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John Deere 770A Motor Grader (#453308)

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Winning Bid: US $17,500  
# of Bids: 33   View Bid History
Sold on: 6/20/13
Auction Type: Featured Event
Features: Enclosed Cab, Heater, John Deere 6531TT Engine, 14.00-24 Tires, Push Block, Ripper, 14' Blade
Meter Reading: 3,293 Hours
Serial Number:
Location: Colorado, United States
Zip/Postal Code:80524
(Fort Collins-Loveland 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 Scratches; Recently painted; See photos for condition
Sheet Metal (Fiberglass) Condition Minor dents
Steps/Ladders No visible damage
Hand Rails No visible damage
General Appearance #1
Control Station
Glass Inoperable wipers
Seats/Armrests Torn cover; Inoperable slide or adjustment; See photos for condition
Seat Belts Operational
Horn Inoperable
Hydraulic Controls
Steering Control Loose
Drivetrain Controls
Oil Pressure Registers to far left; See photo
Exterior Lights Operational Yes; Some inoperable
Warning Lights Operational
Travel Alarm Operational
Gauges Operational; Inoperable gauge(s): Oil PSI
Hour Meter/Odometer 3,293 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
Limited Function Check The main components operated except as noted. The articulation scale is inoperable.
Hour Meter/Odometer
Emission Control Label None found
Blow by @ idle (subjective observation) Minor
Starter Operational
Turbo or Blower Fluid Accumulation; See photos
Fuel System Operational
Exhaust System No visible damage; Fluid Accumulation
Oil Leaks None seen; Dripping Leak: Side of engine; See photos
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; 8F/6R; 1st gear is hard to find due to loose linkage; 8th forward and 6th reverse not found
Transmission Operational
Rear Tandems (Chain Drives) Fluid Accumulation
Final Drives
Limited Function Check The drivetrain was operational.
Drivetrain #1
See photos for condition
Pumps (Hydraulics) Dripping leak
Hydraulic Tank
Hoses (Hydraulics) Hoses at front of machine: Braid exposure. Hoses at front of machine, Hoses in mid section of machine, Hoses at rear of machine: Worn.
Hydraulic Motors
Steering Cylinders Seepage on the right cylinder; Minor to moderate pin and bushing movement
Articulation Cylinders Seepage on the left cylinder; Seepage on the right cylinder; Minor to moderate pin and bushing movement
Wheel Lean Cylinders Minor to moderate pin and bushing movement
Blade Lift Cylinders Minor to moderate 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
Saddle Positioning Cylinder
Saddle Lock Pin Operational
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.
Blade Tilt Frame (saddle)
Y-frame Pivot Trunnion
Circle Frame and Brackets
Circle Wear Strips Wear consistent with hours and age
Circle Support Brackets
Circle Gear Box Leakage/Seepage
Circle Gear Visible slack
Mold Board Slide Wear Strips Moderate wear
Articulating Center Pins Wear Heavy movement
Front Axle Oscillating Pin Wear Heavy movement
Steering Linkage Heavy movement
Wheel Tilt Linkage Visible wear
Limited Function Check (grader) The main components were operational with movement as indicated.
Brake Type (Motorgrader) Hydraulic
Master Cylinder/Brake Control
Brake Lines/Hoses
Park Brake Unable to test with slope
Limited Function Check The brake system functioned, stopping and holding the machine.
Frame Condition
Tire Brands BKT
Tire Condition See photos; Appear new
Wheel Condition
Wheel Studs, Nuts, Lugs
Chassis #1
Blade Condition
Blade Cutting Edge Condition
Ripper Condition
Specialty #1
Oil Sample Analysis Engine Transmission
date of analysis May 23, 2013 May 23, 2013
Silicon 3.01 PPM 14.11 PPM
Lead 1.32 PPM 3.56 PPM
Tin 0 PPM 0.07 PPM
Copper 0.65 PPM 48.51 PPM
Aluminum 2.17 PPM 2.11 PPM
Silver 0 PPM 0.39 PPM
Nickel 0 PPM 0 PPM
Chromium 0.16 PPM 0.65 PPM
Iron 10.98 PPM 36.29 PPM
Glycol NEG N/A
Water NEG N/A
Fuel <5% N/A

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