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New 9'2 VXT Q's

Discussion in 'Boss Plows Discussion' started by ommegang, Oct 10, 2010.

  1. ommegang

    ommegang Senior Member
    from wi
    Messages: 100

    Traded in my 08' F250 5.4L along with my Blizzard SW for a 2011 F250 6.2L. Just got a 9'2 VXT steel installed w/ smartlocks. Very badass looking plow! Question: If it doesn't trip in scoop mode, does it trip everwhere else? ie: from straight to scoop will it trip or does it not trip beyond straight. Also, I see that the curb guards are an intregal part of the cutting edge. Do you guys plow with shoes to save the cutting edge?

    Thanks much! Driving home I noticed this thing is night and day vs the wide Speedwing. I always sweated hitting another plow head on at night with narrowed roads with the SW. No longer. And, I will be able to see too! I did have to lift the plow mount by hand a dag in order to release the truck. It wouldn't release otherwise. Hopefully nothing to worry about, just a wear-in thing?

  2. ajslands

    ajslands 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,033

    When you unhooked it by hand, just put the stand down before you put the plow in float. Also do it on level ground. This always helps me.
  3. cet

    cet PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,257

    There isn't a stand on a Vee plow. You put it in Vee and it stands on it's own.
    I bought the same plow but it's still in pieces on the shop floor.
  4. ajslands

    ajslands 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,033

    Realy? I'm not getting mine till Friday so thanks
  5. hydro_37

    hydro_37 PlowSite Veteran
    from iowa
    Messages: 3,790

    my new v is easy to unhook...plow in float and blade veed back...hit the switch up to relieve pressure on the truck and then lower it.unplug wires and drive away
    the new cutting edges are very heavy duty and the dealer told me that they never run shows
  6. rhkfwain

    rhkfwain Senior Member
    from FWA, IN
    Messages: 304


    We appreciate your purchase and know that you will be happy with it!
  7. ggkkpp

    ggkkpp Junior Member
    Messages: 17

    measure the holes on the mount they should be 15 1/2 inches from the center of the hole to the ground on level ground, adjust main beam and you will no longer have to push up or pull back on the blade to attach it.
  8. Triple L

    Triple L PlowSite Fanatic
    from Canada
    Messages: 6,078

    Boss plows will trip in the scoop position.... I've done it before anyways... with a 9.2VXT
    The head gear should fall all the way forward with the powerhitch when you go to take it off and you shouldnt have any trouble backing out
    Last edited: Oct 10, 2010
  9. MSS Mow

    MSS Mow Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 983

    Check to see if the release handles are hitting on the plastic on the front of your truck. That may be why it didn't "release" on its own. The plastic on my truck needs to be cut a little more, so it sometimes catches on the edge of it, so it won't release on it's own.
  10. Pinky Demon

    Pinky Demon PlowSite.com Addict
    from Ohio
    Messages: 1,121

    Another thing to note, the Vs are so well balanced that you can move them around with a floor jack by lifting on the trip lever box.
  11. ommegang

    ommegang Senior Member
    from wi
    Messages: 100

    I noticed this too, as I looked closer. I this may be wht it didn't release. They wanted to keep the plastic spoiler intact as much as possible. No shoes seems to be the way to go.
    Thanks for all the input.
  12. pitrack

    pitrack Senior Member
    Messages: 268

    The ground might be a little off level too. Every so often mine will catch if I'm not perfectly level.
  13. MSS Mow

    MSS Mow Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 983

    Yeah that's what happened with mine. I have left it that way for now, as I didn't want to remove the plasitc completely. I just have to remember to manually pull the lever when releasing.

    I also run with no shoes. I don't even own any and I have 3 boss V's.