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Why are there different EZ Plus and MD II mounts for "99 up Superdutys

Discussion in 'Meyer / Diamond Products Discussion' started by snowdays, Nov 19, 2011.

  1. snowdays

    snowdays Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 119

    Why are there different mounts for the F250 to F550 trucks. I notice a couple only fit up 99-04 and others fit 99 to 07. Did they make them more universal?
  2. tjctransport

    tjctransport PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,390

    99-04 was leaf spring and 05 and newer is coil springs.
  3. fordsuvparts

    fordsuvparts Senior Member
    Messages: 134

    I have 3 different 99-01 f-250 f-350 that have Meyer MDII Mounts and all 3 look different when they bolt to the truck, but they all work the same and look the same with the bumper back on the truck. Meyer releases several updates on the mounts, depending on the options and year of the truck. Most Meyer dealers can't even tell you the difference. The 2005 up, like said in the last post changed to coil springs, the mounts before 2005 had to contend with those huge leaf springs in the way. I installed an older mount on a 2005 and it fit with a few very minor modification. The opposite is not the same with the newer mounts on an older trucks. I buy what ever mount I can get the best deal on and make it work on the older trucks. I buy my mounts form car dealers in the summer who don't have a clue what the mount they took off a truck they are selling is worth.

    Yes they did make them more universal.
  4. fordsuvparts

    fordsuvparts Senior Member
    Messages: 134

    These are the mounts that Meyer has currently on there site.

    17122 1999 to 2002 F-250 thru F-550 SUPERDUTY 4X4 MDII/PLUS 1-752 R3
    17122 1999 to 2001 F-250 thru F-550 SUPERDUTY 4X4 -UPDATE KIT 1-814
    17142 FORD 1999 to 2004 F250 THRU F550 SUPERDUTY 4x4 MDII/PLUS 1-813 R2
    17150 1999 to 2007 F250 thru F550 SUPERDUTY 4x4 MDII/PLUS 1-838 R1
    17162 1999 to 2007 F250 thru F550 SUPERDUTY 4x4 1-873 R