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Western v box suggestions

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by Theshoemaker, Nov 18, 2010.

  1. Theshoemaker

    Theshoemaker Senior Member
    Messages: 206

    Hello, just bought a 8ft western v box salt spreader. The guy i bought it from said it worked a few years ago but has been sitting since. Any suggestions as to lubricating the chains?? I have heard that diesel works pretty good, is there anything else i should try??I can get the motor all tuned-up etc. but my main concern is the conveyor and bearings.

    Thanks guys in advance !!!
  2. csi.northcoast

    csi.northcoast Senior Member
    Messages: 320

    i have always used used motor oil, or tranny fluid..