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Broken pivot pins NO TORCH NO WELDER

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by KGRlandscapeing, Jan 11, 2010.

  1. KGRlandscapeing

    KGRlandscapeing 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,660

    need ideas Its a meyer ST 7.5
  2. 2COR517

    2COR517 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,115

    I'm not familiar with Meyer plows, but aren't those just held in with cotter pins?
  3. JR Snow Removal

    JR Snow Removal Senior Member
    Messages: 390

    No torch... no welder... good luck. Mine went out a couple years back and i had to grind the piece off on the blade that the pins are in b/c they where seized in there even after heat and a porta-power jack. My dealer had the right size pipe cut for this problem so I welded that back in place and put new pins in. I tried for hours with heat, sledges and porta-power and no dice. You might have better luck then me.
  4. wild bill

    wild bill PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,239

    tight spot

    no torch ,no welder, big hammer and long punch ,no go ! trip to welding shop or a new plow friend's shop .hate to be brutal !! payup
  5. Crash935

    Crash935 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,377

    Those are your only options!!!!
  6. KGRlandscapeing

    KGRlandscapeing 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,660

    Had to take it too a welding shop they fixd it all up and got it all back together. If i knew it was gonna be that cheap i would of just draggd it there yesterday. Thanks again for the advice
  7. rayzor32

    rayzor32 Junior Member
    Messages: 11

    Make sure you put gobs of never seize on the pins, when I had my meyer, I air chiseld them out and installed grease fittings.
  8. elite1msmith

    elite1msmith 2000 Club Member
    from chicago
    Messages: 2,762

    go buy the tourch , and welder, soon you will find more uses for them than ever. dont know how i made by all those years with out one.....stupid part is ...all those repiar jobs that we spend hours and hours, blood , sweet and tears...all could have been saved with a tourch
  9. 2005_Sierra

    2005_Sierra Senior Member
    Messages: 346

    be sure you pump the new pins full of grease to prevent this from happening, and it wouldn't hurt to give them a shot of grease after you are done plowing for the storm