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how much ballast 07gmc2500hd diesel

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by rick3171, Nov 7, 2008.

  1. rick3171

    rick3171 Junior Member
    Messages: 16

    would like to know around how much ballast i would need using western plow pro plus 8.6 truck is a crew cab, diesel,2500hd 2007 using it to plow my drive only and street
     
  2. ChevyHD4X4

    ChevyHD4X4 Senior Member
    Messages: 108

    4-500 LBS


    I run 600 lbs in my gas HD (sand bags) you can by at lowes ect ..
     
  3. brad96z28

    brad96z28 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,526

    Im gona run 500 On my cc diesel . I bought the special polly bags for like 20 cents ea on online.
     
  4. B&B

    B&B PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,777

    The more the better.

    500 lbs would be the absolute minimum. 700-800 would be much better. :nod:
     
  5. High Voltage

    High Voltage Member
    from MI
    Messages: 47

    The 6.6L Diesel weighs somewhere around 500lbs more than the 6.0L gas motor.