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will it handle it?

Discussion in 'Boss Plows Discussion' started by AHBoss, Feb 11, 2010.

  1. AHBoss

    AHBoss Junior Member
    Messages: 12

    I was curious if a 1991 F150 would handle a 8'2 poly v blade or would it be too much. My mechanic thaught w bigger tranny cooler it would be alright. everybodys thaughts greatly appreciated thanks
  2. ihdriver7088

    ihdriver7088 Senior Member
    Messages: 315

    i have an 8'2" v-xt on a 1 ton and they have a plow selector on the boss site i.m.o. i wouldnt put 700+ pounds hanging off the front of a half ton truck unless your suspension is beefed up

    and here in my parts there are half ton fords that are bottomed with 7'6" meyer plows
    Last edited: Feb 11, 2010
  3. OhioPlower

    OhioPlower Senior Member
    Messages: 440

    I wouldnt do it
  4. erkoehler

    erkoehler PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,279

    Not a chance I would ever try that!
  5. B&B

    B&B PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,777

    Only if you put it in the bed.

    Sounds like he's looking to generate some future income from you.

    Not a good idea.
  6. JDiepstra

    JDiepstra PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,780

    Sounds like everyone agrees - no.
  7. albhb3

    albhb3 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,523

    aww what the heck sure you can do anything... one thing is for sure you mech will love you