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2006 Caterpillar 318CL Track Excavator (#457944)

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Winning Bid: US $44,000  
# of Bids: 25   View Bid History
Sold on: 7/11/13
Auction Type: Featured Event
Features: Enclosed Cab, A/C, Heater, Caterpillar G3430-74 Engine, 10'9" Stick, 23 1/2" Track Shoes, Auxiliary Hydraulic Plumbing, Hydraulic Quick Coupler, 36" Tooth Bucket, Hydraulic Thumb
Meter Reading: 4,740 Hours
Serial Number:
Location: Iowa, United States
Zip/Postal Code:50009
(Des Moines 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) Yes
Paint See photos for condition
Sheet Metal (Fiberglass) Condition See photos for condition; Very damaged unit
Steps/Ladders See photos for condition
Hand Rails See photos for condition
CE Mark (on or near data plate)
Control Station
Mirrors Cracked; Loose; Bent mount; Broken; Missing
Glass Front, Left: Damaged weather stripping. Front, Left: Missing.
Seats/Armrests See photos for condition
Seat Belts Inoperable latch; Weathered
Horn Operational
Safety Lock Out/Stop
Hydraulic Controls
Hour Meter 4,740 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; Cool but not cold; Vents damaged
Heater Operational; Vents damaged
Limited Function Check The main components operated except as noted.
Hour Meter
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
Oil Leaks None seen
Fuel Leaks None seen
Cooling System Leaks None seen
Limited Function Check (Engine) The engine started and ran.
Emission Control Label
Drive Motors
Final Drives Dripping Leak; Noise, Possible no oil, could not remove plug to check
Limited Function Check The drivetrain was operational except as noted.
Drivetrain #1
See photos for condition
Pumps (Hydraulics)
Hydraulic Tank Low oil level; Damaged, Missing cap, Added 21 gallons of oil
Hoses (Hydraulics)
Auxiliary Hydraulic Plumbing Operational; End of stick
Swing Motor
Hydraulic Center Swivel Dripping leak; Not visually inspected; Not able to locate origin of leak
Boom Lift Cylinder(s) Minor to moderate pin and bushing movement; Disconnected lube line on right cylinder
Stick Cylinder 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.; The hydraulic system was operational except as noted.
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
Stick Condition
Boom Base Pin and Bushings Minor to moderate movement; Retainer Pin lock welded on
Pin and Bushings Boom to Stick Minor to moderate movement
Pins and Bushings Stick to Coupler
Turn-Table Bearing Although Performing, shows indication of needing repair or replacement
Bottom 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: 22 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 See photos for condition
Idlers See photos for condition
Sprockets See photos for condition
Pins and bushings
Excavator Bucket Condition Cracked
Backhoe / Excavator Bucket Shanks and Teeth Missing Teeth; Damaged tooth shank
Quick Coupler Hydraulic coupler
Thumb Hydraulic thumb; Worn; Broken or crack welds; Weld repaired; Hydraulic cylinder will not hold thumb up, drifts down
Specialty #1
Oil Sample Analysis Engine
date of analysis Jun 25, 2013
Silicon 143.24 PPM
Lead 4.77 PPM
Tin 0.3 PPM
Copper 7.85 PPM
Aluminum 36.61 PPM
Silver 0 PPM
Nickel 3.2 PPM
Chromium 49.83 PPM
Iron 104.01 PPM
Glycol NEG
Water NEG
Fuel <5%

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