Changes in snowplow-mounting guidelines

Weber, Rick
September 2011
Trailer / Body Builders;Sep2011, Vol. 52 Issue 11, p20
Trade Publication
The article details the changes in snowplow-mounting guidelines from Ram Trucks, Ford Trucks, and General Motors (GM). The most significant changes for the 2012 model is Ram Trucks' all-new original equipment manufacturer (OEM) module that allows enhanced access to the vehicle's messaging. GM recommended the Regular Production Option (RPO) VYU Snowplow Prep Package for snowplow applications while Ford's snowplow prep package included a gross axle weight rating (GAWR) to 4,300 pounds (lbs).


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