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what has broking this winter

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by oppi2010, Mar 3, 2012.

  1. oppi2010

    oppi2010 Junior Member
    Messages: 24

    just woundering what everyone has broken or damage on there equipment. i went through rear brakes including calipers, lost two pins to my unimount, hit a sign at a taco bell and put a hole in the tail gate bent the rear bumper and bent the dual exhaust hopefully winter is almost over
  2. Greenstar lawn

    Greenstar lawn Senior Member
    Messages: 405

    I didn't plow enough to break anything this yr
  3. shott8283

    shott8283 Senior Member
    Messages: 258

    no snow = no break downs.
  4. Antlerart06

    Antlerart06 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,437

    Its been a easy yr
    No repairs
    To oppi2010 sound like you take things little slower so dont hit things
    I had a guy working for me once Always in a rush after hitting few signs and using frozen snow plies for a brake ended up putting the plow under the truck I let him go I couldnt afford him
  5. Greenstar lawn

    Greenstar lawn Senior Member
    Messages: 405

    Lol I would be pretty pissed off if I put a hole through my tailgate

    THEGOLDPRO PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,136

    My spirit....
  7. abbe

    abbe Senior Member
    from RI
    Messages: 718

    This guy^

    Spot on.
  8. BossPlow2010

    BossPlow2010 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,069

    Lol good one! :nod: :salute:

    I haven't broke anything except a few bolts but that cost a few bucks only.
    Buddy of mine hasn't had the same luck, brake line, tranny (not sure what specifically), flat tire 2 in the same night, plow hydro pump, hydro line, starter.
  9. Dogplow Dodge

    Dogplow Dodge PlowSite Veteran
    from NJ
    Messages: 3,699

    I broking my bank account fixing up my plow getting it ready for winter.

    Unfortunately, winter never came to broking me. Maybe next year I can broking something...:laughing:

    Oh, sorry, I meant :cry:
  10. quigleysiding

    quigleysiding PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,129

    Broke a line at 3:00 am after a 18 hour run .Doing a driveway. Didn"t have a spare with me. Had to call the other truck to finish the last two.
  11. maverjohn

    maverjohn Senior Member
    Messages: 902

    Just popped a return spring on my right wing today, other then that all's good.
  12. Oshkosh

    Oshkosh PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,655

    One of my bosses combo wing trucks eat a cummins 8.3 lower end.payup

  13. tuney443

    tuney443 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,847

    I broking my Boss push frame.It didn't like that raised MH cover at all.Other than that,just broking promises from Senor Weatherman.:rolleyes:
  14. CGM Inc.

    CGM Inc. PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,598

    Nothing major, spreader gas motor, hydro line on a tractor and that is the most of it.
  15. Grassman09

    Grassman09 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,808

    Almost everything we plowed with last year... Lots of worn thru or close to being worn thru Hydro lines on the blizzards. There time was up 6+ years old.
  16. Brian Young

    Brian Young PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,394

    I dare say thank God it was a slow start (it's still slow). Nothing major but all happen in the beginning. Blew 2 hoses that looked like they were new. The loader needed 2 new batteries 2 days after it was starting fine, also replaced a starter in it, operator ran it out of fuel because the damn gauge stuck at 1/2, skid steer gelled up twice (with additive in it). Chased my v box tarp half way across a Lowe's parking lot. Other than that it's been pretty good. Now I just have to use up the last 30 tons of salt but that doesn't even look hopeful.
  17. willshome

    willshome Junior Member
    from mass
    Messages: 29

    In one of the two storms we got my snow blower eat a newpaper did not break anything but 2 hours cleaning it out

    NICHOLS LANDSCA PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,362

  19. Dogplow Dodge

    Dogplow Dodge PlowSite Veteran
    from NJ
    Messages: 3,699

    Last year, I had a garden hose get pulled into my 8 horse unit. Wound around the tines like no tomorrow.

    Took about an hour to cut through the hose, and I was left with 40 short hoses for the trash man....
  20. GA73

    GA73 Member
    Messages: 90

    2 complete exhaust systems, exhaust manifold, wheel bearing hub.complete rear brakes,water pump. 4 u joints, set of tires, plow solenoid, set of cables,cutting edges and last but not least box panel, bumper,tail lite, tailgate
    think i got it all