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I bought a newer truck a 2013 ram quad 1500 Big horn.
I did have a 2004 ram quad with the fisher plow and worked great for 8 years never had a problem.
2004 truck did sit higher by about 2 inches in the front.

It just grazes the ground on the driveway incline after passing backing out or driving in.

The 2013 truck is much closer to the ground and the plow frame just grazes my driveway when i travel up and back out. The plow frame that has the 3 bolt holes which is in the middle hole hits like i said the ground.

Here is a picture of the location asking can I move to the bottom hole?
What is involved
will the pistons be a problem under pressure?
What will this do moving it to the bottom hole? Does it change the angle of the plow moving about 2 inches to the bottom hole.

Has anyone changed this location and whats involved pulling the 2 pins and relocating to bottom hole?

thanks

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I bought a newer truck a 2013 ram quad 1500 Big horn.
I did have a 2004 ram quad with the fisher plow and worked great for 8 years never had a problem.
2004 truck did sit higher by about 2 inches in the front.

It just grazes the ground on the driveway incline after passing backing out or driving in.

The 2013 truck is much closer to the ground and the plow frame just grazes my driveway when i travel up and back out. The plow frame that has the 3 bolt holes which is in the middle hole hits like i said the ground.

Here is a picture of the location asking can I move to the bottom hole?
What is involved
will the pistons be a problem under pressure?
What will this do moving it to the bottom hole? Does it change the angle of the plow moving about 2 inches to the bottom hole.

Has anyone changed this location and whats involved pulling the 2 pins and relocating to bottom hole?

thanks

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I bought a newer truck a 2013 ram quad 1500 Big horn.
I did have a 2004 ram quad with the fisher plow and worked great for 8 years never had a problem.
2004 truck did sit higher by about 2 inches in the front.

It just grazes the ground on the driveway incline after passing backing out or driving in.

The 2013 truck is much closer to the ground and the plow frame just grazes my driveway when i travel up and back out. The plow frame that has the 3 bolt holes which is in the middle hole hits like i said the ground.

Here is a picture of the location asking can I move to the bottom hole?
What is involved
will the pistons be a problem under pressure?
What will this do moving it to the bottom hole? Does it change the angle of the plow moving about 2 inches to the bottom hole.

Has anyone changed this location and whats involved pulling the 2 pins and relocating to bottom hole?

thanks

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Well not sure if you got a reply to this, but the solution is to lift up the frame by doing one of 2 drop your front struts out and put in a spacer at the top of the strut. Rough country and others on eBay/amazon 2" but no more than 2.5" lift will work and this will level your truck. The push plates are what is actually hitting the ground when the angle changes. with the weight of the plow that is whets happening. The 2 pins you are mentioning may need to be adjusted after but the plow frame needs to be parallel to the ground and as level as possible otherwise it will change how your blade scrapes. Other than that the ram pickups today sit closer to the ground. I no longer have this issue with mine since doing that. Another option is a rancho quick lift strut. you can stiffen up the front end and it won't compress as much.
 
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