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plowing with a 4 cylinder wrangler??

Discussion in 'Jeeps' started by osomany?s, Sep 20, 2012.

  1. osomany?s

    osomany?s Member
    Messages: 48

    Would like some feedback my son has a 95 wrangler with a 4 cylinder and were considering a 6.5 ft Meyer plow does anyone have any pros/cons ???any info would be appreciated thanks
  2. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    There's a guy around here who plows with one ,quick little plow good for driveways.
  3. RLM

    RLM PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,270

    Mine has a 6 cyl, we are just mounting plow to now. From the experience with other plow trucks though with base engins, you usually run out of traction long (break tires free) long before you run out of power.
  4. BigDBoots

    BigDBoots Senior Member
    Messages: 103

    They work great, take twenty minutes and read the "Jeep" section or use the search function and you will find plenty of info. As you can see by the many pages of "Jeep" posts there is plenty of info on Jeeps for you ~BigD
  5. jmac5058

    jmac5058 Senior Member
    Messages: 431

    Jeeps are awsome plow trucks , gearing is the key not size of motor . As long as your not plowing highways for hours on end it will be fine.
  6. osomany?s

    osomany?s Member
    Messages: 48

    Hey big d thanks for your reply .im computer handicapped mind telling me where this jeep section is i appropriate the help thanks
  7. P&M Landscaping

    P&M Landscaping Senior Member
    Messages: 786

    As most others have said you will run out of traction long before power. I had a '97 TJ with a 2.5 L 5-Speed manual trans, and it was a great machine. I had a Boss 7'6" Sport Duty on the front, and pushed 12" at times. Make sure you carry ballast, and put some help in the front (timbrens, airbags, or air shocks).
  8. Plow More

    Plow More Senior Member
    Messages: 172

    Throw some sand bags in it and keep the rpm's up!
  9. BigDBoots

    BigDBoots Senior Member
    Messages: 103

    Your post is in the "Jeep" section... I have spent hours reading ppls. posts and gone off to other applicable threads