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replacing eng on skid with HF eng.

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by vaacutabove, Aug 15, 2012.

  1. robert@rittenhouse

    robert@rittenhouse LawnSite Member
    Messages: 54

    Yes, it is true. Very often the parts cost more than buying a whole new pump. It is the same situation with car parts as well.

    We use a 50% rule here. If the parts cost more than 50% of a new pump ... buy the new pump.

    A D30 can last a very long time. I have seen some in service for 25 years. The most common reason for the death of a D30 is either freezing with water inside or running it too long with mixed water/oil in the crank case and the crankshaft gets damaged and/or it seizes up.

    So keep a close eye on the oil sight glass, if the oil is milky gray stopping pumping immediately and change the diapragms.

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