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boss v xt on f250 diesel too heavy?

Discussion in 'Boss Plows Discussion' started by dupont24, Oct 7, 2010.

  1. dupont24

    dupont24 Junior Member
    from ohio
    Messages: 9

    Wanting to put boss v plow xt with wings on f250 diesel. Is this too much for this truck?
     
  2. Pinky Demon

    Pinky Demon PlowSite.com Addict
    from Ohio
    Messages: 1,121

    Need cab size, year of truck, size of plow, plow prep package truck or not?
     
  3. dupont24

    dupont24 Junior Member
    from ohio
    Messages: 9

    its a 04 supercab, diesel, no plow prep, but has brand new alternator. 8'2 boss v xt. Maybe wings.
     
  4. ColumbiaLand

    ColumbiaLand Senior Member
    Messages: 790

    It can be done. It may not be recommended by boss, although it is done all the time. Consider putting in a set of timbren blocks in the front to help the suspension and keep things from sinking too much. PM me for more details about the timbrens or boss products.

    Collin
     
  5. Pinky Demon

    Pinky Demon PlowSite.com Addict
    from Ohio
    Messages: 1,121

    If you do it, you will want to upgrade to X code 6k lbs. springs, but you will be over the FGAWR on that truck, and as such, you will be overweight and running illegally.
     
  6. Jim@esitrucks

    Jim@esitrucks Inactive
    Messages: 1,124

    My Boss pushes a 9.6 Meyer super V2 with his f250 and it only squats about and inch.....and believe me, the Meyer is HHHHEEEAVVVVYYYY
     
  7. the new boss 92

    the new boss 92 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,989

    if esi does it so can you!!!!!!:laughing: its only a law if you get cought and not many plow trucks getpulled over by me!
     
  8. bltp203

    bltp203 Senior Member
    Messages: 484

    Yes, its illegal, but it's really more about liability.......if you get into a wreck and someone really gets hurt and they find its because you knowingly exceeded your vehicles ratings, then you might as well just ask "how many zeros you want at the end of that check."
     
  9. Ultra Duty

    Ultra Duty Member
    from NE OHIO
    Messages: 65

    Just add the front leveling spring and you will be good.