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can a 8.5 pro plow work on 07gmc 2500hd diesel

Discussion in 'Western Plows Discussion' started by rick3171, Nov 4, 2008.

  1. rick3171

    rick3171 Junior Member
    Messages: 16

    is there anything that i should do to my truck to handle this plow dont have plow package crew cab
  2. Sharpcut 1

    Sharpcut 1 Senior Member
    Messages: 386

    If it is a classic (old) body style, you can put a 7.5 lightweight plow on it. If it is the new body style, you can't even put a plow on it. This is for legality purposes. Your Diesel is 900 lbs. heavier than the gas engine, so you'll be way over your front GAWR by putting a plow on. Get in an accident, and it's your a$$ in trouble, as western only allows you to put the 7.5 ft lightweight on the old style truck, and nothing on your new truck. Go to www.westernplows if you would like to see for yourself, and click on the "powermatch" program.
  3. nick858

    nick858 Senior Member
    from Iowa
    Messages: 145

    Ya he is right, but who is going to put a 7.5ft lightweight plow on a HD2500? Find yourself a good dealer, and he will put the plow on for you. Crank the Tbars, maybe a set of timbrens and forget it.