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Fisher v2 for my 97 ford??

Discussion in 'Fisher Engineering Discussion' started by 512high, Feb 23, 2015.

  1. 512high

    512high Senior Member
    Messages: 136

    Hi , I have a 1997 Ford power stroke F-350 reg. cab, with a minute mount 18 ft. straight. I tried a friends V2 over the week end and am very impressed, My question is this, my local fisher dealer said "e-match" shows I must have a min. of 5k axle rating in front, my door jam says , 4,800. However, I bought the truck new in 97, had an extra leaf spring added on all 4-sides, I called the spring company today, and they said I added around 700-750lbs rating capacity to the front end.

    I think the new V2 stainless(8'6") weighs 975 lbs? does anyone know what a MM1 8ft. straight weighs? My dealer said he would install for me because he knows the truck and that I did add the extra leafs, does anyone think im asking for trouble in the event I purchase next year? Just an fyi you all must be thinking 97?? , No rust, original paint, stock, just about to hit 39,000 miles, being garaged all its life and in a heated shop with wash bays helps. Thanks ahead of time guys
  2. kimber750

    kimber750 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,681

    If you have an 18' ft blade now, a 8.6' V will be no problem at all. :rolleyes:

    Run a xv on my 02 diesel without any issues.
  3. kimber750

    kimber750 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,681

    Oh, and a 8' MM1 should be around 700 pounds. ;)
  4. 512high

    512high Senior Member
    Messages: 136

    Ok thanks for the quick reply !
  5. UpstateDzlGuy

    UpstateDzlGuy Senior Member
    Messages: 121

    You will be fine, run it!
  6. gtmustang00

    gtmustang00 Senior Member
    from Berlin
    Messages: 752

    I think you need to sell this truck to me...and I'm in the next town over! Post pictures please!
  7. 512high

    512high Senior Member
    Messages: 136

    *LOL Everyone wants it..pm with your email, i can send a pic or so, i still havent learned how to send a pic to this site, you are more then welcome to post if you wish..philip