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2002 Caterpillar 525B Wheel Skidder (#448942)

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Winning Bid: US $40,000  
# of Bids: 36   View Bid History
Sold on: 6/6/13
Auction Type: Featured Event
Features: Enclosed Cab, A/C, Heater, Caterpillar 3126 Engine, 30.5L-32 Tires, 107" Knock-Down Blade, Winch, Grapple, 360 Degree Rotation
Meter Reading: 7,049 Hours
Serial Number:
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Zip/Postal Code:16066
(Pittsburgh 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
CE Mark (on or near data plate) No
Paint Blemishes where decals have been removed; Touch up paint; Scratches; Chips; See photos for condition
Sheet Metal (Fiberglass) Condition Dents; Cracks; Surface rust; Metal corrosion; Weld repairs; See photos for condition
Steps/Ladders See photos for condition
Hand Rails See photos for condition
General Appearance #1
Control Station
Seats/Armrests Torn cover
Seat Belts Operational
Horn Inoperable
Control Lock Lever
Hydraulic Controls
Steering Control
Drivetrain Controls
Oil Pressure The fault indicator shuts off after the engine oil pressure rises
Exterior Lights Operational Yes
Warning Lights Operational
Travel Alarm Inoperable
Gauges Operational; Some gauges could not be properly checked during a short operating period
Hour Meter/Odometer 7,049 Hours; Operational hour meter - IronPlanet makes no guarantees as to actual hours/miles; we can only report what can be visually observed.
Air Conditioner Operational
Heater Operational
Interior Floor mat; Worn
Limited Function Check The main components operated except as noted.
Hour Meter/Odometer
Fuel Type Diesel
Emission Control Label US EPA certification label; Inspector unable to photograph
Blow by @ idle (subjective observation) Minor
Starter Operational
Turbo or Blower No visible damage
Fuel System Operational; Fluid accumulation
Exhaust System No visible damage; Rust
Oil Leaks Fluid accumulation; Side/Rear/Front of engine; Oil pan
Fuel Leaks Fluid accumulation; Fuel filter; Fuel line; Injection pump
Cooling System Leaks None seen
Limited Function Check (Engine) The engine started and ran. See oil report.
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 Operational
Front Drive Axle Fluid accumulation
Rear Drive Axle Fluid accumulation
Final Drives
Limited Function Check The drivetrain was operational.
Drivetrain #1
Pumps (Hydraulics) Not visually inspected
Valves Not visually inspected
Hydraulic Tank
Hoses/Lines - Skidder Worn
Boom Lift Cylinder(s) Minor to moderate pin and bushing movement
Grapple Cylinders Minor to moderate pin and bushing movement
Blade Lift Cylinders Minor to moderate pin and bushing movement
Steering Cylinders Minor to moderate pin and bushing movement
Hydraulic Motors
Limited Function Check The hydraulic system was operational except as noted. 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.
Articulating Center Pins Visible movement
Brake Type Hydraulic
Brake Lines/Hoses
Park Brake Stopped from a slow roll; Unable to test with slope
Limited Function Check The brake system functioned, stopping and holding the machine.
Frame Condition
Tire Brands Primex
Tire Condition Cuts; Gouges; Front wheels have chains
Wheel Condition
Wheel Studs, Nuts, Lugs
Grapple Boom Condition
Chassis to Arm Pins Minor to moderate movement
Boom to Grapple Pins and Bushings Moderate movement
Limited Function Check The main components were operational except as noted.
Chassis #1
Winch Caterpillar C-302; Not operationally checked
Blade Condition Worn; Weld repaired
Specialty #1
Oil Sample Analysis Engine Hydraulic
date of analysis May 14, 2013 May 14, 2013
Silicon 6 PPM 6 PPM
Lead 0 PPM 1 PPM
Tin 0 PPM 4 PPM
Copper 14 PPM 28 PPM
Aluminum 4 PPM 2 PPM
Silver 0 PPM 0.1 PPM
Nickel 1 PPM 0.7 PPM
Chromium 0.1 PPM 0.2 PPM
Iron 7 PPM 44 PPM
Glycol NEG N/A
Fuel <5% N/A

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