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adding plow to a Dodge 2001 quad 4x4

Discussion in 'Fisher Engineering Discussion' started by dss56, Mar 1, 2006.

  1. dss56

    dss56 Senior Member
    Messages: 118

    Called fisher and they said no to adding a plow to the 2001 dodge quad. So i called Meyers here in Boston Ma. and the girl asked me for the GW of the truck and the front axle weight the truck is 6600 and the front axle is the 3865 weight. She asked me if the truck is rated with these weights. Going to call back and let her know what they are. The cost for install is 3700.00 don't know the type but its an ez mount light duty 7.6 blade. Can someone tell me that this is all right to mount to this truck without problems. The truck has 53k miles and has a solid fiberglass cap for some back weight. Truck is in a1 condition. If this is not a good idea i will as planed before this info of today to look this weekend for another used truck say a 2003-2004 dodge quad 4x4. in the Meyer install chart the 2001 is not there but the 2002 and up will take a plow.

    thanks for all the replies
     
  2. Mysticlandscape

    Mysticlandscape Senior Member
    Messages: 689

    Is the truck a 1500 or 2500
     
  3. dss56

    dss56 Senior Member
    Messages: 118

    2001 quad 1500 4x4 dodge slt laramie

    truck is a 2001 quad 1500 5.2l eng 4x4 gw 6600lbs and the front axel is the 3865gw
     
  4. justme-

    justme- 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,138

    You're pushing it, but yeah you can install it. Expect the front end to wear faster (balljoints, tie rod ends, wheel bearing, etc).
    Qcab's have different weight distribution from a std cab so they tend not to allow plows, even in the 2500's, but a 2500 would be a better choice.
     
  5. jax1013

    jax1013 Senior Member
    Messages: 114

    2001 Ram 2500

    Are you still looking for a ram truck .I have a quad cab slt 37,500 miles.give me a call if you are interested...Regards Jack 917 417 6611