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boss plug mounting

Discussion in 'Boss Plows Discussion' started by pkenn, Nov 6, 2008.

  1. pkenn

    pkenn Senior Member
    Messages: 139

    anyone have any pics of your boss elec connections (truck side) mounting locations?....especially ford superduty
  2. 1 bad bolt

    1 bad bolt Member
    Messages: 71

    not to hijack your thread but newer chevy's too
  3. wild bill

    wild bill PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,239

    2001 2500hd

  4. DKG

    DKG Senior Member
    Messages: 199

    I just let the plugs hang loose through the hole in the bumper on my F-Series. I found it is easier for hook up and doesn't come apart when backdragging alot of snow. When plow is removed, I tuck them in behind the bumper.
  5. JDiepstra

    JDiepstra PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,780

    Same here. I go for the stealth look when unhooked.
  6. c.schulz

    c.schulz Senior Member
    Messages: 202

    I cut the hook off my Tow Hook and made a mount for mine. Looks clean and works well. Its not very often I need both hooks.

  7. erkoehler

    erkoehler PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,279

    I mounted mine right on the top of the bumper on my 2001 Chevy 2500hd.
  8. High Voltage

    High Voltage Member
    from MI
    Messages: 47

    I just mounted mine today. I bent up a bracket out of 1/2" X 1/8" steel and ran it across the air opening in the bumper. It is fastened to a bolt on each side that hols the bumper cover , grill, & bumper together.

  9. 3bladz

    3bladz Senior Member
    Messages: 173

    Sorry cant help with the chevy mounts, but on my superdities I took out the tow hook on the drivers side and put the plug there. I think the wire is run down by the radiator support and out the bumper hole.
  10. JeffNY

    JeffNY Senior Member
    Messages: 484

    Here's mine, if your going to put them there, put them more to the right. The plow frame pushes against them where they are now.

  11. DCSpecial

    DCSpecial Senior Member
    from IL
    Messages: 408

    That's what I do on my 07 F-350

    Can't see them when the plow is off and I tuck them in the bumper once plugged in as well.
  12. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    One is the 2008 and the other is the 2002. The 08 I'll tuck it inside somewhere after the season.

    plow plug 001 (Medium).jpg

    plow plug 002 (Medium).jpg

    plow plug 003 (Medium).jpg
  13. 1 bad bolt

    1 bad bolt Member
    Messages: 71

    jeffny did that bracket come with your plow set up ? mine are just stuffed in the bumper :( i would like to install mine like that. what part of upstate are you from?
  14. Grass Master

    Grass Master Banned
    Messages: 157

    Here is a couple from my '05.


  15. stroker79

    stroker79 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,802

    I like that ^^^^^^^ setup alot but need my tow hooks.

    Mine used to be mounted with brackets in the grill and I liked it but I got tired of always seeing them there. I relocated the power right next to the DS tow hook and havent decided what to do with the other connector yet.
  16. JeffNY

    JeffNY Senior Member
    Messages: 484

    North tip of seneca lake. Place in farmington did the install, im not sure if the bracket came with it or not.
  17. F250 Boss v

    F250 Boss v Senior Member
    Messages: 281

    My '06 F250 has a bracket welded to the inside of the left (drivers side) tow hook. Nice spot. -Sorry I don't have a picture... But it works and looks good. IMO.
  18. DCSpecial

    DCSpecial Senior Member
    from IL
    Messages: 408

    Here you can see it plugged in and the plugs are tucked behind the bumper by the driver's side tow hook.

    This was when I just picked up the plow. Still need to put the wire loom on.

    Boss Plow installed 009 small.jpg
  19. stroker79

    stroker79 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,802

    Well that pic confirms you came from to FTE.

    Welcome to Plowsite!
  20. DCSpecial

    DCSpecial Senior Member
    from IL
    Messages: 408

    Yep, seen this site mentioned on a few of the ford forums.

    Thanks for the welcome.

    Did you ever take your truck to A-Tire?