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1998 Caterpillar 325BL Track Excavator (#450740)

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Winning Bid: US $57,000  
# of Bids: 35   View Bid History
Sold on: 6/6/13
Auction Type: Featured Event
Features: Enclosed Cab, A/C, Heater, Caterpillar 3116 Engine, 10' 6" Stick, 31 1/2" Track Shoes, Auxiliary Hydraulic Plumbing, Hydraulic Quick Coupler, 46" Tooth Bucket *** See link below for Seller Supplied Oil Sample Report ***
Meter Reading: 14,682 Hours
Serial Number:
Location: New York, United States
Zip/Postal Code:12020
(Albany-Schenectady-Troy area)
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Inspection Report : Protected by IronClad Assurancenotes
Payment: Payment due within 3 business days after auction. See Details
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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 Scratches; Dents; Cracks; Surface rust; Wiper missing/damaged; Bent panels; See photos for condition
Steps/Ladders See photos for condition
Hand Rails Broken; Some missing; See photos for condition
General Appearance #1
Control Station
Mirrors Missing right side
Seats/Armrests Burn holes; Age appropriate wear; See photos for condition
Seat Belts Operational
Horn Operational
Safety Lock Out/Stop
Hydraulic Controls
Drivetrain Controls
Oil Pressure The fault indicator shuts off after the engine oil pressure rises
Exterior Lights Operational Yes; Some inoperable; Some missing; Boom light out; Boom light missing
Warning Lights Operational
Travel Alarm Operational
Gauges Operational
Hour Meter 14,682 Hours; Operational hour meter - IronPlanet makes no guarantees as to actual hours/miles; we can only report what can be visually observed.
Air Conditioner Does not cool; Runs continuously; Compressor stays engaged
Heater Operational
Limited Function Check The main components operated except as noted.
Hour Meter
Fuel Type Diesel
Emission Control Label Torn or unreadable
Blow by @ idle (subjective observation) Visible
Starter Operational
Turbo or Blower No visible damage
Fuel System Operational
Exhaust System No visible damage
Oil Leaks Fluid accumulation & Seepage; Side/Rear of engine; Fluid accumulation; Front of engine; Oil pan
Fuel Leaks None seen; Primary fuel filter/water separator has been bypassed
Cooling System Leaks None seen
Limited Function Check (Engine) The engine started and ran.
Emission Control Label
Final Drives
Drive Motors
Limited Function Check The drivetrain functioned without a load.
Drivetrain #1
Pumps (Hydraulics) Fluid accumulation
Hydraulic Tank Low oil level
Hoses (Hydraulics) Fluid residue on some; Age appropriate wear
Auxiliary Hydraulic Plumbing End of stick; Seepage; Capped off
Swing Motor
Hydraulic Center Swivel
Boom Lift Cylinder(s) Fluid accumulation on the left cylinder; Minor to moderate pin and bushing movement
Stick Cylinder Fluid accumulation; Minor to moderate pin and bushing movement
Bucket Cylinder Fluid accumulation; Scratches on chrome
Limited Function Check The hydraulic system was operational without a load.
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 Minor dents on bottom of boom
Stick Condition
Boom Base Pin and Bushings Moderate movement
Pin and Bushings Boom to Stick Minor to moderate movement
Pins and Bushings Stick to Coupler Moderate movement; Bushing cap missing on coupler
Turn-Table Bearing Performs within tolerance expected for age and hours
Bottom Covers Missing 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
Track Tensioners See photos for condition
Grouser Height Left Side: 23 mm; Right Side: 23 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
Track Rollers Loose bearings; Several bad track rollers; See photos
Idlers See photos for condition
Sprockets See photos for condition; Chipped
Pins and bushings
Excavator Bucket Condition Hard surfacing; Dented
Backhoe / Excavator Bucket Shanks and Teeth Worn or damaged edge; No teeth; Worn shanks
Quick Coupler Hydraulic coupler; Operational; Wear at pin connections; Cracks; Bent pin grabber; Missing bushing cap
Specialty #1
Oil Sample Analysis Engine Hydraulic
date of analysis May 10, 2013 May 10, 2013
Silicon 7 PPM 1 PPM
Lead 0 PPM 0 PPM
Tin 0 PPM 0 PPM
Copper 1 PPM 3 PPM
Aluminum 1 PPM 4 PPM
Silver 0 PPM 0 PPM
Nickel 2 PPM 0.6 PPM
Chromium 0 PPM 0.7 PPM
Iron 3 PPM 17 PPM
Glycol NEG N/A
Fuel <5% N/A

Disputes: This item is offered with IronClad Assurance® protection. With IronClad Assurance®, if a buyer discovers that the item is not substantially in the condition as represented in this inspection report, the buyer may submit a written dispute claim to IronPlanet. Following submission of a written dispute claim, IronPlanet will investigate the claim, re-inspecting the equipment item as necessary, and determine a fair and mutually beneficial resolution. Please note that IronPlanet inspections are performed solely for the purpose of reporting the visible condition of the equipment''s major systems and attachments on the day of the inspection and do not include load testing or digging/lifting. These inspections are not designed nor intended to detect latent defects, or conditions that could only be found in connection with the physical dismantling of the equipment or the use of diagnostic tools or techniques. This inspection report includes ratings, comments, and photos of the various components of the item. Knowledgeable buyers are expected to carefully review all of the available information in the inspection report, including all photographs, in order to make the best bidding and buying decision possible.
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