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post #1 of 3 Old 12-16-2011, 08:04 AM Thread Starter Fanatic
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Plowing with lift

Is it realistic to think that I can use my Super duty to plow if I put a 6 inch lift on it? I would run 35's in the summer but switch to 285's in the winter for plowing. Found a great deal on a complete 6 inch lift. Just don't know if this is too tall for plowing. I only plow my own driveway and two others, not like I am plowing a lot of driveways or parking lots. I was only planning on going with a 4" at most but I have a hard time passing on a good deal

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Its gonna be close. I looked into a plow with my truck (8inch). The biggest issue is when you are at full angle the outside edge of the plow may lift. Also your "attack angle" might be a little high. This will cause either your trip edge or plow to not work properly.

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Looking at mine... I'm planning to do a 4.5" lift when I lift mine... and I think any higher would be to much for the plow, short of modifying the plow frame so it is lower. Interested if you find any more concrete answers, as this is a concern of mine as well.
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