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Will a Pro Plus Ultra fit a Ram 2500 Diesel?

Discussion in 'Western Plows Discussion' started by RedDodge, Aug 18, 2008.

  1. RedDodge

    RedDodge Junior Member
    from md
    Messages: 12

    I'm selling my plow (05 ram 2500 hemi) & the guy that wants to buy it has a 05 ram 2500 Diesel. The western site doesn't list that plow for his truck. Anyone know if it will fit? Is it a weight issue, or clearance issue?
  2. B&B

    B&B PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,777

    Its a weight issue due to the Diesel, and the only reason Western wouldn't show it as a "fit". It'd be over on the FAWR.
  3. elite1msmith

    elite1msmith 2000 Club Member
    from chicago
    Messages: 2,762

    use alot of ballast behind the rear axle...ull be good
  4. RedDodge

    RedDodge Junior Member
    from md
    Messages: 12


    I spoke with a local Western Dealer & they explained that with a quad cab they have to assume that you have 6 adults as passengers, so that throws the numbers off? I checked the brackets & they fit. It's just a weight issue then.
  5. Dodge Plow Pwr

    Dodge Plow Pwr Senior Member
    Messages: 568

    I use a 8.5' pro on my quad cab 05 Dodge diesel. I also put the Timbrens kit on the front and have a Western 1000 tail gate spreader and usually have the back loaded with a skid of salt...
  6. justwheelit

    justwheelit Member
    Messages: 46

    i have a western wide-out on order and all im doing is putting a steering brace on the front from b-d performance and a set of airbags. yeah western said the only plow that i could get is a mid-weight and i dont think it would do to well when i discover a curb