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Puting a plow on the bidding truck! ***Need help***

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by RDWheeler, Aug 8, 2012.

  1. RDWheeler

    RDWheeler Junior Member
    Messages: 17

    So after going back and forth I have decided to not add another truck, but instead put a blade on my 2008 Silverado 1500 lt1. I am leaning towards the snowway 26R but I am wondering about what I can do for my front suspension. I would like to lift the truck in the front, or just level it, and then also was thinking Timbrens but I am not sure if those 2 can work together, or what the best route is to take. Any help would be greatly appreciated. And also the truck will be doing mainly small driveways.


  2. cjwoz

    cjwoz Senior Member
    from CHICAGO
    Messages: 129

    I had an 02 Chevy avalanche that I plowed with. I still have the mount, wiring and timbren front and back for if your interested. Call timbren and get the softer compound if you still want some what of a decent ride. The middle compound supported my western uni mount just fine with no ballast.
  3. Squires

    Squires Senior Member
    Messages: 257

  4. blazer2plower

    blazer2plower Senior Member
    Messages: 544

    Have you thought about turning up your Tbars 3-4 turns? Each turn is 1/4 of an inch if you do you must get aliment and never ever Max them out.
  5. Stik208

    Stik208 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,316

    No more t-bars on the half tons.
  6. blazer2plower

    blazer2plower Senior Member
    Messages: 544

    Sorry my bad
  7. RDWheeler

    RDWheeler Junior Member
    Messages: 17

    Thanks for the replies... But I am the most unpredictable person when it comes to vehicles, so over the weekend I went out and bought a 2009 2500HD crew cab diesel and a Boss 9'2" v blade. So unfortunately I won't be needing the half ton info anymore! Thumbs Up
  8. buddymanzpop

    buddymanzpop Senior Member
    Messages: 597

    Pretty good solution to your dilemma.
  9. brad96z28

    brad96z28 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,526

    Good choice wish they where leagal to carry those plows though :( add some gussets anyway
  10. Banksy

    Banksy PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,113

  11. Reliable Snow and Ice

    Reliable Snow and Ice Senior Member
    Messages: 981

    first thing you should do to that truck is the EGR delete and plug's otherwise your going to have problems. correct me if i'm wrong but i'm thinking they have the DPF filter on them? oe they could be the 2010's