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Down pressure

Discussion in 'ATV / UTV Snow Removal' started by bradman0087, Oct 8, 2008.

  1. bradman0087

    bradman0087 Member
    Messages: 54

    I remember last year someone talking about how they used a strong arm (those things that hold you hood or hatch open) to apply down force on snow blade. I need to install that but i cannot weld.. 87 moto 4 2 wheel drive 42" cycle country i tried weight on the front rack bud di not do much.
     
  2. sublime68charge

    sublime68charge PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,070

  3. nbenallo33

    nbenallo33 Senior Member
    Messages: 826

    looks to me like a little air shock you should be able to do something like that yourself for about half the price
     
  4. Reb

    Reb Senior Member
    from Wyoming
    Messages: 136

    Sublime is right, the CC system works well, does require a winch to operate, easily attaches to CC plow and is only $100.

    nbenallo33, the air shock doesn't have enough stroke to absorb the movement of the ATV syspension and get the blade very far off the ground. Instead you would use a coil over shock but then you would have to fab the mounting brackets on the ATV and plow plus the ones that have enough stroke run about $100 each and the ones I am familiar with you have to buy in pairs. The CC system is cheap compared to going the home built route.