Caterpillar 12E Motor Grader
The 12E was manufactured in the USA, with a 99E serial number prefix, and in Australia, with a 21F prefix. The 99E has a D333 engine; the 21F has a D318 engine.
Production of 99E ended in 1965.
Production of 21F ended in 1968; it was replaced by a new Australian unit, with a 17K prefix. The new unit comes standard with a D333 engine, electric start, and self-adjusting brakes. Production of 17K ended in 1975.
The Caterpillar 12E was replaced by the Caterpillar 12F.
Based on data from the sales database of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, it is estimated that more than 19,900 Caterpillar 12E motor graders have been produced.
|Total = 19,935|