Construction telehandlers

TH8-42 M74 - NEW

Construction telehandlers

Preparing for a job on a low-speed job site? Then get a machine that's built to deliver the power you need without the added expense and stress of DEF fluid. Get the TH8-42 M74 Telescopic Handler. Adapting to a wide variety of tasks to place material where it's needed, the TH8-42 M74 delivers the performance your work demands while giving you the opportunity to save on operating and maintenance costs. Plus, its perpendicularly mounted engine with 300 degrees of access further reduces labor downtime. With unmatched forward visibility, an easy-to-use joystick, and a simple interface that delivers vital and relevant information like wheel alignment and current boom angle, it's designed to allow operators with differing skill levels to take advantage of its stability and strength. From early morning staging to end-of-day cleanup, you can count on the TH8-42 M74—your right-hand person for the toughest jobs.

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8000 lb
42 ft 6 in
28 ft 6 in
74 Hp
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Technical features


Max. capacity

8000 lb

Max. lifting height

42 ft 6 in

Max. outreach

28 ft 6 in

Weight and dimensions

Overall length to carriage

20 ft 8 in

Overall length (with forks)

24 ft 8 in

Overall width

8 ft 2 in

Overall height

8 ft


11 ft 6 in

Ground clearance

1 ft 6 in

Overall cab width

3 ft 1 in

Tilt-up angle

34 °

Tilt-down angle

96 °

External turning radius

13 ft 1 in

Unladen weight

23951 lb

Tires type


Forks length / width / section

48 in x 4 in x 2 in

Frame leveling longitudinal +/-

10 °



11 s


6 s


17 s


11 s


4 s


6 s


Engine brand


Engine norm

Tier 4 final

Engine model

TCD 3.6 L4

Number of cylinders / Capacity of cylinders

4 - 220 in³

I.C. Engine power rating - Power

74 Hp / 55 kW

Max. torque / Engine rotation

288 ft/lbs @ 2300 rpm


Transmission type


Number of gears (forward / reverse)

5 / 3

Max. travel speed

20 mph

Parking brake

Hydraulic spring release SAHR

Service brake

Wet disc brakes


Hydraulic pump type

Axial piston

Hydraulic flow / Pressure

40 US gpm-4000 PSI

Tank capacities

Engine oil

2 US gal

Hydraulic oil

36 US gal

Fuel tank

38 US gal

Noise and vibration

Noise at driving position (LpA)

80 dB


Steering wheels (front / rear)

2 / 2

Drive wheels (front / rear)

2 / 2