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06 2500 HD Duramax without plow package

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by swtiih, Oct 14, 2009.

  1. swtiih

    swtiih PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,179

    2 questions here.

    1)I bought the factory switch that would be for a roof mounted light and need help locating the harness in the dash that this connects to. anybody know where this is located

    2) The truck is a diesel and does not have the plow package what do I need to install to bring it up to snuff.

    Thanks in advance for the help.
     
  2. basher

    basher PlowSite Fanatic
    from 19707
    Messages: 8,992

    You need to figure out what options you have. Do a little research based on the VIN#
     
  3. calhoun

    calhoun Senior Member
    Messages: 165

    I know there is more than just the switch. there is a relay that goes on the pillar behind the drivers seat.

    If it is anything but a reg cab I don't think there was a plow prep offered. The weight of the duramax with additional people in the bigger cabs can overload the front suspension.
     
  4. Q101ATFD

    Q101ATFD Senior Member
    Messages: 277

    Regular cab and Extended Cab/Short Bed could both be ordered with the plow prep package. Calhoun is right about the switch - you're going to have to run your own wires and everything to the switch. However, I would use a relay, because that switch is probably not rated for as many amps as a strobe package will pull.