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Sno-Way 29VHD

Discussion in 'Residential Snow Removal' started by seahawk, Nov 21, 2013.

  1. seahawk

    seahawk Junior Member
    Messages: 13

    Just ordered a new Sno-Way 29vhd for my 2013 Ram 3500. Years ago I used a Meyers straight blade, and I thought that this time Sno-Way's Wireless control and a V-plow was the way to go. I am looking forward to the Macro buttons. Just need to figure out whats going to happen to the Bull Bar and Vision LEDS that I just mounted.:confused: I'll post pics when I'm done. I think you will find postings online that criticize manufactures, but alot comes from lack of maintenance and careless installs. Most of the long time manufactures would be out of business if they built crap.

    Truck Bull Bar.JPG
    Last edited: Nov 21, 2013
  2. seahawk

    seahawk Junior Member
    Messages: 13

    I know that was just a boring pic of a Ram. I just got the plow delivered today so I'll do my best to install tomorrow. Took a little longer getting it to the west coast. Yeh, sometimes we get snow!
    Last edited: Dec 12, 2013
  3. jasonv

    jasonv PlowSite.com Addict
    from kannada
    Messages: 1,114

    Those "fat bottom lip" bars are not compatible with plows.
    Also, they're a bad idea to begin with. If you get hit from the front, it is NOT structural -- it will bend back and rip apart the whole front end of your car.
  4. seahawk

    seahawk Junior Member
    Messages: 13

    Got the plow on today. With a slight modification to the bull bar mount and get it snug to the bumper it will work with the plow on. The cheap thin metal on bumpers these days and painted at that, not much protection anyway.
  5. seahawk

    seahawk Junior Member
    Messages: 13

    Ok so i spent a few hours modifying the Bull Bar today.The bar is now up tight to the bumper, that gained me almost 2 inches. When the plow is all the way up it is real close to the pump but doesn't touch. I did have to slide the pump assembly mounting tray fwd about 3/4 inch. Tomorrow I will complete the wiring.
    Looked online to see pictures of a Snoway plow mount before I purchased mine but couldn't find one, so here is one. I'll post finished ones soon.

    snoway mount.jpg

    Snoway mount 2.jpg
    Last edited: Dec 15, 2013
  6. seahawk

    seahawk Junior Member
    Messages: 13

    Well it took awhile but I happy with the results. Very easy to mount and dismount by myself. Glad I was able to keep the Bull Bar.

    SnoWay 13.jpg

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    SnoWay 4.jpg

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    SnoWay 9.jpg
  7. ghlkal

    ghlkal Member
    Messages: 83

    Wow ... that looks great. Nice job on the install. Thumbs Up
  8. A6A6

    A6A6 Junior Member
    Messages: 14

    Looks sweet
  9. Snoviper

    Snoviper Senior Member
    Messages: 121

    Nice setup.
  10. seahawk

    seahawk Junior Member
    Messages: 13

    Ya thanks....all dressed up and...hey where did my snow go, oh ya.... I'm on the west coast!:redbounce
  11. Snoviper

    Snoviper Senior Member
    Messages: 121

    All our snow we had here in Central New York melted, looks like maybe a green Christmas for us.:(
  12. basher

    basher PlowSite Fanatic
    from 19707
    Messages: 8,990

    Very clean install Thumbs UpThumbs Up
  13. seahawk

    seahawk Junior Member
    Messages: 13

    I measured the drop once the Sno-Way plow was mounted and the truck lowered exactly 1". This is the 2013 Ram 3500, obviously a 1 ton.
  14. seahawk

    seahawk Junior Member
    Messages: 13

  15. Wilnip

    Wilnip Senior Member
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  16. seahawk

    seahawk Junior Member
    Messages: 13

    Is the youtube video link not working for you?