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How much drop is too much???

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by Frozen001, Oct 28, 2004.

  1. Frozen001

    Frozen001 Senior Member
    from Rome NY
    Messages: 908

    I am going to have my plow installed soon(next week think), and I am wondering how much drop in the front end it too much with the plow in the raised position. I am getting a Western 8' Pro (steel) plow on my GMC Sierra 2500HD. I am just curious as to when I should put timbrens on, i.e. would a one inch drop really benefit from timbrens??
  2. salopez

    salopez Senior Member
    Messages: 876

    i have half an inch of drop on my of 2500hd. that is with a western pro+ 7.5
    i would put timbrens on if it were me.
  3. OneBadDodge06

    OneBadDodge06 Senior Member
    from Iowa
    Messages: 770

    I had an 8 foot western on my 2500 and it didn't drop that much but I had 500 lbs of sand in the back that didn't cost nearly the price of timbrens do. I put a v plow on the same truck and it doesn't even squat that much. Its not worth the hassle.
  4. dzines

    dzines Junior Member
    Messages: 20

    I've ran mine for a season with no Timbren. I decided not to spend the money on the timbrens and just tighten up the torsion bars. It costs me $30 for allignment each time, but I get alot smoother ride in the summer and only have a rough rider in the winter. I wouldn't have to do that if the country roads weren't so bad. And I have a heaver motor.