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SnoWay plow on a 2WD Titan?

Discussion in 'Sno-Way Discussion' started by Ric3077, Nov 10, 2008.

  1. Ric3077

    Ric3077 Junior Member
    Messages: 15

    Do you make a plow that would fit and do ok on a 2WD Nissan Titan? This would get very light use...plowing no more than 4-5 inches at a time and mainly just small driveways. Also I would need down pressure. Please let me know thanks!
  2. VBR

    VBR Member
    Messages: 67

    I wouldn't plow with a 2wd half ton. JMO.
  3. linycctitan

    linycctitan Senior Member
    Messages: 588

    I would not recommend plowing with a 2wd Titan (or anything 2wd, short of a 1 ton dually for that matter). You just simply won't be able to find the traction you'll need. Sure you could put chains on and load your bed to max capacity, but that certainly would not be ideal. Another thing to look at is the mounting point. For most plows it has to be within the 8-12" range from the ground (8"-10" for SnoWay), mine sits at 9" on my 4x4 w/ off road pkg & 2" leveling kit, so unless you bring up your front end, it won't work very well. Don't get me wrong, I'm not saying the Titan isn't capable, as I absolutely love these trucks and haven't backed down from anything yet with mine, but I wouldn't push with ANY 2wd SRW truck. For the 4-5k that you would spend on a new plow, just pick up a decent used truck thats already set up, especially if your just doing a few driveways. Best of luck.
  4. Ric3077

    Ric3077 Junior Member
    Messages: 15

    What about a used jeep wrangler with a 6'9" plow? It is a 4x4 jeep would that be better than the 1/2 truck? For driveways only. Maybe 10 driveways per storm. Thanks!
  5. linycctitan

    linycctitan Senior Member
    Messages: 588

    Jeeps with a 22 series SnoWay w/DP are the perfect driveway tool. Small enough to get into very tight places and a very small turning radius. Depending upon the setup of the Jeep, if its a 4 cyl/5 spd, I'd stay with the 6'8", if it's a 6 cyl/auto I'd go with the 7'6". Depending upon your skill level (both driving and plowing) would affect the choice if it's a 6 cyl/5 spd, less experience (= more smoked clutch) stay with the 6'8".
  6. Grn Mtn

    Grn Mtn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,644

    I totally agree, don't try to plow 2wd unless your in a city dump truck, and i've seen them get stuck in front of my house pushing snow around the corner. the titan is a nice truck i drove one for a month while mine was being fixed.

    if you have the ability to fix stuff then get a plow truck all set-up for cheep. if not just wait till you can buy a 3/4 ton 4wd. i waited and was glad i did.
  7. nbenallo33

    nbenallo33 Senior Member
    Messages: 826

    a jeep would be great a snoway 22 series with down pressure would be a perfect fit.
    the titan 2wd would not be a good idea at all
  8. basher

    basher PlowSite Fanatic
    from 19707
    Messages: 8,993

    Jeep with 22 series w/Down Pressure:nod: Titan 2wd:nono:

    MAR4CARS Senior Member
    Messages: 246

    I wouldn't even think of trying to plow with a 2wd pick up
  10. hydro_37

    hydro_37 PlowSite Veteran
    from iowa
    Messages: 3,790

    NOT a good idea.
  11. lawn king

    lawn king PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,085

    If you really like to shovel hard packed snow and ice, you go ahead and set up that titan. Good luck!