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X-Blade Weight

Discussion in 'Fisher Engineering Discussion' started by monteballz, Feb 9, 2009.

  1. monteballz

    monteballz Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 32

    I've got a 2007 GMC Sierra 2500HD (6.0 Gas) New Style pickup. I'm looking at putting an X-Blade on it next season. I'll be adding either a leveling kit or Timbrens to my front end to prevent sagging. I've searched and read a few threads on here and some people are claiming that the X-Blade is too heavy for 2500HD's. I'm actually looking at running the 8'6'' X-Blade. Any helpful information on this would be great!
     
  2. antanddom

    antanddom Member
    Messages: 53

    A friend of mine has an 07 diesel with the Timbrens and cranking up the front end it still sags and hits going over dips in the road I would go with the reg. 8'
    Hope I could help
     
  3. silvercity

    silvercity Senior Member
    Messages: 117

    Just put a 9FT Poly X-blade on my 09 2500HD GMC. handles it well....
     
  4. BigDave12768

    BigDave12768 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,446

    Only with Dmax is it too heavy. 6.0 gasser you are fine.
     
  5. ChevKid03

    ChevKid03 Senior Member
    Messages: 505

    It's all bull..... I have an 07 classic Duramax 2500HD with an 8ft X-blade SS. The truck has no timbrens and just a few cranks on the t-bars. Truck barely moves an inch with the plow raised. I use about 900lbs of ballast and no issues.
     
  6. jefferson

    jefferson Member
    Messages: 41

    I have a 99 6.0l with a new 8.6 xtreame,no timbrens or anything just turn up the torsion bars a little and she handles that blade like nothing.
    Now i wished i would have bought the 9.6
     
  7. antanddom

    antanddom Member
    Messages: 53

    :realmad:The 99 chevy is alot stronger the the new ones thats why.i had an 04 2500HD gas and it sucked
     
  8. BigDave12768

    BigDave12768 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,446


    Classic is a different truck from the new one
     
  9. bersh

    bersh Senior Member
    Messages: 169

    Um..., if you say so.