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bearing replaement

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by Grinch15, Jan 12, 2014.

  1. Grinch15

    Grinch15 Junior Member
    Messages: 2

    I have buyers tgs05b spreader and last week before salting (always give it quick shot before a long night) i went to grease the bottom bottom bearing and the fitting broke off in the gun tip. So i soaked the bearing in pb blaster and preceded to do that at every stop. Still spins freely, just wondering how hard it is to replace the bearing. Just unbolt the bracket then the bearing from the bracket? Don't mean to sound dumb just wondering if anyone has had this problem before. Thanks

    SHAWZER PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,287

    Just replace the broken grease fitting.
  3. Flawless440

    Flawless440 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,543

    Yeah it pretty easy... TSC carrys alot of them... They have a nice grease fitting kit as well
  4. joeyg999

    joeyg999 Member
    from Kansas
    Messages: 79

    Use a easy out to get the rest of the nipple out. That is if the you can save the bearing.
  5. Grinch15

    Grinch15 Junior Member
    Messages: 2

    Can't it broke the thread so some is still in there pulled on the motor shaft tonight and had some up play i assume it should be pretty easy. Just wondering if this is a sign of a bigger problem. Thanks again!
  6. joeyg999

    joeyg999 Member
    from Kansas
    Messages: 79

    Good luck with it I am dealing with some issues as well a 6.5 engine swap and lift cylinder busted the sub frame. It really sucks to have to work on are equipment when we need it most.
  7. skimastr105

    skimastr105 Member
    Messages: 35

    Try thebigbearingstore.com. I have had good luck with them.