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New addition to my truck family!!

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by Philbilly2, Nov 11, 2010.

  1. Philbilly2

    Philbilly2 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,126

    Ever since the first time that I posted that I lifted my dump truck, everyone wants to see the old girl. Well due to popular demand (and nurmous PM's) here she be.

    2000 1 ton dumper
    6.5 Turbo Diesel
    116k on the clock

    And the story starts:

    Picked it up in this shape:
    ( I think a shark got a hold of the seat!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)

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  2. Philbilly2

    Philbilly2 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,126

    After a little love:

    New Mirrors
    New Filters
    General Parts - more or less wanted to make sure it wasn't going to blow up

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  3. Philbilly2

    Philbilly2 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,126

    She got some plow wiring and a mars light
    And a new set of simulators

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  4. Philbilly2

    Philbilly2 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,126

    Then came the big changes

    Put in a new seat
    Added a 2" body lift to the cab
    Put a set of 255/85R16 BFG Mud-Terrains all the way around
    And she got a plow bracket

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  5. Fatality

    Fatality Senior Member
    Messages: 222

    great job the truck looks amazing!
  6. Philbilly2

    Philbilly2 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,126

    Still wasn't done yet:

    Changed the mirrors to a set that had the LED Running Lights in them
    Added an LED strobe the the back of the box
    Got a new set of doors (w/o holes in them)
    Leveled the dump box
    Added a CB

    Now she is almost ready to push





  7. ColumbiaLand

    ColumbiaLand Senior Member
    Messages: 790

    Looks good it it 2wd or 4x4?
  8. dieseld

    dieseld Senior Member
    from 90210
    Messages: 627

    4X4. Looks great.
  9. titan_landscape

    titan_landscape Junior Member
    from pa
    Messages: 10

    thats a nice dump :drinkup: how much invested now????
  10. chevyman51

    chevyman51 Senior Member
    Messages: 537

    did you have to do any mods to get the mirrors to mount up I have thought about doing it to my truck? Awesome truck by the way.
  11. 7879fordplower

    7879fordplower Member
    Messages: 49

    look to get rid of the old mirrirs by any chance? looks good with the BFG's also.
  12. Stik208

    Stik208 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,316

    Nice truck dood, move the PMD from underneath the Turbo Power cover to the front nostril where the plow wiring is. Look up remote PMD mount on google, it will save you quite a few problems.
  13. DeereFarmer

    DeereFarmer PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,296

    Very nice!
  14. Pinky Demon

    Pinky Demon PlowSite.com Addict
    from Ohio
    Messages: 1,121

    Nice truck! But Ford called, said they want their mirrors back.
  15. Brian Young

    Brian Young PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,382

    Looks good. Still waiting for those mirrors ya know. :rolleyes:
  16. KL&M Snow Div.

    KL&M Snow Div. PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,616

    Man that looks really awesome, I don't think I'd object if it was sitting at my shop one morning when I show up. :)
  17. Philbilly2

    Philbilly2 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,126

    I am sitting at about $10,000.

    No, you can get them on ebay. They mount right to stock mounting holes

    Already did that. That was in general matinence stage.

    I forgot about you and figured you moved on. If you still want them I still have them sitting in the shop.
  18. dieseld

    dieseld Senior Member
    from 90210
    Messages: 627

    What all was involved in leveling the dump box?
  19. Showmestaterida

    Showmestaterida Senior Member
    Messages: 407

    What did you pay for mirrors w/ led? Did seat bolt in w/out mods?
  20. Brant'sLawnCare

    Brant'sLawnCare PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,748

    You did a really nice job on that truck! Bet you can't wait to try it out.