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Vbox drag chain install

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by andrewlawnrangr, Nov 27, 2011.

  1. andrewlawnrangr

    andrewlawnrangr Senior Member
    Messages: 339

    hello all
    i am going to install a new drag chain on an air flo spreader. the old one self destructed and i removed before writing down which direction does the chain go. i know the drag bars lay on the bottem of the spreader, but which part of the chain is supposed to touch the gears. if any one has a picture that would be great.
     
  2. Moonlighter

    Moonlighter Senior Member
    Messages: 643

    Drag bars get layed down flat on the bottom of the spreader, only one way in with the drag bars on the bottom. The links are the only thing that touches the gears, watch for the chain getting caught up on the cross bars underneath. Adjust your take ups after the chain is in and master linked.
     
  3. andrewlawnrangr

    andrewlawnrangr Senior Member
    Messages: 339

    thank you, i am looking for which part of the link ( flat side or link pin) is supposed to touch the gear
     
  4. Moonlighter

    Moonlighter Senior Member
    Messages: 643

    Cool here ya go.

    new 004.jpg

    new 005.jpg
     
  5. andrewlawnrangr

    andrewlawnrangr Senior Member
    Messages: 339

    perfect... thank you moonlighter
     
  6. LON

    LON Senior Member
    Messages: 749

    the drive sprockets pull against the back side of the links and NOT against the pins
     
  7. Moonlighter

    Moonlighter Senior Member
    Messages: 643

    No problem
     
  8. Longae29

    Longae29 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,953

    make sure you take a ton of blood pressure medication before you start. The amount of cursing I heard from our mechanic last year when he replaced one was second to none.