Caterpillar 299D3 XE Steel Track Equipped with Defender Ballistic Door and Top Guard

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Caterpillar 299D3 XE Steel Track Equipped with Defender Ballistic Door and Top Guard

Enhanced Skid Steer Guarding System for CAT “D” Series Skid Steers

    We offer complete fabrication of enhanced guard packages to guard and protect your employees and your machine. This enhanced guarding can be used on newer CAT Skid Steer “D” models. Enhanced cab guards do not interfere with the tilting capacities of the cab for servicing of the machine. Comes with all the necessary hardware and complete instructions.

     Whether your machine will be moving dirt and rock with a bucket, lifting materials on a job site, mulching or doing a specialized job with an attachment, our enhanced skid steer guarding will be there to help protect the operator and the skid steer.

Fits most “D” Model CAT Skid Steers + Installs to CAT factory door in about 2 hours

PLEASE NOTE: This enhanced guarding is intended as a brush guard only. It is not a certified fops/rops guard.


  • Includes guarding for top of the cab and motor area
  • Works on skid steers with auxiliary hydraulic cooler OR without auxiliary hydraulic cooler
  • Allows easy access for under cab maintenance
  • No modifications to the carrier are required during installation process
  • Simple bolt on system with easy hose routing
  • Approximate installation time; 2 hours
  • Includes all necessary hardware and complete instructions
  • For “D” model CAT skid steers

What type of products do we offer for skid steers or excavators?

At Heavy Equipment Armor we are happy to offer a few different solutions for your machine, whether you have a skid steer, small excavator or large excavator we have you protected. Below you will see a list of options for both skid steer and excavator.

Headquartered in the forests of the Pacific Northwest U.S., HEA is unique among manufacturers in that they perform extensive field testing on every product. Before any technology is marketed by HEA, you can be sure it has past the most rigorous test of all – thousands of hours of actual use under the same job conditions you face every day. Visit us at, or CALL 208.604.0002 FOR MORE INFORMATION.