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Ford 555C Backhoe $9500

Discussion in 'Used Plowing and Truck Equipment Forum' started by donleybrent, Jan 13, 2012.

  1. donleybrent

    donleybrent Member
    Messages: 38

    This is an 89 555c with about 6000 hrs on it. Runs good and everything works except the turn signal lights that are broke. It has new rear tires about 300 hrs ago. Standard hoe and 2wd. Tight cab with heat and radio. Comes with 24" rear bucket. 4 stick backhoe control.

    Asking $9500
    Located in Marlette Mi 48453

    Can be sold with the 10ft Pro tech for extra $

  2. donleybrent

    donleybrent Member
    Messages: 38

    More pics

    It is 4 speed with shuttle shift.


  3. oneoldsap

    oneoldsap Senior Member
    Messages: 188

    I used to have a Ford Backhoe/Loader . Those 4 stick controls can be an issue for someone that has no experience with them . Most people can't operate anything that isn't either Deere or Cat controls , especially young fellows that don't have much experience . Kinda fun to watch though !
  4. RJ lindblom

    RJ lindblom Senior Member
    Messages: 346

    The first backhow I ever ran was an old Ford 555. Summer of 95. DIdn't have any issue with hydraulics. It was a fun machine. They upgraded the next season to a Cat 416B, a really sweet machine that they still have.
  5. donleybrent

    donleybrent Member
    Messages: 38

    Someone needs a great backhoe. I dont need the money so offer me some trades or something. Really looking for something either smaller like compact tractor or another skidsteer. A decent 2trd loader would be nice also. I have cash I can throw in if needed.
  6. donleybrent

    donleybrent Member
    Messages: 38

    $8900 if anyones interested
  7. tuney443

    tuney443 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,847

    You're not giving our youngins any credit there oneoldsap.That's because you're right.And for the record, not all 4 sticks were born equal.The ones in my first hoe--a Fat Allis I600 [Allis Chalmers],you almost needed 2 hands just to yank 1 lever.I still have a callous on the back of my 1 finger for extending the dipperstick on my old 3820 Cornbinder.Sure is nice now though with my pilot controls on my 410G Deere.

    RBRONKEMA GHTFD 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,592

    i too have run one of these before. Great machine to run. The backhoe controls were tricky, but I got used to them. Free bump for ya.