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plow size for f350

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the Community' started by siderman, May 4, 2012.

  1. siderman

    siderman Junior Member
    from NY
    Messages: 4

    new to site and was wondering if a 7 6 plow is okay to use on my f350 dually
  2. rpainetfd

    rpainetfd Member
    Messages: 44

    You will not be able to cover the width of the truck with that plow, especially when you angle it or plow around corners. Your rear wheels will be in the windrow and will be pushing the snow everywhere. I have an 02 F350 Dually and I used an 8' for one storm and went up to a 9' to get better coverage.
  3. show-n-go

    show-n-go Senior Member
    Messages: 776

    You need at least a 9 ft plow to cover your truck width. I have an 8ft on my excursion and wish it was 8.5 at least.
  4. siderman

    siderman Junior Member
    from NY
    Messages: 4

    Thats what i thought. Thanks
  5. basher

    basher PlowSite Fanatic
    from 19707
    Messages: 8,993

    8'6" in minimun 9 foot is better if you don't travel the roads and work in one lot 10 foot is even better.
  6. brad96z28

    brad96z28 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,525

    9 FT Atleast
  7. siderman

    siderman Junior Member
    from NY
    Messages: 4

    Ok would I be able to put a set of pro wings on it to add the extra blade with
  8. basher

    basher PlowSite Fanatic
    from 19707
    Messages: 8,993

    Big difference between a plow blade and a set of pro wings. they don't scrape like a steel steel wear edge and they don't hold up against heavy snow pack
  9. siderman

    siderman Junior Member
    from NY
    Messages: 4

    I hear you might as well do it right from the start. Thanks
  10. 2006Sierra1500

    2006Sierra1500 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,758

    If you go with an extendable plow like an XLS, WideOut or Power Plow, you can get an 8 Foot plow, a 10 foot plow, and a 9 foot plow all in one.
  11. Burkartsplow

    Burkartsplow PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,246

    Go this route. The best choice you will ever make. It is a GAME CHANGER!
  12. truckitup

    truckitup Senior Member
    Messages: 259

    I am selling a great shape western 9.5 MVP off a 2002 F250 The plow is in great shape and works awsome. I live in Webster NY. It is listed for sale on this site under for sale items. Let me know if you are interrested ssteinfeldt@yahoo.com
  13. jasonz

    jasonz Senior Member
    Messages: 250

    I have an 8' but I could easily run a 8.5 or 9 on my 350.
  14. PPNH

    PPNH Junior Member
    Messages: 7

    a buddy of mine runs a 8ft on his 04 f350 dually and it covers his wheel base fine.. although with a truck of that caliber you SHOULD use 9ft to cover the corners and such. Goodluck
  15. cet

    cet PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,257

    A 8' Western straight blade only covers 83" wide at full angle. I don't think your buddy is covering his wheelbase. I know a cab and chassis GM is narrower then the dually pickup but not sure even that would cover.

    SHAWZER PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,288

    go with a 9-2 v-blade or 8-10 wideout,any smaller you will be disapointed!! tymusic:drinkup::drinkup:
  17. Shade Tree NJ

    Shade Tree NJ Senior Member
    Messages: 202

    I know an older thread but figured would bump it up to the top.

    Picked up an 03 f350, single rear wheel, with the 5.4 for a steal. Wondering if my truck could handle my 9' pro plus plowing in heavier wet snow?
  18. snowish10

    snowish10 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,095

    my buddy has a 99 f350 5.4l its a 7.6 western but he pushes big piles of wet snow with no problem.
  19. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,400

    You'll be fine got 4x4 low
  20. Shade Tree NJ

    Shade Tree NJ Senior Member
    Messages: 202

    Not worried of truck capability, worried about size of my current plow being 9ft steel both weight which shouldn't be bad but mostly about if truck could move decent amount of wet snow with that big of a plow.