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Is a 7'6"unimount to big for a 89 charakee

Discussion in 'Jeeps' started by daveolejnik, Jan 18, 2009.

  1. daveolejnik

    daveolejnik Junior Member
    Messages: 18

    I have a unimount on a chevy 2500. I ve been having alot of problems with transmissions this year. My tranny just went out again so Thats going back into the shop. I just had new clutches put in it 3 weeks ago and now NO REVERSE AGAIN. I cant aford to loose any accounts. They are really hard to get in this area. I was thinking about making a new mount for the plow for the jeep. I have another controller so I just need a new wiring harness. I just dont know if the plow is to heavy for the jeep. I would hate to spend 4-5 hours welding a new mount and then it being way to heavy for the truck. I know I would have to put weight in the back. Do you think it would work??? This would not be anything I use all winter to plow just when I get in a situation like im in. It would be great if I had problems with the truck just to drop the plow and hook it up to another vehicle. If possible.
  2. basher

    basher PlowSite Fanatic
    from 19707
    Messages: 8,993

    NO!:eek: Don't hang the Uni-mount on the Cherokee, not if you like the truck.
  3. festerw

    festerw Senior Member
    Messages: 986

    If you're talking the downsized Cherokee, you'll destroy it with that plow.
  4. hedhunter9

    hedhunter9 Senior Member
    Messages: 212

    Our 87 Jeep Cherekee has a unimount on it. the 6' 6" with wings which take it out to
    8 foot. It also has been beefed up a bunch since it rusted out after years of use in the Chesterton/portage salt capital of Indiana. It was too light weight. so we made it heavier
    and stronger... We put a 2x2 tube on the bottom to bolt the cutting edge to, and welded in new metal on the mold board. Added braces in some areas.... Then of course added a back drag edge that works great and was the best thing we did for it.....

    It has HD springs on the front.

    257,000 miles... Yeh... I guess we are destroying it.. ! :gunsfiring:

    But now days we only use it for plowing residentials and a few lots.
    It doesnt get driven other than that...
  5. xjeep25

    xjeep25 Junior Member
    from ohio
    Messages: 13

    01 Cherokee with uni 6'6"

    I don't know the weight difference between a uni-mount 7'6" and a uni-mount 6'6", but I have a 6'6" uni on my 01 cherokee with a 3inch lift and it works great. We got 8 to 12 inches of snow here in Cleveland OH a couple of weeks ago and my "poor little " Jeep pushed with out any problems. JMO
  6. theplowmeister

    theplowmeister 2000 Club Member
    from MA
    Messages: 2,617

    I dont know what a unimount weights but i've used fisher 7 1/2 RD (now called an HD) plows on my wranglers for 22 years