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1973 CAT 955K track loader for sale

Discussion in 'Equipment For Sale/Wanted' started by JD in Reseda, Feb 4, 2020.

  1. JD in Reseda

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    955 Crawler loader can use a little attention and some ones love. it was a great running machine and with some mechanical work you can have a 955 loader. Engines runs fine, brakes and clutches have a few hundred hours in them, if that. Has multi shank ripper bar, a standard bucket that is in great shape all pins and bushings were replaced to keep tight. Its been sitting for 10 years, not a problem. I put batteries in it and it starts right up. SERIOUS BUYER ONLY. Leave a contact number for me to reach you at. This is located in So Calif. 91335 contact me at JMD1060@sbcglobal.net $7500.00
     

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  2. Bluox

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    You might mention just as truth in lending your under carriage is about at 150% or WTFO.
    Bob
     
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    No lie about that. How could a sprocket get that worn. Good luck w sale
     
  4. JD in Reseda

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    Sure the rails will need to be replaced, segments, bolts and nuts are new condition. Photos need updating when finished. Pads are good to reuse. Spend $4000 for rails and you will have a good running machine.
     
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  5. JD in Reseda

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    Also for the ones who read past the TRACTOR COPS/wantabees feel free to ask any questions and I'll get back ASAP.
     
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    At that price its worth a look, I paid more then that and also had to replace rails. Good luck with the sale
     
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    Thank you for the POSITIVE reply. Have a good day! :)
     
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    Sorry I was just making an observation and wondering how a sprocket could get that worn. Meaning wouldn’t think it would perform with what looks like no teeth. I’m all for using up the undercarriage. Our D41 was constantly jumping the teeth on the sprocket. We ran it till we thought it was going to damage something if we didn’t change them.
     
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  9. JD in Reseda

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    There is a forum section for wondering... I believe this forum section is for selling heavy equipment! Thanks for posting...
     
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  10. Welder Dave

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    Depending on the shape of the rest of the machine, it could be a good candidate for new undercarriage even if cost 12 to 15K. A good 955K for under 25K with new undercarriage is not a bad deal. The sitting for 10 years could cause some issues but definitely worth checking out.
     
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  11. JD in Reseda

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    Tried to upload a video but says its to large. Anyways new batteries and segments. Photos will show it moves just fine. Need to know anything you can Email me ^^^ top post!
     

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  12. Welder Dave

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    Generally you want to replace sprockets and rails at the same time but doing the segments does reduce the cost for the buyer if the new segments are included for the same price or not much more. If it runs good is still a good deal.
     
  13. JD in Reseda

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    Also I was thinking I can add a 4' single drum sheepsfoot with purchase of 955 for $10.000.00. I also have a 800 gallon fuel storage tank on dual axles I will add for free.
    PS I will have all the tin back on soon, as photos show none. Engine and undercarriage covers for 955k included.
     

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  14. Welder Dave

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    Too bad you weren't closer. I'd be interested in the sheepsfoot. Don't see many that narrow that could be pulled with a smaller tractor.
     
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    What a difference new segments make. Like putting chrome wheels and new tires on an old truck! We could use that machine but way to far from Ga! Probably be 4K or better to get it here! We changed the sprockets on our D41 prior to the rails as well. Had to use it. Good luck with the sale.
     
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    Videos cannot be posted on HEF.
    But you can post a link to video hosting site such as YouTube.
    If it is done properly the video will appear as if it were on HEF.
    Like this one.