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Do you need different plow equip for diesel vs gas engines (pumps etc)

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by DTerry, Nov 21, 2002.

  1. DTerry

    DTerry Junior Member
    Messages: 1

    I am looking for a used snow plow and attachments for a 1996 Chevy Suburban 2500 Turbo Diesel. I am wondering if you need different equipment that hook to the motor, such as different pumps etc.
  2. Highpoint

    Highpoint Senior Member
    Messages: 241


    Most all plows today use pumps mounted outside on lift frames. Just find a plow, call the dealer or manufacture to check on mounting options. Any plow will work, you just need to change the mounting packages. Good Luck
  3. Pelican

    Pelican 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,075

    I think Diamond was the last holdout with belt driven pumps, but they have electric ones now too. I know with Fords the frames are the same between engines, I'm pretty sure the other manufacturers are the same too. Your engine option should not make a difference.