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Hey guys any ideas what is wrong?

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by doh, Jan 27, 2008.

  1. doh

    doh Senior Member
    Messages: 253

  2. Jbowe

    Jbowe Senior Member
    Messages: 167


    I had a truck a long time ago that did the same thing. It had nothing to do with the way the plow was mounted but it did have to do with the truck just being plain worn out. The truck had been used for plowing and every other use you can think of for years and the frame had weakened so much that when you raised the plow it actually caused the frame to hump like a camel and it would jam the door on the drivers side. When the plow was off the doors worked perfectly.
  3. wild bill

    wild bill PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,239

    twist o flex

    i guess nothing a new frame wouldn't fix !
  4. yard5864

    yard5864 Senior Member
    Messages: 149

    My first rig was an '88 F150 with a 7'6" blade. It pretty much did the same thing. It was the frame that rusted out and sent it to its grave.
  5. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,194

    R I P......................................:D
  6. SnoFarmer

    SnoFarmer PlowSite Fanatic
    from N,E. MN
    Messages: 9,883

    RIP .....

    Go back and have your buddy take a look at his frame.

    Right behind the front wheel.
    Take a look at the holes in the frame .
    This is the crumple zone.
    The frame may not be rotted but I bet it is cracked.

    It is ripping apart from plowing.
  7. KGRlandscapeing

    KGRlandscapeing 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,660

    ya its the frame look at the cab and bed look how there pulling apart. pull the plow off and box the frame thats if u could get enough metal left in the frame to weld a new pice of steel too
  8. Jello1

    Jello1 Senior Member
    Messages: 267

    Ouch, time for a newer truck.