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Heavy duty shocks and springs

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by DaySpring Services, May 10, 2005.

  1. DaySpring Services

    DaySpring Services PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,065

    I've decided Im going to put a 7 1/2 western or blizzard plow on my Dodge Ram 1500. If I put heavy duty shocks and springs how much better would it carry the plow and be on the front end parts? Im only plowing driveways and plan on droping the plow whenever its not snowing.
  2. justme-

    justme- 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,138

    Search for other postings on this topic- it has been covered several times.

    Timbrens would be a better solution IMO- cheaper to accomplish the same thing. BUT make sure you have snowplow prep package and check with the dealer- there has been some talk that DC will void all 1500's warranties with plows.
  3. danno

    danno Senior Member
    Messages: 401

    What year ram?
  4. DaySpring Services

    DaySpring Services PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,065

    2004. I've looked at timbrens but was wondering if Heavier spring would be better.
  5. festerw

    festerw Senior Member
    Messages: 986

    04 has torsion bars so crank them a couple turns and put on a set of timbrens.