2021-03-04 | New Roads Magazine

Snow Plow Season with Silverado HD

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Whether you need to clear your rural lane, a business’s parking lot, or just your own driveway, having the right truck makes a tough job less of a chore.

 

The 2021 Chevrolet Silverado HD is a purpose-built work machine, from the base WT all the way up to the luxurious High Country. With a modern, direct-injected gasoline V8 or a powerful and torquey Duramax® Turbo-Diesel, as well as heavy-duty front and rear axles, a frame with extensive high-strength steel construction, and a stout roll-formed high-strength steel Durabed cargo bed floor, the Silverado HD is ready to clock in some hard labor. Winter weather can be daunting, but when the flurries are flying, the Silverado HD with available Snow Plow Prep Package is what you’ll want to upfit with a snowplow and keep those parking lots, roads, and driveways clear.

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Turning a Silverado HD into an excellent plow truck is a relatively simple process, thanks to the big Chevy truck’s thoughtful features and additions.

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A. Twelve tie-down points in the bed provide easy mounting options for spreaders and other vital snow-removal accessories.

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A. Twelve tie-down points in the bed provide easy mounting options for spreaders and other vital snow-removal accessories.

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A. Twelve tie-down points in the bed provide easy mounting options for spreaders and other vital snow-removal accessories.

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B. The large interior buttons and knobs are easy to adjust, even with gloved hands.

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B. The large interior buttons and knobs are easy to adjust, even with gloved hands.

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B. The large interior buttons and knobs are easy to adjust, even with gloved hands.

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C. Available dual alternators provide the electrical power needed to operate a plow, spreader, and other workplace accessories.

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C. Available dual alternators provide the electrical power needed to operate a plow, spreader, and other workplace accessories.

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C. Available dual alternators provide the electrical power needed to operate a plow, spreader, and other workplace accessories.

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D. An available camera package offers up to 15 different camera views, including a high-definition Surround Vision system with two Trailer View cameras.

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D. An available camera package offers up to 15 different camera views, including a high-definition Surround Vision system with two Trailer View cameras.

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D. An available camera package offers up to 15 different camera views, including a high-definition Surround Vision system with two Trailer View cameras.

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E. The Silverado HD boasts an available snowplow weight rating of 1,200 pounds, more than enough for most professional-use plow blades.

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E. The Silverado HD boasts an available snowplow weight rating of 1,200 pounds, more than enough for most professional-use plow blades.

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E. The Silverado HD boasts an available snowplow weight rating of 1,200 pounds, more than enough for most professional-use plow blades.

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F. A removable front air dam and skid plate reveal an easy location to mount a plow blade—all without drilling. At the end of winter, reinstall the air dam and skid plate to return the truck to its stock appearance.

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F. A removable front air dam and skid plate reveal an easy location to mount a plow blade—all without drilling. At the end of winter, reinstall the air dam and skid plate to return the truck to its stock appearance.

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F. A removable front air dam and skid plate reveal an easy location to mount a plow blade—all without drilling. At the end of winter, reinstall the air dam and skid plate to return the truck to its stock appearance.

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G. An available bumper-integrated engine block heater outlet means no more cords hanging down from the grille or trapped under the hood.

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G. An available bumper-integrated engine block heater outlet means no more cords hanging down from the grille or trapped under the hood.

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G. An available bumper-integrated engine block heater outlet means no more cords hanging down from the grille or trapped under the hood.

When Jack Frost blows through town, just about everyone depends on snow-removal professionals to clear the roads so life can carry on. Luckily, each of the enhancements above conspire to make the Chevrolet Silverado HD an excellent tool to help a plow operator keep the roads clear.

PHOTOGRAPHY: CHRIS ARACE / ANIMATION: LEMONLY / ILLUSTRATION: CLINT FORD

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