304ccr track rollers

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by Mini man, Jan 31, 2011.

  1. Mini man

    Mini man LawnSite Member
    Messages: 241

    3 of my track rollers are leaking .....cat says 280 bucks each...they don't offer parts.
    Is it just the extreme cold making them leak ?
    Can you re build them?
  2. bobcat_ron

    bobcat_ron LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,137

    It's not worth rebuilding, the seal kits could be 15-25% less than a new roller, and after you add up the labour and parts you will be paying more, and it might just be a band-aid.
    Cold temps have a lot to do with it too, I blew a roller last year on my CTL, best thing to do is take a tiger torch on a propane tank and warm the rollers up a bit.
  3. P.Services

    P.Services LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,319

    I wonder if that's why I blew the seal in my final drive? That happened on a new drive but in a nasty cold storm.
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  4. Dirtman2007

    Dirtman2007 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,366

    yeah a couple did that on my yanmar. Hell with it, they'll lock up oneday and I'll replace them then.

    Noticed the same things on the front idler of my Daewoo excavator, filled it up with gear oil and it just poured out. Guess that another thing on the list to fix.. or sell it first.

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