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4x2 Problem

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by lamservicesinc, Dec 2, 2008.

  1. lamservicesinc

    lamservicesinc Junior Member
    Messages: 2

    I have a 2007 Chevy 3500 dump its a 4x2 dually, I put a 9 1/2 V plow Western I got 2 skids of salt on back for weight and it works great didnt get stuck yet and already plowed 6 ' of snow, but one main problem I have is the frame of the plow is really low and it hits the gound alot when I drive.... Is there heavy duty springs or shocks or something I can do to lift up the front end so I dont have this problem, please help out ASAP thank you....... email me at lamservicesinc@yahoo.com
  2. hydro_37

    hydro_37 PlowSite Veteran
    from iowa
    Messages: 3,790

    6' of snow???
    Heavy duty springs might help but a 4X4 would be alot better.
  3. lamservicesinc

    lamservicesinc Junior Member
    Messages: 2

    Sorry I mean 6" inches of snow at one time lol

    Do you know of any good heavy duty springs? And you think this will help the issue and keep the truck up more.....
  4. theplowmeister

    theplowmeister 2000 Club Member
    from MA
    Messages: 2,513

    Lots of truck owners use timbrins
  5. justme-

    justme- 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,138

    Find a spring rebuilder (Yellow pages : Spring rebuilders, generally under automotive) in your area- they can offer the best suggestions for increasing the carrying capacity of the front end.
  6. infineon954

    infineon954 Senior Member
    Messages: 235

    A friend of mine has the same truck except his is 4x4. Hey had a set of beefed up springs installed and put a set of Timbrens on. It helped but he still has a low-clearance.
  7. infineon954

    infineon954 Senior Member
    Messages: 235

    By the way he may be selling it if your interested.
  8. PLM-1

    PLM-1 Senior Member
    Messages: 424

    Just turn up your torsion bars up a few cranks and add timbrens. $150 bucks and 30 minutes and you're golden!