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04' chevy 3500 2wd plow ideas

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by New Heights, Sep 20, 2008.

  1. New Heights

    New Heights Senior Member
    Messages: 141

    Im looking into puting a plow on a 2w/d 04' chevy 3500 anyone have any ideas? I would like to use a western but every dealer tells me no way.
  2. Milwaukee

    Milwaukee 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,180

    They think 2wd can't do. :dizzy:

    Well I know boss offer plow for Ford F350 2wd.

    You could call Western to ask them what plow would fit it.
  3. cet

    cet PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,257

    Last year we used a 2003, 3500 2wd with the poor stock tires. I had a 8'6" Arctic plow with the Westen Pro Plus wings on it. We had 24, 2' X 4' patio stones on the back. This truck is a flat deck. We had the worst winter I can remember. That truck plowed every snowfall and one was 18" but we never let the sites get to that. I don't recomend the Arctic Plow because the mounting is quite difficult at times. These trucks will plow better then most people think. I wouldn't use it for driveways but for commercial use they work well.
  4. got-h2o

    got-h2o 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,440

    I run a Western Unimount MVP v-plow on one of my trucks. 2003 2wd x-cab 2500HD Duramax with a service bed on it. I run about 1,500lbs in the back and she's good to go. Air bags out back and it rides like a 79 Lincoln!! Tires and weight make a big difference. Every classic body (88-00) 3500HD GM was a 2wd (dually of course). Lots of those as plow trucks around here.
  5. New Heights

    New Heights Senior Member
    Messages: 141

    do you have any pics of your set-up?
  6. got-h2o

    got-h2o 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,440

    Here's the truck but I can get better ones of the plow setup if you'd like:

  7. B&B

    B&B PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,777

    Kind of a different look with the ends of the air dam cut off that far forward. Interesting.
  8. got-h2o

    got-h2o 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,440

    Lol, it was kindof hanging there on one side, cracked and a lil tore up from the tire rubbing it before the tbars were cranked. I cut it when I put the plow on to be safe with clearance and never replaced it to do it right ; )
  9. NoFearDeere

    NoFearDeere PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,724

    You gotta be careful not to get hung up on snow piles or curbs!:realmad:
  10. New Heights

    New Heights Senior Member
    Messages: 141

    looks good...lets see some more pics of the plow frame.