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Caterpillar 315L Track Excavator (#445739)

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Winning Bid: US $15,000  
# of Bids: 7   View Bid History
Sold on: 5/9/13
Auction Type: Featured Event
Features: Enclosed Cab, Heater, Caterpillar Engine, 8' 7" Stick, 27 1/2" Track Shoes, 36" Tooth Bucket.
Meter Reading: 9,315 Hours
Serial Number:
Location: Tennessee, United States
Zip/Postal Code:38019
(Memphis, TN-AR-MS 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
Federal Motor Vehicle Standards Compliance Label No
CE Mark (on or near data plate) No
Paint Not original paint; Recently painted; See photos for condition
Sheet Metal (Fiberglass) Condition Minor dents; Cracks; Bent panels; Bent cab; Grinder marks; The access panels have been replaced with sheet metal; Shop built engine cover; See photos for condition
Steps/Ladders Some missing; See photos for condition
Hand Rails Some missing; See photos for condition
General Appearance #1
Control Station
Mirrors Missing
Glass Damaged weather stripping; Plexiglass: Front, Left, Right, Rear
Seats/Armrests Aftermarket seat cover; Inoperable slide or adjustment; Shop built seat frame; See photos for condition
Seat Belts Not equipped
Horn Inoperable
Safety Lock Out/Stop
Hydraulic Controls Damaged boots; Loose
Drivetrain Controls Difficult to steer
Oil Pressure The fault indicator shuts off after the engine oil pressure rises.
Exterior Lights Operational No; Some missing
Warning Lights Operational
Travel Alarm Operational
Gauges Operational; Difficult to read
Hour Meter 9,315 Hours; Operational hour meter - IronPlanet makes no guarantees as to actual hours/miles; we can only report what can be visually observed.
Heater Controls inoperable; Vents damaged
Limited Function Check The main components operated except as noted. There is heavy rust & concrete residue inside the cab.
Hour Meter
Fuel Type Diesel
Emission Control Label None found
Blow by @ idle (subjective observation) Minor
Starter Operational
Turbo or Blower Exhaust connection leak; Noisy
Fuel System Operational
Exhaust System Broken; Damaged; Missing hardware/components; Rust penetration
Radiator Minor plugging of fins
Oil Leaks Dripping Leak: Oil Pan & Side of engine
Fuel Leaks None seen
Cooling System Leaks None seen
Limited Function Check (Engine) The engine started and ran with smoke that mostly cleared. See oil report.
Blow by @ idle (subjective observation)
Drive Motors Weak; Difficult to steer
Final Drives
Limited Function Check The drivetrain was operational except as noted.
Drivetrain #1
Pumps (Hydraulics) Not visually inspected
Hydraulic Tank Not visually inspected
Hoses (Hydraulics)
Swing Motor Dripping leak
Hydraulic Center Swivel Not visually inspected
Boom Lift Cylinder(s) Heavy pin and bushing movement; Paint overspray & concrete residue on cylinder rods
Stick Cylinder Minor to moderate pin and bushing movement
Bucket Cylinder Dripping leak; Chrome damage; Weld repairs; Heavy pin and bushing movement
Limited Function Check The hydraulic system was operational except as noted.
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 Plated; Weld repair; Minor dents on bottom of boom
Stick Condition Minor dents on inside of stick
Boom Base Pin and Bushings Minor to moderate movement
Pin and Bushings Boom to Stick Heavy movement
Pin and Bushings Stick to Bucket Heavy movement; Excessive wear/damage; Loose keeper Pins; Heat marks; Weld repairs
Turn-Table Bearing Performs within tolerance expected for age and hours
Bottom Covers Missing covers; Missing bolts; Oily
Roller Frames Rusty
Limited Function Check The main components were operational with movement and damage as noted.
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
Track Tensioners See photos for condition
Grouser Height Left Side: 17 mm; Right Side: 18 mm
Track links See photos for condition
Pins and Bushings Turned? No
Pins and bushings See photos for condition
Carrier Rollers See photos for condition; Missing right front and components
Track Rollers See photos for condition
Idlers See photos for condition
Sprockets See photos for condition
Pins and bushings
Excavator Bucket Condition Dented; Weld repaired
Backhoe / Excavator Bucket Shanks and Teeth Scalloped edge between teeth
Specialty #1
Oil Sample Analysis Engine
date of analysis Apr 19, 2013
Silicon 3 PPM
Lead 0 PPM
Tin 1 PPM
Copper 2 PPM
Aluminum 2 PPM
Silver 0 PPM
Nickel 2.3 PPM
Chromium 0.4 PPM
Iron 6 PPM
Glycol NEG
Water NEG
Fuel <5%

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