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My new f450 what you think?

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by GrowingSeasons, Jan 26, 2012.

  1. GrowingSeasons

    GrowingSeasons Junior Member
    Messages: 26

    well its new to me. bought it as a cab and chassis and had bed plow spreader and hydros what do you guys think?
    08 f450 lariat 4x4 diesel
    western wide out
    custom aluminum bed
    swenson spreader
    muncie hydros
    whelen 500 series led stobes
    led work lights

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  2. ajordan193

    ajordan193 Senior Member
    from WNY
    Messages: 224

    Nice truck how do you like the wideout?
  3. GrowingSeasons

    GrowingSeasons Junior Member
    Messages: 26

    we bought our first one last year and this year we bought 2 more, I wouldnt buy anything else. all of our older straight blade plows have the extensions on them now which work great also. the guys that got upgraded to the wide outs have nothing but praise for them. taking nearly 30 -40 percent less time each lot which means i can have a driver pick up another lot or two in his route and be down at the same time...
  4. 03sd

    03sd Member
    Messages: 79

    Nice lookin rigThumbs Up
  5. lawnkale

    lawnkale Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 152


    curious what you have into installing the hydo and spreader...we run the 2400 electric snow ex for the past few years and bought our first hydo salt spreader this year and love the difference....thinking bout converting our other 2 truck...
  6. Triple L

    Triple L PlowSite Fanatic
    from Canada
    Messages: 5,977

    Very nice.... Whats the payload on that truck?
  7. 07F-250V10

    07F-250V10 Senior Member
    Messages: 114

    It doesnt get any sicker than that
  8. RepoMan1968

    RepoMan1968 Senior Member
    Messages: 439

    i think approx 5-600 a month . nice choice . good luck
  9. Morrissey snow removal

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

    nice looking truck
  10. GrowingSeasons

    GrowingSeasons Junior Member
    Messages: 26

    truck weighs 11,000 even empty minus the plow so i have 5000lbs the play with. the hydro n spreader i think were around 6500 installed, u can find cheaper set ups but i preferred the muncie hydros and swenson spreader...
  11. swtiih

    swtiih PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,179

    nice setup
  12. Jewell1386

    Jewell1386 Senior Member
    Messages: 139

    How does the wide out compare to a v I do a lot of commercial 24 he parking lots and storage lockers in the day and have had my boss v for 12 years and would be lost without my scoop.
  13. MatthewG

    MatthewG PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,390

    How many miles on the 08, looking good

    That should be an annual inpsection in PA correct? I know the 550 is semi-annual
  14. got-h2o

    got-h2o 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,439

    Beautiful setup
  15. Mikemike0409

    Mikemike0409 Junior Member
    Messages: 24

    how many cup holders???
  16. Mikemike0409

    Mikemike0409 Junior Member
    Messages: 24

    oh........ and whats your cb handle???
  17. Glenn Lawn Care

    Glenn Lawn Care Senior Member
    Messages: 552

    Beast! How do you like the wideout?