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Variable Reach Forklift

The 6000M variable reach forklift has performed in Desert Storm, Bosnia, Afghanistan and Iraq. More than 2,200 were manufactured and delivered to U.S. armed forces from 1989-1993.

  • Handled missiles, ammunition, and supplies in the toughest types of terrain, supporting military forces.
  • SkyTrak was nominated for a Certificate of Recognition from the Army Material Command (1991) for the 6000M’s outstanding performance in Operations Desert Shield/Desert Storm.
  • As the OEM, JLG supplies spare parts and service to the 6000M.

 

Max. Reach: 24 ft 3 in. (7.4 m)  
Max Lift Height: 30 ft (9.1 m)
Max Capacity: 6,000 lb (2,722 kg)
Rated Capacity @
24 in. (610 mm) LC:
6,000 lb (2,722 kg)
Maximum Lift Height
w/ 24 in. LC carriage:
30 ft (9.1 m)
Capacity @ Maximum Lift
Height w/ 24 in. LC carriage:
4,000 lb (1,814 kg)
Maximum Reach w/
24 in. LC carriage:
24 ft 4 in. (7.4 m)  
Capacity @ Maximum Reach
w/ 24 in. LC carriage:
4,000 lb (1,814 kg)  
Approximate Operating Weight w/ 24 in. LC carriage: 27,100 lb (12,293 kg)  
Length: 25 ft 1.75 in. (7.7 m) w/ forks  
Width: 8 ft 5 in. (2.6 m)  
Height: 8 ft 5 in. (2.6 m)  
Wheelbase: 124 in. (315 cm)  
Outside Turning Radius: 16 ft 3 in. (4.95 m)  
Ground Clearance: 14 in. (36 cm)  
Drive: 4 x 4  
Engine: Cummins: 6BT5.9
HP and RPM: 152 hp @ 2500 rpm
 
Transmission: Powershift  
Axles: Front NoSPIN Differential, Rear Limited Slip Differential
 
Steering: 4 wheel  
Tires: 17.5 x 25 – 12 ply  
Maximum Travel Speed: 23 mph (37 kmph)  
Frame Tilt Left/Right Frame Leveling: 9 Degrees each way  
Boom Tilt Angle: 45 Degrees  
Fording Depth: 30 in. (76 cm)  
Max. Reach Below Grade: 30 in. (76 cm)  
Track Width (tread): 6 ft 9.3 in. (2.07 m)