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8.5 ft Western V on F250

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by Mow Right, Nov 30, 2009.

  1. Mow Right

    Mow Right Junior Member
    Messages: 25


    I was wanting to put a 8.5 ft Western V on my 2006 F250 Diesel. I only have the 5200lb front axle and the guy at the dealership says that it is not recommended by western, they recommend a midweight plow since I have so much weight in the front due to the diesel motor.

    Do you guys for see a problem if I go against manufacturer specs and put the 8.5 Western V on my 2006 F250 diesel?


  2. Eyesell

    Eyesell 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,107

    I had a 2007 F350 Diesel with no plow prep package and ran a 9'2 BOSS V with no problems what so ever.

    I would think you would be good to go, I added a 2" leveling kit up front but other than that nothing else.
  3. sno commander

    sno commander PlowSite.com Addict
    from ct
    Messages: 1,063

    go with the v, i think you can upgrade the springs to the 6000 lbs. try searching around in the ford fourms there tons of info
  4. hydro_37

    hydro_37 PlowSite Veteran
    from iowa
    Messages: 3,790

    Just add plenty of ballst and have fun with the V.