The Bobcat 642B is a skid steer loader that comes equipped with a universal skid steer quick hitch. This feature allows the user to connect a wide range of attachments such as stump grinders, trenchers, dozer blades, pallet forks, hydraulic augers and different types of buckets. The 642B skid steer loader was produced between 1986 and 1993.

Engine/Tire Size

The Bobcat 642B skid steer loader has a Mitsubishi engine that runs on gasoline. The engine has four cylinders and produces 32 horsepower. The front and rear tire size is 7.00 by 15.


The Bobcat 642B skid steer loader measures 120.1 inches long and 55.1 inches wide. The height of the loader is 75.8 inches. The maximum height to the bucket hinge pin is 109 inches and the maximum reach is 21.8 inches. The wheelbase of the loader measures 35.2 inches. The bucket width is 54 inches and the bucket capacity is 9.6 cubic feet.


The operating weight of the Bobcat 342B skid steer loader is 3,960 lbs. The rated operating capacity is 1,000 lbs. wand the tipping load is 2,000 lbs.

Pump Capacity

The hydraulic pump capacity of the Bobcat 342B skid steer loader is 9.5 gallons per minute. The auxiliary high-flow pump is also 9.5 gallons per minute. Auxiliary hydraulics are optional.

Additional Features

The Bob-Tach Attachment System is a standard feature on the G-series skid steer loaders. This feature allows the user to change attachments with the flip of a switch while still in the cab. The switch is located on the dash panel and will engage Bob-Tach wedges into the chosen attachement. The system provides constant charge pressure to keep the attachment secure.