An undercarriage inspection is crucial when searching for a used dozer. Why? Up to 60% of operating costs can be related to the undercarriage and, while an undercarriage may look great and even brand new at first glance, a closer look can reveal if certain components have been replaced or if other more cost-saving measures have taken place.
To help show what an undercarriage inspection might reveal, Dennis Howard and Jake Mast walk and talk through a dozer undercarriage inspection. They look at components and point out some undercarriage repair points and other areas that have not yet been replaced to help you understand the remaining life expectancy of the undercarriage and what may be costly in the near future.
Led by Dennis Howard, RDO’s used equipment expert and a ForConstructionPros.com contributor, The Track features used equipment information, helpful buying tips and frequently asked questions about how to buy, maintain and find used equipment for your fleet.