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Discussion in 'Boss Plows Discussion' started by EricD701, Sep 30, 2008.

  1. EricD701

    EricD701 Senior Member
    Messages: 150

    Does any one know why on the 88-98 Chevy 1500 the reg cab it has 8 plow options and the ext cab has only 2?

  2. B&B

    B&B PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,777

    It's due to the lower front axle weight reserve on the ext cab. More people capacity equals less front axle capacity left for add on accesories...such as a snow plow for example.
  3. EricD701

    EricD701 Senior Member
    Messages: 150

    I see ... thank you
  4. B&B

    B&B PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,777

    You can always lie. ;) :D
  5. EricD701

    EricD701 Senior Member
    Messages: 150

    Already did that LOL... I have an ext cab with the 7'6" V it carries it with no problems I was just checking to make sure it wasn't a frame issue.

    So as long as I don't pack the truck full of people and go plowing I'm all set :)
  6. SnoFarmer

    SnoFarmer PlowSite Fanatic
    from N,E. MN
    Messages: 7,921

    Next year you'll be asking about ball joints and tie-rod ends;)

    plow 700lb,+ mount 100lb+ you 200lb+ salt + spreader+ your gear= trouble for any 1/2 ton.

    Do not believe anyone who says that they have "no problems" as all plow trucks have problems.
    You will have fewer proublems if you use the proper tool for the job.

    Good luck with your 150.....
    Last edited: Sep 30, 2008
  7. EricD701

    EricD701 Senior Member
    Messages: 150

    It’s been going for 3 years now with no problems, I know with plowing it is enviable to have extra ware and tare.

    But in the end with proper pricing we hope it all works out with a little extra in the pocket
  8. Mick

    Mick PlowSite.com Veteran
    from Maine
    Messages: 5,546

    Everybody has to start somewhere. As long as you're planning for the future, you'll be ok.