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Wideout on a F350?

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by 09sg, Feb 1, 2014.

  1. 09sg

    09sg Junior Member
    Messages: 6

    Called the nearest Western dealer for a quote on a wideout on my 2013 F350 and was told to heavy for my truck with a diesel. I was sure others was carrying that same plow. Anyone running with that setup?
     
  2. beanz27

    beanz27 Senior Member
    Messages: 984

    Well what people are going to say is this:

    It's all about the dealer. Around me, I have one boss dealer that will put a 10' V on a 250 if you want it on there, they will advise against it, but will do it anyway. Other dealers won't put a plow on a crew cab chevy. Call another dealer.
     
  3. 09sg

    09sg Junior Member
    Messages: 6

    I have no experience in this field but obviously you do. What is your opinion?
     
  4. cubicinches

    cubicinches PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,412

    You can go to Western's website at www.westernplows.com, and click on the Quickmatch tab at the top of the page. Choose the correct selection for each field, in reference to your particular truck. You'll need to know front and rear axle weight ratings, and total GVWR, and it will tell you whether Western and Ford recommend that plow for your particular truck.
     
  5. wcb607a

    wcb607a Junior Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 29

    I currently have 2 wide-outs. One on a 2008 f350 diesel and one on a 2004 f250 gasser. No problems at all.
     
  6. Evil Diesel

    Evil Diesel Senior Member
    from Sharon
    Messages: 203

    I put f550 front springs on my truck with air bags. 2010 f350 srw. I carry a 9' fisher mc. Weight is over 1000lbs. Holds it nicely. Find a dealer to put it on , then upgrade ur suspension
     
  7. 09sg

    09sg Junior Member
    Messages: 6

    don't think the chart recommends i use it. Front axle of 5600 total 11,500
     
  8. Evil Diesel

    Evil Diesel Senior Member
    from Sharon
    Messages: 203

    What does ur door say for ur front axle rating
     
  9. 09sg

    09sg Junior Member
    Messages: 6

    front axle rating 5600
     
  10. Evil Diesel

    Evil Diesel Senior Member
    from Sharon
    Messages: 203

    That is light. U need to do front springs
     
  11. Evil Diesel

    Evil Diesel Senior Member
    from Sharon
    Messages: 203

    Order some x code springs. U ll be good. Sunrise Ford. Awsome pricing. Fast shipping
     
  12. 09sg

    09sg Junior Member
    Messages: 6

    thanks much for the educated information
     
  13. JohnDeere2320

    JohnDeere2320 Member
    Messages: 51

    I believe your truck is also available with a 6,000lb front axle capacity, perhaps you get it with the plow prep package? Not sure on the Fords but that is how it went with my Chevy. My concern would be a warranty denial on the part of Ford if you put a plow on the truck without plow prep, or a plow that puts the front axle over its rating.
     
  14. 09sg

    09sg Junior Member
    Messages: 6

    having the plow installed at weeks end. I will check with local Ford dealer and ask about my warranty. Good info thanks!