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Kodiak/Topkick Plows????

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by srl28, Jan 18, 2009.

  1. srl28

    srl28 Senior Member
    Messages: 405

    Looking to Throw a plow, just a regular straight blade, on our 2004 Chevy 4500. Its diesel with the allison auto but its only 4x2 not 4x4. If anyone has a picture of their topkick or Kodiak with a plow on it? Ive seen em on here but cant find them now. What manufacturers make plows for this truck? will the 4x2 do well enough in the snow with weight in the back to be worth while? Thanks guys
  2. BigDave12768

    BigDave12768 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,446

    Put a couple ton in back it will work. As for plow Blizzard, Fisher and Hinker make them. PLus I am sure a lot more
  3. T-Trim

    T-Trim Senior Member
    from NE OH
    Messages: 207

    Don't forget about Boss too.
  4. Runner

    Runner Senior Member
    Messages: 957

    There is the Western Pro Contractor, too.
  5. Superior L & L

    Superior L & L PlowSite Veteran
    from MI
    Messages: 3,035

    Ask and you shall receive !!!
    Western pro Plus 9' - plowing machine if you have about 2 tons of weight in the back. We have two of them and they can move some snow

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  6. musclecarboy

    musclecarboy 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,303

    A 4x4 5500 with a 12' aluminium body + V-box and a 9.5' MVP+ Western would be so solid.

    2wd will be fine, throw a scoop of gravel/sand and you're good to go. Will you salt with this truck too?
  7. srl28

    srl28 Senior Member
    Messages: 405

    We may, if not we ll put a nice jersey block in there or something like that for weight. May be salting with a small tailgate salter on a ford 350 pickup depending on whats required. Thanks for the help and those pics! Any more?
  8. 04red2500

    04red2500 Member
    from MI
    Messages: 72

    I have a western 9' HD for sale would fit very nicely
  9. srl28

    srl28 Senior Member
    Messages: 405

    That was my next question. What size plow would you recommend?? These arent huge lots so nothin too massive, not likin the blizzard or anything bigger like that but i'm open to ideas.
  10. snowplowchick

    snowplowchick Senior Member
    Messages: 549

    I have a 9.5 foot Fisher V on my 4WD Topkick. I find it useless to push a large quantity of snow unless it is in 4WD. In smaller lots, it should do fine as long as the back is weighted. Our 2WD crew cab topkick is 4X2 and after the first year, we haven't bothered putting the plow back on it. It's just not that efficient for plowing.