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2008 Caterpillar 304C CR Mini Excavator (#444840)

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Winning Bid: US $17,500  
# of Bids: 9   View Bid History
Sold on: 5/2/13
Auction Type: Featured Event
Features: Open Operator Station, Control Pattern Changer, Mitsubishi S4Q2 Engine, 5' 9" Stick, 16" Track Belts, Swing Boom, Auxiliary Hydraulic Plumbing, 40" Smooth Edge Bucket, Hydraulic Thumb, 6' 6" Wide Straight Blade
Meter Reading: Meter Broken
Serial Number:
Location: Washington, United States
Zip/Postal Code:99301
(Richland-Kennewick-Pasco area)
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Inspection Ratings Key
Limited use or recently replaced, free of visible wear or defects
Performs within the tolerances expected for age and type of item
Although performing, shows indication of needing repair or replacement
Needs immediate repair/replacement. Requires work if it is to perform
as expected
General Appearance
Paint See photos for condition
Sheet Metal (Fiberglass) Condition Minor dents; Surface rust
Hand Rails No visible damage
General Appearance #1
Control Station
Seat Belts Operational
Horn Operational
Safety Lock Out/Stop
Hydraulic Controls
Drivetrain Controls Throttle stuck wide open
Oil Pressure The fault indicator shuts off after the engine oil pressure rises.
Exterior Lights Operational No
Warning Lights Operational
Travel Alarm Operational
Gauges Operational
Hour Meter 3,736 Hours; Inoperable hour meter - IronPlanet makes no guarantees as to actual hours/miles; we can only report what can be visually observed.
Limited Function Check The main components operated except as noted. The engine will not shut off with the key
Hour Meter
Fuel Type Diesel
Emission Control Label US EPA certification label
Blow by @ idle (subjective observation) Visible
Starter Operational
Fuel System Operational
Exhaust System No visible damage
Oil Leaks None seen
Fuel Leaks None seen
Cooling System Leaks None seen
Limited Function Check (Engine) The engine started and ran. See oil report.
Emission Control Label
Drive Motors
Final Drives
Limited Function Check The drivetrain functioned without a load.
Drivetrain #1
Pumps (Hydraulics)
Hydraulic Tank
Hoses (Hydraulics) Worn
Auxiliary Hydraulic Plumbing Operational
Swing Motor
Hydraulic Center Swivel Not visually inspected
Boom Swing Cylinders Minor to moderate pin and bushing movement
Boom Lift Cylinder(s) Minor to moderate pin and bushing movement; Bent guard
Stick Cylinder
Bucket Cylinder Seepage; Minor to moderate pin and bushing movement
Blade Lift Cylinder Minor to moderate pin and bushing movement
Limited Function Check The hydraulic system was operational without a load. See oil report.
Hydraulics #1
IronPlanet pin connection pivot point wear inspections are limited to sound, sight and feel observations. Dial indicator testing is not performed.
Boom Condition Weld repair; Plated
Stick Condition Minor dents on inside of stick
Swing Tower Pivot Minor to moderate movement
Boom Base Pin and Bushings Minor to moderate movement
Pin and Bushings Boom to Stick Minor to moderate movement
Pin and Bushings Stick to Bucket Heavy movement
Turn-Table Bearing Performs within tolerance expected for age and hours
Bottom Covers
Roller Frames
Limited Function Check The main components were functional in a limited check.
Chassis #1
Undercarriage components photos (links, bushings, sprockets, idlers, rollers, grousers) are selected as representative. Bidders are encouraged to review photos using the zoom feature to judge condition in detail.
Track Pads See photos for condition
Grouser Height Measurement Left side: 21 mm; Right side: 15 mm
Track Belt Condition See photos for condition
Rubber Belt Drive Lugs See photos for condition
Track Tensioners See photos for condition
Carrier Rollers See photos for condition
Front Idler Wear See photos for condition
Track Rollers See photos for condition
Sprockets See photos for condition
Undercarriage #1
Excavator Bucket Condition Weld repaired; Worn
Backhoe / Excavator Bucket Shanks and Teeth Worn or damaged edge
Blade Condition Dented
Blade Cutting Edge Condition Worn
Thumb Hydraulic thumb; Worn
Specialty #1
Oil Sample Analysis Engine Hydraulic
date of analysis Apr 04, 2013 Apr 04, 2013
Silicon 8 PPM 12 PPM
Lead 3 PPM 5 PPM
Tin 2 PPM 2 PPM
Copper 6 PPM 54 PPM
Aluminum 6 PPM 1 PPM
Silver 0.2 PPM 0.2 PPM
Nickel 0.7 PPM 0.6 PPM
Chromium 1.6 PPM 0.8 PPM
Iron 18 PPM 30 PPM
Glycol NEG N/A
Fuel <5% N/A

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