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Anyone plow with 4.3L V6 Silverado?

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by snow4me, Sep 11, 2010.

  1. snow4me

    snow4me Senior Member
    Messages: 127

    Do these have enough power to push snow with a 7.5' plow?
  2. rbi014

    rbi014 Junior Member
    from 44131
    Messages: 19

    had a 2005 shortbed with a manual V6. Had a meyers 7.5 plastic plow. Seemed to have enough torque to do a couple of driveways which is all I plow, but the clutch didn't like it at all. Ended up getting a 2500HD and putting a Snoway on it which is a great plow.
  3. Triple L

    Triple L PlowSite Fanatic
    from Canada
    Messages: 6,078

    the torque is only like 20 or 40 foot pounds less then the 4.8L V-8... I plowed for 4 years commerically with my last 4.3L... worked great but wears them out quick... It pushes a 8' with no problem...