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Crawlers, Dozers, Loaders & Backhoes Discussion Forum

Re: oc 46 3g

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Donald Lehman

02-14-2014 10:32:33
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Considering that they won't let you check anything out, I would assume it needs a quite a bit of work. It's a 1959 and if it has never been rebuilt or anything I would assume it needs a complete overhaul to be on the safe side and go from there. I would say $1,000 would be about all I'd pay for it and less if I could get them any lower. I recently checked in the tractor values section and OC-46's sell for less money than the OC-4's. I recently rebuilt a 1958 OC-4 from the bare frame up and spent about double what they are currently bringing. I skimped on nothing and it was worth every penny. If the tranny, tracks and sprockets are sound you would spend a LOT less than that even if you had to do a complete motor rebuild. In this area JD 350's are bringing $7,000-$12,000 in junk condition. Cherry JD $350's are bringing in the $20,000 range. An OC-4/46 is a tad smaller and lighter than a 350 but not by much. The OC-4/46 was a top-of-the-line light crawler in it's day and a freshly rebuilt one still is. It all boils down to how money you have to spend/are willing to spend. As stated below, Zimmerman's is the place to go for parts and info.

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jdemaris

02-14-2014 16:01:36
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 Re: oc 46 3g in reply to Donald Lehman, 02-14-2014 10:32:33  
OC4 a "tad smaller and lighter" then a Deere 350? That's a bit of an understatement. OC4 weighs around 4000 lbs. with no attachments. A Deere 350 weighs twice that at 7900 to 8400 lbs. bare. Even a Deere 1010 is near twice the weight. An OC4 if compared to a Deere is closer to a 420 crawler in weight and power. A 350 has a heck of a lot more pushing power to go with the weight when compared to an OC4. Bigger final drives, much beefier transmission, and also a hydraulic-clutched powershift reverser (if ordered that way). Bigger engine, more horsepower and more torque. OC4 is a good machine for what it is, but it's nowhere near the machine a 350 is. In regard to prices - in my area of central NY I come across OC4s now and then in the $1000 price-range in poor condition but complete. I've found plenty of Deere 350s for $2500-$3000 in running but "needy" condition. 350s are prone to broken side-frames, broken finals, and a "bad connection" between the reverser and transmission.

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blrott

02-14-2014 11:38:39
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 Re: oc 46 3g in reply to Donald Lehman, 02-14-2014 10:32:33  
thanks for the advise. really like this tractor. want to purchase it while using my head and not my heart. ie paying to much.



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DGH

02-14-2014 12:49:45
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 Re: oc 46 3g in reply to blrott, 02-14-2014 11:38:39  
Good luck!! If you get it you should join the discussion form on the ' Cletrac.org ' site. there are lots of us on there that have these machines.



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