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Crispy F-350

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by redneck farmer, Jan 22, 2013.

  1. redneck farmer

    redneck farmer Senior Member
    Messages: 192

    Hasn't been a good day, but for once I can say I am glad the weather forecast was incorrect and we didn't get any snow. I hooked up the plow last night anticipating snow this morning. My wife got home from work and went to bed around midnight, about 1am she heard a loud popping or bang and woke up to an orange glow from the other side of the garage. She woke me up and I went outside to discover the cab of my truck fully involved with fire. I'm thinking a good wash and wax is not going to fix the problem. Luckly it was far enough from the garage that it didn't catch that on fire.

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  2. 1olddogtwo

    1olddogtwo PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,389

    any guess on how it happened?
  3. vlc

    vlc Senior Member
    Messages: 636

    oh no, that's terrible!. I'm glad everyone is ok, though.
  4. ducaticorse

    ducaticorse PlowSite.com Addict
    from we
    Messages: 1,426

    A set of new seats and you're golden!!
  5. Milwaukee

    Milwaukee 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,180

    Look like it was cruise control recalled that never done on that one yet.

    Hope u able get replacement truck in short time.
  6. BigBoyPlowin

    BigBoyPlowin Senior Member
    Messages: 301

    Hope thats not your only plow truck..
  7. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Sucks ass,good insurance on it? Try and get them to total the plow too.
  8. scott3430

    scott3430 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,003

    Sorry for your loss redneck. I hope your insurance is good to you in replacing it and good to hear the fire didn't get anything else!
  9. 2006Sierra1500

    2006Sierra1500 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,758

    Anyone looking for a cutting edge? :cry:

    Sucks to lose a truck...never lost one personally but all I can say is DONT TAKE THE FIRST OFFER INSURANCE GIVES YOU! Hope you find a replacement quick...
  10. unhcp

    unhcp PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,238

    sorry to see that!

    good luck
  11. Morrissey snow removal

    Morrissey snow removal PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,799

    that sucks good luck with the insurance co
  12. fordtruck661

    fordtruck661 Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 404

    What was the trucks info? Year, Diesel?

    I heard that the cruise control recalled was more for just gas. I have been putting it off I just hate bring my truck to the dealer ship.
  13. 2006Sierra1500

    2006Sierra1500 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,758

    From his sig its an 04 Powerstroke
  14. 03fordboss

    03fordboss Member
    from Iowa
    Messages: 47

    Cruise control recall included diesels as well..

    THEGOLDPRO PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,136

    Eventually all fords try and commit suicide.
  16. Buswell Forest

    Buswell Forest PlowSite.com Addict
    from NH
    Messages: 1,668

    My friend will buy the bed...sorry about the loss.
  17. randomb0b123

    randomb0b123 PlowSite.com Addict
    from america
    Messages: 1,278

    now his 6 liter blues are over with
  18. redneck farmer

    redneck farmer Senior Member
    Messages: 192

    Not sure what caused it fire dept said it would be inlikely to ever tell since everything is melted. It is a diesel and I did have it plugged in so I am thinkking it might be something related to the block heater, however the breaker it was plugged into never tripped so I have some doubt about it being that. Never got a recall notice for cruise control, but I never used it either. I did have a new fuel injector wiring harness installed about 4 months ago? Hopefully I will meet with the insurnace adjustor by Friday. It only had 85,500 miles on her and was paid off. I've got good insurance, but I will never get what I could have got for it by selling it and I need to stick with the diesel for towing my camper and flatbed. There is nothing for low mileage diesels in my area that aren't an arm and a leg.
  19. randomb0b123

    randomb0b123 PlowSite.com Addict
    from america
    Messages: 1,278

  20. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    It would rather do that then let you drive it!:eek: