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Pics of Plow Mount for International or Larger 5 ton Size Truck

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by gillilandscape, Dec 14, 2010.

  1. gillilandscape

    gillilandscape Junior Member
    Messages: 17

    I just purchased a Blizzard 8611 to mount on a 2001 International 4900 I have. I was trying to figure out how to build the side plates and kickers to strengthen the mount. The Pass seems fairly straight forward but the drive side is a nightmare with the power steering in the way of the mount.
    Anyone have a pics of similar large plow mounts so i can see how they are built. I have the original rectangular push beam that the plow plugs in to. Thanks in Advance.

    James
     
  2. MDSP

    MDSP Member
    Messages: 91

    I have an 2000 International 4700 with an 8611. I'll take pics tommorow.
     
  3. gillilandscape

    gillilandscape Junior Member
    Messages: 17

    Thank You!

    Awesome Man. I really appreciate it. I'm looking forward to seeing how the mount ties in around that damn steering pump.

    How does the truck push. I assume yours is Rear wheel drive. I was going to throw 4 tons of 2B in the bed for some weight.

    Thanks Again Man.

    James
     
  4. gillilandscape

    gillilandscape Junior Member
    Messages: 17

    Anyone else have any pics of mounts i could see. I'm hoping to get started on this thing in the AM!
     
  5. paponte

    paponte Senior Member
    Messages: 717

    I will try to snap some shots before the guys leave this morning. No internationals, but we have f650 and fl70. We typically mount to the chassis in the front with angle iron and bolts with two kickers angled back to angle with bolts. If you want to post a pic of your truck I could prob help you out with drawing something up if you needed.
     
  6. gillilandscape

    gillilandscape Junior Member
    Messages: 17

    Ill snap some pics when it gets light out and throw them up. I'm in the process of lifting the hood and bumper off to make mounting this thing easier. I appreciate your help.

    James
     
  7. JohnnyRoyale

    JohnnyRoyale 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,935

    Here's a quick attach style truckside mount...maybe not exaxtly what you're looking for, but it came with my trucks and I'm assuming they used to push heavy duty road type plows. The lever on the backside of the plate goes from left to right and pushes a set of pins outwards to lock the plow in place, or inwards to disconnect the plow. :drinkup:

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  8. motoxguy

    motoxguy Senior Member
    from WI
    Messages: 295

    ive got the 8610 on my pick up and love that plow wish i had the 8611 on my 4900 instead of the old straight blade
     
  9. Grassman09

    Grassman09 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,806

    Is a 8611 not too light of a plow to stick on a 4900? Thats a big heavy truck the 8611 is more for your medium duty trucks I always thought.
     
  10. gillilandscape

    gillilandscape Junior Member
    Messages: 17

    Well the blizzard website says for trucks up to 26,000 lbs. It is a pretty heavy plow.

    Here are some pics.

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  11. EGLC

    EGLC PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,733

    who gets the joy of driving that truck? haha
     
  12. paponte

    paponte Senior Member
    Messages: 717

    Looks like your gonna have to make a sled for that and go to the axle.
     
  13. paponte

    paponte Senior Member
    Messages: 717

    How much space do yiou have in front of the hangers in the front?
     
  14. Grassman09

    Grassman09 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,806

    Looks like fun. Start the shovels and sidewalk salters up on the roof.

    gillilandscape,

    I thought the GVWR on the 4900's are 33'000 10k front axle and 23 rear?

    I'm not concerned about the blade weight more of the trucks weight and the amount of pushing power it has that it may be too strong for the blade. Blizzard does beat the big one way blades that most of those trucks.

    Best of luck with the project. Thumbs Up Maybe talk to that Jerre guy in Erie PA.
     
  15. gillilandscape

    gillilandscape Junior Member
    Messages: 17

    As far as space in front of the spring hangers, not much. i think we are going to fab some 3/4" thick brackets that mount in the same holes as the tow hooks out front and the go straight down to the plow frame. The kickers will be located about 22" back the frame (just in front of the front axle. Ill post a few pics when we get it finished.

    The truck is 26,000. The site we are plowing is mainly roadway so we will see how it goes.
     
  16. paponte

    paponte Senior Member
    Messages: 717

    Yeah, that's exactly what I would do. Straight down in front of the hangers to the four bolts on the push plate. For the kickers you can either go straight back to the axle, or kick up between the frame rails opposed to the outside because of the steering box.
     
  17. gillilandscape

    gillilandscape Junior Member
    Messages: 17

    Alright Guys. I thought i would show everyone how it came out. Now we just need some snow! Have a merry X-mas everyone. Thanks again for all those who made suggestions.

    James

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  18. chevyman51

    chevyman51 Senior Member
    Messages: 537

    It looks good. I bet that thing could move alot of snow.
     
  19. paponte

    paponte Senior Member
    Messages: 717

    Came out good! I like that you put the tow hooks back on too.
     
  20. gillilandscape

    gillilandscape Junior Member
    Messages: 17

    Yeah well i don't know how much snow it can move because i haven't got to plow more than about 2 inches with it!

    As far as the tow hooks, i figured they were a must, although i have only needed them once since i owned the truck. You never know though.