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couldnt help myself

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by c.t. lawn care, Oct 5, 2003.

  1. c.t. lawn care

    c.t. lawn care Senior Member
    Messages: 147

    Man... i got it bad!!! :nod:

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  2. c.t. lawn care

    c.t. lawn care Senior Member
    Messages: 147

  3. c.t. lawn care

    c.t. lawn care Senior Member
    Messages: 147

  4. c.t. lawn care

    c.t. lawn care Senior Member
    Messages: 147

    last.. took it for a drive down the street about 3/4 of a mile and the darn thing is over heating granted it is 56 degrees out side but i just put a new fan clutch in and new seals for the anti-freez.. help!!!

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  5. szorno

    szorno Senior Member
    Messages: 308

    Ct- overheating is usually lack of circulation of either coolant of air. If you leave your truck idle, does it overheat? If it does, look at coolant level, thermostat and radiator cap. (assuming hoses not leaking etc) If it only overheats when driving with the plow on, then look at fan clutch and how high you bring the plow for transport. Keep it low enough to let air over the top and not bang the ground too much. Try angling the plow in transport too. Good luck with that nice baby Jimmy.:)
     
  6. c.t. lawn care

    c.t. lawn care Senior Member
    Messages: 147

    yea it only over heats when transporting... when i sit at a stop light it cools back down.. i was just wondering if there was a way i could transport it without having it so low to the ground
     
  7. 90plow

    90plow Senior Member
    Messages: 738

    I had a problem with my dodge over heating when transporting I found that keeping the plow angled and low helps allow air in and keep it cool. Some say that a rubber deflector helps also.
    Maybe try adding a lower temperature thermostat?? That will keep the temperatures down too.
    Hope that helps
    Eric
     
  8. Santo

    Santo Banned
    Messages: 255

    Cute little chevy.
     
  9. NoStockBikes!!

    NoStockBikes!! Senior Member
    Messages: 215

    I love my diesel. I transported my plow 50 miles at freeway speeds when it was 84 degrees out. Transmission and Coolant stayed within the normal temperature range. :D I was watching the guages like a hawk... It wasn't my ideal time to move it, but an opportunity presented itself and I thought "What the hell, I have guages."
     
  10. c.t. lawn care

    c.t. lawn care Senior Member
    Messages: 147

    ok so where can i get a diesel engine for my truck lol :D
     
  11. wyldman

    wyldman Member
    Messages: 3,265

    Geez,when I saw the pics I swear you stole my truck.We have the EXACT same S10.Same colour,rims,etc,etc.Even has a Snoway on it.
     
  12. Rooster

    Rooster Member
    from Kansas
    Messages: 650

    Assuming you have a nice big FAT wallet with lots of GREEN payup in it, you might talk to "WYLDMAN" he may be able to fix you up!

    :D

    Rick
     
  13. wyldman

    wyldman Member
    Messages: 3,265

    Yep,if you got the money,I'll put a Cummins in it for ya ! :D
     
  14. Chevy isnt as noisey.....
    lol..lol....:D
     
  15. Hubjeep

    Hubjeep Senior Member
    Messages: 501

    When I first got my plow I drove with it up all the way and things started to get a little warm. :yow!:

    Now I drive with the cutting edge of the plow about 4" from the ground, everything stays cool :cool:

    -John :cool:
     
  16. meyer22288

    meyer22288 Senior Member
    Messages: 999

    Nice set-up. Get more pics when you put the plow to use!:nod:
     
  17. c.t. lawn care

    c.t. lawn care Senior Member
    Messages: 147

    now what if i put an electric fan in it... could i run the blade higher in transport "mode"???
     
  18. Pelican

    Pelican 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,075

    The fan is not your problem, you're blocking the air that's supposed to flow through the radiator from doing so. The only fix is to get air to the radiator, usually running the blade at full angle will allow enough air to keep things cool.