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85 dually frame broke

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by mountaindew5011, Nov 5, 2010.

  1. mountaindew5011

    mountaindew5011 Member
    Messages: 31

    well i just fixed all the springs and what not............... and loaded it with gravel and the frame snap clean in two im done with chevy going with the bronco for the full time commercial plower any 1?????????????/
  2. Shawn S

    Shawn S Junior Member
    Messages: 13

    How much gravel?
  3. 2COR517

    2COR517 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,115

    Probably no more than three or four yards.
  4. mountaindew5011

    mountaindew5011 Member
    Messages: 31

    3 and a half yards and over a set of bumps i guess did her in.
  5. JeepTJ

    JeepTJ Senior Member
    Messages: 225

    3.5 yards X 1.5 tons/yard= 5.25 tons= 10,500 lbs. of gravel. I can see why it broke :dizzy:

  6. Mr.Markus

    Mr.Markus PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,104

    Good news is.... you can change your name to Bronco buster if you blame the make.:dizzy:
  7. Reliable Snow and Ice

    Reliable Snow and Ice Senior Member
    Messages: 981

    well a one ton truck in some guy's mind means it's a ton right??? yeah it is 5 ton.....

    ah i have a 1 ton it will handle it it if fit's in the bed then it can hold it.......:laughing::laughing:wesport
  8. CGM Inc.

    CGM Inc. PlowSite Veteran
    from Ontario
    Messages: 3,589

    only a 25 year old gig, should be just fine! Everything was better built back in the days!
  9. mountaindew5011

    mountaindew5011 Member
    Messages: 31

    yea its repairable guess the weld shop is gona plate it more labor to remove everything than the actual repair