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Just bought an '86 C-30 Rack..

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by JML, Aug 28, 2003.

  1. JML

    JML PlowSite.com Veteran
    Messages: 70

    I Just bought an '86 C-30 Rack Body truck... I practically stole the thing.. I just ordered a new spreader, so I am gonna put my old one in for extra weight.. It is a 2wd, standard trans. truck. I was just wondering what size Western blade you guys think I could get away with? Thanks
     
  2. wyldman

    wyldman Member
    Messages: 3,265

    It's a dually right ?

    If so then you'll want a 9ft blade.You will need lots of weight in the back to be able to push with the 2WD.
     
  3. meyer22288

    meyer22288 Senior Member
    Messages: 999

    If its a dually than go with a 9ft blade. Make sure you add plenty of weight to it. If its single rear wheel than get a 8ft bladepumpkin:
     
  4. Chuck Smith

    Chuck Smith 2000 Club Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 2,317

    If it's a C-30, it's a dually. Gm didn't make 1 ton SRW trucks.

    ~Chuck
     
  5. easthavenplower

    easthavenplower Senior Member
    Messages: 282

    9 ft blade and a heap load of weight
     
  6. wyldman

    wyldman Member
    Messages: 3,265

    I don't think you could get a regular cab C-30 SRW,but you could get a 3+3,or crew cab in SRW.
     
  7. JML

    JML PlowSite.com Veteran
    Messages: 70

    Nope shes a dually.... Is it worth even putting a plow on? Thanks
     
  8. wyldman

    wyldman Member
    Messages: 3,265

    The dually,with good tires,and lots of weight will do OK.Be careful,and stay out of spots where you will get stuck.Best suited to open flat lots.
     
  9. meyer22288

    meyer22288 Senior Member
    Messages: 999

    A 2wd truck will never plow as good as a 4x4. Make sure you have plenty of weight in the back and a good pair of snow tires. Open lots and flat driveways is what the truck will plow best. pumpkin:
     
  10. snowjoker

    snowjoker Senior Member
    Messages: 283

    One word will work ...........CHAINS LOL:D