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Caterpillar 963 Crawler Loader (#458519)

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Winning Bid: US $9,000  
# of Bids: 3   View Bid History
Sold on: 8/22/13
Auction Type: Featured Event
Features: Open Operator Station, Caterpillar 3304 Engine, Hydrostatic Drive, 17 3/4" Track Shoes, 91" Wide General Purpose Bucket w/ Teeth.
Meter Reading: 467 Hours
Serial Number:
Location: Illinois, United States
Zip/Postal Code:60473
(Cook County)
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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; Concrete residue; See photos for condition
Sheet Metal (Fiberglass) Condition Surface rust; Metal erosion; See photos for condition
Steps/Ladders See photos for condition
Hand Rails See photos for condition
General Appearance #1
Control Station
Seats/Armrests Inoperable slide or adjustment
Seat Belts Operational
Horn Inoperable
Control Lock Lever
Hydraulic Controls
Steering Controls
Drivetrain Controls Stiff; The throttle control will not pull back far enough to raise the RPM's high enough to operate the machine as intended.
Oil Pressure The fault indicator shuts off after the engine oil pressure rises.
Warning Lights Operational
Travel Alarm Inoperable
Hour Meter/Odometer 467 Hours; Operational hour meter - IronPlanet makes no guarantees as to actual hours/miles; we can only report what can be visually observed.
Interior Dash plastic: Worn; Head liner: 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) Minor
Starter Operational
Turbo or Blower No visible damage
Fuel System Operational
Exhaust System Bent exhaust pipe
Oil Leaks Fluid Accumulation: Side of engine
Fuel Leaks None seen
Cooling System Leaks None seen
Limited Function Check (Engine) After jump starting, the engine 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 Operational
Travel Speeds Variable single
Steering Brakes
Service Brakes
Drive Motors
Final Drives
Limited Function Check (Drivetrain-Track) The drivetrain was operational.
Drivetrain #1
See photos for condition
Pumps (Hydraulics)
Hydraulic Tank
Hoses (Hydraulic) Worn
Loader Lift Cylinders Fluid accumulation on the left cylinder; Minor to moderate pin and bushing movement
Bucket Tilt Cylinders Minor to moderate pin and bushing movement
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.
Lift Arm Condition
Tilt Linkage
Chassis to Arm Pins Minor to moderate movement
Tilt Linkage Pins and Bushings Minor to moderate movement
Bucket to Arm Pins Heavy movement
Limited Function Check The main chassis components were operational in a limited check.
Frame Condition
Roller Frames
Belly pans
Pivot Shafts No visible leaks
Equalizer Bar Pivot Points Wear consistent with hours and age
Limited Function Check (Chassis) The main components were operational when checked without a load.
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: 32 mm; Right Side: 32 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
Loader Bucket Condition Cracks
Loader Bucket Cutting Edge Worn; Scalloped edge between teeth
Loader Bucket Shanks and Teeth
Specialty #1
Oil Sample Analysis Engine Transmission
date of analysis Jul 01, 2013 Jul 01, 2013
Silicon 2.02 PPM 11.44 PPM
Lead 0 PPM 0.42 PPM
Tin 0 PPM 0 PPM
Copper 0.88 PPM 36.03 PPM
Aluminum 1.33 PPM 1.99 PPM
Silver 0.03 PPM 0.11 PPM
Nickel 0.59 PPM 0.64 PPM
Chromium 0.5 PPM 0.17 PPM
Iron 9.07 PPM 19.24 PPM
Glycol NEG NEG
Fuel <5% <5%

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