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Advice needed

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the Community' started by Fordf150guy, Mar 17, 2007.

  1. Fordf150guy

    Fordf150guy Junior Member
    Messages: 1

    I picked up a 97 4x4 f-150 this year. I am looking to get a plow to do a couple driveways a storm. I am not looking to do it commercial, just a few residential houses for family members. I looked around alot of the plow websites but cannot figure out exactly what I need. Could anybody recommend a "all in 1" plow package for my truck. Im looking to buy something and install it. I was trying to avoid piecing the whole package together myself so I dont get incompatible parts.
  2. rfed32

    rfed32 Senior Member
    Messages: 473

    i would go with a 7'6'' midweight plow or standard...

    but go with something the is 7'6'' with a good dealer where if soemthing breaks u can go get a part at anytime of the night....

    i went with the western b.c my uncle stocks almost every part to them at his house
  3. wild bill

    wild bill PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,239


    this is a light frt end truck you will prob need timbren load boosters for the front end to hold the front end off the ground stay with a standard duty 7'6" plow,steel edge poly moldboard to save weight.be careful and you should be fine:salute:
  4. Mark in MD

    Mark in MD Member
    Messages: 40

    Last edited: Mar 19, 2007
  5. YardMedic

    YardMedic PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,266

    Go with a Fisher LD. New England is Fisher country, and you will not be disappointed with them. The F150 will take it nicely. In fact, it will take a Fisher RD which is heavier, but for what you're looking to do, the LD will be a great plow for you. Good luck!

  6. pyropierce

    pyropierce Junior Member
    Messages: 17

    I have a 2004 Ford F-150 with a 7.6 western mid weight. The truck handles the plow great.
  7. basher

    basher PlowSite Fanatic
    from 19707
    Messages: 8,993

    a 7' 6" 26 series Snoway is a great match.
    Self install you could get in to one with all the bells and whistles Poly, Down Pressure, wireless controls, and probably a deflector for under 4K. 2 year hydraulic ands 5 year black iron warranty.
    Follow the Snoway link on the top of the page.