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Fisher Conventional Pump Question!

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by fordplowguy250, Nov 27, 2014.

  1. fordplowguy250

    fordplowguy250 Junior Member
    from Mass
    Messages: 6

    Hi all,
    New to the forum and I have a couple of questions about my old style fisher pump. First the question which way does it turn CCW or CW????

    SO this is my story. I have my plow hooked up to my truck right now with the power steering running the plow. It works great a little slow when trying to steer and angle the plow at once but hey...long story short I have six driveways I plow right now and I plan on taking on much more. I am very nervous the at last minute right before a storm the power steering pump is just going to hang up. Its not acting funny on doing anything concerning but I just want to be reliable.

    SO this is my plan. I really dont want to spend the money on a "real" setup even though I should. I have a solution, I use a pump motor and make up a shaft that connects my conventional pump to my pump motor. Then use momentary switches and install them in my existing cable controller. I would only need three raise, right angle, left angle and when I move the stick on the controller it would activate the switch and turn on the pump with a solenoid of course. I have seen some similar systems out there that actually look factory. I dont see why it wouldn't work. I am kind of wondering about the rpm, if the motor I use would be enough to promptly raise the plow and angle it.

    Any ideas or comments would be appreciated!!!
    Thanks in advance.