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snowconcepts
01-22-2012, 12:17 PM
I have a SnowEx Vbox spreader I am trying to mount in my dump truck. Anyone have any suggestions as to how to secure it to the bed and where to tie the straps down to?

dieselss
01-22-2012, 12:36 PM
we just bolt them to the floor,,used metal plates under the bed for extra strength,,,and s.s. hardware

snowconcepts
01-22-2012, 12:47 PM
Are you talking about bolting the spreader or the eylets for the straps?

dieselss
01-22-2012, 03:58 PM
bolting the spreader to the bed on the truck. we havent used the tie downs for years

goel
01-22-2012, 08:52 PM
We had arms at the front made to bolt the spreader to the sides. On the larger ones, we had 2 sets of arms installed on each side.

We then extended the tongue down at the back and welded on a matching plate to bolt it to.

Never happy with straps in a dumpy, to top heavy and slides around. On cold cold days we would sometimes elevate the box just to help.

snowconcepts
01-22-2012, 09:01 PM
Can you post pics of the arms you have to secure the spreader?