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installing truckside mounts on chevy

Discussion in 'Western Plows Discussion' started by lowazztruck, Jan 19, 2010.

  1. lowazztruck

    lowazztruck Junior Member
    Messages: 23

    I just bought the truck mounts for a ultramount plow. its a 03 1500 silverado. how hard is installing these and how many holes do i need to drill are there any helpful hints or things to knoiw
     
  2. twinman326

    twinman326 PlowSite.com Addict
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  3. lowazztruck

    lowazztruck Junior Member
    Messages: 23

    thanks alot. d you no if i can order the bolts with the long metal on them?
     
  4. Crash935

    Crash935 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,377

    Yup, part #63330

    Just call a dealer and tell them you need 2 "1/2 bolts with the bars on them. Theres several different part #'s for them, some for each make of truck. Some are just longer than others so just cut off the extra.
     
    Last edited: Jan 19, 2010
  5. lowazztruck

    lowazztruck Junior Member
    Messages: 23

    thanks for all the help. one more question
    does anyone have a pic of the mount installed on the truck. i kinda wanna see how it looks with the bumper cut
     
  6. bean7654

    bean7654 Member
    Messages: 63

    Here is some pics off of my 04 Tahoe, Should look roughly the same.

    IMG00031-20090722-1354.jpg

    Copy of IMG00032-20090722-1357.jpg
     
  7. lowazztruck

    lowazztruck Junior Member
    Messages: 23

    Thanks for the pics
     
  8. got-h2o

    got-h2o 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,440

    These are the easiest mounts to install. I can have a set on in about 15-20 mins, no bolt bars and without having to cut the valance ;)
     
  9. lowazztruck

    lowazztruck Junior Member
    Messages: 23

    ok cool give me your helpful hints and things to look forward to
     
  10. suzuki0702

    suzuki0702 Senior Member
    Messages: 649

    get a good 5/8" drill bit. i dont know how the chevys are but when i installed mine on my ford, i bought a dewalt pilot point bit for $20. well worth the money for good drill bits. i took my bumper off and grill.. much easier to install.
     
  11. timboy

    timboy Member
    from Ny
    Messages: 69

    Not on a 1500 you cant you must be thinking of a 2500 or 3500.
     
  12. bean7654

    bean7654 Member
    Messages: 63

    I was thinking the same thing. How can you install them without cutting the valance, beside just taking it off of course?
     
  13. lowazztruck

    lowazztruck Junior Member
    Messages: 23

    yes and looking at his sig he has all 2500's thanks guy
     
  14. banonea

    banonea PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,377

    I have a 04 silverado 2500, and i dont remember having to do any drilling or cutting at all. mine went on in about 10 min.
     
  15. orange toys

    orange toys Member
    Messages: 76

    so if you do the mounting, who will do the wiring?