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06 f550 sander

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by vis, Oct 30, 2006.

  1. vis

    vis Senior Member
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    Messages: 324

    what is the biggest sander you can put in an 06 550, stainless mason dump bed truck?

    3.2 yds?

    just pondering some options :nod: wesport
     
  2. Sharpshooter77

    Sharpshooter77 Senior Member
    Messages: 162

    Were I work we have a 3.5 yard meyer or diomand sand on our 05 f-550 but we never put more that a yard or two into. Hope this helps you out :) :salute: :waving:
     
  3. nevrnf

    nevrnf Senior Member
    Messages: 456

    We ran 2 Swenson 4.4 with liquid tanks last year. Fully loaded we were at about 23k. No issues at all. Truck performed flawlessly.
     
  4. vis

    vis Senior Member
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    Messages: 324

    so what you guys are saying is 3 yds + stainless bed +stainless sander is not pushing it? i know the truck will drive with the weight, but i dont want to put too much on the frame/springs....in the summer i can put 3-4 yd dry topsoil in the bed no problem, just wondering about the weight of the sander too...
     
  5. oldmankent

    oldmankent PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,318

    I'd work with your GVWR and your rear GAWR