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Plow on my Dakota

Discussion in 'Residential Snow Removal' started by brbcbrent, Jan 6, 2007.

  1. brbcbrent

    brbcbrent Member
    Messages: 34

    Hi All,

    new on the forum, with a quick question, I just bought a house with a 200' drive and I got a lead on an old Meyers 6.5' electric over hydraulic plow for $200 that came of an 87 Bronco II As you can see the drive is flat and unpaved, and the only reason for having the plow would be for convenience and the need to plow again (I used to run a CAT loader on a hospital contract and I miss it terribly) - no lowballing or working anyone else's lot/drive.
    Your thoughts?
    The truck is a 2001 Dakota Sport 3.9 2WD L/S with BFG A/T's

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    Last edited: Jan 6, 2007

    THEGOLDPRO PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,136

    watch the tranny on the dakotas, my brother blew his tranny at 31k on his 2002 dakota v8 while plowing. so take it easy, and go nice and slow.
  3. groundbreakers

    groundbreakers Senior Member
    Messages: 824

    i wouldnt put a plow that heavy on a 2 wheel drive ... you can skate buy with Snow Bear ... but thats it ... ball joints are toooo week on the 2 wheel drive models ... Dakota 4x4 models are a lil different .
  4. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,815

    i would not do that thats just me i had a 93 with 5.2 and i never had a problem with the tranny
  5. DeereFarmer

    DeereFarmer PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,296

    Yeah, I wouldn't do it. I would look for a beater yard truck to mount the plow on.