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Old 10-19-2012, 06:48 AM
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Poll: What brand truck do you plow with

Simple question, what do you use as a plow vehicle?
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Old 10-19-2012, 07:04 AM
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Gmc/ chevy

I run a fleet of gmc and chevrolet vehicles ranging from a reworked 1971 k2500 all the way up to a 2011 2500hd. The best thing I love about them is that even with a span of 40 years in the fleet parts are still readily available!
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Old 10-19-2012, 07:57 AM
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all fords F350 TD F250 V8S 4-F350s 1 f250 and 0ne ford dump truck
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Old 10-19-2012, 08:01 AM
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all fords F350 TD F250 V8S 4-F350s 1 f250 and 0ne ford dump truck
Common problems?
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Old 10-19-2012, 08:01 AM
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I run a fleet of gmc and chevrolet vehicles ranging from a reworked 1971 k2500 all the way up to a 2011 2500hd. The best thing I love about them is that even with a span of 40 years in the fleet parts are still readily available!
Common problems?
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Old 10-19-2012, 05:00 PM
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I've run OBS fords and more recently all Dodge trucks. No issues with any of them except routine maintenance associated with plowing. I bought the ford needing a torque converter but $400 later never gave me another issue.
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Old 10-19-2012, 05:04 PM
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Ford here. No issues.
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Old 10-19-2012, 05:19 PM
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3 GMCs and a Chevy. One 3/4 ton and a half ton, 2 SUVs
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Old 10-19-2012, 05:42 PM
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4 80's chevys, all reworked and good to go
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Old 10-19-2012, 06:21 PM
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Old dodge in my signature, and I spent the last year fixing everything it needed.... and I mean everything I could do myself.. All I need now is to install new backup lights that I'll be cutting into the rear bumper.

I'm just waiting for snow at this point
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Old 10-19-2012, 06:51 PM
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In 30 years of Plowing, I have run Fords, GMC and Chevy. The reality of the newer trucks is that in the effort to meet mileage targets, the integrity of the vehicles has been compromised when they are worked hard for commercial plowing. I had a 2008 GMC 3500HD single rear wheel with an 8 foot plow and cracked the frame. My 2011 replacement GMC, a 2500HD now boasts a box frame, rather than the rail frame that was under the 2008. General Motors stated there were no problems with the rail frame, just updated the trucks. Okay.....
New to me this year is the Fuso, hopefully it will plow as well as it pulls and hauls a load.
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Ford, wouldn't buy anything else.
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Old 10-19-2012, 08:18 PM
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Fords here, never really had any issues besides the normal wear and tear that any work truck you plow with usually has
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Old 10-19-2012, 08:34 PM
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Old 10-19-2012, 09:51 PM
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Old 10-20-2012, 08:01 AM
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5 gmc, 5 chev 1 dodge cummins Chevrolet bought me to the dance so to speak
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Old 10-20-2012, 09:36 AM
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The simple fact is this-the big 3 know how to build trucks. Its all they really did for years since their truck sales supported the companies. It wasn't until the recession when they shifted attention to their cars.

You'll be happy with whatever you choose, they'll all break something, so its all your personal preference or the best deal you can find.
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Old 10-20-2012, 09:53 AM
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I like the Toyota better than the Chevy, it has better traction and quite a bit more power.
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Old 10-20-2012, 03:41 PM
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Ford Super Duty 7.3 Powerstrokes for me...
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