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86 1/2 ton truck question

Discussion in 'Ram Trucks' started by thartz, Jul 15, 2003.

  1. thartz

    thartz Junior Member
    Messages: 22

    I have never plowed with a 1/2 ton before but this truck is hard to pass up.No plow as of yet and the truck was well cared for; has a 318 and limited slip rear.Is there anything I should check for or does anyone know of any problems with this model?Thanks,thartz
  2. wyldman

    wyldman Member
    Messages: 3,265

    I answered your other post in the snowplowing discussion forum.

    That would make a good plow truck,even for a half ton,due to the solid front axle.Adding an extra leaf up front,or using Timbrens will help carry the extra weight of the plow better.
  3. thartz

    thartz Junior Member
    Messages: 22

    Thanks for your help;will be picking it up tommorrow.
  4. meyer22288

    meyer22288 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,003

    Good luck with plowing with the truck it should make a good plow truck.:)