LawnSite Member
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    Does anyone know when cat is going to update the 257b to the C series?
     
  2. bobcat_ron

    bobcat_ron LawnSite Fanatic
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    End of this year about October, gone is the Perkins 2.2L and they will use the Mitsubishi 3.3 that has been used in the C series, the TIER regs are killing the small engines and the 269 (former 267 MTL) frame is coming in, a narrow track and slightly narrower frame version of the 279C that will compete with Bobcat's T630.
    I am not aware of any changes to the 247, that's a small frame to shove a bigger engine into.

    And no, I will not get rid of my Takeuchi for a new Cat, I knew of this quite some time ago and thats why I switched to Takeuchi.
     

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