1. Welcome to PlowSite. Notice a fresh look and new features? It’s now easier to share photos and videos, find popular topics fast, and enjoy expanded user profiles. If you have any questions, click HELP at the top or bottom of any page, or send an email to help@plowsite.com. We welcome your feedback.

    Dismiss Notice

2008-09 1500 silverado

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by Pert Snow, Mar 4, 2009.

  1. Pert Snow

    Pert Snow Member
    Messages: 58

    hey do you guys think if i got a used 08-09 silverado that i could put a plow on it? I dont know if a 1500 can handle it. I dont know can a 1500 dodge ram handle it either. I would like to have a wideout on it but im not sure if it can handle it. It would prob be a v8 4.6L 4x4. What do you think?
  2. NootDogg

    NootDogg Senior Member
    from WI
    Messages: 113

    Wont handle a wideout. We have 7'6" westerns on ours and they barely handle that. We had to lift the front end 1 1/2" and put timbrens in them. The new GMC/Chevy's SUCK. We have 4 of them
  3. got-h2o

    got-h2o 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,440

    My buddie has installed countless 26 series Snow Ways on them this year.
  4. ghlkal

    ghlkal Member
    Messages: 83

    A lighter weight plow such as a SnoWay will work fine on that truck.
  5. dieseld

    dieseld Senior Member
    from 90210
    Messages: 634

    Why not just buy a 2500 if you want to put a plow on it? Why screw around.
  6. DeereFarmer

    DeereFarmer PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,296

    I agree. Go for a 2500 or 3500. You can get great deals right now.ussmileyflag
  7. low country

    low country Junior Member
    Messages: 11

    2008 2009 chevy 1500 plowtruck.........

    I own a 2008 1500 Chevy which I plow commercial and Residential with and could be happier with......Had a 1500 dodge with off-road package and hated it. I have a fisher 7 6 plow on the Chevy never had any problems with it.