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Can I add turn or angle to my old western pump?

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by pds0, Dec 18, 2014.

  1. pds0

    pds0 Junior Member
    Messages: 1

    Hi, I've got an old western pump that has a cable for lowering the plow only. I see there are a couple of plugged ports on the valve body. Can I use those to go to a diverter valve to turn the blade? If so, which port has pressure, which is return?

    Or can I add a turn valve to it? If so, what is it called? I can't seem to find anything about this.

    Thank you
     
  2. linckeil

    linckeil PlowSite.com Addict
    from CT
    Messages: 1,265

    if you have the pump i think you do (pics would help), it is over 50 years old and no, angle cannot be added to it. find a more recent cable control pump with the angling capability. they are everywhere, cheap, and great units when dailed in correctly.
     
  3. xgiovannix12

    xgiovannix12 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,419

    dam I never thought those pumps still existed the ones with no angle :nod: