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New dump truck pics

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by SullivanSeptic, Apr 15, 2010.

  1. SullivanSeptic

    SullivanSeptic PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,419

    I posted pics of the new dump already but I figured I start a new thread since I will have a few photos of the old and new decals. Here are some pics of the truck when I got it. You can see the horrible orange stripping. Actually, its painted on. I found out that the orange was the second coat of paint on this truck. It had purple under it. You can see in the pictures what I am talking about. The removed paint is after about 20 mins of work. A little "easy off oven cleaner" and a hose and it just melts off. I will add more pics of the truck as I get it detailed then relettered.

    The truck is actually a metallic forest green in color. Who in paints purple graphics on a green truck, then thinks its ugly, and changes it to red/orange? Talk about colors that do not go together.

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  2. SullivanSeptic

    SullivanSeptic PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,419

    More pics of the paint removal

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  3. SullivanSeptic

    SullivanSeptic PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,419

    And a few more pics

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  4. GMCHD plower

    GMCHD plower PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,806

    NICE Dump truck!!
  5. the new boss 92

    the new boss 92 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,989

    looking good, are you leaving it green?
  6. 2005_Sierra

    2005_Sierra Senior Member
    Messages: 346

    looks nice for a sterling, what motor & trans in in it?
  7. SullivanSeptic

    SullivanSeptic PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,419

    Yeah its gonna stay green. I will add some graphics and lettering in my normal colors of white and shades of green.
    It has a Cat 3126 motor with an 8LL Eaton trans
  8. mrsops

    mrsops Senior Member
    Messages: 187

    How do the sterling trucks hold up? Buddy of mine is not happy with his. I also hear a lot of truckers saying its not a REAL TRUCK lol what ever that means lol
  9. SullivanSeptic

    SullivanSeptic PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,419

    Well its my second one. I think they hold up great. All trucks beak down and need a little TLC. I always here guys that I work with saying "my Pete or Mack or KW never breaks down". They are all full of crap. It all depends on how you take care of them.