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Old 02-24-2009, 06:25 PM   #1
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I have the oppertunity to buy a used Fisher Minute Mount plow off a 97 Ranger. Question is are the frames of the 1997 and frames of the 2004 the same? I have a 2004 FX4 Level 1 and want to know if the push plates will fit.
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Does Fisher have a website? Also, I think Reese makes a receiver for the front so you could see if the two years have the same part number.
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The fact that between those years Ford changed from TTB to SLA, I'm inclined to say they are drastically different. The way Fisher mounts their push-plates so close to the frame makes me think the same too.
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Old 02-25-2009, 12:51 PM   #4
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Fisher says the plates need to be 25 5/8" apart so ill get under mine with a tape measure see what I come up with. I miss my plow I had on my 99 so Im seeing if I can get another one. Also it will give me something to kill time with little sanding and paint never hurt anything.
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The 98'+ are about 3" wider overall than from the 1997 and before. I've bought wrong parts before, that's how I at least know.
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The 98'+ are about 3" wider overall than from the 1997 and before. I've bought wrong parts before, that's how I at least know.
So I guess its no dice.
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Guess not. Sorry pal. Good luck with finding others though...
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Eh, shit happens I went up and measured with the plates for the plow and the frame is wider so oh well saves money.
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