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Western 7 1/2 standard to 8 1/2 pro

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Ford850, Feb 12, 2005.

  1. Ford850

    Ford850 Junior Member
    Messages: 13

    I was wondering if it was possible to convert my 7 1/2 standard blade to a 8 1/2 pro-blade without buying a new bracket? Is there any difference in the standard and pro-plow besides the height and strength of the plow itself such as pump, brackets, etc.?

  2. 84deisel

    84deisel Senior Member
    Messages: 697

    no both are completely different .The standard blade is 4 inches shorter than the pro and the quadrent and a frame and lift frame are all completely different
  3. Blizzard Plower

    Blizzard Plower Junior Member
    from Il
    Messages: 27

    is this for a conention mount or uni/ultra mount plow?

    Either way you need to go to ebay.
  4. dlcs

    dlcs 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,160

    Yes it can be done and here is what you will need. I asuming your is a Ultra Mount otherwise these part numbers maybe different. The differnece between the standard and pro is 2 extra ribs, height difference of 2.5", 2 spring, and a shock absorber. These part prices are from www.cpw.com

    60338 Shock Absorber $92.62
    49086 cutting edge $88.68
    60308 mold board $1004.77
    67848 Quadrant Kit $233.82
    67856 Nose Bolt Kit $7.42
    90157 Shock Bolts (2) $2.22 each
    90132 Blade Pivot Bolts $2.08
    23039 Trip Springs (Need 4 with the new pro plows) $8.95 Each
    90493 Eye Bolts With Nuts $2.88 each
    90245K Cutting Edge Bolt Kit 9pc $8.95