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05 tahoe ?

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by 1jbent, Dec 25, 2008.

  1. 1jbent

    1jbent Junior Member
    Messages: 8

    I am new to the business. I have an 05 Tahoe Z71 I I would like to know if I can put a V-plow on it? I plan on using tibren rubber springs and any other suspension enhancements necessary to build it up to carry extra weight. Any help is appreciated.
  2. BigDave12768

    BigDave12768 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,446

    I am sure alot are going to say you can. But I wouldnt just get 7.6
  3. 1jbent

    1jbent Junior Member
    Messages: 8

    Western makes an MVP 7.5 V POLY
  4. metallihockey88

    metallihockey88 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,414

    boss also males a 7'6 v-plow but your def gonna need suspension upgrades. my boss has a tahoe, i think an 05 with a Western Midweight plow and that thing is like 3in off the ground with the plow raised and that is way lighter then i V would be
  5. blowerman

    blowerman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,275

    I'd just go buy a stronger truck that can handle a plow without all the issues of up grading the Tahoe suspension.. I run one Tahoe, it has a three man shoveling crew in it and works great for that.
  6. 1jbent

    1jbent Junior Member
    Messages: 8

    Thanks for your help everyone. I bought a 2007 F-250 Super Duty 16,000 Mi. I am putting on a Fisher 8'6" V plow. Should get me going quite well. Again, thanks.
  7. ogdenflooring

    ogdenflooring Member
    Messages: 92

    Go with the Midweight, or get a bigger truck
  8. Rc2505

    Rc2505 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,245

    Believe it or not I bought my 9' unimount off of a guy that had it mounted to a 99 tahoe. I thought he was crazy. This thing squats my 3/4 ton like there is no tomorrow, I can't even imagine what his poor little Tahoe looked liked with the plow raised.
    I would stick to a max of a 7 1/2 foot straight plow and forget about it.