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Discussion in 'Residential Snow Removal' started by broketruck14, Feb 1, 2009.

  1. broketruck14

    broketruck14 Junior Member
    Messages: 1

    i have a 87 chevy one ton dumptruck 4x4 that i had a 8 foot meyers old style play on it... well the engine gave out on me and i want to put the plow on my 94 dodge ram 1500 4x4. is it possible and can some one plz give me some ideas on how to make brakets for for plow to fit on my dodge. i took everything off my dumptruck. some plz helpme i need to get this on by next week any pictures or advice can help like i said i have everything off the dumptruck and i took pictures of everything 030.jpg
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  2. KGRlandscapeing

    KGRlandscapeing 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,660

    theres no way ur gonna pull it off thats a classic goes behind the bumper. and ull still need a new harness. go to the nearest meyers dealer and have them in stall an ez classic with the tubes looking for 500 for the mount 200 for the harness thats just a guess
  3. augerandblade

    augerandblade PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,054

    Find a dodge truck similiar to yours with a plow on it and see where the brackets are mtd on the frame and adapt!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  4. linycctitan

    linycctitan Senior Member
    Messages: 588

    Any good fab/welding shop should be able to make short work of that without charging you too much. Or like was already suggested, hit local junkyards, craigslist & ebay, see if you can find someone that has the older framework you need for the Dodge.
  5. 04sd

    04sd Senior Member
    from pa
    Messages: 266

    If you can find a Dodge like yours and see how the brackets are made then modify/fabricate to get yours to match.
    FWIW, sounds like you have a C8 plow. That's pretty heavy for a 1/2 ton pickup.

    Here's the classic mount for your truck. You can at least see where they bolt to the frame.
    Dodge 1/2 ton
  6. Tommy10plows

    Tommy10plows Senior Member
    Messages: 345

    Forget it. Do it the easy way, Go to your local salvage yard and get another Chevy engine and put it in the truck.

    Cheaper, easier, and you still have the dump body and 4x4 if you need it.

    Pull the hood off, take the engine out, swap it, and off you go. You can do it in a day if you have a good oak tree to pull it !
  7. Skid Mark

    Skid Mark Member
    from ny
    Messages: 81

    i agree w/ kgr landscaping good luck!

    Chevy avalanche 1500 w/western midweight poly 7'6''
    bobcat 753 w/steer plow 7'
  8. snowblowertruck

    snowblowertruck Member
    Messages: 77

    There is a way to do it, it just has to be figured out. I've made some of the most impossible stuff work and work well. But it most definately will cost you some $$$$$$ to have a fab shop do it for you. Your cheaper route will most likely be a different engine for your Chevy.