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Plow height question/help

Discussion in 'Boss Plows Discussion' started by trevier, Oct 4, 2015.

  1. trevier

    trevier Senior Member
    Messages: 148

    I have a 7.5 super trip edge on my 06 1500 silverado. Is there any way I can have the brackets that hold my plow in place raised up from a dealer? I'm trying to get more height on my plow between the blade and the street. Thanks matt
  2. k1768

    k1768 Senior Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 556

    Push beam needs to be a specific height from the ground no matter what. Without looking it up, it's around about 16". Too high or too low and attack angle of the blade will be wrong which will cause poor performance and accelerated wear. If you're saying the blade is too low when raised, then you either have a blade lift problem or your truck can't handle the weight.
    Are you running any counterweight?
  3. trevier

    trevier Senior Member
    Messages: 148

    no counterweight, I did add new bilstein 5100 shocks last year with a torsion bar kit also, which helped a little I think.
  4. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,392

    Shocks don't hold weight.