Net Flywheel Power 120.0 hp 89.5 kW Less
Engine Model Cat® 3304 DIT Cat® 3304 DIT Less
Gross Power 136.0 hp 101.0 kW Less


Operating Weight 38234.72 lb 17343.0 kg Less

Operating Specifications

Track on Ground 114.57 in 2910.0 mm Less
Travel Speed - Fwd. 1st 2.3 mph 3.7 km/h Less
Travel Speed - Fwd. 2nd 4.1 mph 6.6 km/h Less
Travel Speed - Fwd. 3rd 7.1 mph 11.5 km/h Less
Travel Speed - Rev. 1st 2.8 mph 4.6 km/h Less
Travel Speed - Rev. 2nd 5.0 mph 8.0 km/h Less
Travel Speed - Rev. 3rd 8.8 mph 14.2 km/h Less
Steering Clutch/Brake Clutch/Brake Less


Transmission 3-Speed Powershift 3-Speed Powershift Less

Fuel Tank

Fuel Capacity 69.0 gal 260.0 L Less

Power Train

Four cylinder, four stroke engine and heavy-duty torque converter significantly improve skidding performance.

Application Flexibility

The 517 Skidder can easily handle an array of tasks and applications for today's loggers.


Undercarriage options provide optimized performance and durability, while allowing customization for different logging applications.


Load Sensing Hydraulic system improves skidding performance and efficiency.

Operator Station

Designed operator comfort and ease of operation to ensure maximum productivity.

Cable Skidder

The 517 winch is specifically designed for the 517 to help maximize productivity.


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Cat dealer services help you operate longer with lower costs.

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