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Running hot question

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by bike5200, Dec 5, 2007.

  1. bike5200

    bike5200 Senior Member
    from Ky
    Messages: 437

    Since we have not had snow down here for 3 years, have not driven with the plow on my truck. How far do you have to drive the truck to see if the temperature will rise? I want to put my plow on and drive around and see if my truck over heats.

  2. sechracer

    sechracer Senior Member
    Messages: 478

    If the truck is already warm, less than 10 minutes. Try running it to the store....
  3. tkrepairs

    tkrepairs Senior Member
    from maine
    Messages: 186

    It depends with mine. running it fully raised and angled with boil it fairly quickly at a higher speed. if i drop the plow a click or two and lessen the angle ive gone 15 miles chugging along without a temp problem. however some vehicles may not have the height clearance to drop the plow down at all, but lessening the angle should help some with that.