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Ram 1500 with 8'2" boss vplow

Discussion in 'Ram Trucks' started by fcbob, Mar 2, 2013.

  1. fcbob

    fcbob Junior Member
    from none
    Messages: 6

    I currently run a 1995 Chevy 2500 with a boss rt2 v plow. I want to make the move to Dodge but am having trouble sourcing a 2500 in my price range. I am looking at a late 90s early 00s. I currently plow my own drive which is 300 feet and I do a small parking lot for a local garage. What do you guys think could a 1500 handle the 8'2" v-plow?
  2. 2006Sierra1500

    2006Sierra1500 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,758

    If its a solid axle 1500, you can swap in 3/4 or 1 ton diesel springs.
  3. Wilnip

    Wilnip Senior Member
    Messages: 592

    I have a 99 1/2 ton and put 3/4 front springs on it and it made a world of a difference.
  4. cmo18

    cmo18 Senior Member
    Messages: 815

    A guy around here does 10 plus gas station with half tons and 8'2 v blades on all the trucks

    I would do it in a second
  5. tpiper

    tpiper Member
    from kansas
    Messages: 38

    are you meaning the coil springs?
  6. NBI Lawn

    NBI Lawn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,797

    Yes he is.

    It would probably be a bit much for stock coils bit I would do it with 3/4ton or similar coils. Obviously things sill wear faster but it would be OK.