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Pro Wings Edge Position

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by FordFisherman, Jan 6, 2008.

  1. FordFisherman

    FordFisherman PlowSite.com Addict
    from 06611
    Messages: 1,593

    Just installed a set of pro wings- Seems like the rubber edge will be more effective if it lays in front of the plows cutting edge instead of behind. Anyone run into a similar situation?
     
  2. Runner

    Runner Senior Member
    Messages: 957

  3. FordFisherman

    FordFisherman PlowSite.com Addict
    from 06611
    Messages: 1,593

    Thanks Runner- The directions arent real specific on this point. It seems like the rubber would curl back easily if not against the blade. How do yours work?
     
  4. Runner

    Runner Senior Member
    Messages: 957

    It seems like it would,...but it really doesn't. Even after they are wore out and softer, they still clean rather well. The majority of the power of the wings is not so so much in the outer edge scraping ability, but in the overall carrying capacity of a full plow.
     
  5. streetfrog

    streetfrog Senior Member
    Messages: 337

    Quicky for you. Do you guys drill the holes in the rubber 3/4 inch like the directions say or 1/2 inch like the bolts are? Will be installing mine today so just wanted to make sure. Thanks in advance
     
  6. Runner

    Runner Senior Member
    Messages: 957

    I remember tapping the bolts part way through to get the nuts started, so whatever size that is.... I then just used the impact to pull them the rest of the way through. Remember....don't overtighten these bolts so they are clinching into the rubber. It is unnecessary and just adds stress to the rubber. Use some nice big washers on the front, too. The larger, the better. I hope this helps.