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How many Hyd hoses ?

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by xtreem3d, Sep 14, 2011.

  1. xtreem3d

    xtreem3d PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,548

    i am working on an old IL DOT truck (28,000gvwr) that has hyd's for a plow and salter. The old mount plate at the rear of the truck has 3 hoses ...would that be the right number for a v-box or tailgate spreader?
    Steve
     
  2. Can run either they used a single return line you will need a tee on the spreader side to join them
     
  3. xtreem3d

    xtreem3d PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,548

    one of the fittings has a capped off Tee which i thought was weird. Can you explain a little bit about the hoses flow?
    Thanks,
    Steve
     
  4. two hoses going to the spreader one for the auger one for the spiner. One hose is a return this should be the biggest hose
     
  5. xtreem3d

    xtreem3d PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,548

    thanks..i wiil look harder at it tomorrow,
    Steve
     
  6. cet

    cet PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,202

    Some trucks will have 4 hoses going to the back and some 3. On 3 hose system you will have a supply line for the auger and a supply line for the spinner. The return hose for the auger and spinner will be Tee'd together and go back to the tank. On a 4 hose system the supply lines will be the same but they will both have their own return lines.