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Lifting my truck

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by jman8311, Mar 1, 2010.

  1. jman8311

    jman8311 Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    hello everyone I'm new one here my name is Justin. I have an 06 f350 king ranch, i wanted to lift the truck with a 4 in lift would i be fine to leave the mounts where they and plow or will i have to have someone build a custom mount?
  2. wildbroncobilly

    wildbroncobilly Member
    Messages: 45

    You should be alright mine plows fine with 8" lift and the little 33"tires:eek:
  3. jman8311

    jman8311 Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    alrighty thanks man your truck looks bad ass
  4. WilliamOak

    WilliamOak PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,986

    Depends on the plow you have. For the boss's to mount (without putting up a fight) the MAX height your mount can be at is 15.5". Others are more lenient, however with the A frame at more of an angle it will give your blade a steeper attack angle and will trip much easier (if its a full trip vs. trip edge)
  5. ABES

    ABES PlowSite.com Addict
    from MN
    Messages: 1,322

    What he said ^ plus It may not sit flat on angle and if it does the edges of the cutting edge will wear very fast. I would put the the lift on and check how the plow sits and go from there. I know with my stock suspension and 33" tires I have the mount as low as it will go and it is right in spec.
  6. jman8311

    jman8311 Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    I have a western wideout with the uni mount
  7. WilliamOak

    WilliamOak PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,986

    You mean ultra mount right? They dont make unimount plows anymore...
    Id wait to do the lift until this seasons over (we're still due for a few late season snows around here hopefully) and then you'll have much mroe time to modify the mount if the need arises.
  8. hydro_37

    hydro_37 PlowSite Veteran
    from iowa
    Messages: 3,790

    Once the lift is on you will know if you need to drop the bracket
  9. jman8311

    jman8311 Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    Correct ultra mount I mention my mistake
  10. got-h2o

    got-h2o 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,439

    You will definately want to have the mount lowered. If not plan on replacing wing cutting edges every snowfall, not to mention how much more it will want to trip at that angle. No matter how high the truck, every plow should be level at the a-frame.