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Hiniker 8.5 V

Discussion in 'Hiniker' started by RoyBoy, Nov 5, 2009.

  1. RoyBoy

    RoyBoy Junior Member
    Messages: 7

    Hey guys I found a used Hiniker 8.5 V at a local dealer, came off an 04 Ford, so everything is there for my truck. They think it's around 5 years old. Wondered if there was anything in particular to look for on these, I read about the mount fork issue, but anything other than that? They are asking $2900. Let me know what you think. Thanks

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  2. JustJeff

    JustJeff PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,934

    Other than paint, it looks to be in order. I'd offer him considerably less than the 2,900 he's asking though. What dealership is that? Looks like they've got quite a few used plows for sale. Do they have a web-site?
  3. RoyBoy

    RoyBoy Junior Member
    Messages: 7

    They are a local Ford dealer that sells a few lines of plows. They had a couple other used ones that sold in the last few days. This one was on a traded truck that sold without the plow.
  4. exmark1

    exmark1 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,320

    Worth $2000.00 AT BEST! Check the A-Frame toward the front below the adjustment jam nut. We have had issues with the cracking there over the past winter from stacking snow.

    Also I would check the welds on the V-tower to be sure they are not pulling apart.

    That plow is all of 5 years if not older do to the fact it does not have the Dual Acting cylinders. I think they came out in 2005