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Caterpillar 12G Motor Grader (#454608)

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Winning Bid: US $28,000  
# of Bids: 23   View Bid History
Sold on: 6/27/13
Auction Type: Featured Event
Features: Enclosed Cab, Heater, Caterpillar 3306 Engine, 15.5-25 Tires, Scarifier, 12' Blade
Meter Reading: 63 Hours
Serial Number:
Location: Tennessee, United States
Zip/Postal Code:38106
(Memphis, TN-AR-MS 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; Scratches; Chips; See photos for condition
Sheet Metal (Fiberglass) Condition See photos for condition; Cracks; Surface rust; Metal erosion; Weld repairs; Missing panels; Missing engine shields
Steps/Ladders See photos for condition
Hand Rails See photos for condition
General Appearance #1
Control Station
Mirrors Missing
Glass Right: Missing.
Seats/Armrests Torn cover
Seat Belts Operational
Horn Operational
Hydraulic Controls Worn
Steering Control Minor to moderate steering wheel play
Drivetrain Controls
Oil Pressure The gauge registers in the operating range.
Exterior Lights Operational Yes
Warning Lights Operational
Travel Alarm Operational
Gauges Some gauges inoperable; Inoperable gauge(s): Fuel
Hour Meter/Odometer 63 Hours; Operational hour meter - IronPlanet makes no guarantees as to actual hours/miles; we can only report what can be visually observed.
Heater Operational
Limited Function Check The main components operated except as noted.
Hour Meter/Odometer
Emission Control Label None found
Blow by @ idle (subjective observation) No noticeable vapor or pressure
Starter Operational
Fuel System Operational; Fluid accumulation
Exhaust System No visible damage
Oil Leaks Fluid Accumulation: Side of engine.
Fuel Leaks None seen
Cooling System Leaks None seen
Limited Function Check (Engine) The engine started and ran with smoke that mostly cleared.
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; 6 speeds
Transmission Operational
Rear Drive Axle
Rear Tandems (Chain Drives)
Limited Function Check The drivetrain was operational.
Drivetrain #1
See photos for condition
Pumps (Hydraulics)
Valves Seepage
Hydraulic Tank High oil level; Evidence of water
Hoses (Hydraulics) Hoses at front of machine, Hoses in mid section of machine, Hoses at rear of machine: Loose. Hoses at front of machine, Hoses in mid section of machine, Hoses at rear of machine: Braid exposure. Hoses in mid section of machine: Seepage. Hoses at front of machine, Hoses in mid section of machine, Hoses at rear of machine: Worn.
Hydraulic Motors
Steering Cylinders Heavy pin and bushing movement
Articulation Cylinders 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 Fluid accumulation on the right cylinder
Saddle Positioning Cylinder Seepage; Minor to moderate pin and bushing movement
Saddle Lock Pin Not operational; Frozen
Limited Function Check The hydraulic system was operational except as noted. There is seepage at rotary manifold.
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) Weld repair
Y-frame Weld repair; Repair plating
Y-frame Pivot Trunnion Excessive wear/damage
Circle Frame and Brackets Weld repair
Circle Wear Strips Moderate wear
Circle Support Brackets
Circle Gear Box Some slack
Circle Gear Visible slack; Worn pinion
Mold Board Slide Wear Strips Wear consistent with hours and age
Articulating Center Pins Wear Minor to moderate movement
Front Axle Oscillating Pin Wear Heavy movement
Steering Linkage Heavy movement; Weld repair
Wheel Tilt Linkage Visible wear
Limited Function Check (grader) The main components were operational with movement as indicated.; The main components were operational with damage as noted.
Brake Type (Motorgrader) Air
Master Cylinder/Brake Control
Brake Lines/Hoses
Park Brake Stopped the machine while rolling
Limited Function Check The brake system functioned, stopping and holding the machine.
Frame Condition Surface Rust
Tire Brands Left Front: Firestone; Right Front: Firestone; Right Middle: Goodyear; Right Rear: Dynamo; Left Rear: Firestone; Left Middle: Firestone
Tire Condition See photos; Cuts; Gouges
Wheel Condition
Wheel Studs, Nuts, Lugs
Chassis #1
Blade Condition Worn; Weld repair
Blade Cutting Edge Condition Worn
Scarifier Missing teeth; Cylinder seepage and rod chrome damage
Specialty #1
Oil Sample Analysis Engine Hydraulic Transmission
date of analysis Jun 11, 2013 Jun 11, 2013 Jun 11, 2013
Silicon 2.42 PPM 7.43 PPM 12.86 PPM
Lead 3.58 PPM 3.85 PPM 39.16 PPM
Tin 0 PPM 0 PPM 9.83 PPM
Copper 2.06 PPM 30.32 PPM 115.36 PPM
Aluminum 0.83 PPM 2.37 PPM 1.15 PPM
Silver 0.07 PPM 0.68 PPM 0.08 PPM
Nickel 0.02 PPM 0.31 PPM 0.58 PPM
Chromium 0.39 PPM 0.26 PPM 0.48 PPM
Iron 8.31 PPM 20.3 PPM 54.97 PPM
Glycol NEG
Water NEG
Fuel <5%

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