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timmytim

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by timmytim, Feb 13, 2016.

  1. timmytim

    timmytim Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    new to the game. I have a 2010 Silverado ext cab and just put on a plow. it sits pretty low any suggestions on raising the front end. I was told better springs and lift kit or add timbrens. any thoughts. thanks
     
  2. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,958

    Chevy what?
    What plow?
    Need those answers first.
     
  3. timmytim

    timmytim Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    its a 2010silveado ext cab wt4x4 model k10753. 265-70-17 tire size. the plow is a blizzard 7600LT
     
  4. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,958

    So it's a half ton?

    Have you added ballast yet?
     
  5. Randall Ave

    Randall Ave PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,969

    Torsion bars up front? Give them a few turns. Half ton Chevy's sit a little low.
     
  6. kolwnmstr

    kolwnmstr Senior Member
    Messages: 223

    Clearly he is new to forums as well.......................awesome thread title......................................:mad::cry:
     
  7. timmytim

    timmytim Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    yes half ton thanks for the input.....and yes kmstr just started today
     
  8. JMHConstruction

    JMHConstruction PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,061

    Are you doing for for your own home, or are you doing this for profit? Do a search on here for half ton trucks. You'll get more info than you can imagine. With weight in the back it will help level it out. Timbrens will help along with a leveling kit to keep your front end higher. With that plow, I don't think you will need new shocks. I'm sure others will give you more help, give as much info as possible in your next post. Welcome to plowsite:waving:
     
  9. timmytim

    timmytim Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    jmh thanks for the info. I have a small lawn service and came across this gr eat deal on the plow I couldn't pass up. a little late in the season to get accounts for plowing but right now im doing 6 driveways. I hope to get more next season. im just trying to get as much info as I can now to avoid big problems next season. not much snow in ne ohio till 3 days ago. I bottom out at the end of a couple of drives now so I need to do something. right now there is a 5 inch clearance from the bottom of the bracket,clearly not enough. im thinking a 2 inch lift kit any more comments is greatly appreciated
     
  10. beanz27

    beanz27 Senior Member
    Messages: 984


    As said before, Timbrens, and torsion bars will give you the greatest improvement.
     
  11. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,958

    Only 5 inches. This doesn't seem right at all
     
  12. ggb6259

    ggb6259 Senior Member
    from SW MI
    Messages: 214

    7600 lt is only 465lbs. should not squat the front end that much. Torsion bars, lift kit timbrens and ballast.. The recommended ballast for the the LT7600 for that setup is 980lbs.
     
    Last edited: Feb 14, 2016
  13. k1768

    k1768 Senior Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 488

    As per the Blizzard website, that Plow is too much for that truck also.
     
  14. ggb6259

    ggb6259 Senior Member
    from SW MI
    Messages: 214

    He has W/T. not sure why but different from the standard 1500....
     
  15. kolwnmstr

    kolwnmstr Senior Member
    Messages: 223

    2010's don't have Torsion bars.