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I was really bored last week.

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by Duncan90si, Jan 18, 2008.

  1. Duncan90si

    Duncan90si Senior Member
    Messages: 602

    I was really bored last week, no snow. I decided to paint my 95 2WD flatbed dump.

    Some of you may have seen my build thread, to those who didn't here is what it looked like a little over a year ago as a sweeper truck.


    Here is what it looked like after I made it a dump.


    Here it is with the new black paint on the cab and with the spreader on the back. (sorry its so dirty.)


    Now I'm going to have to repaint the bed. Let me know what you guys think.
  2. Burkartsplow

    Burkartsplow PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,248

    It looks good, with that spreader on the back I am bet thing pushes pretty well only having two wheel drive. I used to push with a 3500 chevy like that but it was a 99 and over 90% of the time I was in 2WD and it pushed great. Nice paint job...
  3. farmerkev

    farmerkev Senior Member
    Messages: 847

    Nice truck, looks like a very profitable setup. Lokks like a real money maker.payup
  4. nicksplowing

    nicksplowing PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,226

    nice truck we have to save all the old chevys and gmcs we can the nbs arent the same good luck it with hope you make lottso money payuppayuppayup
  5. Prof Touch L&L

    Prof Touch L&L Member
    Messages: 89

    Very nice setup!! Paint looks pretty good. Black is tough because it shows all the flaws in the sheet metal, it's in good shape for being 13 yrs old. :salute:
  6. toyman

    toyman Senior Member
    Messages: 111

    Hey if you're bored this week I have a little F650 project for you..:nod:

  7. cameo89

    cameo89 Senior Member
    Messages: 669

    Nice job on the paint,nice lookin truck, now you won't blend in w/ the ''white''snow LOL
  8. TurbDies2500

    TurbDies2500 Senior Member
    Messages: 188

    That thing looks pretty sweet. The black looks a lot nicer than the white. Nice Job!:drinkup:
  9. Duncan90si

    Duncan90si Senior Member
    Messages: 602

    Yeah tell me about it. I had to weld and straighten the drivers fender a little. If you look close in the 2nd pic you can see the 3 bolt holes in the fender from the fender mirror and curb broom light that used to be mounted there. I've done many black vehicles before and this was one of the easiest. It was fairly straight to begin with and after all it is a work truck. I wasn't trying to acheive perfection by any means. ( for the record this is not a base/clear paint job, this is single stage.)

    It has already paid for itself many many times over already. I have very little money into the truck, plow and spreader, and of course no payments. :D
  10. tom_mccauley

    tom_mccauley Senior Member
    Messages: 465

    Nice Job!, Great Truck!
  11. bike5200

    bike5200 Senior Member
    from Ky
    Messages: 437

    Looks good, did you paint all the interior metal too? :drinkup::drinkup:
  12. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,032

    Really clean looking truck!!
  13. Duncan90si

    Duncan90si Senior Member
    Messages: 602

    Thanks for all the comments guys.

    I will be doing it sometime next week. I knew I had some snow coming this week and I didn't want the snow to start flying when the door jams are still masked and wet.
  14. ABES

    ABES PlowSite.com Addict
    from MN
    Messages: 1,322

    awesome job that truck has come a long way since it was a sweeper truck.
  15. deere615

    deere615 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,919

    Wow it looks really good and clean
  16. Oasis

    Oasis Senior Member
    Messages: 273

    Thats one heck of a transformation. You turned an old maid into a good looking spring chicken. Kudos to you. :salute:
  17. stroker79

    stroker79 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,802

    Ive got 2 more sitting in a garage with old tymcos 210s. they have diesel engines for the truck. havent been started an a few years. let me know if you want to buy them :D