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Trip Spring Adjustment For 7.5' Hiniker

Discussion in 'Hiniker' started by CURLERIC, Mar 16, 2007.


    CURLERIC Member
    from NY
    Messages: 39

    Can Anyone Tell Me How Tight I Should Go On Springs? Tried Pushing Heavy Sleet Accumulation And Tripped Out. I Never Adjusted Them They Should Be Like New Strength, Any Ballpark For How Much Thread To Expose,etc. I Don't Want To Overtighten And Break Truck.
  2. SnoFarmer

    SnoFarmer PlowSite Fanatic
    from N,E. MN
    Messages: 9,883

    Does your plow have the compression springs or the traditional set up where the springs are stretched to offer resistance?.

    It is hard to over tighten the compression (trip) springs on a Hiniker you will run out of threads first.
    Mine are tightened down all of the way and it still trips.
    Last edited: Mar 17, 2007

    CURLERIC Member
    from NY
    Messages: 39

    One Horizontal Spring On Each Side