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Best plow for 1997 chevy k1500

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by JTEMEYER10, Sep 28, 2011.


    JTEMEYER10 Junior Member
    Messages: 1

    hi, im new to the site and have looked through countless pages however i cant seem to find the info i need.
    i was wondering what the best plow for my 97 chevy 1/2 ton is and if a meyer st-90 is a good plow for my truck. i am doing residential and commercail plowing in iowa so it will be used frequently through the winters, thanks in advance for any info.
  2. chevyzrule810

    chevyzrule810 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,214

    Go with a fisher 7 1/2 minute mount. My friend has one on his 96 and 98 1500 and they plow excellent.You can probably find a decent fisher on craigslist,but I would start looking.The leaves are falling now,next is snow!

    Last edited: Sep 28, 2011
  3. mule585

    mule585 Member
    Messages: 74

    I have every thing you need. 7'-6" western uni-mount its on my 98 k1500. Something of this size is perfect for your truck let me know if your interested
  4. Brian Young

    Brian Young PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,382

    A friend of mine has been running a Western 7'6" with wings on his 98 1/2 ton since it was new. The truck has gone through 2 tranny's and starting to show its age but the plow has performed very well and no major issues. Any 7'6" is going to work well.
  5. mule585

    mule585 Member
    Messages: 74

    I hate to see my plow go its been great for me the last 5yrs but the truck is no longer being used ( won't pass emissions ) its got 265,000 somethin miles on it. One thing I would highly recommend, have the bottom of the frame horns where the tow hooks and plow mount bolts up reinforced. All it takes is a few small pieces of angle iron. If you look at where the tow hooks are bolted you can see that it is a week point.