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2005 gmc 5500 topkick diesel

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the Community' started by BILLFarrell, Sep 25, 2013.

  1. BILLFarrell

    BILLFarrell Junior Member
    Messages: 1

    Hi All,
    Need some opinions, I am in need of a backup to my plow service, I live in Buffalo NY (sometimes lots of snow, heavy snow) I have a 2005 GMC topkick 5500 with a plow prep pkg, limited slip diff, heavy duty trans and cooling system. We have a big lot, but it is flat. 2 wheel dr truck with duals. I want to put a 9' plow on it, think it will be worth it and will it do the job. Thanks for any input.
  2. Cutter1

    Cutter1 Senior Member
    Messages: 245

    shouldn't be a problem if you have weight in the back. Just be smart about where you are trying to plow.
  3. cet

    cet PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,257

    You should be fine. We have been using a 6500 for the last few years with a 10' Boss. It has a salter and by the last location it only has 1.5 tons on.

    Funny seeing plow prep on a 2wd truck.
  4. Longae29

    Longae29 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,953

    We have several 4500 2wds all with 10' plows. Certainly plenty of....well whatever you need on a flat lot.