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Help with skids or casters?

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by jc-co, Sep 21, 2007.

  1. jc-co

    jc-co Junior Member
    from Rockies
    Messages: 2

    Western Unimount on Toyota Tacoma - Every little dip/bump I hit just crashes the plow frame/mount.

    Is there a roller type caster or something I can put on plow frame?

    Have seen similar on RV's to keep bumpers, etc, from scraping. Can't find those.

    Any ideas?

    Any one else have this trouble?

    Also heard from Western shop that new Chevy mount is almost on the ground out the door. What will they do?
    They saw mine & had no real ideas.

    Thanks for any help.

  2. SnoFarmer

    SnoFarmer PlowSite Fanatic
    from N,E. MN
    Messages: 7,921

    I recommend a set of timbrens and the right amount of ballast/counterweight placed behind the rear wheels as close to the tailgate as you can get.
    This should help.

    And remember springs fatigue over time especially when there carrying a heavy load like a plow.
    You might want to loot into new ones also... just an Idea...

    take a look.http://www.truckspring.com/