burnt bobcat s250 help

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by woodlawnservice, Mar 27, 2013.

  1. woodlawnservice

    woodlawnservice LawnSite Senior Member
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    Been looking for a skid for some time but decide to rent rather than purchase till.more work becomes available... I may have ran into a deal.... its an 08 s250 that caught on fire... machine looks good not only.above engine looks.burnt... seller said it burnt the wiring up... he's sending.more pics of cab to.me.now.but whats a project like this entail. How hard of a job is it? I'm mechanically inclined but I do admit.I hate wiring.... is this even feasible... he's asking $4k obo. Good buy or pass on it? Thanks
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  2. AEL

    AEL LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I would never want to buy a head ache like that...
     
  3. bobcat_ron

    bobcat_ron LawnSite Fanatic
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    Meet with the seller and light it back on fire and finish the job.
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  4. woodlawnservice

    woodlawnservice LawnSite Senior Member
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    Lol out of all.seriousness though would it b a huge job? If moneys right I don't mind projects....
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  5. DavidsonLandscaping

    DavidsonLandscaping LawnSite Senior Member
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    Depending on the size of the fire, it could have weaken the machine everywhere. Would turn away, way to many headaches will arise. Would buy the bucket, attachments etc and call it a day.
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  6. alldayrj

    alldayrj LawnSite Gold Member
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    Offer 2k and part it out if your looking for ways to waste your time
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  7. woodlawnservice

    woodlawnservice LawnSite Senior Member
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    Lol not.to many good uplifting responses on this one... guess I got my answer in an in-direct way.
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  8. Junior M

    Junior M LawnSite Fanatic
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    Have you seem the amount of wires on these things? That's the last thing I'd wanna tackle..
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  9. woodlawnservice

    woodlawnservice LawnSite Senior Member
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    No I've never torn one apart nor inspected the wires closely....
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  10. Danny Boy

    Danny Boy LawnSite Senior Member
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    Maybe ask the dealer if there is a complete wiring harness available, if not PM Bobcat Ron for a more in depth response :canadaflag:
     

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