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E-60 - This was a totally new design in 1991. It is the "Quik Lift". It was the first time since the T Series Pumps that the motor was mounted horizontally. It was the fastest unit Meyer had made to date. The pump itself had a higher GPM flow than previous units, and the standard E-60 pump put out 2500PSI. It was set at 2500 PSI due to the small diameter of the lift piston on the end of the lift ram. The small surface area required 2500 PSI to lift the larger blades. The pump itself is capable of over 5000 PSI but the top cap of the unit will crack into pieces at approximately 3000 PSI. This is why it is VERY important to have the pump pressure set properly, with a pressure gauge. Also available as an E-60H model. The H stands for High Lift, it has a 2" longer stroke versus a standard model E-60. The E-60H utilized the same larger diameter lift piston as the E-47, so pressure was only set at 2000 PSI, which was capable of lifting the larger blades. It also meant less amp draw on the vehicle electrical system with the lower pressure setting. It also featured an adjustable drop speed for the first time. It was discontinued by Meyer Products a couple of years ago. Meyer will offer parts for about 10 years, I am sure the aftermarket will offer them for many more than that. The E-60 is a favorite with many Meyer owners because of its speed. The new E-58H that replaced it in the Meyer line up, and is just as fast, or even faster, and it too has adjustable drop speed.
To adjust the drop speed of the Meyer E-60, you remove the pipe plug on the front of the unit. You will need an 11/16" wrench or socket. Once removed, there is a set screw inside. You will need a 3/16" allen key or hex bit. Turn the screw in to slow down the drop speed, and loosen the set screw to increased the drop speed. Turn the adjusting screw 1/8th of a turn at a time. Be sure to screw the pipe plug back in each time you make an adjustment. IF you do NOT put the pipe plug back in, fluid will squirt out of the port when you drop the plow. To the right of the Drop Speed Adjusting Screw port, is a filter port. There is another filter port on the back of the unit.
New YouTube Videos Added - How to install an E-60 Gear Pump into an E-60 Sump Base -
Video - E 60 Pump Install
Classic Example of a bad E-60 Sump Base -
Video - E 60 Bad Sump Base
Some information on the E-60 Cylinder Update Kit (Part# 08839) Video - Meyer E-60-Cylinder-Update-Kit
Three videos we put on YouTube to help you remove and replace the 15606 Crossover Relief Valve
Video - Removing the 15606 Crossover Relief Valve
Video - Assembling the 15606 Crossover Relief Valve
Video - Installing the 15606 Crossover Relief Valve
Stubborn Power Angle Block Bolts
Meyer E-60 Touchpad Controller wiring.
Meyer E-60 Damage from Freezing
Removing Snapped off Meyer E-60 Motor Bolts
Rebuilding a Meyer E-60 Pump off eBay
Video - Rebuilding a Meyer E-60 Part 1 - 1
Video - Rebuilding a Meyer E-60 Part 1 - 2
Video - Rebuilding a Meyer E-60 Part 1 - 3
Video - Rebuilding a Meyer E-60 Part 1 - 4
Buying a Used EZ Classic Plow - Tips
The importance of proper Couplers
Buy Meyer E-60 Parts online here.
Links to our other sites:
www.SmithBrothersServices.com - Meyer Snow Plow Specialists in Northern New Jersey. We rebuild pumps. We stock and sell new and used Meyer parts.
www.SmithBrothersPlowParts.com - The BEST place to get any Meyer Snow Plow Parts you could possibly need, at a good price, with superior service, and free tech help! We have every part that Meyer offers available for purchase, including some obsolete parts. We also carry many aftermarket snow plow parts. We ship smaller parts US Priority Mail so you save on shipping, plus get your parts fast, and larger heavier parts via UPS. The nice thing about US Priority Mail is they deliver on Saturdays at no extra cost to you.
www.LetsTalkSnow.com/forums - Discussion Forums for those who plow snow.
www.Snowplowing-Contractors.com - Educational Resources for Snow & Ice Professionals, including a Directory of Snow Plowing Contractors from all over the US and Canada. HUGE Meyer Plow Tech area. Celebrating our 11th Anniversary this year!
www.ChucksChevyTruckPages.com - EXCELLENT resource for info and tech/specs on 73 - 87 Chevy and GMC pickups, Blazers, Jimmy, and Suburbans. Online since 1998 currently celebrating our 13 year anniversary!
www.PlowPump.info - Technical help and resources for all plow pumps here. We will add more as time allows.
MeyerST.com - Moldboard Part Diagrams. Sector and A Frame part Diagrams. They can be ordered from Smith Brothers Services.
MeyerE-47.com - Exploded views, info and parts lists for E-47 units, including all common variations over the years.
MeyerE-57.com - Exploded views, info and parts lists for E-57 units.
MeyerE-58H.com - Exploded views, info and parts lists for E-58H units.
MeyerE-60.com - Exploded views, info and parts lists for E-60 units, including all common variations.
MeyerDrivePro.com - Information on the Meyer Drive Pro. Including the Drive Pro 6'8" that is perfect for Jeeps, Tacomas, and other small vehicles, and the larger Drive Pro '6" that is for 1/2 ton trucks.
MeyerLotPro.com - This is the current commercial plow line from Meyer. The Lot Pro is available in sizes from 7.5 - 10 feet wide.
MeyerRoadPro.com - The Road Pro replaced the HM Series.
Home-Plow-By-Meyer.com - All NEW (July 2010) plow built by Meyer for homeowner use. Fits any vehicle with a front receiver hitch! Shipped right to your door.
MeyerPathPro.com - All NEW (July 2011) ATV Plow! Available in 50", 60" and 72" widths.
MeyerE-72.com - A NEW (March 2011) Hydraulic unit made for Meyer by Monarch, that comes with a 5 YEAR WARRANTY when purchased as part of a complete new plow system.
MeyerVPlow.com - A new site we put together featuring information on all Meyer V Plows including the EZ Vector, SuperV and SuperV2.
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