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salt spreader 1000

Discussion in 'Western Plows Discussion' started by plow3232, Dec 22, 2010.

  1. plow3232

    plow3232 Senior Member
    Messages: 139

    how to take out the drive shaft in the western 1000 salt spreader. I have have take out every bolt that is there but i can't get it out.
  2. plow3232

    plow3232 Senior Member
    Messages: 139

    nobody knows? I had to cut the shaft and now trying to take out the auger. can someone give me some tips how to. I tried heating it and then hammering it down but it doesn't even move.
  3. Dodge Plow Pwr

    Dodge Plow Pwr Senior Member
    Messages: 568

    It is connected to the bottom bearing with 2 set screws as well. Did you get those? How old is it?
  4. plow3232

    plow3232 Senior Member
    Messages: 139

    here is a pic. so I can't take out the auger out of the shaft?. is there 2 blots in the bottom of the auger or shaft.

  5. SnowMatt13

    SnowMatt13 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,559

    Looks like rust has helped hold too....
    Penetrating oil or heat......or both
  6. Jewell1386

    Jewell1386 Senior Member
    Messages: 139

    load it up with some wd40 and I use a torch to heat up between the auger spirals and once it is hot i used a broken punch so it was rounded no end and smaked it with a minisledge till it came completely off