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gravel lots and my windshield

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by fourxfour, Jan 9, 2009.

  1. fourxfour

    fourxfour Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    I have eight very large gravel lots that i am plowing with a 2003 f-250 6.0 diesel and a boss v xt. The problem i am having is in the last month of use my windshield is almost shot. The ice and gravel dust continue to collect on the windshield wipers and act as sand paper. I have a snow deflector on the plow but still doesn't work like i would like it to. Has anyone seen a product or come up with an idea to keep from replacing a windshield every other month?
     
  2. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Don't use the wipers when you plow it or slow down.
     
  3. NICHOLS LANDSCA

    NICHOLS LANDSCA PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,305

    Tear-offs like my motocross goggles just bigger. NASCAR uses full windshield tear-offs. Don't know where you would get them though.
     
  4. justme-

    justme- 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,138

    Are you using a foil or belting on the plow? That would be a good start
     
  5. ColliganLands

    ColliganLands PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,854

    slow down, and spray tons of washer fluid
    foil or rubber?
     
  6. RODHALL

    RODHALL Senior Member
    Messages: 374

    slow down...
     
  7. artic429

    artic429 Senior Member
    Messages: 166

    slow down..... better on your equipt too.
     
  8. Turbodiesel

    Turbodiesel Senior Member
    Messages: 428

    dittos on the speedygonzalez, but I'd be calling the kettle black .