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ideas/help for installing wiring harness in 04' chevy 2500HD

Discussion in 'Boss Plows Discussion' started by pklues, Sep 18, 2011.

  1. pklues

    pklues Junior Member
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    Messages: 1

    Hi, I purchased a used boss plow for my 04' Chevy 2500HD and would like to do the install on my truck myself. I'm seeing if anyone has any pictures and knowledge of just the general layout for the wiring harness: where should I mount the solenoid, headlight relays and so on? Any help would be appreciated!

    Also, my truck is "stock" and I'm wondering what I should do to the front end suspension to handle the plow; is it recommended to install timbrens? how much should I crank up the torsion bars?
    Last edited: Sep 18, 2011

    RBRONKEMA GHTFD 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,592

    As far as the wiring goes, I mounted the solenoid and relays right to the side of the fuse panel under the hood. Very easy to access there. I have a 04 duramax and I don't have a lot of room under the hood anyway so I took the extra wiring and coiled it up and stuck it next to the battery on the drivers side. That's really the only place I had room to do so. As far as suspension goes get a set of timberns for the front, crank the t-bars about 5 turns each and put about 600 pounds of ballast behind the rear wheels.