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1995 Caterpillar 988F Wheel Loader (#459872)

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Winning Bid: US $18,000  
# of Bids: 2   View Bid History
Sold on: 9/12/13
Auction Type: Featured Event
Features: Enclosed Cab, A/C, Heater, Joystick Steering, Caterpillar 3408 Engine, 36/65 Tires, 148" Wide Spade-Nose Bucket. *** Sellers comments: The Engine, Transmission, and Torque Converter were rebuilt at 38,000 Hours ***
Meter Reading: 49,578 Hours
Serial Number:
Location: Michigan, United States
Zip/Postal Code:48209
(Wayne 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 Not original paint; Blemishes where decals have been removed; Touch up paint; Scratches; Chips; Concrete residue; Heavy material residue ; See photos for condition
Sheet Metal (Fiberglass) Condition Dents; Cracks; Bent panels; Missing panels; Door, windows and side panels do not close or open properly; Missing/inoperable latches; Surface rust; Metal corrosion; Metal erosion
Steps/Ladders Bent; See photos for condition
Hand Rails See photos for condition
General Appearance #1
Control Station
Mirrors Bent mount; Broken; Weld repairs; Scratched; Material residue
Glass Front: Cracked. Front, Left, Right, Rear: Damaged weather stripping. Front: Damage impedes the drivers line of sight. Left, Right: Chipped; Material residue
Seats/Armrests Inoperable slide or adjustment; Loose armrests
Seat Belts Operational
Control Lock Lever Inoperable
Hydraulic Controls Loose; Worn
Steering Control Loose; Joystick
Drivetrain Controls Throttle sticks
Transmission Disconnect Operational
Oil Pressure Gauge inoperable
Exterior Lights Operational Some inoperable
Warning Lights Inoperable
Travel Alarm Operational
Gauges Inoperable; Cracked screen
Hour Meter/Odometer 49,578 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; Vents damaged; Blows out rust
Heater Operational; Vents damaged
Interior Floor mat, Dash plastic: Damaged.
Limited Function Check The main components operated except as noted. The switches in the cab are damaged.
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; Dented fuel tank; Weld repairs; Fluid accumulation
Exhaust System No visible damage
Radiator Fin damage
Oil Leaks Seepage: Side of engine.
Fuel Leaks None seen
Cooling System Leaks None seen
Limited Function Check (Engine) The engine started and ran.
Blow by @ idle (subjective observation)
Transmission Operational; Unusual noise; Fluid accumulation
Front Drive Axle Fluid Accumulation
Rear Drive Axle Fluid Accumulation
Final Drives
Limited Function Check The drivetrain was operational as noted.
Drivetrain #1
See photos for condition
Pumps (Hydraulics) Noisy; Not visually inspected
Valves Worn; Not visually inspected
Hydraulic Tank Dented; Fluid accumulation
Hoses (Hydraulics) Loose; Worn
Loader Lift Cylinders Heavy pin and bushing movement; Dripping leak on the right cylinder; Fluid accumulation on the cylinders
Bucket Tilt Cylinders Heavy pin and bushing movement; Chrome damage on the right cylinder; Seepage on the cylinders
Steering Cylinders Heavy pin and bushing movement; Fluid accumulation on the right cylinder
Limited Function Check Some functions were noisy; The hydraulic system was operational except as noted.
Hydraulics #1
Pin connection pivot point wear inspections are limited to sound, sight and feel observations. Dial indicator testing is not performed.
Articulating Center Pins Excessive wear/damage
Brake Type Hydraulic
Brake Lines/Hoses Not visually inspected
Park Brake Inoperable; Button will not release
Limited Function Check The service brakes performed. The park brake would not hold the machine.
Frame Condition Metal Deterioration
Tire Brands Goodyear & Titan
Tire Condition Cuts; Gouges; See photos
Wheel Condition Bent; Rusty
Wheel Studs, Nuts, Lugs
Lift Arm Condition Worn at bottom of lift arms
Tilt Linkage
Chassis to Arm Pins Heavy movement
Tilt Linkage Pins and Bushings Excessive wear/damage; Weld Repairs
Bucket to Arm Pins Heavy movement
Limited Function Check The main components were operational except as noted.
Chassis #1
Loader Bucket Condition Worn; Cracked; Weld repairs
Loader Bucket Cutting Edge/Shanks/Teeth Worn edge; Weld on
Specialty #1
Oil Sample Analysis Engine
date of analysis Aug 15, 2013
Silicon 4.81 PPM
Lead 0.27 PPM
Tin 0.17 PPM
Copper 2.32 PPM
Aluminum 4.27 PPM
Silver 0.09 PPM
Nickel 0.36 PPM
Chromium 0.56 PPM
Iron 27.94 PPM
Glycol NEG
Water NEG
Fuel <5%

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