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7'6" Western on an '05 F150?

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by musclecarboy, Mar 20, 2008.

  1. musclecarboy

    musclecarboy 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,303

    I'm looking to get an '05 F150 FX4 CC SB and have a Western 7'6" striaght blade with mount (came off a '94 suburban). I assume I'll need a new mount and harness.

    The real question is, should I put this plow on a 150? What should I do to beef up the front end?
  2. VBigFord20

    VBigFord20 Senior Member
    Messages: 686

    A crew cab is a heavy truck, your going to push the front gvwr with that plow.

    That said, I have a 7.6 Boss on my x-cab and it works good. I put a 2" pro-comp leveling kit in mine and its fine when I plow. If you still need more spring(depending on what your plow weighs) go to the dealer and order the heavy payload front springs and put them in. Make sure you use enough ballast in the rear and you will be fine.
  3. KGRlandscapeing

    KGRlandscapeing 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,660

    ballast is the key cause u put the blade on and ull be no go in 2 wheel other then that not to much.
  4. musclecarboy

    musclecarboy 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,303

    I'll have the 1000lb salt bin in the bed and will put timbrens all around. The plow weighs about 4-500lbs.
  5. VBigFord20

    VBigFord20 Senior Member
    Messages: 686

    You will be fine then.
  6. Indy

    Indy Senior Member
    Messages: 704

    Timbrens on the front and ballast in the back and you should be good to go!!!:nod: