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Ranger and plowing?

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by Dlongerman, Dec 10, 2008.

  1. Dlongerman

    Dlongerman Senior Member
    from IL
    Messages: 299

    thinking of getting a Ranger and plowing with it Commercially so i will need a heavy duty plow... what will i have to add to the truck to do this? and what plow should i get? i see a Blizzard plow on the local Districts Jeep and like it. will that be heavy duty enough?
     
  2. chcav1218

    chcav1218 Senior Member
    Messages: 954

    ummmm i think you should get a snow way and do driveways. Its just not heavy enough to do roads, and you'll have to really keep up with the storm, not to mention really beef up the front end. Soo its probly better to just a buy a bigger truck with a plow already on it. Craigslist my friend.
     
    Last edited: Dec 10, 2008
  3. fernalddude

    fernalddude PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,105

    Rangers and Bronco II are the same frame I run 4 of these and yes you have to add some stuff like air bags and some rear spring. But I can load out a 4000 lbs with 7.5 foot blade so it can be done just a little prep. They are great rigs that turn on a dime .

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  4. Dlongerman

    Dlongerman Senior Member
    from IL
    Messages: 299

    what kind of blade is that? does it trip?
     
  5. fernalddude

    fernalddude PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,105

    Well the first pic tells the story they are all meyers blades they all have a special job 2 with wings 1 2 meter board the 2nd pic poly 7.5

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  6. fernalddude

    fernalddude PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,105