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Central Hydraulics, school me please

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by cotter, Oct 17, 2010.

  1. cotter

    cotter Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 182

    I have a 88 F700 with a dump bed and PTO hydraulics. I found a plow blade set up for truck hydraulics. Can this combination somewhat easily be combined? I have some hydraulic repairs under my belt but not 'design' or fabrication.
    Any help would be appreciated.
    Chad
     
  2. no lead

    no lead PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,308

    tough question without more info. if you can get the plow on the truck the hyds should be easy. how many couplers/hyd lines go to the front of the truck? then how many on the plow? what type of controls? electric?

    maybe a picture would save some words.
     
  3. cotter

    cotter Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 182

    I have nothing to the front of the truck currently. I have the PTO lever and the dump lever. I would assume that I could split off ahead of the dump valve, have pressure there and control it thru valves either mechanical or electric???
    I guess it does not matter the guy sold the blade today. One of those deals where I should have dropped everything, bought the plow, then figured it out.
    Thanks Chad