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New (used) F450 Dump Truck

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by espyj, Mar 14, 2011.

  1. espyj

    espyj Member
    Messages: 53

    Couldn't pass up this deal! Truck came up for sealed bid at a local township. Truck has literally BARELY been used. 2002 F450 4x4 7.3 diesel. Truck has 85k original miles. They literally have every receipt and maintenance slip on this thing and its mint. They bought it brand new, and they've only used the truck for running errands. The plow has literally been used ONCE and the sander has never been used. It has central hydraulics for the dump and the sander (its a replacement tailgate sander). Plow is a Boss 8.2 V. My other truck has a Hiniker V, so I'm excited to see the difference between the two and see which I like better

    So all I need to do is get the box repainted and my graphics on the truck and its ready for work!

    Just one picture for now!

    Last edited: Mar 14, 2011
  2. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,557

    She sure looks clean! That's pretty much what i'm looking for right there just in an F350! Nice truck!
  3. exmark

    exmark Senior Member
    Messages: 340

    Looks like a real clean truck. Im really interested in which plow you thinks better.
  4. espyj

    espyj Member
    Messages: 53

    The boss is heavier, no doubt, so I think they'll be nice for backdragging (I'm not happy with how the Hiniker backdrags). My #1 complaint about the Hiniker has been the mounting system. You need to push into something to get it to fully engage when hooking up. The Boss looks to be a better, quicker mounting system.
  5. Burkartsplow

    Burkartsplow PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,248

    Nice truck and plow. What did you end up getting it for?
  6. BillyRgn

    BillyRgn Senior Member
    Messages: 713

    Sweet truck, never seen a town around my parts get rid of a truck in that good of shape, they don't get pulled off the street until they can't make it back on the street on there own. Great find and good luck
  7. TremblaySNOW

    TremblaySNOW Senior Member
    Messages: 358

    nice how much did you pay for it?
  8. 94chevy2500

    94chevy2500 Senior Member
    Messages: 102

    nice looking truck you should see how much a boss dealer would give you for that plow and trade it in for the 9'2" v its weird they put an 8 on it around here im pritty sure the town wont have any 1 ton without a 9 foot plow
  9. espyj

    espyj Member
    Messages: 53

    Paid $17k for the whole package. Similar trucks around here are selling at about $25k.

    It is a 9'2" V.

    You wouldn't believe it, but all they did was buy a new 2011 F450. Equipped identical. $65k out the door with all of the equipment. My tax dollars hard at work.
  10. Burkartsplow

    Burkartsplow PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,248

    That is the deal of the century right there. GREAT BUY:salute::salute::salute:
  11. 94chevy2500

    94chevy2500 Senior Member
    Messages: 102

    oh sorry the original post said it is a 8'2" V

    SNOWLORD Senior Member
    from MN
    Messages: 610

    Right in my own backyard and I didnt even know it was going on nice buy. I am jealous.
  13. DeereFarmer

    DeereFarmer PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,296

    Nice truck! Great purchase.
  14. mercer_me

    mercer_me PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,358

    Very nice truck and plow. You also got a great deal on it.
  15. f250man

    f250man PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,124

    Nice truck and what a deal

    STIHL GUY Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 663

    you got a great deal on that truck
  17. redneck farmer

    redneck farmer Senior Member
    Messages: 192

    That is a great deal
  18. mkwl

    mkwl 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,361

    An F series... come on Mike... say it ain't so!
  19. swtiih

    swtiih PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,179

    the truck is gonna make you some money. nice buy and a 7.3
  20. hlntoiz

    hlntoiz Senior Member
    from NW, CT
    Messages: 588

    Nice buy....that is one deal you just find the money for. The sides on the dump fold down too. Kudo's!Thumbs Up