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I have a 416 cat . I need to tow it on its wheels about I mile…

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I have a 416 cat...
I have a 416 cat . I need to tow it on its wheels about I mile on level ground but it has no transmission. The problem is the front bucket and rear hoe a dug into the ground. What is the best way to raise or remove them not being able to start the machine?
Submitted: 8 years ago.Category: Construction and Road Equipment
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Mechanic: Wayne, Journeyman replied 8 years ago
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Hi I'm Wayne
I will help you with this

The only way to do this, , is a forklift, another front loader, or tow truck
lift 10-12 " and block and chain up
you willl not hurt any thing lifting this short amount
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

Hello Wayne,


Using a block and chain how do I stop the extender hoe just falling down?

Mechanic: Wayne, Journeyman replied 8 years ago
Hi Chris,
Thank you for that

sorry for delay,

chain the arm/Ram for the hoe back, before yo u start lifting
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