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Front bumper facia on a 2000 2500

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by scottyknows50, May 14, 2010.

  1. scottyknows50

    scottyknows50 Member
    Messages: 93

    I am installing a BOSS plow on my 2000 Chevy 2500 and the plastic on the bottom of the bumper seems to be in my way. Squishing the bumper a bit the mount sits 13" off the ground where the manual says it should be arond 15.5". Has anyone else run into this problem? Do I take the piece off and have it look funny? Any suggestions would be appreciated or if you could send me somewhere that has a pic. Thanks.
  2. RacingZR

    RacingZR Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 400

    Most people just cut out a slot in the fascia........break out the sawzall.
  3. Newdude

    Newdude Senior Member
    Messages: 889

    What he said. Also, you could (if you havent already) turn your torsion bars up a couple (2-4) turns to give more ground clearance.
  4. SawHoss

    SawHoss Member
    Messages: 89

    2nd Newdude and RacingZR. If it's a straight blade, the height doesn't have to be perfect.
  5. wild bill

    wild bill PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,239


    well here is a 2001 2500 hd just cranked they bar's 3 time's and trimmed it till the vallance would clear the ear's on the plow with a roto zip to make the lines nice just marked it with tape and cut away .



  6. scottyknows50

    scottyknows50 Member
    Messages: 93

    thanks for the pics- i don't know much about adjusting the torsion bars- can anyone explain how they work? will i need to get an alignment done afterward?? thanks.
    Last edited: May 16, 2010
  7. wild bill

    wild bill PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,239


    at the back of the torsion bars are small adjustment bolts ,measure were the truck Set's now if you have the mount on from the ground level surface to the center of the attaching hole on the mount .crank the bar's up to get the required height make the front end level .they torsional pressure to the bars that is a twisting force that lift's .and then you will have to have the front end realigned