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1999 Tacoma with Boss utv V-plow

Discussion in 'Import and Other Trucks (Light Duty)' started by wallybob, Mar 2, 2014.

  1. wallybob

    wallybob Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    I recently got my Boss utv plow mounted on my tacoma





    I used the push beam from boss for the UTV and a truck mount from a western suburbanite. The plow works great and is sized prefect for the truck.

    IPLOWSNO PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,619

    Nice job I like it
  3. LawnGuy110

    LawnGuy110 Senior Member
    Messages: 197

    thats actually pretty clever. having a vplow without having it too heavy on a truck like that...
  4. 3bladz

    3bladz Senior Member
    Messages: 172

    Looks good. What does it use for a controller?
  5. Wilnip

    Wilnip Senior Member
    Messages: 583

    Nice job. Gonna put some lights on it?
  6. wallybob

    wallybob Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    It has a smart touch 2 remote just like Boss has on the larger plows. I do plan to put lights and turn signals on in the near future. Thanks for the comments!!
  7. Jt13speed

    Jt13speed Senior Member
    Messages: 366

    Wow that looks awesome. Boss definetly hit the nail on the head with those UTV plows, they broke into a good limited niche for compact trucks and Jeeps, whether it was intentional or not. Big V plow look and features in a small package
  8. 2006Sierra1500

    2006Sierra1500 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,758

    I think I saw one of those on this site with a light bar off a Sport Duty..probably something to think about
  9. mercer_me

    mercer_me PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,358

    Pretty sweet set up for you Tacoma. Once you put the lights on it, it will be perfect.
  10. calebtk

    calebtk Junior Member
    Messages: 11

    Great idea. I bet you can get into some tight spaces with that setup. Do you have any ballast in the bed of the truck?
  11. wislxer

    wislxer Member
    Messages: 89

    So awesome! I love it! I've got an 04 and would love to do the same. You got any action pics of this set up? Or even better any vid? I for one would love to see it in action.

    And why doesn't Boss just make mounts for these small trucks for this plow?

    They would sell twice as many of these plows to people with Tacos/Rangers/Colorados/Jeeps as they do to the few people who put these on UTVs.

    Come on Boss! Are you listening?
  12. LawnGuy110

    LawnGuy110 Senior Member
    Messages: 197

    How much does this set-up weigh? This could be an option for my Gen 1 tundra. On another note, if you dont mind me asking, how much did it cost you?
  13. 2006Sierra1500

    2006Sierra1500 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,758

    Don't put it on a full-size, its only a 6'6''. It weighs 400 lbs. For that weight you could just get a Fisher or Western HT or 7'6'' Sport Duty. A 7' Boss Sport Duty actually weighs less than the UTV V plow.
  14. wallybob

    wallybob Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    Thanks for all the comments!! Boss website specs the plow at 400lbs I bought the plow for just under $3000 with the smart hitch 2 option and rubber deflector I have another $400-450 in the hitch.

    I have not installed the smart hitch option and do not think it is really needed with this setup. Sorry no action photos or videos. It will need a few hundred pounds in the bed and maybe a set of timber over load springs on the front. I did plow about 5" with out ballast and it did great.

    I am still looking for some plow lights that are a reasonable price. Anyone have some suggestions?

  15. mercer_me

    mercer_me PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,358

    There is a guy on here that has a Jeep Wrangler with the same plow as you and he put a Sport Duty light assembly on his UTV plow.
  16. LawnGuy110

    LawnGuy110 Senior Member
    Messages: 197

    I have looked into the boss sport duty as well. A good option, but I just wanted to see what it would be as far as weight compared to the sport duty.
  17. JROTN

    JROTN Junior Member
    Messages: 1

    Wallybob, I would like to try this on my 96 Tacoma. Could you give some more details about the setup or pm me? Thanks Thumbs Up

    DIRISHMAN PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,249

    Very awesome set up .nice lookin rig as well..
  19. aloe

    aloe Senior Member
    from NY
    Messages: 285

    Looks good! Any pics with the plow lifter up??
  20. BossEric

    BossEric Member
    Messages: 57

    I think Boss does make mounts to fit the UTV plows on the mid sized trucks and suv's.I don't know if they're marketed and sold in the US. They are sold in the UK and Europe I believe, where the smaller vehicles are most popular because of the smaller roads. The parking and alley ways are also tougher to maneuver over seas. I'm not sure which trucks and suv's they make them for , whichever is most popular over there I suppose.