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Replacement Truck and Plow

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by redneck farmer, Mar 9, 2013.

  1. redneck farmer

    redneck farmer Senior Member
    Messages: 192

    Finally had a chance to grab a couple of picture of the new truck and new plow. The truck is a 2009 F-350 with the 6.4 powerstroke, the plow is a fisher extreme-V 8'6". Yes I know the 8.6 is tight when fully angled and I am still getting used to it. I do mostly residentials and the truck is big enough so I didn't really want the 9.6 V, but we will see how it goes. The truck is getting heavier front springs this year to lift the front and maybe a set of timbrens.Driving the dually in the snow is a new experience even with some weight in the back, the next set of tires will be much more aggressive as well.


  2. Mark13

    Mark13 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,796

    If that truck has the stock rugged trails or whatever bs they were using at the time for tires that's 99% of your problem right there.

    Most every truck I've driven with those tires weather it's a srw or a dually has been as useless as tits on a bull if your driving on anything but perfectly dry asphalt or concrete.
  3. mnglocker

    mnglocker Senior Member
    Messages: 923

    Slap some OEM wings on the blade.
  4. Morrissey snow removal

    Morrissey snow removal PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,798

    beatutiful looking setup
  5. scott3430

    scott3430 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,008

    Looks like a nice setup, congrats! How do you like the dually other then the bad tires?
  6. V_Scapes

    V_Scapes PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,072

    Are those cooper zeon ltz tires on the ram?
  7. mnglocker

    mnglocker Senior Member
    Messages: 923

    I'm confused now.
  8. Banksy

    Banksy PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,113

    For some reason a pic of a blue Ram with a Boss-V was put in this thread and now it's gone :confused:
  9. 2006Sierra1500

    2006Sierra1500 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,758

    Actually, wings over a 9'6'' is a good idea. So if you need the smaller width of the 8'6'' you can just take the wings off
  10. redneck farmer

    redneck farmer Senior Member
    Messages: 192

    Yes the tires are the stock BF tire, the tread while good on the road suck in the snow.
    I like the dually so far except for the tires, anyone else out there feel their dually rearend dance back and forth going down a straight road or is it just me with these tires?
  11. V_Scapes

    V_Scapes PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,072

    Im also confused...

    I agree the rugged trail TA are the absolute worst in the snow, i cannot wait until mine wear out, i may replace them sooner cause theyre so bad.