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arctic spring replacement

Discussion in 'Arctic Sectional Sno-Pusher' started by duramax8611, Nov 30, 2011.

  1. duramax8611

    duramax8611 Junior Member
    Messages: 27

    is there a site online to order the springs for the sectional online, or do you have to go through a dealer?
     
  2. pusherpro

    pusherpro Sponsor
    Messages: 85

    You need to go through a dealer duramax. you have a few to chose from in northern Indiana. Riggs Outdoor Power (219) 462-4099, Westside Tractor (260) 482-8576 and Palmer Truck 260-483-6367 to name a few.
     
  3. Mick76

    Mick76 2000 Club Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 2,157

    Just a heads up. They are a royal PITA to replace by yourself! If I had a damn dealer that would stay in business in Maine, I'd have drop the pusher off to them and have them take care of it (especially if your replacing alot of them).... good luck
     
  4. lndscpe

    lndscpe Member
    Messages: 55

    Yeah the center springs aren't fun to change, but with the right tool they are not that bad to do. Our first tool, for the center spring replacement, was a modified strut compressor tool. Then we were fortunate enough to have Arctic send us an center spring install tool. Makes all the difference, now it's not a dreadful chore.
     
  5. duramax8611

    duramax8611 Junior Member
    Messages: 27

    thanx for the help guys. I was at russo today and they are going to get them ordered for me. I have 4 of the middle ones to replace between 2 of my sectionals dosent sound like its going to be a fun job.

    pusher: thanks for always helping with the arctics, it was nice to put a name and face together out at the openhouse at your place a few weeks ago. Waiting to hear back from cat on my new machine and then we will be adding another sectional

    thanks again guys
     
  6. PapaSnowPlow

    PapaSnowPlow Junior Member
    Messages: 15

    how often do you need to replace the springs? how do you tell they are ready for replacement?
     
  7. pusherpro

    pusherpro Sponsor
    Messages: 85

    Papa you may never need to replace the springs. It's just a matter of the same springs tripping continuously over a period of time causes fatigue. If your springs are loose and easily moved side to side by hand you may want to think about replacing them.
     
  8. Mark Witcher

    Mark Witcher Senior Member
    Messages: 604

    Without the special tool from Artic, you will never get the new springs on.
     
  9. Joe Blade

    Joe Blade Member
    Messages: 81

    sec springs

    I think the side springs go in nice with two small pc pipe say 18" long
    the center spring I think sectional has a tool you can buy ask pusherpro he can get you one. I think it cheap.tymusic
     
  10. pusherpro

    pusherpro Sponsor
    Messages: 85

    Yup we do offer a center spring tool, about $50 and if you need instructions just e-mail me and I will send them over to you.
     
  11. Joe Blade

    Joe Blade Member
    Messages: 81

    No matter what people say about you pusherpro I alwways defend you! LOL
     
  12. pusherpro

    pusherpro Sponsor
    Messages: 85

    You da man Joe!
     
  13. lawnkale

    lawnkale Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 156

    tool

    yes the tool makes all the difference...If it was only as easy to get one of those free hats...7 pushers and cant seem to get my hands on one...
     
  14. plowinli

    plowinli Member
    Messages: 59

    I changed out all the springs last year on my 12LD without Arctic's spring tool, just had to think it through and it took about two to three hour to change all 12 springs.
     
  15. Canplow

    Canplow Senior Member
    Messages: 289

    Are these arctic pushers made by the Canadian Arctic Snow Plow Co.
     
  16. pusherpro

    pusherpro Sponsor
    Messages: 85

    canplow

    No sir they are made by Arctic Snow & Ice Control Products out of Bradlry IL. USA
    The company has been in business since 1978.
     
  17. Canplow

    Canplow Senior Member
    Messages: 289

    Thats to bad Im canadian and I dont here much about our Canadian made Plows I just purchased a 8ft poly and would like to hear feedback tips tricks anyone any Info tymusic
     
  18. AOS

    AOS Junior Member
    Messages: 21

    Just wondering if there is a part number for the spring replacement Tool or will my dealer ( Michigan Cat) be able to just ask for it? We will be changing spring on our LD12 and LD14's
     
  19. pusherpro

    pusherpro Sponsor
    Messages: 85

    Spring compression tool

    Yup just ask the guys at Michigan Cat to give me a call or call the factory and we'll ship it out.
     
  20. AOS

    AOS Junior Member
    Messages: 21

    Thanks pusherpro , I just try to help the parts people. David