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Wrangler for driveways, fine. Setup suggestions

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the Community' started by CP Paul, Sep 18, 2009.

  1. CP Paul

    CP Paul Member
    Messages: 99

    Wrangler is a good suggestion for driveways. 4x4 no doubt, automatic
    What make of plow, size, type?
    Tire make?
    Front suspension mods?
  2. plowtime1

    plowtime1 Senior Member
    Messages: 446

    Check out the Snow-Ways and Snow Doggs...or better yet...the Plowmeister has the scoop on beafing the suspension.
  3. CP Paul

    CP Paul Member
    Messages: 99

    I was told the Wrangler idea may not be so great an idea up here in Canada's capital area.
  4. adksnowo

    adksnowo Senior Member
    Messages: 370

    Plowmeister has the scoop on all things Wrangler! He need to chime in. I have plowed a Jeep CJ-7 and it was a good driveway truck, had a 6 1/2' Western on it. Toyotas are also good in this arena, I have done an install on a non-Taco P/U. Was a good setup. Tight spots and driveways need a maneuverable short wheelbase truck. Good for sidewalk jobs kind of as well. However you are not going to move a ton of snow. Leave the mall parking lots to JD Dave.
  5. CP Paul

    CP Paul Member
    Messages: 99

    Ya that is what the other Ontario lads are saying now. Not big and strong enough for our winters.
    Makes sense because I never saw any Jeeps with plows on around here.
    Love the idea though, easy to drive and turn, excellent 4X4 but not heavy enough, I think for real big snow falls.
  6. green frog

    green frog Senior Member
    Messages: 246

    I used a cherokee for 3 yrs and it rocked until i got into commercial. Get air bags to help support the weight $100 and get unibody stiffeners $200 or less and they are welded in. I had great luck with a western LSX plow. It was a beefed up sport utility about 550 lbs and 7 feet 2 inches wide. I dont think they make them any more but you could find a good used one for sure. Tires 31x10.5 at's worked really well with a little ballast. I tried 32x11.5 because I would go ogg roading in summer but were a little to wide, it was fun but skating over the snow.
  7. Banksy

    Banksy PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,113

    Check out the Jeep section. Lots of nice rigs there.
  8. CP Paul

    CP Paul Member
    Messages: 99

    Thanks for the advise guys.
    I appreciate it.