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Ford F-150

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by cjricha, Mar 8, 2007.

  1. cjricha

    cjricha Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    I own a 1998 Ford F-150 4x4 Super-cab Short-bed with a 5.4 V8. I am considering buying a used plow, a 7.5 foot Meyer poly plow (don't know exact model). Should I do this, or am I being stupid? I am only looking to do 4 or 5 driveways, longest is 120 feet (my family lives too close).
  2. hydro_37

    hydro_37 PlowSite Veteran
    from iowa
    Messages: 3,790

    Wait till mid-summer to buy a plow. They are alot cheaper. The truck will handle a plow just fine.
  3. Vulcanclassic15

    Vulcanclassic15 Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 30

    Mine is a 93, 5.8L 351W & does a great job, just take care of it & it will take care of your needs. Just don't think you can beat the h@ll out of it smacking hard snow piles. I plow about 34 drives & 3 small commercial lots & have never had a issue.

    Truck 100.jpg

    Truck 101.jpg
  4. iceyman

    iceyman 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,521

    nice truck. my cousin has a 05 150 and wants to do resi and small com lots, it should hold up fine?

    he does grass and landsacaping toowesport ha
  5. mchur01

    mchur01 Senior Member
    Messages: 109

    I run an F-150 with with a 7.5 western unimount and it is just fine. Some poly blabes tend to be liter so you should be fine. Unless you have a deal lined up right now for a good price I would wait the season is basicaly over and you can get a better deal during the summer. Check E-Bay also.
  6. Vulcanclassic15

    Vulcanclassic15 Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 30

    Can you post a photo of your truck?
    I have been looking at getting a new plow for mine, my dealer has already droped 15% off the first price he gave me!
  7. cjricha

    cjricha Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    Well, I believe I got a good deal on the plow. I paid $1000 for entire set up. It is a 7.5 meyer polyboard plow. I was given the mount, wiring, and everything else that is necessary. My problem now is that the mount I was given came off of a 1998 Chevy 1500. I own a Ford F-150. Does anybody know of somewhere or somebody who would trade a used mount straight up for a used mount? Also, if anybody knows of or has a mount for a 1998 Ford F-150 let me know.
  8. AbsoluteH&L

    AbsoluteH&L Senior Member
    Messages: 573

    You may not be able to trade even, it just nature of the beast. You need to find someone that needs your mount, and has what you need. I would say you got a good deal still, if it's all in good shape. Check out any plow shops. Maybe you can get a deal on a nice used mount, or even trade your mount in. There going to make money and it's unlikely to swap even, but as I said you got a good enough deal it's OK.
  9. cjricha

    cjricha Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    Where would be the best place to look for a used mount?