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Stuff to watch out for?

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment' started by dirtyscag, Jan 15, 2011.

  1. dirtyscag

    dirtyscag Senior Member
    Messages: 121

    I just got a 1987 Cat IT12 this year with 13000 hours on it is there anything i should watch out for? It also has a 12' protech pusher up front.
  2. hydro_37

    hydro_37 PlowSite Veteran
    from iowa
    Messages: 3,790

  3. dirtyscag

    dirtyscag Senior Member
    Messages: 121

    Im talking more like mechanical issues that you guys have found
  4. 2COR517

    2COR517 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,115

    Don't forget curbs and bicycle racks. I hate bicycle racks.

    With 13,000 hours I would be watching everything. Start with fresh fluids everywhere so you know where you stand. Listen closely for changes in sounds.

    Any idea how much of the time was done just pushing snow?