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hi-way model p spreading problems

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by chachi1984, Dec 13, 2012.

  1. chachi1984

    chachi1984 Senior Member
    Messages: 396


    I have an older hi-way model P spreader. the spreader runs good. only problem is the last year it really only spread on the right side of the truck. 90% of the salt came out the right side.
    any suggestions???
  2. LON

    LON Senior Member
    Messages: 749

    Flaps inside chute adjustable or did someone weld them in a fixed position?
    May have to play with "timing" on spinner vanes to get it to throw like you want.
  3. gtmustang00

    gtmustang00 Senior Member
    from Berlin
    Messages: 745

    Maybe theres a chunk in the chute. That would happen to mine every once in awhile.
  4. chachi1984

    chachi1984 Senior Member
    Messages: 396

    ill take a look , dont think there weld ,, do u mean just where the salt falls off the conveyor

    iam guessing the inner baffler
    Last edited: Dec 13, 2012
  5. Morrissey snow removal

    Morrissey snow removal PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,799

    yes the inner baffels i take them right out of my sanders
  6. chachi1984

    chachi1984 Senior Member
    Messages: 396

    I dont think mine has the inner baffler in it, just has the hopper walls
    there is a piece going from side to side the a small A piece

    have to give it another try and see how its working