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Not Snow But storm damage

Discussion in 'Storm Pictures' started by Young Pup, Nov 3, 2013.

  1. Young Pup

    Young Pup PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,490

    Storm blew through and took out the plow truck.

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  2. Young Pup

    Young Pup PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,490

    Some here. There is a couple more in the Ohio weather thread.

    truck 6.jpg

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  3. 1olddogtwo

    1olddogtwo PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,526

    Think you have too much ballast And it should behind the rear axle.....

    How's the cab, frame is bend?
     
  4. Young Pup

    Young Pup PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,490

    I was a little over weight on the ballast. :laughing: Corner of cab got hit. It looks like it hit then slid into the turck. Can't tell on the frame. But it looks like the springs are pushed up in the back of the truck. Insurance comes out Monday. :)
     
  5. 1olddogtwo

    1olddogtwo PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,526

    If/when they total it, offer to by back for a "lot truck" then part it out for $$$.
     
  6. Young Pup

    Young Pup PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,490

    Been talking to my brothers about buying it back and doing something with it.

    I am definitely thinking it has some type of frame damage. The tree was out of the ground laying on it. All though the rails that go across the frame don't look damaged. But I can't see in the middle of the truck.
     
  7. BC Handyman

    BC Handyman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,854

    hope all goes good with insurance.
     
  8. kimber750

    kimber750 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,653

    Sorry about your truck but look at all that firewood. Thumbs Up
     
  9. Dogplow Dodge

    Dogplow Dodge 2000 Club Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 2,967

    Wow, man.... That sucks. Sorry about your rig....


    Hopefully it's as simple as pulling the bed off and installing that new flat bed you've always wanted... although mother nature has pretty much given you that flat bed now anyway..


    Good luck on Monday....
     
  10. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Should of had those guys drop in again on your truck just make sure it will be totaled.
     
  11. Young Pup

    Young Pup PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,490

    Thanks guys. We got some firewood out of it. Had the city take the bigger stuff when they came back later that day to get the stump.

    Grandview, I told them not to scratch the truck when they were taking it off. :laughing:
     
  12. Dogplow Dodge

    Dogplow Dodge 2000 Club Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 2,967

    nothing a little duct tape can't fix....
     
  13. secret_weapon

    secret_weapon Senior Member
    Messages: 437

    If the frame is straight, run it and take the Ins. money! Now you don't have to worry about scratching or denting while plowing.

    Sucks that happened though, best of luck to ya getting it fixed or finding another truck.
     
  14. Dogplow Dodge

    Dogplow Dodge 2000 Club Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 2,967

    Think about how easy it will be pulling bags of salt out of the bed from the side of the truck..... won't even have to raise your arms above waist height....:laughing:
     
  15. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Put a plow on it,then you can be a lowballer too.
     
  16. Young Pup

    Young Pup PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,490

    Need to find the right color blue. :)

    Thank you.

    What you talking about, I might still need a ladder to get in it. :laughing:
     
  17. Young Pup

    Young Pup PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,490

    Already got the plow for it. Now I can just look the part. :)
     
  18. Chineau

    Chineau Senior Member
    Messages: 447

    :laughing::laughing:
     
  19. peteo1

    peteo1 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,659

    From the pics it doesn't look like there's too much structural damage. I'm not auto body guy but that cab looks straight still and the axle looks like its square hopefully all you'll need is a bed and a few small parts. Good luck with insurance company.
     
  20. Young Pup

    Young Pup PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,490

    Insurance says not totaled. Sitting at 6 grand so far. Need to go to a body shop for closer inspection.