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packing nut replacement

Discussion in 'Western Plows Discussion' started by mdk939, Dec 1, 2009.

  1. mdk939

    mdk939 Junior Member
    from ohio
    Messages: 5

    I replaced the lift ram and packing on my pump but i can't get the new or old packing nut to thread in....the old one screwed right out and i can screw the new one in without the ram in place but it seems like the packing needs to be compressed or something.
    thanks in advance for your help
  2. RichG53

    RichG53 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,135

    Might have to push(hammer)in a bit to get the nut started it ...It is the right packing ?????
  3. mdk939

    mdk939 Junior Member
    from ohio
    Messages: 5

    thanks, i allready got it....i took the top packing ring off, threaded the nut in a little then took it back out and put the ring in and it threaded right in

    LET IT SNOW!:drinkup: