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Can you plow with a Duramax?

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by GraZZmaZter, Dec 21, 2002.

  1. GraZZmaZter

    GraZZmaZter LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 740

    A buddy of mine said that you cant use a 2500HD with a Duramax to plow with! I am 99% sure ive read on here that you can use them. Can anyone send me a pic of a Chevy Duramax with a plow setup on it to show my friend?
  2. ksland

    ksland LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 927

    Should seek professional help.
  3. mdb landscaping

    mdb landscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,205

    Your friend is dead wrong. you can plow with a duramax. Heres a pic of my 2002 2500HD Duramax with a 8ft fisher.
  4. Barkleymut

    Barkleymut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,117

    Actually ya'll are wrong. If you plow with any truck that has a Duramax you will be shipped off to Cuba and put in prison with those terrorists from Afghanistan. Heck I see guys around here with 10 year old S-10's plowing.
  5. GraZZmaZter

    GraZZmaZter LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 740

    Thank you for the replies guys. I will print this out and show my buddy he is wrong. Thanks again!
  6. Brickman

    Brickman LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,249

    I have no doubt you could hang a plow on one. Almost any thing can be done with a welder and torch.

    How ever it will all work better if the front grill reads like this

    ford oval.jpg
  7. longviewlawncare

    longviewlawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 298

    you can add almost anything you want to any truck. I was told by a dealer who is a friend of mine that chevy does not recommend it b/c of the weight of the diesel engine. That is tyhe only thing that stops it.
  8. mdb landscaping

    mdb landscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,205

    It still doesnt matter, because putting a plow on a duramax doesnt void the warranty. There are a ton out there, and chevy stands behind it.
  9. GraZZmaZter

    GraZZmaZter LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 740


    Thanks for the pic. I am definately leaning toward your opinion of the plows on these trucks. Even my dad, into his 31st year with General Motors said its ok to put a plow on those trucks. My plan is to get a dumper with a V-plow on it, and a Duramx under the hood to power it all. I have an 84" with a 6.2 liter Diesel in it, and this truck is POWERFUL! For as old as it is, it could hang with a new truck in the power department any day. I think im a Diesel addict now! LOL!
  10. bob

    bob LawnSite Platinum Member
    from DE
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