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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-09-2019, 09:46 PM Thread Starter
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ATV snow plow

I've been looking for a used plow for my Kawasaki 700 Prairie. Today I found a great deal on a Cycle Country plow which had been on a Honda ATV. I took the mount off to see if might fit my Kawasaki. It mounted on the Honda frame with 4 "U" bolts. In doing some research for the correct mount I see that the proper mount for the Prairie actually attaches under the foot rests, one on each side, and not to the frame. The mounts I found are from the same company who makes the Cycle Country plows.

I'm wondering if the distance between the pivot mounts on the plow push tubes are a generic distance so that the same tube design fits all or most mounts?

Or what are the chances that this plow's push tubes will fit the Prairie mounts seeing that they are from the same company?

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If the plow and mounting plate came as a set your good. Big issue is the mounting plate, If you get it to fit on your brand atv tubes should fit. just check for clearance up front. tubes length could be a issue

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If the plow and mounting plate came as a set your good. Big issue is the mounting plate, If you got it to fit on your brand atv tubes should fit. just check for clearance up front. tubes length could be a issue

I can get a mounting plate specifically for my Kawasaki ATV for about $40 05 $50. Its a 2 piece mount and bolts under each foot rest so I think I could have some area for adjustment for width if need be. I was just wondering if the tubes are all a generic width so they fit multiple mounts. The mount I took off of the Honda had been mounted to the frame. If noting else, I can make a plate that runs across my foot rests and then mount or weld the old plate to it. The guy only wants $75 for the whole unit so not too big of a risk if I can't make it work.....

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Sounds like the tubes for a Kawasaki is wider. Great buy for 75 bucks! Buy it and see if you can use the Honda mounting plate. I have the same plow set up on my Honda
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Sounds like the tubes for a Kawasaki is wider. Great buy for 75 bucks! Buy it and see if you can use the Honda mounting plate. I have the same plow set up on my Honda

Pretty sure I'll give it a try. Like I said, at the least I can make a plate to run across the bottom of the foot rests and then weld the Honda mount to it. Hope the tubes will be long enough or I'll be plowing straight... LOL

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Here's a piece of advice if you've never had a plow on a 4 wheeler before: They lift and lower using a winch. Be sure the winch has a roller fairlead and not the cast iron "static" one that comes with a lot of winches. The cast iron one will abrade the cable, and if you are not careful, the cable will break. If plowing forward when it breaks, prepare to go over, or darn near over, the handlebars when the plow instantly digs in and stops the wheeler immediately
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-14-2019, 04:16 AM
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sounds like a good deal. hope it works well for you
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