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F-350 Suspension ? Plow prep?

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by NEUSWEDE, Nov 12, 2005.

  1. NEUSWEDE

    NEUSWEDE Senior Member
    Messages: 949

    Bought my 04 F-350 new in Jan 05 at the time I was told I have the Plow prep Package. Window sticker states snow package for $70.00 my front is rated at 5200 GVW. Got the Timbrens for a F-350 with plow prep and they don't fit. They will go in but the timbren will be on the axel all the time with plow off.
    I went to the dealership where I bought it and they said I have the plow prep and that 5200 GVW for fronts is fine to handle the Fisher 8'6 V which I had installed and said it won't void my warranty.

    My question because I don't believe the clowns at the dealership because they will say anything is what's the deal? Do I have the set-up or was I bent over?
    Thanks
    Dylan
     
  2. Joe D

    Joe D Senior Member
    Messages: 605

    I would think somewhere is a list of option codes, like in the glove box or something. I am not sure whats what but it will be on that list if you can find out what the plow option code is and just look at your tag.
    Not much help I guess
     
  3. Mowerpan

    Mowerpan Senior Member
    Messages: 305

    Snowplow prep package or not, you have plenty of truck for that plow. I'm pretty sure it's normal for the timbrens to always be contacting the axle, but with your truck, you proboly don't even need them.
     
  4. sbrennan007

    sbrennan007 Senior Member
    Messages: 350

    My Timbrens were the same way. You could always put 6000# springs on if you really wanted to as well.
     
  5. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    I have 02 F250 with 8.2 vboss with the plow up only sags 1/2 in. so no problem.