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think i need to lower the mount

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by stcroixjoe, Nov 3, 2007.

  1. stcroixjoe

    stcroixjoe Senior Member
    Messages: 263

    do you guys think that there is to much "curl" foward ?????

    f-250 lifted wplow 041.jpg

    f-250 lifted wplow 043.jpg
  2. AndyTblc

    AndyTblc Senior Member
    Messages: 681

    One of my neighbors has a truck and his mount is almost that high, and he doesn't have any problems, and I've asked him if he would prefer it to be lower, and he said it didn't make any difference. So I said ok whatever.
  3. mike33087

    mike33087 Senior Member
    Messages: 555

    yea you need to adjust that, the A frame part of that is supposed to be level to the ground. at that angle your going to go through cutting edges like you wouldnt believe and it probably wont trip the correct way either
  4. ljbev

    ljbev Senior Member
    Messages: 201

    yes the a frame should ride parallel with the ground or your plade will either trip too easey or not at all....
  5. ljbev

    ljbev Senior Member
    Messages: 201


    make sure you make your adjustments with the truck ballasted as you were going ploing...ie extra weight in back...sander, bloser or whatever..
    good luck
  6. B&B

    B&B PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,777

    It doesn't look too bad judging by your pic for a lifted truck. Can youy shoot a pic straight across the A-frame..like down on your knee's at ground level? I could tell a little better then.
  7. powerjoke

    powerjoke PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,341

    i have not experianced trip prob. from a un-level a-frame but the main prob is angeling.

    angle the plow all the way one direct and then set it down if both sides hit the ground at about the same time you'r o.k., and even if it doesn't as long as the blade has enough articulation in the carton and frame so both sides are on the ground your still o.k.
  8. itsgottobegreen

    itsgottobegreen PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,351

    Lower it. or upgrade to a ultra mount so you can save ur ground clearence.