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how hard is it to install boss v on f250

Discussion in 'Boss Plows Discussion' started by gman2310, Nov 16, 2010.

  1. gman2310

    gman2310 Senior Member
    Messages: 170

    Looking to install a 8.2 v on a 06 f250 v10. How hard is it to install plow.
     
  2. show-n-go

    show-n-go Senior Member
    Messages: 776

    If your handy with tools it should be easy. I did mine with a little help from a mechanic buddy. took us a couple hours. I've only installed Westerns but im sure it isn't that much different.
     
  3. hydro_37

    hydro_37 PlowSite Veteran
    from iowa
    Messages: 3,790

    on an 04 F-250 it is a PITA....according to the dealer anyway....lol
     
  4. ajslands

    ajslands 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,033

    ItLl be as hard as it is installing a straightblade or sport duty blade or anyother boss plow mount :D
     
  5. erkoehler

    erkoehler PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,268

    Doing the wiring and the mount shouldn't take you more than7-8 hours if its your first install.

    I just did my second install and probably had 5-6 hours in it all said and done.
     
  6. RBRONKEMA GHTFD

    RBRONKEMA GHTFD 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,592

    You can go to boss's website and they will tell you exactly how to do it. There is drilling involved.
     
  7. Ultra Duty

    Ultra Duty Member
    from NE OHIO
    Messages: 65

    Not to hard if your handy with tools. There is some drilling, so make life easy on yourself and get a good set of step drill bits and it will work through the frame easy!
     
  8. 91AK250

    91AK250 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,642

    yea on the 99-07's the only thing i dont like about doing one is the 12 or so holes you have to drill. it can be a bit time consuming but its not bad.
     
  9. greyst1

    greyst1 Member
    from 44720
    Messages: 72

    Its very easy, make sure you drill 12 holes not 10 like my idiot dealer told me. You'll have to remove the bumper, headlights, grill, headlight mount bracket, & push beam. I had about 15 hours in it but i did alot of custom mods too. Built a bracket for the relays & harness plug. Changed out the shock and springs then added air bags in the back. Wiring harness is really easy too. My dealer wanted $500 for this too, stealers......