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how many guys plow with stepside's?

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by Ramgto, Sep 10, 2014.

  1. Ramgto

    Ramgto Junior Member
    Messages: 9

    I'm have a 2003 Silverado stepside with the 5.3. It has a 7'6" fisher rd I just put on this year. How does it handle plowing? I took the plow off a suburban I used to run, just curious how much ballast you guys are running.
  2. Cosmic Charlie

    Cosmic Charlie Senior Member
    Messages: 237

    side step ? no difference

    seems about 300 lbs behind the rear wheels is popular - I use zip - no issues, just depends how much front sag you got ...
  3. Ramgto

    Ramgto Junior Member
    Messages: 9

  4. SnowGuy73

    SnowGuy73 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 24,870

    Crank the torsion bars and 400 lbs in the rear.