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2003 Caterpillar 525B Wheel Skidder (#457947)

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Winning Bid: US $17,500  
# of Bids: 18   View Bid History
Sold on: 7/25/13
Auction Type: Featured Event
Features: Enclosed Cab, Sweeps, A/C, Heater, Caterpillar 30.5L.32 Tires, 8' 9" Knock-Down Blade, Grapple, 360 Degree Rotation
Meter Reading: 12,815 Hours
Serial Number:
Location: South Carolina, United States
Zip/Postal Code:29072
(Columbia 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; Chips; See photos for condition
Sheet Metal (Fiberglass) Condition See photos for condition; Cracks; Bent panels; Dents
Steps/Ladders See photos for condition
Hand Rails See photos for condition
General Appearance #1
Control Station
Mirrors Bent mount
Glass Rear: Cracked. Right, Rear: Damaged weather stripping. Right: Missing. Front, Right: Plexiglass.
Seats/Armrests Damaged cushion; Damaged armrest; See photos for condition
Seat Belts Operational
Horn Inoperable
Control Lock Lever
Hydraulic Controls Damaged boots
Steering Control Minor to moderate steering wheel play
Drivetrain Controls Controls stick
Transmission Disconnect Operational
Oil Pressure The gauge registers in the operating range.
Exterior Lights Operational Yes; Some missing; Some damaged
Warning Lights Operational; Transmission light stays on
Gauges Operational
Hour Meter/Odometer 12,815 Hours; Operational hour meter - IronPlanet makes no guarantees as to actual hours/miles; we can only report what can be visually observed.
Air Conditioner Inoperable; Vents damaged
Heater Vents damaged; Not operationally checked
Interior Floor mat: Worn. Head liner, Dash plastic: Damaged.
Limited Function Check The main components are in place and operational.
Hour Meter/Odometer
Fuel Type Diesel
Emission Control Label None found
Blow by @ idle (subjective observation) Visible
Starter Operational
Turbo or Blower No visible damage
Fuel System Operational
Exhaust System Leaks; Leaks at connections; See photos for condition
Radiator Minor plugging of fins
Oil Leaks Fluid Accumulation: Side of engine. Fluid Accumulation: Rear of engine. Fluid Accumulation: Front of engine.
Fuel Leaks None seen
Cooling System Leaks None seen
Limited Function Check (Engine) After jump starting, the engine ran.
A/C Compressor
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 Operational
Front Drive Axle Seepage
Rear Drive Axle
Final Drives
Limited Function Check The drivetrain was operational.
Drivetrain #1
See photos for condition
Pumps (Hydraulics)
Valves Fluid accumulation
Hoses/Lines - Skidder Worn; Braid Exposure
Boom Lift Cylinder(s) Seepage on the left cylinder; Seepage on the right cylinder; Minor to moderate pin and bushing movement
Grapple Cylinders Seepage on the left cylinder; Seepage on the right cylinder; Heavy pin and bushing movement
Blade Lift Cylinders Minor to moderate pin and bushing movement
Steering Cylinders Seepage on the left cylinder; Seepage on the right cylinder; Minor to moderate pin and bushing movement
Hydraulic Motors Not operationally checked
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.
Articulating Center Pins Minor to visible movement
Brake Type Hydraulic
Master Cylinder
Park Brake Stopped from a slow roll
Limited Function Check The brake system functioned, stopping and holding the machine.
Frame Condition
Tire Condition See photos; Cuts; Gouges
Wheel Condition Bent
Wheel Studs, Nuts, Lugs Missing nuts
Grapple Boom Condition
Chassis to Arm Pins Minor to moderate movement
Boom to Grapple Pins and Bushings Excessive wear/damage
Chassis #1
Winch Make: CAT C501; Model: C501; Serial #: 0201951; Inoperable; No cable
Grapple Worn
Blade Condition
Specialty #1
Oil Sample Analysis Engine Hydraulic
date of analysis Jun 25, 2013 Jun 25, 2013
Silicon 11.85 PPM 88.09 PPM
Lead 2.95 PPM 0 PPM
Tin 0.18 PPM 0 PPM
Copper 11.28 PPM 11.05 PPM
Aluminum 5.66 PPM 22.78 PPM
Silver 0 PPM 0 PPM
Nickel 0.55 PPM 0 PPM
Chromium 3.04 PPM 0.69 PPM
Iron 102.67 PPM 26.57 PPM
Glycol NEG N/A
Water NEG N/A
Fuel <5% N/A

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