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Converting a E47 to E57

Discussion in 'Meyer / Diamond Products Discussion' started by v8motorcycleman, Nov 28, 2011.

  1. v8motorcycleman

    v8motorcycleman Junior Member
    Messages: 10

    Do I only need to order a new E57 pump assembly and get a new 4 1/2" motor to convert my E-47 to an E-57?
     
  2. B&B

    B&B PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,777

    Yes plus the three pump mounting bolts you'll need to replace the existing studs with. You can either purchase them from Meyer under p/n 22339 or just go to a fastener store and pick up them up. They're just allen head 5/16-18 x 1-3/4" long so they're nothing special. You'll also need a couple fresh O-rings to re-seal the new pump to the sump base.
     
  3. milwaukeevtwin

    milwaukeevtwin Senior Member
    Messages: 335

    pump

    Wondering what the difference is to upgrade this and why?
     
  4. swa136

    swa136 Senior Member
    Messages: 149

    Everyone's favorite, Speed! :salute:
     
  5. MahonLawnCare

    MahonLawnCare Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 851

    exactly HOW much faster is this than the regular e47....my new truck came with a 47 on it and my dealer wants 300 to upgrade it to a 57 and i cant take how slow the 47 is...
     
  6. dave_dj1

    dave_dj1 Senior Member
    from NY
    Messages: 350

    It's the difference between a 3.5" motor and a 4.5" motor, more power = more speed!
     
  7. leolkfrm

    leolkfrm PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,412

    What type of oil have you been using?
     
  8. MahonLawnCare

    MahonLawnCare Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 851

    just bought the truck Monday. It's got the usual meyer blue in it.
     
  9. MahonLawnCare

    MahonLawnCare Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 851

    so nobody's done it or nobody knows?
     
  10. kashman

    kashman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,070

    its faster but no e60
     
  11. kashman

    kashman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,070

    500 and you can get a fresh rebuilt e60 dime a D on clist at 300.
     
  12. MahonLawnCare

    MahonLawnCare Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 851

    i'm not spending 500 on an e60, too cheap. i like how the motor is vertical on the 47s no catching crap in the pump. maybe i'll have to turn it to a e57.
     
  13. kashman

    kashman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,070

    then go with the e58
     
  14. v8motorcycleman

    v8motorcycleman Junior Member
    Messages: 10

    Bought a new Meyer E57 pump and motor and going to do the conversion. I'll let you know how much faster. I currently run an E60 and test E47's on my truck and I can tell you for certain there is a speed difference. Looking forward to see how much fater the E57 is than the E47.
     
  15. Fourtrax250R

    Fourtrax250R Senior Member
    Messages: 109

    Also, going from a E-47 to a E-57 is not only just the larger pump and motor.... to make it a true E-57 you would need the higher flow valve block they came with. We have all three pumps in service on out vehicles.... E-60's, E-47's, and E-57/E-57H. I can tell you the E-57 is MUCH faster than a E-47, but a tad slower than the E-60. Personally, I like the 57 the best! ussmileyflag
     
  16. racer47

    racer47 Senior Member
    Messages: 324

    if you want speed... the e 60 are the best.... i think they are the best meyer makes.. i havent run any newer pumps . but i have run e 47 e 57 e 60 .. ((((( but i would not run anyone but e 60 )))) they are by fare the fastest
     
  17. ta3834bbl

    ta3834bbl Senior Member
    Messages: 215

    Ok, I know this is an old thread but how much better was the conversion to the e57 pump and motor than the 47 without the upgrade to the block ? I just toasted my motor on my 47 again ( about every two years the armature windings burn up ) and I'm looking to upgrade cheaply. I quit plowing commercially so I only do friends and family type jobs. I have a C8 and it is slow as snot even with a new motor, fluid, etc. How much can the pump be bought for and who from ? Motors can be gotten from everywhere but I never see the pumps listed anywhere. Thanks a bunch. And of course, we are looking at up to 10 inches of snow in the next few days and my motor died last night......
     
  18. mpriester

    mpriester Senior Member
    Messages: 404

    i just did this to one of mine that the pump went bad on and there is no waiting on it to raise, i feel its worth it but i am doing commercial, if i was only doing residential i would have probably only changed the pump.
     
  19. ta3834bbl

    ta3834bbl Senior Member
    Messages: 215

    Thanks for your info and opinion. I have been wondering about this swap for a long time, keep putting it off, and now I need to fix it pronto of course. I will post a new thread question for the people who may look at the dates of this one and ignore it. Thanks again.