Taylor THD-160 24-inch Load Center Forklifts

THD-160 Rated Capacity 16,000-lbs.

Taylor Tough THD-160

THD-160 16,000-lbs. capacity at 24-in. load center 92-in. wheelbase • Tier II Cummins B4.5T-C99 mechanical turbocharged diesel engine • Heavy-duty 3-speed fully reversing modulated power shift transmission • Rugged high-strength, all welded chassis and frames • Ergonomically designed operator stations • Full hydrostatic steer-on-demand steering system • Lower fan speed and engine speed for less noise • Large capacity steel wall fuel and hydraulic tanks • Cooling system with wide fin spacing to reduce dirt build-up and provide optimum engine cooling

Steer Axle

Single hydraulic cylinder design with heavy-duty links directly from the cylinder ram to the tapered roller bearing mounted spindles. Axle is full power hydrostatic with cast wheels with bolt-on hub caps. The hydrostatic steer-on-demand steering systems provide constant response at all engine speeds and precise handling in restricted areas. Fixed-length tie links eliminate adjustments and mechanical linkages.

Drive Axle

The bolted heavy-duty inboard planetary drive axle utilizes a spiraled, beveled, ring gear and pinion.


4-cylinder Tier II Cummins B4.5T-C99 mechanical turbocharged diesel engine has 275 cubic-in. displacement, and 99 gross brake horsepower at 2200 rpm. Peak torque is 305 ft.-lbs. at 1500 rpm. The fuel tank capacity is 28 gallons.


Heavy-duty 3-speed fully reversing modulated, power shift transmission has inching with brakes behind inching feature and electric roll shift control and flex plate drive. Heavy-duty spin-on oil filter is easily accessible. Separate air to oil transmission cooler.

Electrical System

One piece, flip-down instrument panel for easy servicing is prewired to accommodate heavy-duty accessories; All wiring is color coded; 12-volt electrical system; key-type anti-restart ignition system; heavy-duty battery; 100-amp alternator; mechanical pressure gauges; reset circuit breakers; lighted instruments; gauges include fuel level, hour meter, and engine coolant temperature.

Brake System

Inboard force cooled, wet disc, air actuated over hydraulic service brakes provide full power. Separate air to oil cooler for brake cooling. The transmission is equipped with a spring applied/ air off dry disc brake for parking.

Cummins B4.5T-C99 turbocharged diesel engine Drive axle

Hydraulic System

Tank capacity is 26.7 gallons with spin-on tank breather utilizing a gear-type pump. Control valves are separate, stacked, spooltype, and controlled with hydraulic remotes. Dual lift cylinders have chrome plated rods and self-adjusting packing. Conveniently located control levers.

Operator Station

Ergonomically designed to provide maximum comfort and ease of control for the operator. The spacious rubber mounted, center mounted operator station has removable floorboard panels which provide easy access to components. Cab is optional. Levers located on the operator’s right control lifting, tilting, optional side shifting, and independent fork positioning. A tilt steering and suspension seat for operator comfort is standard. One piece instrument panel flips down for convenient service access and is prewired to accommodate heavy-duty accessories. All wiring is color coded.


The 11-ft. ULTRA-VU 2-stage mast provides outstanding forward visibility through the mast assembly. Two double-acting lift cylinders are located behind the mast beams. Tilt cylinders are double-acting with anti-cavitation feature. Lift and tilt cylinder rods are chrome plated and have self-adjusting packing. Tilt cylinders have adjustable ears.

Conveniently mounted gauges and systems warning lights and controls Tilt steering Hydraulic remote controls for smooth precise control. Side shift and fork positioning optional Hinge down instrument panel Anti-slip steps and handrails for 3 point mounting and dismounting (meets new proposed ANSI B56.1 standard) Excellent visibility through mast, forward and rear, meeting proposed visibility standards


All-welded frame has an integral, sloped, counterweight and spring-assisted hood. Removable panels provide access to components. The rubber-mounted, center mounted, operator station and overhead guard is integral with the base assembly.

Standard ULTRA-VU 2-stage

Note: Components are subject to change without mast with excellent visibility notice.

Carriage and Rollers

The 60-in. pin type carriage has high strength-to-weight ratio; fully adjustable from 60-in. outside to 2-in. inside forks. The mast and carriage main rollers are common and use sealed, tapered, roller bearings. Chain rollers use sealed ball bearings. Adjustable side bearings compensate for wear.


The pin-mounted forks are hammer forged from heat treated steel with increased thickness in critical heel sections. 2.5-in. x 6-in. x 48-in. forks are standard.


650 North Church Avenue Louisville, Mississippi 39339-2017 (662) 773-3421 / Fax (662) 773-9146

ฎ TMW-BR-100-02 (01/05)

Cummins B4.5T-C99 Turbocharged Diesel Engine • Lockable Fuel Cap w/Strainer • Donaldson Dry-type Air Cleaner w/Safety Element, Restriction Indicator and TaylorMax Precleaner • Muffler w/Stack Guard • 12-Volt Electrical System w/100 Amp Alternator • Reset Circuit Breakers • Antirestart Ignition Switch • Tilt Steering • Heavy-Duty Battery • Electric Horn • Keyswitch-actuated Amber Strobe Light • Reverse-actuated Backup Alarm • Forward Alarm • Rear View Mirrors • Powershift Transmission - 3 speed w/Inching, Modulated, w/Electric Shift Control • Taylor Steer Axle • Inboard Planetary Drive Axle • Inboard Wet Disc Air Over Hydraulic Actuated Brakes • Hydrostatic Power Steering • Pilot Operated Controls • Center Mount Operator and Overhead Guard w/Skyview Window • Adjustable Vinyl Covered Suspension Seat w/Seat Belt • Full Flow Wire Mesh Suction Strainers and Full Flow 10-Micron Return Filter in Tank • 11’ ULTRA-VU Mast • Pin Type Carriage, 60” Wide • 8.25x15-14PR Tires • 2.5”x 6”. x 48” Forks

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