Gehl RS8-42

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RS8-42 Telescopic Handler

The RS8-42 Telescopic Handlers provides the power to get work done effectively and efficiently.

  • Engine shutdown protection feature allows 30-seconds of run time for moving the unit to a safe location for loading or repair.
  • Dana three-speed power-shift transmission is easy to maintain.
  • Limited-slip differential in the front axle provides additional traction in muddy and unimproved surfaces.



Manufacturer John Deere
Model 4045T Interim Tier IV
Power  115 hp
Aspiration Turbocharged
Rated Speed 2,500 rpm


Transmission Dana 3-speed Powershift
Maximum Travel Speed 18.8 mph
Selective Steering 4-Wheel
Brakes 4-Wheel Hydraulically Actuated Internal Wet-Disc Brake
Parking Brake Spring-Applied, Hydraulic Release (SAHR) on Front Axle
Axle Manufacturer Dana


Pump Type Gear
Total Capacity  40 gpm
System Pressure  3,000 psi
Hydraulic Reservoir Capacity  45 gal.

General Specifications

Approximate Weight 23,350 lbs.
Length - Less Forks 19'1"
Width 8'0"
Ground Clearance 16"
Wheelbase 10'0"
Turning Radius 13'8"
Overall Height 7'10"
Frame Leveling ±10°
Fuel Capacity 47 gal.

Tire Options

13.00 x 24/12 PR
13.00 x 24/12 PR Foam-Filled
13.00 x 24/12 PR - Rock
13.00 x 24 Solid Rubber