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does any one plow with an F-250 turbo diesel?

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by ajslands, Dec 12, 2009.

  1. ajslands

    ajslands 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,033

    yes i have an f250 turbo diesel with an '09 8'6" boss SD plow and was wondering how much snow i could push, i also have a snow ex 1075 salter wich adds only 150 lbs, so how much can i push before i start spinning, also have 30.5" all terain tires on a 4" lift
     
  2. show-n-go

    show-n-go Senior Member
    Messages: 776

    abuot half of the board plows with f250 or f350 diesels
     
  3. THEGOLDPRO

    THEGOLDPRO PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,136

    no one plows with them, fords break after 20 minuts of use.
     
  4. Mackman

    Mackman PlowSite.com Addict
    from S.E. PA
    Messages: 1,356

    Man you get 20mins out of them. I only get 5min.:rolleyes:
     
  5. Lil STX Ford

    Lil STX Ford Senior Member
    Messages: 176

    ran mine 2hrs non stop, then raced all the rice burners with them mufflers that drag to ground :)
    [​IMG]
     
  6. Wieckster

    Wieckster Senior Member
    Messages: 131

    I plowed about 16 hrs this last storm with mine
     
  7. ahoron

    ahoron Senior Member
    from here
    Messages: 422

    2 wheel drive or 4x4?
     
  8. Deco

    Deco Senior Member
    Messages: 453

    you'll pass atleast 3 dodges on the side of the road with burnt trannys during a 10" event .

    ballast is the answer wesport
     
  9. KJ Cramer

    KJ Cramer Senior Member
    Messages: 481

    Is there anything else worth plowing with???:D
     
  10. cretebaby

    cretebaby PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,162

    I do! I do!
     
  11. sno commander

    sno commander PlowSite.com Addict
    from ct
    Messages: 1,061

    id say you can push 8.5 ft at a time, no more..:nod:
     
  12. cold_and_tired

    cold_and_tired PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,246

  13. Gumpy52

    Gumpy52 Member
    Messages: 70

    You will push more snow if you go back to your stock all terrain tire for the winter . The 30.5 aren't too good in the snow for traction.
     
  14. F-SERIES BEAST

    F-SERIES BEAST Member
    Messages: 88

    I plow with an 05' f-250, v-10 power, 8' board, 4" lift / 35" toyo open country's, with no problem and i have had a full board, may depend sometimes on if it's powder or real wet, as well as ground temp and if your on blacktop or dirt road. everything plays a factor. for example the last storm here i pushed a full board of the heaviest wettest stuff, and didn't spin much, but the ground temp was so warm that i cleaned it right to the blacktop and had full contact with the surface. Another funny factor is how many broken down dodge drivers you picked up along the way... lmao