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New to me 550 mvp3 and some other random pics

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by fatheadon1, Feb 17, 2014.

  1. fatheadon1

    fatheadon1 Senior Member
    Messages: 403

    09 550 [​IMG]
    05 f250 6.0 thats been flawless this crazy winter[​IMG]
    mvp plus stacking on the 2012 f250[​IMG]
  2. fatheadon1

    fatheadon1 Senior Member
    Messages: 403

    same mvp side pic to show its now bent nicely [​IMG]
    my 09 a300 moving some piles [​IMG]
    and same machine doing some brush clean up after the ice storm [​IMG]
  3. tls22

    tls22 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,263

    Great pictures….how do you like the new v-plow?
  4. fatheadon1

    fatheadon1 Senior Member
    Messages: 403

    Thanks, have not seen you post in a while but as for the plow other then the mvp 3 seaming to lift better due to the bigger lift piston is all the same to me.
  5. tls22

    tls22 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,263

    Good to hear! We have so much snow on the ground, i don't think i have ever seen this much…..has been such a crazy winter….I think i have plowed 5 times in the last 2 weeks….

    Life has been pretty busy for me, New job, getting married, and trying to remodel my home, all in between plowing snow lol…..Good luck the rest of this snowy season!
  6. f250man

    f250man PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,124

    Nice set ups you got there
  7. snopushin ford

    snopushin ford Senior Member
    from mass
    Messages: 190

    Nice pics and equipment. To bad the plow bent like that, was there a hard hit??
  8. DuramaxLML-42

    DuramaxLML-42 Senior Member
    Messages: 258

    How'd you bend the plow??? What happened exactly.
  9. MR. Elite

    MR. Elite Senior Member
    from E Town
    Messages: 542

    Love it!!! Great setups!
  10. fatheadon1

    fatheadon1 Senior Member
    Messages: 403

    thanks guys. the plow was bent because I was trying to cover the work of 3 trucks because my subs were stuck at their day jobs and I was opening lots iv never plowed with 8-10 inches of wet heavy snow. I had used the Vplow for the first time in 2 years of owning it in the v position and still having trouble opening the lanes. Once opened I was attempting to Windrow back the piles and found 3 islands that were not marked and a curb in the middle of the parking lot any one of them could have done it but I think it was the combined abuse of hitting them all at about 15-20 mph because I could not move the snow any slower. it sucks but stupidty always catches up to you and in this case it's gonna cost me a pretty penny. on a better note here is another pic of the 550 today [​IMG]
    Last edited: Feb 18, 2014
  11. viper881

    viper881 Senior Member
    Messages: 450

    Love the 550!
  12. sle

    sle Member
    from midwest
    Messages: 51

    Nice 550. But I see in your future asking ?s about problems with your 6.4
    Not trying to jinx u but been their done with that...

    Good luck
  13. Polarismalibu

    Polarismalibu PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,681

    That 550 is nice! Get a set of wings for the mvp3 that will make it a real monster
  14. Mark13

    Mark13 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,719

    I'm pretty sure he's one of the properly educated folks who can keep a 6.0 or 6.4 together. I could be thinking of someone else though.

    Sharp equipment you've got there! Must be a full time job trying to keep a fleet of trucks running that everyone hates on because it doesn't say 7.3 on the valve cover! :rolleyes:
  15. icudoucme

    icudoucme Senior Member
    Messages: 349

    That's a great setup! Hope it makes you lots of money!
  16. fatheadon1

    fatheadon1 Senior Member
    Messages: 403

    I bought the truck for the body the rest i gotta deal with. My old boss had 3 flawless 6.4 and the repo company i used to work for has 300000 miles on theirs all trucks have flaws especially with the epa and dpf involved no matter what brand. This truck has a only been to the dealer for an egr cooler and that was alomost 2 years ago and 16000 miles since it been at a ford dealer so im hoping the bugs are outta it. With that said it has 34000 miles on it and the truck is spotless with 8 months left on the factory warranty at witch point ill delete it or buy and extended the warranty.
  17. fatheadon1

    fatheadon1 Senior Member
    Messages: 403

    Mark yes im that guy:mechanic:Thumbs Up as for the 6.0 25000 miles and 3 flawless winters still running like a top.
  18. S-205

    S-205 Senior Member
    from Ontario
    Messages: 352

    Very nice trucks and A300! Maintenance is everything with those motors.
  19. MatthewG

    MatthewG PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,390

    Dam only 25,000 on the 6.0? or Since you had it with the rebuild you did, sweet looking stuff
  20. fatheadon1

    fatheadon1 Senior Member
    Messages: 403

    25000 since the upgrades. truck ha 158000 on it my friends dad bought it new September of 04 I bought it in October of 2010