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Wha'ts the right plow for me

Discussion in 'Ram Trucks' started by jmsloan, Jan 14, 2009.

  1. jmsloan

    jmsloan Junior Member
    Messages: 2

    Is there a site where I can find out all plows that are compatible with my 2001 dodge ram 1500 extended cab 5.9 engine?

    I have 2-30ft drives and 1-100yard lane I need to clear. Does anyone recommend a plow?

    Is there any plows out there I would be able to install on my own?

    Thanks,

    Jeremy
     
  2. snowsniper1

    snowsniper1 Senior Member
    Messages: 239

    any 7'-6" straight blade would work great.and any of the plows are not very hard to install yourself
     
  3. jmsloan

    jmsloan Junior Member
    Messages: 2

    How would a snow bear flexblade do?
     
  4. FeelLikeANumber

    FeelLikeANumber Member
    Messages: 63

    I looked into Western and Boss before deciding on the boss. Both dealers suggested 7ft 6in standard duty plows
     
  5. bigmac1276

    bigmac1276 Member
    Messages: 57

    How do you like that boss are your '02 Ram? Have you had any problems with running hot with the plow on? FeelLikeANumber
     
  6. mnglocker

    mnglocker Senior Member
    Messages: 923

    If you enjoy getting out of the truck to pivot the blade you'd like the SnowBear.

    You have a full size truck, and at that one with a beam axel in the front. It will hold the weight of a full funcion plow; no-problemo.
     
  7. CarCrazed4Life

    CarCrazed4Life Senior Member
    Messages: 171

    In order:

    1) Snoway 8' 29 Series with DP
    2) Blizzard 8000LT

    The rest is overweight and not worth the money. Alot of Meyers/Western/Boss/Fisher stuff is nicely built, but weight is high and with newer technologies in alloys and poly, the Blizzard is the best option if your stock on a Diamond product.

    Snoway has the Down Pressure which makes it super valuable where ice or hard snow can be an issue.