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how much hurtin

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by rfed32, Jan 11, 2009.

  1. rfed32

    rfed32 Senior Member
    Messages: 473

    so i have a western unimount and i was looking at upgrading the blade from a 7' to a 9' the only thing is how much hurting do u think i will put on my truck...its a 98 chevy k1500 t-bars cranked...will get timbrens but what do u guys think.....
  2. metallihockey88

    metallihockey88 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,414

    no way, youd be crazy, the truck drags on the ground with a 7'6 as it is, just get some wings and youll be at 9ft. they work awesome, got myself and pair and love em.
  3. Schwinn68

    Schwinn68 Senior Member
    Messages: 164

    Is the current blade shot or do you just need more capacity? have you checked into wings for the current blade? In most cases they will gain you 8 -12 inches on each side

    REAPER 2000 Club Member
    from 60050
    Messages: 2,230

    Not only will you destroy a 1500 with the extra weight of the plow driving around the extra snow you will be pushing will dig the grave for it.

    Get a 1 ton or HD 2500 w/beefed up front end if you want to run a 9 footer.
  5. rfed32

    rfed32 Senior Member
    Messages: 473

    ok i was kinda thinking most of this just thought i would ask...the price was right...might still by it seeing that im looking into get a dump this summer for landscapign before i get a new person truck