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How much should this cost?

Discussion in 'Boss Plows Discussion' started by big schmitty, Nov 25, 2010.

  1. big schmitty

    big schmitty Member
    Messages: 88

    I looked at a 2011 truck yesterday on the lot and it had a 8' 2" Boss V plow on it. It was a 6995.00 add on for the plow. I have never had or even priced a Boss plow, I have always had westerns. I just can't see this plow costing that much. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks, Tim
  2. erkoehler

    erkoehler PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,279

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    I'd guess that plow should be about 5k plus install/tax.

    RBRONKEMA GHTFD 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,592

    Who is doing the install? That is just a little high, Heck my ebling back blade is cheaper. A 8'2'' boss vee around here is about 5500 out the door.
  4. big schmitty

    big schmitty Member
    Messages: 88

    Thanks guys, I wanted to have some knowledge about this before I went to talk to them tomorrow.
  5. bltp203

    bltp203 Senior Member
    Messages: 484

    Yea, I bet the dealer marked up the install to make some $$$.
  6. hydro_37

    hydro_37 PlowSite Veteran
    from iowa
    Messages: 3,790

    $1200 too much of an add on
  7. lawnlandscape

    lawnlandscape Senior Member
    Messages: 374

    Had a new 8' 2" boss V installed on one of my trucks wiring and all - $6,600. Doesn't seem high to me.
  8. RCsLawncare

    RCsLawncare Senior Member
    Messages: 459

    You should be closer to $5500 for the plow, but you will like the plow a lot, worth every penny I paid!!
  9. procutsnow

    procutsnow Member
    Messages: 49

    9'2" Boss VXT installed with Smartlocks on a 2011 3500 HD for me was a little less than $5,800 in Northern, NY. They are getting a pretty good markup on that one :dizzy:
  10. jimchris

    jimchris Member
    Messages: 45

    My 8'2"Poly VXT with smartlocks, wings, and install was 6440.00
  11. lawnlandscape

    lawnlandscape Senior Member
    Messages: 374

    This sounds closer to a real price to me.
  12. metallihockey88

    metallihockey88 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,414

    my local guy has 8'2 vxt's for a little over $5k. just under 6k installed and tax out the door
  13. big schmitty

    big schmitty Member
    Messages: 88

    I got the real price on the plow, when I went to see about buying the truck. It was 5700.00 including tax. I ask why mark it up so much. The salesman said it was a mistake. I highly doubt it.