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New Ford Diesel!

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by jdoub12, May 17, 2010.

  1. jdoub12

    jdoub12 Junior Member
    from NC-MA
    Messages: 12

    I now have my first Diesel truck!!! also my first 3/4 ton...

    It's a 2002 F250 70,000 miles (mint)xysport
    the big turbo too!

    What kind of plow do you guys think would work well on this?
    and what kind of upgrades might I consider? Do I need springs?
    Front GAWR 5200

    The plow would be for small jobs..

    Thanks for any ideas!:waving:

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  2. jdoub12

    jdoub12 Junior Member
    from NC-MA
    Messages: 12

    I also need suggestions for tires...
     
  3. ABES

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

    Nice truck. If your looking for a set of good all around tires get a set of cooper STs I have been very happy with mine. They will push a lot of snow.
     
  4. chasity2682

    chasity2682 Member
    from canada
    Messages: 76

    if your just doing Small jobs i would go with a 7 1/2 Ft western ( thats what I like) Boss is another name that is really good I am thinking about buying one next.
    As for the tires go to tirerack.com they list all tires that fit your truck and give peoples personal rating on them. I picked up a set of michelin LTX A/T2. Very expensive but they have an amazing tread life.
     
  5. rob_cook2001

    rob_cook2001 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,181

    NICE truck. On a full size truck I would go with a 8ft (which every brand has good dealer support in your area) I like boss. Have any more pics of the exhaust? looks a little weird... sorry lol
    Robert
     
  6. swtiih

    swtiih PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,179

    If that is a short bed you can easily put an 8' blade on there. That should be the smallest you put on there if you plan on plowing for business use
     
  7. suzuki0702

    suzuki0702 Senior Member
    Messages: 649

    nice truck! is that your wife taking the pics? shes got some muscles boy dont make her mad!
     
  8. ajslands

    ajslands 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,033

    Bfg all terrain for tires
     
  9. JohnnyRoyale

    JohnnyRoyale 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,935

    Nice truck.
    It will handle an 8 1/2 foot v-blade with no problem.
    Dont waste your money on a straight plow-JMO.
    Consider Bridgestone Duellers Revo.
     
  10. ajslands

    ajslands 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,033

    You could put a 9'2 on it
     
  11. Kelsey

    Kelsey Member
    Messages: 38

    Western ultamount I would go 8' just to keep the snow away from the truck better than a 7'6" and cooper S/T tires. Nice truck!
     
  12. show-n-go

    show-n-go Senior Member
    Messages: 776

    I have Toyo open country on my Ex, they are 6 ply and have worn great.
    I wouldn't get anything smaller than an 8ft blade, i have an 8ft western and wish i would have got the 8'6, when fully angled the 8ft leaves a little for the tires especially when doing near curbs and such.

    BTW nice truck. There are tons of upgrades for your truck. Did whoever put that exhaust on there not put a filter and chip on with it?
    if not i would get some kind of chip and intake on there asap.
     
  13. Elite Property Services

    Elite Property Services Senior Member
    Messages: 230

    Very nice and clean truck!