CAT CTL Undercarrage Rebuild

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by RipT, Aug 22, 2008.

  1. RipT

    RipT LawnSite Member
    Posts: 41

    Have a 287B that needs some bogies and idler wheels replaced. Also some drive sprocket repairs. Tracks still look OK for now.

    Has anyone actual experience with the aluminum replacement wheels and/or grease tentioner from Bair Products??

    Any other third-party products out there that anyone knows of or actually used for CAT or ASV?

    Looking for any good input......Thanks, Rip
     
  2. jmf

    jmf LawnSite Member
    from ny
    Posts: 78

    First of all, it sounds like you have a Multi Terrain Loader and not a CTL. There is a big difference between the two, especially when it comes to the undercarriage and suspension.

    jmf
     
  3. bobcat_ron

    bobcat_ron LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 10,089

    I would look into getting Bair's front and rear rollers only, but the rear steel rollers (if they are available for the large U/C's) would be a better option. With the price of aluminum, you never know, scrap thieves are very crafty.
     
  4. talus

    talus LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 718

    How many hours on your machine?
     

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