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Chevy 2wd western plow mount trouble

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by The Cowboy, Nov 14, 2005.

  1. The Cowboy

    The Cowboy Junior Member
    Messages: 20

    Hi guys,
    I ran into more than a little trouble today when I found that my recently purchased plow mount will not fit my truck. If anyone has a 73-87 2WD Chevy 3/4 ton pickup mount for a conventional western plow, please contact me via this forum. I will email you my phone number if you have anything like this. I will be willing to pick it up if you are close enough to Illinois. Snow is coming so this is urgent. Thanks!!!
    Last edited: Nov 14, 2005
  2. SteveB(wi)

    SteveB(wi) Member
    Messages: 70

    Good Luck! You can try junk yards or one for a 1 ton. When I had a plow on my 1980 ¾T 2WD I had to custom fab what I needed out of the mount I had. I ended up building a bumper out of channel iron and making the pump/lights fit that. For the blade I welded a piece of 3/8" angle iron right across the frame rails and bolted the plow mount to that. It worked OK and gave me a sharper angle of attack due to its higher mounting. When I got rid of that truck the angle was bending back, I probably should have made that beefier. this was an old Meyer conventional mount. The good part was when I bought my current '76 4X4 I was able to bolt the bumper and pump right on the new truck and found a used Western undercarriage that bolted right on for $50.