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1997 or 1998 Ford New Holland 655E Loader Backhoe 4WD Extendahoe
Date of Manufacture on ROPS is 7/5/97
9394 Hours on Working Meter
This machine is rough in appearance, but starts, runs and works great. Some of our rig workers attempted to paint the machine. The paint job made the machine look a lot worse. Tires all hold air. One front tire is probably 90%, while the other three tires are probably 30% or less. Rear Tire Size: 16.9-28. Front Tire Size 14-17.5. Backhoe bucket is 17" wide. Loader bucket is 88" wide. Loader and backhoe pins are surprisingly tight for the hours on the machine. This would be a good machine for a farm, shop, yard etc.
The following items were tested and seem to function properly:
All Hydraulics (Loader, Backhoe and Outriggers)
No obvious hydraulic leaks or bleeding off noticed.
Chrome looks good on all hydraulic cylinders.
Loader, tractor and backhoe structural members seem to be in good condition (no cracks or repairs noticed).
Service brakes work great. Parking brake does not.
4wd works as expected.
Transmission seems strong. All gears work as expected.
Torque Converter Lock Out
Engine starts easily and runs strong.
Batteries seem to be good.
The following DO NOT WORK, ARE MISSINGOR WILL NEED ATTENTION SOON:
ENGINE WILL START WITH MACHINE IN GEAR!!!!!!!!!
Only one light on entire machine works.
Tachometer does not work, but hour meter works.
Other gauges may not work.
U-joints in front axle are very worn and should be replaced.
Grill and both side panels are missing.
Battery tray is bent and parts may be missing.
Seat is rough.
Fuse panel cover is missing.
Loader bucket edge is worn to the bolt holes from being used without a cutting edge.
Loader bucket sides are bent and fork hooks are bent. Forks are not included.
Replaceable teeth are missing on backhoe bucket.
Parking brake does not work.
I'm sure there are other things that I didn't notice.
$1000 Deposit is due within 48 hours of sale close. Balance is due within 7 days and before machine is picked up.
Thismachine is sold AS-IS, WHERE-IS with NO WARRANTY expressed or implied. Local pick up or you make all arrangements for pick up by a transport company. We will load onto a trailer. We are a drilling company and not in the business of selling equipment, so we don't have time to make shipping arrangements.