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Ford plow prep package??

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by BAYDOG, Mar 1, 2008.

  1. BAYDOG

    BAYDOG Junior Member
    Messages: 21

    What exactly is this package?? Whats in it??? I know heavier springs up front. I have a F 250 Super Duty witha 7.5 western plow. The truck has the plow prep package.Thanks
     
  2. 66 BADBOY

    66 BADBOY Member
    Messages: 97

    What year?

    For 2006, from what I've read in the sales book, read in some posts online, and got from one dealer, it is just the front springs boosted from 4400 or 4800 lbs to 5200lbs in the gas engine truck. Diesel, I think got the 6000lb springs as plow prep - not sure, so I could be wrong.
     
  3. BAYDOG

    BAYDOG Junior Member
    Messages: 21

    1999, and it came with 4.10 L/S, and the plow package.
     
  4. toyman

    toyman Senior Member
    Messages: 111

    X code springs up front, bigger alternator, different cooling fan.

    Toyman
     
  5. Wieckster

    Wieckster Senior Member
    Messages: 131

    Anyone know what the price of the X leaf springs for up front and where can I get some other then the dealer
     
  6. toyman

    toyman Senior Member
    Messages: 111

    Place over here has them for about $150 each. Midwest spring (I think). Check with a truck suspension place over there by you.

    BTW wiekster, the plow works great. Already paid for itselfpayup

    Toyman
     
  7. Wieckster

    Wieckster Senior Member
    Messages: 131

    Glad to hear that TOYMAN my new plow is just about payed for also I am glad it worked out for you
     
  8. capt caper

    capt caper Senior Member
    Messages: 101

    The prep package usually includes a different clutch for the fan. I belive it kicks in easier. Ford has a TSB out on the trucks overheating with out this clutch.

    So check to make sure you have the snow plow type clutch.
     
  9. 66 BADBOY

    66 BADBOY Member
    Messages: 97

    The snow plow prep package is springs, clutch fan, and a bigger alternator for diesel.

    The snow plow prep package is just the springs for the gasser.
     
  10. Brian Young

    Brian Young PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,382

    Its heavier front springs. If you have A/C in the truck already then you have a heavy duty altenator. I dont know anything about a fan clutch, but if its true then bonus!