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2002 lifted GMC 1500 good for plowing?

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by dreric99, Aug 24, 2010.

  1. dreric99

    dreric99 Junior Member
    Messages: 2

    Hi,

    I am new to this site as I am purchacing a rural property with 800 feet of driveway that will need plowing.

    I am considering placing a plow on my truck so I can clear the snow in realitive comfort, rather that exposed to the elements on a tractor.

    Would a plow work on a GMC 1500 that has been lifted with a 6" RCD lift and 35 inch tires, or would it destroy my IFS? Do you need a mounting kit with the lift on the truck?

    I will only be doing my own driveway and not abusing it too much.

    Also what type of a plow would be best for personal use?

    Thanks for your time,
    Eric
     
  2. plowguy43

    plowguy43 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,269

    Your truck will handle it fine. Maybe run some smaller tires for the winter.
     
  3. dreric99

    dreric99 Junior Member
    Messages: 2

    Thanks for the reply.

    I am running 4.56 gears so it has power for the 35's. They are super swamper SSR's, 10" wide for good winter traction in snow, bad on ice.

    Any suggestions for a plow purchace?

    Thanks
    Eric