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1979 k20

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by skratch16, Sep 4, 2011.

  1. skratch16

    skratch16 Junior Member
    from 46825
    Messages: 3

    Will the new Western Midweight plow fit on a 79 K20? I've been using their quick match program and it says that it will fit a 79 K2500 (diesel, right), so did they use the same frame? It also says the K30 works, too, but no mention of the K20. I can't imagine it wouldn't, I'm just looking for some confirmation.

    Alternatively, you can suggest some other new plows that fit if you know of any.

    Thanks!
     
  2. sweetk30

    sweetk30 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,588

    73-80 same frame specs for the mounts and 81-91 same specs also.

    chevy used 10 - 20 - 30 and gmc used 1500 - 2500 - 3500 .

    diffrence is few bolt holes between the 2 . but basicly if you need to drill the extra hole or 2 if required . 73-91 frames take the same plow mount brackets .

    and a true k30 4x4 or c30 2wd has a taller frame under the cab to the back than a 1/2 -3/4 ton frame.

    if full electric plow setup then gas or diesel motor wont make a diffrence in parts. if it was a old belt drive fisher then specific brackets for each motor style.
     
  3. 2COR517

    2COR517 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,115

    Hell yeah.
     
  4. CAT 245ME

    CAT 245ME PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,032

    Your K20 can handle a larger plow but I see Western only offers the 7'6 Midweight in there quick match. Boss and Fisher recommend up to 8'6 HD plows for your truck. I have the Fisher MM2 8'6 HD on my 85 K20.