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Do I have to run a boss solenoid

Discussion in 'Boss Plows Discussion' started by Flawless440, Dec 10, 2013.

  1. Flawless440

    Flawless440 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,543

    I'm installing a Boss 9ft, RT3..

    Can i run the basic old solenoid used on meyer plows, or the old ford solenoid, or do i have to buy the Boss solenoid..

  2. Tony350

    Tony350 Senior Member
    Messages: 546

    It doesn't have to a boss solenoid but it should be one that is heavy duty enough for a plow. I don't think the ford ones are. I used a boss one in my western when the dealer was out of western ones. Now I carry a spare one with incase.
  3. SnowFakers

    SnowFakers Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 942

    Call your local napa with the boss part number, they should be able to give you one. Atleast they could with my meyer
  4. coldcoffee

    coldcoffee Senior Member
    Messages: 776

    I replaced mine w/ a heavy duty Napa solenoid about 3 years ago...so far so good.
  5. tuney443

    tuney443 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,847