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hydro fluid

Discussion in 'Sno-Way Discussion' started by vtecricer71, Nov 30, 2006.

  1. vtecricer71

    vtecricer71 Junior Member
    from ohio
    Messages: 9

    is there a specfic hydro fluid i need to use in my MT plow? thanks
  2. Rcgm

    Rcgm Senior Member
    Messages: 613

    Sno way has there own fluid I would recommend using there fluid it has never let me down.

  3. toby4492

    toby4492 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,513

    We use a type 5606 hydraulic fluid in our snowplows. This is readily available through any authorized Sno-Way dealer. It is designed for low temp and contains anti-foaming agents. If you were to put some other type of fluid in it make sure that you completely drain and flush the system including the cylinders as many types of fluid are not compatible with each other. Make sure to stay away from any synthetic type oils as it will damage the seals and o-rings.
  4. hotvet67

    hotvet67 Junior Member
    Messages: 8

    -50 Plow Oil Meyer Western Fisher Sno - Way

    Heres plow oil from S. A. M. snowplow aftermarket manufacturing part # 1307005....4.79 qt. made in mentor , OH.
    Replaces meyer , western , fisher , sno - way
    Blue -50 degree
    Used it on my western 7.5 ultra mount....took almost 2 quarts including the rams.
    Was using meyer blue -70 at over 6.00 a quart
  5. ellenbill

    ellenbill Junior Member
    Messages: 2

    snowway oil

    why would I buy snoway fluid when the dealer in Edmonton Alberta quoted me $24.00 a quart. They were told where to keep it.:gunsfiring:
  6. basher

    basher PlowSite Fanatic
    from 19707
    Messages: 8,990

    That's a joke, that fluid should be in the neighborhood of 10 your money.

    Use meyer fluid if it's available at a reasonable price, better then the blue stuff.