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Caterpillar 16G Motor Grader (#448939)

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Winning Bid: US $35,000  
# of Bids: 9   View Bid History
Sold on: 6/6/13
Auction Type: Featured Event
Features: Enclosed Cab, Heater, Caterpillar 3406 Engine, 23.5-25 Tires, Push Block, Ripper, 16' Blade
Meter Reading: 20,053 Hours
Serial Number:
Location: West Virginia, United States
Zip/Postal Code:26739
(Grant County)
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Inspection Report : Protected by IronClad Assurancenotes
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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
CE Mark (on or near data plate) No
Paint Scratches; Chips; See photos for condition
Sheet Metal (Fiberglass) Condition Cracks; Surface rust; Dents; Weld repairs; See photos for condition
Steps/Ladders Bent; See photos for condition
Hand Rails No visible damage
General Appearance #1
Control Station
Mirrors Cracked
Seats/Armrests Torn cover; Damaged armrest; Damaged seat
Seat Belts Inoperable latch; Cut
Horn Operational
Control Lock Lever Inoperable
Hydraulic Controls Loose; Worn
Steering Control Loose; Minor to moderate steering wheel play
Drivetrain Controls Worn
Oil Pressure The gauge registers in the operating range.
Exterior Lights Operational Some inoperable
Warning Lights Inoperable
Travel Alarm Inoperable
Gauges Operational
Hour Meter/Odometer Operational hour meter; 20,053 Hours - IronPlanet makes no guarantees as to actual hours/miles; we can only report what can be visually observed.
Heater Inoperable
Limited Function Check The cab door latches are damaged. The main components operated except as noted.
Hour Meter/Odometer
Emission Control Label None found
Blow by @ idle (subjective observation) Visible
Starter Operational
Turbo or Blower No visible damage
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.
Blow by @ idle (subjective observation)
Operational test is limited to low speed in a confined flat area without load. Differential interlocks, full transmission shifting and functionality of all drive axles cannot be fully verified. Inspector listens for abnormal noises, observes leaks and notes physical damage.
Transmission Type (Motorgrader) Powershift
Transmission Operational; Fluid accumulation
Rear Drive Axle Fluid Accumulation
Rear Tandems (Chain Drives)
Limited Function Check The drivetrain was operational.
Drivetrain #1
Pumps (Hydraulics)
Valves Fluid accumulation
Hydraulic Tank Low oil level
Hoses (Hydraulics) Braid exposure: Hoses at front of machine, Hoses in mid section of machine; Seepage: Hoses at front of machine, Hoses in mid section of machine
Hydraulic Motors
Steering Cylinders Seepage on the left cylinder; Seepage on the right cylinder; Chrome damage on the right cylinder; Minor to moderate pin and bushing movement
Articulation Cylinders Minor to moderate pin and bushing movement
Wheel Lean Cylinders Seepage on the right cylinder; Minor to moderate pin and bushing movement
Blade Lift Cylinders Minor to moderate pin and bushing movement; Heavy pin and bushing movement
Blade Angle Cylinders Minor to moderate pin and bushing movement
Blade Side Shift Cylinders Minor to moderate pin and bushing movement; Bent rod
Saddle Positioning Cylinder Minor to moderate pin and bushing movement
Saddle Lock Pin Not operationally checked
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.
Blade Tilt Frame (saddle)
Y-frame Cracks
Y-frame Pivot Trunnion Heavy movement; Shims remaining
Circle Frame and Brackets Weld repair
Circle Wear Strips Moderate wear
Circle Support Brackets Weld repair
Circle Gear Box Some slack
Circle Gear Minor wear
Mold Board Slide Wear Strips Missing strips
Articulating Center Pins Wear Heavy movement
Front Axle Oscillating Pin Wear Minor to moderate movement
Steering Linkage Minor to moderate movement
Wheel Tilt Linkage
Limited Function Check (grader) The main components were operational with movement as indicated.
Master Cylinder/Brake Control
Brake Lines/Hoses
Park Brake Inoperable
Limited Function Check The service brakes performed. The park brake would not hold the machine.
Frame Condition Weld repair
Tire Brands General & Goodyear
Tire Condition Cuts; See photos
Wheel Condition
Wheel Studs, Nuts, Lugs
Chassis #1
Blade Condition Worn
Blade Cutting Edge Condition (MG) Worn
Ripper Condition
Specialty #1
Oil Sample Analysis Engine Transmission
date of analysis May 30, 2013 May 30, 2013
Silicon 8.61 PPM 11.19 PPM
Lead 6.3 PPM 7.15 PPM
Tin 0 PPM 0.33 PPM
Copper 4.2 PPM 31.22 PPM
Aluminum 1.25 PPM 3 PPM
Silver 0.07 PPM 0.06 PPM
Nickel 0.42 PPM 0.06 PPM
Chromium 0.44 PPM 0.2 PPM
Iron 14.31 PPM 31.96 PPM
Glycol NEG N/A
Water NEG N/A
Fuel <5% N/A

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