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Quadrasteer with V-plow

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by Hamptonplow, Feb 19, 2004.

  1. Hamptonplow

    Hamptonplow Member
    Messages: 42

    2003 GMC Sierra 1500HD SLT w/Quadrasteer and 81/2 EZ-V

  2. Hamptonplow

    Hamptonplow Member
    Messages: 42

    Quadrasteer with EZ-V

  3. Dieselgeek

    Dieselgeek Senior Member
    Messages: 161

    How does the 1500 handle the weight of the V?
  4. Eyesell

    Eyesell 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,107

    Forget the weight thing, I wanna know if that rear steering is an advantage or dis-advantage when plowing :confused:
  5. PlowMan03

    PlowMan03 Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 482

    Looks like that HD1500 handles the weight of the V pretty good.
    That truck looks good.
  6. Hamptonplow

    Hamptonplow Member
    Messages: 42

    Diesel, the truck handles the weight of the plow very well. I have to use more ballast than I had hoped once we got the truck on the scales.

    Eyesell, The Q-steer cuts alot of time while doing driveways and odd shaped lots. I don't see much benefit where large lots and roads are concerned.

    We have another thread going on the subject if you're interested:
  7. JElmWin

    JElmWin Senior Member
    Messages: 232

    I'll bet it does. I'd probably use my snowblower a lot less if I could get a few degrees out of my back tires.

    D'MAXXDIESAL Junior Member
    Messages: 13

    sweet truck... nice plow..... thats a awesome garage you got there..

    FSUPERDUTY Senior Member
    Messages: 312

    I have some horseshoe driveways that would work awsome on!
  10. Diesel-Man

    Diesel-Man Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    QUADRASTEER is only avaialble with the 2500.

    MOW ME OVER Senior Member
    Messages: 209

    Yeah I'm not trying to disagree with the guy that owns the truck but the one in the pictures has 8 lug wheels. I have not known the big 3 to put 8 lug wheels on the 1/2 ton trucks.
  12. NDdude

    NDdude Junior Member
    Messages: 15

    Check the GMC website out guys, what he has there is not a standard 1/2 ton pickup but the 1/2 HD version. IIRC, heavy duty suspension, HD drive train, the 8 lug wheels and Quadrasteer is available with the HD. (you can clearly tell by the rear fenders of the OP's rig that it does infact have quadrasteer)

    Nice truck man!
  13. mrplowdude

    mrplowdude Senior Member
    Messages: 315

    Hey I've seen that truck. Looks smooth. I was behind you once and you turned into a driveway I thought you were going past it. :eek: Man that thing can turn! :nod:
  14. Plowfast9957

    Plowfast9957 Senior Member
    Messages: 280

    I have never seen a 2500 with quadrasteer
  15. grassmanvt

    grassmanvt Senior Member
    from Vermont
    Messages: 153

    Exactly, and to add a little to what others said, this is a 1500 hd, 8600 gvw if I remember correctly, which is basically a regular 3/4 ton, or at least was before all the hd models and superdutys. Thats why you are seeing a "half-ton" with 8-lug wheels.
  16. Frozen001

    Frozen001 Senior Member
    from Rome NY
    Messages: 908

    I believe if you get quad steer on a suburban you need to have the 2500 as they do not make a 1500hd in the 'burb
  17. grassmanvt

    grassmanvt Senior Member
    from Vermont
    Messages: 153

    Not sure but that makes sense as the 2500 burb is a base 3/4 platform and not an hd platform, like the 1500hd in this thread.
  18. Yaz

    Yaz PlowSite.com Addict
    from NH
    Messages: 1,061

    If I'm not mistaken you can't get a plow prep package on this 1500HD ext or quad cab truck. At least when I was looking at them.