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boss v-plow question

Discussion in 'Residential Snow Removal' started by smokinspartan, Dec 28, 2004.

  1. smokinspartan

    smokinspartan Junior Member
    Messages: 16

    i got a new steel boss 8.2ft power v-plow, and im new to all this. what kind of grease should i use to grease the v hinge (is it called a center pin?) . and is there a special fitting i need to feed grease inside of it? also is it okay to use like white lithuim grease in a spray can, for like hitch pins and what else should i grease/lube? i know these are basic questions, just wanna make sure im taking care of my equiment properly, any help appriecited. thanks.
     
  2. ABM

    ABM Junior Member
    Messages: 27

    I wouldn't use any grease, it just attracts dirt and wears it faster. As far as I know there isn't a grease fitting anywhere on these plows. They say to grease the pins but I never have. I give them an occasional squirt of Break Away to displace moisture and keep them from freezing.
     
  3. 04superduty

    04superduty PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,354

    you use a grease needle to grease the center pin. when your plow is in the v, you will see small holes along the hinge on the front of your plow. i use what evers in my grease gun, usually high temp wheel bearing grease.
     
  4. SnoFarmer

    SnoFarmer PlowSite Fanatic
    from N,E. MN
    Messages: 8,592


    I agree.. i use a high molidium grease (the thick gray stuff). It woun't wash out as quickly as wheel bearing grease, pump it in until it oozes out the edges.
     
  5. butler L&S

    butler L&S Member
    Messages: 89

    I also use a grease needle on the end of a grease gun. I do this a few times a year (not this year...no snow in MN). You also should use dielectric grease on the electrical connections.
     
  6. TLS

    TLS PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,425

    I use a rubber nipple fitting on my one grease gun. Push it up to the holes, and pump until it squishes out.

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  7. TLS

    TLS PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,425

    I bought this about 15-20 years ago at an auto parts store. Haven't seen one lately, but then again, haven't been looking for one either.

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