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a wider wideout

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by Hysert, Dec 18, 2015.

  1. Hysert

    Hysert PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,205

    So I perfer wing blades over V's.. I had are V3 with wings on my truck for 2 seasons and a older mvp on the pickup, I bought this wideout at the end of last season for a good deal! As I've missed it cause I had one years ago! Thought the V with wings would be the same but it's not IMO!! Nothing windrows like wing blades.. I was gonna get a snowex 86/11 but with are doller so bad 11k wasn't gonna happen so I extended the wideout! I kinda feel more comfortable with poly edges over the steal ones on the wings anyways.. I had some pieces of poly made 23x8 and slightly harder then OEM.. I also added shoe brackets so once it gets a few hrs on it to wear everything in I will mount the shoes, my thoughts are the shoes will carry some of the weight so I don't get excessive wear on the edges of the poly and hopefully minimal chatter, will see?? Was a vary simple job and when I was done around $500... if it don't work, nip a few welds and back to normal..

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  2. Mr.Markus

    Mr.Markus PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,106

    Neat, I do miss having wings since my blizzard but for the lots I do the v is enough. So you added a foot!? 6 " either side???
  3. rjigto4oje

    rjigto4oje PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,258

    Look good I was thinking about doing that to my buyers wings any thoughts on this
  4. Hysert

    Hysert PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,205

    Yep 6"... not sure about the buyers? Can't see why not? Good luck!!!
  5. LapeerLandscape

    LapeerLandscape PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,455

    Nice neat job..:nod:
  6. Hysert

    Hysert PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,205

    Just a update. Put about 16hrs on the modified wideout and beside some paint coming off the extentions are holding up fine and the poly edges are wearing nicely.. after not having a wideout for a few yrs I sure missed it
  7. racer47

    racer47 Senior Member
    Messages: 320

    nice job .i think the wideout is worth every penny i spent on mine . would love to do mine like yours .