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Big Bad Plow Truck

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by itsgottobegreen, Nov 7, 2006.

  1. itsgottobegreen

    itsgottobegreen PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,351

    HAHA made you click it.

    Just got this little baby on the road today. Its a 1996 4.0 V6 4x4 with 155,000 miles. I got this mint Fisher 6.8' LD out of North Carolina. It was suppost to go on tacoma, but I never bought it. So I put it on my buddies truck. Found a NOS ranger mount and an front air bag kit. Talk about a pain to work one. With everything being so small. Its going to be doing our residential route this year.

  2. itsgottobegreen

    itsgottobegreen PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,351

    Yea its getting wide. A whole 6' 8" LOL

  3. 06HD BOSS

    06HD BOSS 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,611

    WHOA huge! :D The D.O.T. guys might need you to sub in a big storm!:jester:
  4. Banksy

    Banksy PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,113

    That's a sweet little truck. Looks great!
  5. lodogg89

    lodogg89 Senior Member
    Messages: 412

    If you had a F450 you could just load that up on the back and save gas to and from lots.
  6. DeereFarmer

    DeereFarmer PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,296

    Looks great. The plow looks new!
  7. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,557

    how about some pics to show front end sag, if any.....plow looks brand new!!!
  8. itsgottobegreen

    itsgottobegreen PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,351

    Mike that is the little plow I told you about. Barely any sag with the air bag kit.
  9. J&R Landscaping

    J&R Landscaping PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,202

    Looks like a great driveway machine!
  10. DBL

    DBL PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,310

    thought of buying one but have no real use for one but that looks great
  11. Idealtim

    Idealtim Senior Member
    Messages: 268

    Those rangers have a great turning radius, good for drives if you have the right amount of ballast
  12. HouseHitter

    HouseHitter Junior Member
    from zone 4
    Messages: 16

    looks like a great driveway truck
  13. Flipper

    Flipper PlowSite.com Addict
    from CT
    Messages: 1,180

    Do you still have the truckside mount pieces for the Tacoma???

    I may be interested in them.
  14. NJ Plowman

    NJ Plowman Senior Member
    Messages: 799

    Water it, maybe it will grow! :eek:
  15. jasf

    jasf Member
    Messages: 63

    No need to make it grow!!!! I've got an 05 just waiting to get out of waranty 'til I research a plow. That's a driveway $$ maker right there.
  16. Pearcelawn

    Pearcelawn Senior Member
    Messages: 368

    I have 41 drives I do with my '01 Ranger and a 6'8" Sno Way,you will love it!!!
  17. YardMedic

    YardMedic PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,266

    Bet that will work out great. Small trucks move snow! It may not be as quick as larger trucks, but it's not meant to be. And as you say, driveways are perfect for this. In fact, my route is mostly residential, and I know a 3500 is overkill most of the time for doing 4-5"

    I'd thought about trading my '01 GMC Jimmy up to a newer Yukon as a second plow truck, but maybe doing a small Fisher on a truck that's far past its warranty would work too. It hasn't had any problems, so besides mileage it could stick around for a while

    Good luck with it!!

  18. Fordistough

    Fordistough Senior Member
    from USA
    Messages: 394

    Well its not the airbag that you need plowing, it's the seatbelt!
  19. exmark1

    exmark1 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,320

    I think he means suspension airbags for the front end of the truck!
  20. itsgottobegreen

    itsgottobegreen PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,351