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New Boss 7'6" Standard Poly

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the Community' started by h2bhumble, Oct 14, 2009.

  1. h2bhumble

    h2bhumble Junior Member
    from mass
    Messages: 16

    Just picked up my new poly blade. I'll take a few pics this weekend. I have a 2005 GMC serria 1500 with Timbrens. Didn't have to turn the torsion bars, but I think I will to get that extra inch or so. The hydraulics are awesome, fast and to the point. Drove home on the highway and the temp gauge floated back and forth from a little under 210 to 230. Questions:

    1. Do most drive with the plow up and straight or up and turned?
    2. How fast do most drive on the highway? I was doing 55 and it seemed to be fine.

    Thanks, anyother little tricks with the boss would be appreciated.
  2. iceyman

    iceyman 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,925

    1. I turn mine to the right so if i happen to ever clip a curb the plow is already goin that way...

    2. stay under 60 on the highway and u should be fine
  3. MileHigh

    MileHigh PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,827

    I drive with the plow about 5 inches or so of the ground...usually straight. Your supposed to have it angled to the right.

    I do this so air can get to the radiator.

    I do 70. lol.
  4. naturalgreen

    naturalgreen Senior Member
    Messages: 404

    low as I can and I added a wind foil to top of plow
    stay slow on highway
  5. naturalgreen

    naturalgreen Senior Member
    Messages: 404

    angle right
  6. h2bhumble

    h2bhumble Junior Member
    from mass
    Messages: 16

    Any pics of the wind foil? Thanks for the advice.