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New pusher

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the Community' started by KINNCO, Jan 19, 2007.


    KINNCO Senior Member
    Messages: 256

    Hey Gang,
    I just started pushing this winter with a 7-6' western pro w/wings, mounted on a Ford F-250 ex-cab V-10...and have a few questions..

    :dizzy: What is the correct plow posistion for driving on roadways??

    :gunsfiring: What is the best bang for the buck on tailgate spreaders??:gunsfiring:

    wesport Are all serial numbers on Ford trucks beginning with "x" , 6000# spring rating
  2. DBL

    DBL PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,310

    personally i like to have the plow angled to the drivers side so its closer to the truck with passing cars. as for a tailgate snow ex makes a nice one they all almost do the same thing to me anymore theyre just trash cans with motors

    welcome to plow site :waving:

    KINNCO Senior Member
    Messages: 256

  4. theplowmeister

    theplowmeister 2000 Club Member
    from MA
    Messages: 2,511

    Hi I angle the blade to the passengers side (right).
    1) If you get hit by an oncoming ass H*** (you know the kind of guy that Judges his clearance by your head lights, only to find out that your plow is wider than your lights), the extended hydraulic ram on the drivers side will act as a cushion.
    2) nothing will suck you off the road ( and in New England into a tree or stone wall) Faster than having a plow that is angled left and catches a snow bank on the right.

    KINNCO Senior Member
    Messages: 256

    And I only paid 100 bucks for it !
    and with a little work I made the plow look brand new.

    Thanks for the replys guys
  6. spittincobra01

    spittincobra01 Senior Member
    Messages: 193

    I like the eye balls on the wings
  7. Rcgm

    Rcgm Senior Member
    Messages: 613

    Holy Shet that is not a new plow?Hundred bucks is all you paid?Nice deal you got.Did you give the guy a kiss at least damn.Why don't you double your money and sell it to me for 2 hundred LOL:D

  8. LoneCowboy

    LoneCowboy PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,760

    I love the eyeballs on the wings. :nod: I'm going to put the wife to work getting something like that on mine.
    It's awesome.

    KINNCO Senior Member
    Messages: 256

    Does anyone know for sure??
  10. redneck4eva2000

    redneck4eva2000 Junior Member
    Messages: 1

    X-rated springs


    From what my Ford Tech friends have told me, the X rated springs are 6,000lbs. Look on the sticker on the driver's side door jam and look for Front Axle GAWR. Mine says 5200 - I have the V-rated springs. Yours will probably say 6000. Hope this helps!