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2010 chevy/ ultramount clearance problem

Discussion in 'Western Plows Discussion' started by Team_Arctic, Sep 24, 2010.

  1. Team_Arctic

    Team_Arctic Senior Member
    Messages: 176

    I bought a 2010 chevy 3500hd cab/chassis dump(new) for a good deal as a close out. I mounted up a new 9'ultra pro straight blade and the truck has next to nothing for ground clearance? anyone else running into the problem?
  2. snocrete

    snocrete Banned
    Messages: 2,862

    Yep. This is the unfortunate fact of the GM IFS. Put 2 or 3k lbs in the bed, crank the Tbars, & get some timbrens.....thats the only thing you can do that dosent void warranty. I like my NBS GM, but my next 1ton dump will probably be a Ford.
  3. Team_Arctic

    Team_Arctic Senior Member
    Messages: 176

    I was going to crank the t-bars but they were all the way up from the factory. Timbrens are ordered .. I didnt have the problem with my 03 duramax 3/4 it has alot more clearance. 4-5 inches this new truck is less then one inch with the blade on.. :(
  4. Western1

    Western1 Senior Member
    from MI.
    Messages: 752

    Check to make sure that the blade is configured properly.
  5. P&M Landscaping

    P&M Landscaping Senior Member
    Messages: 786

    We have 2 of them where I work, they both are the same way. We cranked up the bars, that helped but I agree, the Timbrens will work to get them leveled out
  6. snerdy

    snerdy Member
    Messages: 32

    The frame of the plow should have 4 adjustment points near the mounting section. Your manual tells you how to adjust for more ground clearance.