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Excursion plow!, no I am not nuts..

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by chtucker, Oct 25, 2002.

  1. chtucker

    chtucker Senior Member
    Messages: 618

    x-code springs, meyer 8.5c. Works great (parking lots, I don't do drive ways.) Now I my wife can help with my workload. Same length as a supercab. Rides fantastic with or without plow, gained three inch lift with plow off and springs settle 1" with plow raised. Need to add 350 4" blocks to level out truck.


    Last edited: Oct 25, 2002
  2. stslawncare

    stslawncare Senior Member
    Messages: 142

    looks good, could probably even put a spreader on the back, one of the ones that mounts on a trailer hitch
  3. mdb landscaping

    mdb landscaping Senior Member
    Messages: 823

    ive seen a number of excursions around here with curtis plows on them.
  4. Kent Lawns

    Kent Lawns PlowSite.com Veteran
    Messages: 315

    It's actually shorter than a SC, even shorter than a standard cab 8' bed 137"wb.

    It's the shortest, most manueverable Ford SD made. :)

    Rear visability? :(

    Mounting a Meyer plow on a $40,000 truck is criminal in 48 states. ;)
  5. snowplowjay

    snowplowjay Banned
    Messages: 890

    Its like Plowing with a school bus. This is where plowing becomes a family affair. you can plow with like 12 of your best friends in that thing. lol

    but it does look pretty hardcore

  6. Mick

    Mick PlowSite.com Veteran
    from Maine
    Messages: 5,546

    Howard, this may be obvious to others but what is that cord coming out from under your Excursion and over the plow for?
  7. plowed

    plowed Senior Member
    Messages: 344

    It should be that he has the diesel plugged in.

  8. chtucker

    chtucker Senior Member
    Messages: 618

    Hey it only seats 8! Yep the diesel is "plugged in" Lows were 10-12 degrees above the night before. Easier to start and quicker to get heat.

    Hardcore? Just your average grocery getter. My wife is the still getting used to it.
  9. timm9

    timm9 Senior Member
    Messages: 168

    If I did that to my wifes car I would come home to find she had mounted a plow on the front of my Mercedes...
  10. wildcatter

    wildcatter Junior Member
    Messages: 9

    Put a plow on the back....leveling it out and cutting fuel costs in half?.......Maybe?.....OK,Never mind....
  11. sonjaab

    sonjaab PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,425

    CH...Go for it......Everybody thought I was nuts
    plowing with my Yukon ! Heck it was about as
    BUS long as my excab pickups ! Hey your Meyers
    set up looks as low to the ground as my new
    ultra-mount......Happy plowing!..........geo
  12. dbtoe

    dbtoe Junior Member
    Messages: 15

    Crazy? Me too

    Everyone thought I was also crazy. 7 1/2' Western poly plow on a 2002 Durango. So far so good. :)
  13. EdNewman

    EdNewman Senior Member
    Messages: 254

    I have a Boss 8.0SD on mine and one of the other guys that works with me has a Meyer C-8 on his. Both have upgraded springs. With the diesel and good tires, these are animals.
  14. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,815

    its a super duty built on a 3/4 ton frame
  15. sonjaab

    sonjaab PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,425

    TTT....Here it is Bill............
  16. mylawn03

    mylawn03 Senior Member
    Messages: 229

    Those Meyer's set-ups really sit low to the ground don't they. Must cause troubles when tryin to drive up an entrance-way.
  17. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,815

    the westerns do also on a f350