Patent Number: 6,293,364

Title: Lower frame assembly

Abstract: A lower frame assembly for use in a skid steer loader machine has front and rear end portions. A front wall is positioned at the front end portion of the lower frame assembly and is connected between a pair of side rails. Each of a pair of spaced transmissions housings with front and rear end portions is connected at the front end portion to the front wall and extends rearwardly along a respective side rail. A fuel tank is connected at the rear end portion of the transmission housings and extends between the side rails so that the fuel tank is integral with the lower frame assembly.

Inventors: Anderson; Robert S. (Garner, NC), Baig; Mirza Q. (Sanford, NC), Deneve; Jeffrey A. (Sanford, NC), Dershem; Brian R. (Sanford, NC), Kabir; Hasan (Sanford, NC), McLamb; Rodney D. (Cary, NC), Nguyen; Huan T. (Dallas, TX), Pielmeier; Kevin E. (Apex, NC), Siwicke; James H. (Monterrey, MX)

Assignee: Caterpillar S.A.R.L.

International Classification: B62D 27/02 (20060101); B62D 49/02 (20060101); B62D 21/16 (20060101); B60K 15/03 (20060101); B60K 15/063 (20060101); B62D 49/00 (20060101); B62D 27/00 (20060101); B62D 21/00 (20060101); B62D 021/00 ()

Expiration Date: 09/25/2018