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1998 Caterpillar M318 Wheel Excavator (#450529)

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Winning Bid: US $28,000  
# of Bids: 29   View Bid History
Sold on: 5/30/13
Auction Type: Featured Event
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Features: Enclosed Cab, Heater, Control Pattern Changer, Auxiliary Hydraulic Plumbing, Caterpillar 3116T Engine, 9' 2" Stick, 10.00-20 Tires, Dual Tires, Hydraulic Quick Coupler, 72" Bucket, Front Stabilizers, Rear Stabilizers
Meter Reading: 4,319 Hours
Serial Number:
Location: Illinois, United States
Zip/Postal Code:61880
(Champaign-Urbana area)
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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
Federal Motor Vehicle Standards Compliance Label No
CE Mark (on or near data plate) No
Paint Blemishes where decals have been removed; Scratches; See photos for condition
Sheet Metal (Fiberglass) Condition Surface rust; See photos for condition
Steps/Ladders Bent; See photos for condition
Hand Rails No visible damage; See photos for condition
General Appearance #1
 
Control Station
Mirrors No visible damage
Glass Left/Right/Rear; Plexiglass; Hazy; See photos for condition
Seats/Armrests Burn holes
Seat Belts Operational
Horn Operational
Safety Lock Out/Stop
Steering Control Minor to moderate steering wheel play
Hydraulic Controls
Drivetrain Controls
Oil Pressure The fault indicator shuts off after the engine oil pressure rises
Exterior Lights Operational Yes; Some inoperable
Warning Lights Operational
Travel Alarm Inoperable
Gauges Operational
Hour Meter/Odometer 4,319 Hours; Operational hour meter - IronPlanet makes no guarantees as to actual hours/miles; we can only report what can be visually observed.
Heater Operational
Interior Headliner; Worn
Limited Function Check The main components are in place and operational.
Hour Meter/Odometer
 
Engine
Fuel Type Diesel
Emission Control Label US EPA certification label
Blow by @ idle (subjective observation) Minor
Starter Operational
Turbo or Blower No visible damage
Fuel System Operational
Exhaust System No visible damage
Radiator
Oil Leaks Fluid accumulation; Valve cover; Side of engine
Fuel Leaks None seen
Cooling System Leaks None seen
Limited Function Check (Engine) The engine started and ran.
Emission Control Label
 
Drivetrain
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.
Drive Motors Seepage
Front Drive Axle
Front Axle Oscillating Pin Wear Minor to moderate movement
Rear Drive Axle
Rear Axle Oscillating Pin Wear Minor to moderate movement
Drive Line
Final Drives Fluid accumulation; Right front
Limited Function Check The drivetrain functioned without a load.
Drivetrain #1
 
Hydraulics
Pumps (Hydraulics)
Valves
Hydraulic Tank
Hoses (Hydraulics) Boom/Stick & On machine: Braid exposure; On machine; Seepage
Auxiliary Hydraulic Plumbing End of stick; Capped off; Not operationally checked
Swing Motor
Hydraulic Center Swivel
Boom Lift Cylinder(s) Minor to moderate pin and bushing movement; Boom drifts downward
Stick Cylinder Seepage; Minor to moderate pin and bushing movement
Bucket Cylinder Minor to moderate pin and bushing movement
Limited Function Check The hydraulic system was operational without a load.
Hydraulics #1
 
Chassis
IronPlanet pin connection pivot point wear inspections are limited to sound, sight and feel observations. Dial indicator testing is not performed.
Boom Condition 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 Minor to moderate movement
Pins and Bushings Stick to Coupler Minor to moderate movement
Turn-Table Bearing Performs within tolerance expected for age and hours
Bottom Covers Oily
Limited Function Check The main components were functional in a limited check.
Stabilizers Operational; Left & Right front & Right rear; Oil/Fluid accumulation
Steering Linkage Minor to moderate movement; Damaged dust boots
Frame Condition
Limited Function Check The main chassis components functioned during a limited check.
Brake Control
Park Brake Stopped from a slow roll
Limited Function Check The brake system functioned, stopping and holding the machine.
Tire Condition Cuts; Minor cuts and gouges; See photos
Wheel Condition
Wheel Studs, Nuts, Lugs
Chassis #1
 
Specialty
Excavator Bucket Condition
Quick Coupler Hydraulic coupler; Operational; Oil/Fluid accumulation
Specialty #1
Oil Sample Analysis Engine Hydraulic
date of analysis May 10, 2013 May 10, 2013
Silicon 10 PPM 10 PPM
Lead 2 PPM 4 PPM
Tin 5 PPM 0 PPM
Copper 1 PPM 15 PPM
Aluminum 4 PPM 0 PPM
Silver 0 PPM 0.1 PPM
Nickel 1.2 PPM 0.8 PPM
Chromium 0.2 PPM 0.4 PPM
Iron 6 PPM 5 PPM
Glycol NEG N/A
Water NEG NEG
Fuel <5% N/A

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