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9.2 boss vxt on chevy 2500 hd

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by cmlawncare99, Dec 2, 2008.

  1. cmlawncare99

    cmlawncare99 Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    I am trying to decide if i want to put a 8.2 or a 9.2 vxt boss plow on a 01 2500 HD chevy with a snow plow prep package ordered out of Michigan. Some guys are telling me that the 9-2 is to much weight for the truck. If anyone has a 2500 HD with a 9-2 vxt let me know how it fits.
  2. salopez

    salopez Senior Member
    Messages: 876

    I believe that is too large for your truck.
  3. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    A friend has the 9.2 0n his. Just need to kick the wings out a little so they don't scrape the ground.
  4. cmlawncare99

    cmlawncare99 Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    How do you like your wideout? I was considering one but i havent heard much feedback from guys who have been running them
  5. NoFearDeere

    NoFearDeere PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,724

    Im putting a 9'2 V XT on my 2004 2500HD thursday.
  6. lilweeds

    lilweeds PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,178

    Not that you asked me, but reviews on the wideout have been mixed. The XLS has faired much better. Better yet how about a 810 Blizzard.
  7. 2COR517

    2COR517 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,115

    Regular cab, or extended? Regular cab, I think you would be fine. I'm not real familiar with Boss. What's the weight?
  8. DCSpecial

    DCSpecial Senior Member
    from IL
    Messages: 408

  9. premiereman

    premiereman Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    Boss v 8.2

    I have a Boss V 8.2 on my 04 chevy 2500 hd and I will tell you that a 9.2 vxt is to much for the trucks suspension. The 8.2 v is the right application for this truck.
  10. Farm Boss

    Farm Boss Senior Member
    Messages: 183

    And I will say I have the 9.2 VXT with a set of timbrens up front. Reg cab truck. Handles the plow great, I wouldn't want it any bigger nor smaller. If you put the 8.2 regular v on and add wings its actually heavier than mine. JMO but I like my set up.
  11. Earthscapes

    Earthscapes Senior Member
    from WNY
    Messages: 577

    Funny seeing I run a 9.2 with wings and it handles it fine.
  12. salopez

    salopez Senior Member
    Messages: 876

    truthfully I love the wideout. I havent had any trouble with it riding up over snow as others have.
  13. 04superduty

    04superduty PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,354

    you truck has no suspension modifications and the wings dont drag at all? thats pretty good, usually you need to crank the torsion bars up or add a leveling hit.
    also what is your front GVWR? for some reason 4800 lbs comes to mind.
  14. dhadaway632

    dhadaway632 Member
    Messages: 45

    I have two 2500HD's they do fine with 9'2" just tighten up the torsion bars.
  15. Enzo

    Enzo Senior Member
    Messages: 387

    my new f350 holds the plow good but when its folded back the blade is about 4 inches off the ground on the corners. So I would think a 2500 wouldnt hold it that well you might have to beef up the front suspension
  16. Earthscapes

    Earthscapes Senior Member
    from WNY
    Messages: 577

    Timbrens, 4 turns and a salter in the back for ballast.
    The wings actually never hit, but the curb guards on the edges do if I take a corner at an unreasonable speed.

    Not sure on the GVWR and don't really care.
  17. mullis56

    mullis56 Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 824

    I have no problems...9'2" xt on CC short bed diesel. Have to fold wings out slightly when driving and all is good! 1' extra makes a difference when plowing! IMO
  18. 04superduty

    04superduty PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,354

    as long as you dont have a diesel or crew cab you will be fine on the front end. otherwise you are overloading it by almost 1000 lbs.
  19. hdcust

    hdcust Junior Member
    Messages: 16

    I have a 08 3500 chassis and Boss doesnt recomend putting either of V plows on the truck. In other words they wont warrenty the plow if something breaks.
  20. windrowsnow

    windrowsnow Senior Member
    from nw ohio
    Messages: 168

    my buddy plows for a company who runs 9'2" on there 2500 chevies no problems......now im looking at going with a western wideout or a 9'2" V with wings on my 2500 dodge reg. cab....please give me feedback looking at ordering on monday from CPW.