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Keep breaking plow lights

Discussion in 'Blizzard Plows Discussion' started by maximus44, Feb 5, 2008.

  1. maximus44

    maximus44 Senior Member
    Messages: 113

    Does anyone else here have a problem with the lights(plastic) breaking whenever the plow trips?
    I have gone through 3 sets of lights. Getting annoying,and expensive.
    Is there a solution to this?
  2. fastjohnny

    fastjohnny Senior Member
    Messages: 654

    What is breaking? The plastic trim ring, or are the screws pulling out/breaking the plastic they are screwed into?

    Use longer screws to get more holding power of the plastic light bucket. Predrill so you dont crack it further.
  3. jjtmarineb2

    jjtmarineb2 Member
    Messages: 79

    I just thought of this, and haven't tried it but it makes sense. Why not go buy a swaybar end link kit and use the bushings out of it. Drill the mounting hole slightly larger to allow the bolt to move with the bushings, and I would think that it would help absorb the shock. Just an idea. :salute:
  4. fastjohnny

    fastjohnny Senior Member
    Messages: 654

    Thats funny, I just did that last night, had an old set in the bin.