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New-to-me moneymaker

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by LocalTouch, Sep 17, 2003.

  1. LocalTouch

    LocalTouch Junior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 26

    Hey guys, here is my new-to-me dump. It has a 8.5 poly Meyer. We stopped at the dump to unload in this pic. I cant wait to move some snow here in a few months. Should be quite a difference from a 7.5 on my f250. I am also testing out uploading a pic to my post.

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  2. Santo

    Santo Banned
    Messages: 255

    L.T. , Will you be using chains or ballast?
     
  3. LocalTouch

    LocalTouch Junior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 26

    Planning on using alot of ballast!
     
  4. Santo

    Santo Banned
    Messages: 255

    Nice truck! Love the color."See you comin'yellow".What year is it? '97?
     
  5. phillyplowking1

    phillyplowking1 Senior Member
    Messages: 412

    LocalTouch,good luck with it .It looks like its a 92 or 93.What kind of plowing will you be doing?Did you consider a V-box ,if your gonna use alot of ballast you might has well make some money .
     
  6. Highpoint

    Highpoint Senior Member
    Messages: 241

    We use "Z" cable chains on our 1 ton 2wd, dump. Put about 1 ton of 1" clean rock in the back for ballast. Works very well.
     
  7. Pelican

    Pelican 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,075

    That's a pretty big oil tank, does it have central hydraulics?
     
  8. LocalTouch

    LocalTouch Junior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 26

    It is a 94 F350, only 53,000 miles. The bright yellow should be very "high visibility" at night when plowing. The beacon on it is extremely bright too. Cant wait to get lettering. The color will attract attention, which will in turn be a kick in advertising!
    I was planning on getting a under tailgate spreader. I think a v-box is too bulky- for storing. A couple of tons of salt should be enough weight. Tell me more about these "Z" chains...
     
  9. phillyplowking1

    phillyplowking1 Senior Member
    Messages: 412

    If the truck already has central hydros definally go with the under tailgate spreader!What engine does the truck have?
     
  10. LocalTouch

    LocalTouch Junior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 26

    5.8 liter v-8
     
  11. meyer22288

    meyer22288 Senior Member
    Messages: 999

    Nice looking truck! best of luck with it. Get some pics with the plow on:)