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anyone plowing with a 4.6l f150

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by redsoxfan, Jul 23, 2008.

  1. redsoxfan

    redsoxfan Senior Member
    Messages: 102

    looking at buying an 08 150 just wondering if the 4.6 has enough power to push right now i do a couple of parking lots about50 cars per lot with an 04 350 reg cab need the smaller truck to travel but dont want to give up plowing thanks
  2. itsgottobegreen

    itsgottobegreen PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,351

    I got a 2wd 4.6 v8 150 which struggles to tow a 16' enclosed trailer (why i bought a diesel) I wouldn't recomment it, but plenty of people do it. I got a V6 f-150 I am installing a plow on for a customers here shortly. So we shall see how that goes.
  3. LawnProLandscapes

    LawnProLandscapes PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,129

    its by far not the strongest motor but it could do it. just be smart how and when you plow.. dont make huge windrows and expect to move em across a huge lot. i ran my old f-150 4.6 v8 up to 175xxx with no major probs there a good motor. my brothers 4.6 use to haul our 24 ft enclosed trailer with 4-5 sleds loaded up in it, it wasnt the fastest but it did the job well, his was a 2006..