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Leasebusters/ What truck would you like best?

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Pristine PM ltd, Sep 3, 2006.

  1. Pristine PM ltd

    Pristine PM ltd PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,795

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    Hi Guys,

    Has anyone used Lease busters or something along those lines for a plow vehicle?

    We have to lease a driveway truck for the winter, but have no use for it during the rest of the year, so we are hoping to find a Jeep/Dakota/Ranger that has only 6-8 months left on the lease that someone wants to have taken-over. We are hoping for a jeep, but have heard that the smaller pickups are not terrible. This will be a primarily back dragging vehicle.

    Any thoughts? We know that returning plow vehicles to Dodge isn't as easy as Ford, but we are not too worried about that.

    Thanks,

    Jon
     
  2. cet

    cet PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,202

    The only concern I have with the smaller truck is a smaller plow. The smaller the plow the lighter it is. The lighter it is the worse it will back drag. Something to consider.
     
  3. Pristine PM ltd

    Pristine PM ltd PlowSite Veteran
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    If we went with a snoway wouldn't that help? The downpressure and all?
     
  4. cet

    cet PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,202

    Your right, downpressure would be a plus.
     
  5. Kevin003

    Kevin003 Junior Member
    Messages: 23

    Whatever you do don't put a plow on the dakota. There front end isin't exactly built.
     
  6. Pristine PM ltd

    Pristine PM ltd PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,795

    Thanks,
    We are leaning towards the jeep, but someone told me that because they don't come with a plow prep package, we may have trouble trying to return it in eight months when the lease is due, so perhaps we need to rethink this...

    Thanks!