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So I have an 88 YJ. Looking to put a small 6' plow on it. Everywhere i go they tell me they don't make anything for jeeps older than a 97. I'm in Massachusetts/southern nh. Anyone have any advice? I'm desperate lol. Thanks!
 

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Don't plow with a jeep unless you are some kind of sadist that gets off on seeing jeeps destroyed by rust. Jeeps are shitty plow vehicles anyways buy a beater truck they are cheaper and make good plow vehicles.
 
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I would imagine most of a TJ plow kit would fit on a YJ.
I wouldn't be much more concerned about rust while plowing than just driving around during the winter, which I'm sure is what a lot of us use our Jeeps for.

Jeeps don't have the weight to be super effective parking lot plows, but their short wheel base makes them far more maneuverable than a big old truck. It's why you see lots of CJ5's with plows on them.
It might be cheaper and easier finding a Jeep that already has a plow for cheap, rather than modifying a TJ kit to fit your YJ.
 

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Thanks guys, I was hoping to find something a little closer to Massachusetts. The TJ set up will not fit on my YJ, I was told this by several people. I'm no sadist, I plow driveways, and have 2 Chevy 2500's , but about 10 of these driveways are terribly narrow or tight turns that only a jeep would be able to conquer. That's why I got this beast, and will find a way to attach a plow. Rust isnt an issue, as long as you take care of it! Thanks again everyone for your input, hopefully someone has a closer solution!
 

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I plow my driveway here in SE Idaho with my 90 YJ and a Snowsport plow. I've had the Snowsport for several years and used it on two different pickups. It's an aluminum and rubber "floating blade" that runs on a steel rack that fits into a 2" hitch receiver. A front receiver for my YJ bolted over a stock front bumper to the frame rails. The blade only plows in the forward direction and floats on side wings when backing. Not as versatile as a powered plow, but has worked for me for years and the agility of the YJ is much better than a 3/4 ton pickup using the plow.

https://realtruck.com/p/snowsport-hd-utility-snow-plow/

https://realtruck.com/p/snowsport-plow-2-front-receiver-hitch-mount/v/jeep/wrangler/1990/
 

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I just spent a few seconds googling to come up with that example... there are probably plenty of others online...
 

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Welcome to the Forum Justjay294,

We had a poster some time ago that had a similar question. He plower several mountain driveways with tight switchbacks. Several other posters suggested a skidsteer with a blade or bucket. The cost was about the same for a used YJ and a plow as it was for a used skidsteer.

Good Luck, L.M.
 
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Welcome to the Forum Justjay294,

We had a poster some time ago that had a similar question. He plower several mountain driveways with tight switchbacks. Several other posters suggested a skidsteer with a blade or bucket. The cost was about the same for a used YJ and a plow as it was for a used skidsteer.

Good Luck, L.M.
Working for CAT and selling tractors for years this is the best solution. Rubber track skidsteers are better that wheeled for this application. Look at Paladin/Bradco plow setups they work on all skidsteers.

https://www.paladinattachments.com/products/ffc-ss-snow-blade-114

https://www.paladinattachments.com/products/ffc-ss-snow-blower

https://www.paladinattachments.com/products/product-finder/category/Snow Attachments
 

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Not a YJ but this plows my 400' drive with lots of obstacles. It is Snowbear. The ones they make now mount to a front trailer hitch receiver. Electric motor lift, manual angle.
 

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I plow my own driveway with a 60" KFI plow on my ATV
 

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I use 4x4 and don't plow lol.... that said we haven't had more than a few inches of snow in several years
 

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4x4 ATV with tire chains gets my vote. Trailer it to the job sites and plow away
 

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Out on the plains, East of Denver, we don't get as much snow as they do in the mountains. But, we do get WIND, and thus, drifts. Usually the 60" plow on my RZR will do my driveway (200') until the snow is real wet and deep with drifts. The neighbors on each side of me both have tractors and have rescued me when the drifts are too deep for the RZR to handle.

I could put larger tires on the RZR, but then, I'd need a lift and then....and then....

Good Luck, L.M.
 

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I do have a '78 case 442 hydrostatic lawn tractor with a snow blower that I haven't had to use in @10 yrs...

They make a snow blower for the front of your rzr for about $3k
 

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I've got a 6.5' Meyer on my '88, but the Jeep isn't running yet to tell you how well it works. I'm in southern CT, and there's an '89 or '90 for sale in the town I work in, with a newer style Meyer quickmount plow on it. It's in solid shape, been for sale for a while. I think they're asking too much $$ for the year and the area. I can get the contact # for you if you're interested. Who knows, maybe they would separate.

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I use a 7' Fisher plow on my '09 Rubi. I only use it for my very steep narrow driveway. know it's not an F 250, so I go easy. It does a great job, especially with the tight quarters. Otherwise, she works as our second car and is available for fun trips. I don't think a jeep is built for repetitive ramming into snowbanks.
limited use, ok.
 
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