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Ford/Western unimount question

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by timberjack, Dec 20, 2000.

  1. timberjack

    timberjack Member
    Messages: 96

    I've got an 89 F350 that currently has a Western Unimount 9' proplow. The truck is very near it's demise, it was well used when I got it three years ago. I will be replacing it with another F350, but will be looking to get a 94-97. My question is about the plow mount, will the plow mount fit on the newer truck? Is the frame end the same, or will I have to spring for a new mount.

    Thanks
     
  2. GeoffD

    GeoffD PlowSite.com Veteran
    Messages: 2,266

    You will need a new mount. The mounts are the same 92-97. However I heard that it doesn't take much modification to make it fit, there wasn't much of change between 91 and 92.

    Geoff
     
  3. Eric ELM

    Eric ELM Husband, Father, Friend, Mentor, Angel
    from Chicago
    Messages: 239

    In 1997 I bought a new HD F250 and put the plow off of my 1985 truck on it. The plow dealer let me trade in my old mounts for the new mounts. He said they have older trucks come in and want new plows put on them, so he takes trade ins. This could be an option for you.