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Blizzard Repair Kit

Discussion in 'Blizzard Plows Discussion' started by Allagash, Mar 4, 2006.

  1. Allagash

    Allagash Senior Member
    Messages: 159

    Do any of you guys keep the kit sold by Blizzard with them while plowing? If so, has it been worth the purchase? I've thinking about buying it. I can potentially loose hundreds of dollars in downtime if my plow doesn't operate.
  2. pbeering

    pbeering Senior Member
    Messages: 266

    You answered your own question.

    We keep a spare of everything, including solenoids, pumps, motors, fittings, hoses, and fluid.

    Better to have and not need than to need and not have.
  3. SnowDozers

    SnowDozers Member
    Messages: 86

    I have it, have not used it, would buy it again.
  4. Buddhaman

    Buddhaman Senior Member
    Messages: 121

    Buy it

    Look at it this way, if you have the kit, you will probably never use it. If you don't have it, something WILL break and you will need it.
  5. Allagash

    Allagash Senior Member
    Messages: 159

    Very good advice guys. I'm going to buy it.

    How often do you guys dump and refill your hydraulic fluid?
  6. jbutch83

    jbutch83 Senior Member
    Messages: 227

    I would say to change the fluid at the end of the season, as well as the beginning. This way you get any bad junk out before it goes away for the summer, then new stuff to start the season off with.
  7. CNYScapes

    CNYScapes Senior Member
    Messages: 136

    I have two blizzards but no kit. I plan on putting together my own kit but havent done it yet. My buddy has the kit from blizzard and blew a hose one night, well he pulls out his kit and the hose they gave him is not long enough. He was PI*&ED OFF to say the least. So Im not sure why he got a short hose, or if all the kits have the same hose, but it is something to think about?