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2009 F350 & Boss 9.2VXT

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by dmelevsky, Nov 8, 2009.

  1. dmelevsky

    dmelevsky Junior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 7

    Quick question. Has anyone cut the plastic deflector below the front bumper when mounting a Boss plow. My dealer removed it, but I think the front looks a little strange without it. If anyone has info. on where to make the cuts that would be a big help.

    Thank you!
    Last edited: Nov 8, 2009
  2. Matson Snow

    Matson Snow PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,985

    I have a F-250...Just had a fisher installed...They also left the air dam off....I notched it out and re-installed it
  3. ford6.9

    ford6.9 Senior Member
    Messages: 452

    I think on all the fords it has to come off. And I am pretty sure on chevy some plows you need to do a bit more than that.
  4. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Same here,but they forgot to ask me if they should leave it off or notch it ,so the left it off for now. You should be able to bolt it back on the mark it then make the cut for it.
  5. Can-Boy

    Can-Boy Member
    Messages: 46

    Plastic deflector

    My Boss dealer notched mine out .Looks ok.I think better than without.
  6. wnyps

    wnyps Member
    Messages: 33

    I have an 08 job 2 truck with the large airdam but i bought a job 1 smaller airdam instead of cutting the larger airdam. MY western clears it just perfect no modifications at all.:salute:
  7. framer1901

    framer1901 Senior Member
    Messages: 852

    Hold the piece up there and mark it, cut the dam and install the piece.......

    I cut mine, looks a bit better than removed IMO......
  8. dmelevsky

    dmelevsky Junior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 7

    Thanks for the advice, I'll give it a try this weekend.
  9. sbrennan007

    sbrennan007 Senior Member
    Messages: 350

    Anybody have the part # for the smaller Job 1 air dam? Or anyone interested in selling a nice condition Job 1 air dam or trading for the larger Job 2 air dam.

    Actually, could someone please post some detailed pics as to what it looks like front and back with the cut out. I was wondering if it was something that could be left off in the winter and then put back on in the summer, covering the truck side mount.
  10. CMA337

    CMA337 Junior Member
    from MA
    Messages: 16

    When I had the plow installed they cut the plastic deflector, they didnt remove it. Cutting it isnt a problem. I think it looks better with it cut then not on at all.
    Last edited: Nov 10, 2009
  11. CMA337

    CMA337 Junior Member
    from MA
    Messages: 16

    Here is a crappy cell phone pic but you can see at the bottom where the deflector is cut, hope this helps.

    Coreys truck.jpg
  12. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,194

    A cut off wheel on a diegrinder works very well, just mark it and make it smaller then you think and then keep trying the blade untill a perfect fit. Remember it's easy to take more off then put some back. Good Luck.
  13. F350plowing

    F350plowing Senior Member
    Messages: 481

    that what we did with the new truck and it looks great