1. Welcome to PlowSite. Notice a fresh look and new features? It’s now easier to share photos and videos, find popular topics fast, and enjoy expanded user profiles. If you have any questions, click HELP at the top or bottom of any page, or send an email to help@plowsite.com. We welcome your feedback.

    Dismiss Notice

western mount on 2004 GMC 3/4 ton

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by cpr, Oct 12, 2004.

  1. cpr

    cpr Junior Member
    Messages: 7

    I finally bought the western mvp snow plow, I have run into one problem already, it mounts to low to the ground on my 2004 3/4 hd GMC, when the receivers are in they bottom out if I go over a big bump, has anyone else run into this problem? some people have said i need to put a lift kit into the truck, if I do this will it affect my warranty? will turning up the torsion bars give me enough clearance? i'm thinking I want about two inches or so, any advice would be great!!
  2. richardlewis

    richardlewis Member
    Messages: 37

    I put a set of timbrens on my 2004 chevy and have no problems

    Messages: 92

    2003 2500HD TIMBRENS AND TURNED UP THE BARS NO PROBLEM NOW. Just remember it wont be as high as a ford.
  4. sonjaab

    sonjaab PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,425

    CPR....I have the same problem. Timbrens will help.

    Mark your t-bar bolt heads and frame for reference.
    Turn clockwise to raise 5 full turns. That should give ya 1 1/2 inches more

    I mark my bolt heads and turn them back down in summer.
    NO alignment or front end issues (knock on wood) with my 01 and 04 do far !
    ....................geo :drinkup: