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Boss Vee 9'2" ?

Discussion in 'Boss Plows Discussion' started by ACS, Sep 3, 2008.

  1. ACS

    ACS Member
    Messages: 56

    Hi I was wondering if I will at all run into any problems with putting a 9'2" V on my 02 2500HD I will be putting timbrens on the front also. I was going to just go with a 8'2" but bigger for me is better gets the jobs done quicker. So any comments or suggestions would be awesome.

    Thanks Joey
  2. Indy

    Indy Senior Member
    Messages: 704

    What bed and cab on your HD?
  3. ACS

    ACS Member
    Messages: 56

    Reg Cab. Long box (8ft)
  4. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Go for it. The truck will handle it fine. And don't forget the pictures!
  5. B&B

    B&B PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,777

    What engine? Is the truck plow prep equipped?
  6. ACS

    ACS Member
    Messages: 56

    Its the 6.0L ( gas ) I belive it is the plow prep package
  7. B&B

    B&B PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,777

    Then run the 9.2 without question. :nod: :waving:
  8. ACS

    ACS Member
    Messages: 56

    I will def get pictures
  9. Indy

    Indy Senior Member
    Messages: 704

    done, NEXT
  10. Camden

    Camden PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,604

    The difference in weight between a 8'2" and a 9'2" is 68lbs. If your truck can handle an 8'2" it should be able to handle a 9'2" xysport
  11. ACS

    ACS Member
    Messages: 56

    Ok perfect , The sales person was just saying I might have to keep it out just a bit more so it doesnt scrap the ground when I drive and Hit bumps.
  12. ford6.9

    ford6.9 Senior Member
    Messages: 452

    Alright so i am going to be the only one saying mabye not. I have a 9.2v on a F350 diesel so maybe thats why it feels heavy, but sometimes i wish i had a smaller plow. If your not doing any driveways i would go for it. But if its going to be driveways and some parking lots go with the 8.2 and get the wings. An 8.2 with wings will kill a 9.2 without. have the best of both worlds. Just an idea . sorry to toss this out there after you already have your mind made up or so it seems.
  13. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,194

    You will but no big deal.
  14. ABES

    ABES PlowSite.com Addict
    from MN
    Messages: 1,322

    On my bosses F350s we have to do that, like Jd says its not a big deal at all.
  15. Camden

    Camden PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,604

    You might not be able to drive around with the plow wings fully retracted but I think that's pretty common. No biggie
  16. ACS

    ACS Member
    Messages: 56

    Ok perfect , thanks for all the help . Now To decide cause I do have some driveways to do . But The 9'2" still might do
  17. Clapper&Company

    Clapper&Company PlowSite Veteran
    from NE OHIO
    Messages: 4,413

    Your find, aslong as its not a wet snow
  18. B&B

    B&B PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,777

    And remember, a 9.2 may sound like a lot of plow...but a 9.2 is only 92" in the scoop position and 99" in the V position. If you place it in one of these two positions, the plow will fit virtually anywhere the truck will. :nod:

    Few turns on the T-bars and a set of Timbrens will take care of the dragging wing tip issues in most spots.
  19. NoFearDeere

    NoFearDeere PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,724

    Definetaly do it
  20. LwnmwrMan22

    LwnmwrMan22 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 28,362

    If you get into commercial mowing, banks and other drive throughs might be too tight for that 9.2.

    I do 4 banks and have to do them with the 8.2 in the V, because the 9.2 won't go.

    Yes, I also have to fold my mirrors in with the trailer tow mirrors.

    Yes, a 9.2 will get big lots done a LITTLE faster, but not if you can't get all of the lot.