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PICTURES!! New boss plow on gmc shortbox

Discussion in 'Boss Plows Discussion' started by Onebadbowtie86, Nov 2, 2008.

  1. Onebadbowtie86

    Onebadbowtie86 Senior Member
    Messages: 114

    Hey guys, i just wanted to say thanks for all the help and knowledge ive already gained from this site! sure made putting my plow on myself alot easier! heres pictures i just took today of the finished product. I cranked the bars up, but theres no timbrens, im not sure if ill get them as this trucks getting sold in april. man these new boss lights are bright!!!!!




  2. Onebadbowtie86

    Onebadbowtie86 Senior Member
    Messages: 114

  3. Quality SR

    Quality SR PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,830

    Nice looking truck and new Boss. Those lights must be bright. Just put ballast in you should be fine. Good luck.
  4. TLB

    TLB Senior Member
    Messages: 275

    Looks sweet
  5. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,194

    Looks nice!:drinkup:
  6. hydro_37

    hydro_37 PlowSite Veteran
    from iowa
    Messages: 3,790

    Very nice set-up.
  7. Eyesell

    Eyesell 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,107

    Hey hey, another new BOSS customer, looks great, hope you make some serious payup
  8. ChevyHD4X4

    ChevyHD4X4 Senior Member
    Messages: 108

    nice set up and I'm liking the lights
  9. PaulSmith

    PaulSmith Junior Member
    Messages: 9

    Looking good.....:nod:
  10. F250 Boss v

    F250 Boss v Senior Member
    Messages: 281

    Nice truck! -Great pictures! Good luck with the new plow!!!
  11. LawnProLandscapes

    LawnProLandscapes PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,129

    nice setup. just add some ballast in the rear and it will level right out and handle better.
  12. Lil'PlowinMan93

    Lil'PlowinMan93 Senior Member
    Messages: 116

    Sorry im so new to the site but what does he mean when he says he cranked the bars up?
  13. aeronutt

    aeronutt Senior Member
    Messages: 262

    Looks like Boss is pre-punching the holes for mounting wings now. Wish mine had that...

    "Cranking the bars" refers to adjusting the torsion bar mounts under the truck by literally "cranking" the bolt a couple of turns to add pre-load to the bars. This makes the front of the truck ride higher and/or compensate for additional weight on the front. This practice is common with Chevy trucks, but questionable for the fact that it increases the likelyness of over-torquing the bars and having one snap. It also changes the suspension geometry and may result in the need for an alignment job. The "right" way (...arguably....) is to install Timbren bump stops. That avoids the extra stress on the bars.
    Last edited: Nov 3, 2008
  14. deere615

    deere615 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,919

    Sweet setup
  15. ACS

    ACS Member
    Messages: 56

    Nice Set Up For Sure , Better get some action shots this winter.
  16. tls22

    tls22 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,264

    Looks great:redbounce