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Swing Frame.

Discussion in 'Sno-Way Discussion' started by Tuck11, Dec 25, 2008.

  1. Tuck11

    Tuck11 Junior Member
    Messages: 17

    Can the hole where the bolt goes through the swing frame be repaired. When plowing today I noticed what looks like the bushing that mounts into the swingframe broke loose.

    Can this bushing be rewelded back into the swingframe or do I need to replace the complete swingframe?

    Any suggestion on how to toughten this up? Looks like kind of a weak link on the Sno-Way.

    The model is a Predator 24. Year, 2000

    Thanks

    Tuck11
     
  2. basher

    basher PlowSite Fanatic
    from 19707
    Messages: 8,992

    Sure you can weld it as long as it's not been ran too long in that condition.
     
  3. Tuck11

    Tuck11 Junior Member
    Messages: 17

    Re: SWING FRAME

    Thanks for the advice Basher,
    I took the swingarm to the place where I bought the Snow-Way from, and he said he has not seen this before, but he straightened the swing-arm and re-welded the bushing. Looks and operates like new.

    Was a little premature about my weakest link comment. Sorry Snow-Way.

    Dealer did say it looked like the weld on the bottom was more prevalent on the bushing side and less on the swing-arm side which he felt caused the break.

    Oh well cost of doing business.( 250.00 for re-welding) still cheaper than a new swing-arm.

    Again, thanks for the advice about getting it welded

    Tuck11

    2000 Tundra Limited
    2000 Snow-Way predator 24 w dp
     
  4. basher

    basher PlowSite Fanatic
    from 19707
    Messages: 8,992

    Or about $32 a year not bad.:D