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Ready for the plowing season?

Discussion in 'Business Fundamentals' started by BIG M, Sep 14, 2004.

  1. BIG M

    BIG M Member
    Messages: 51

    Another plowing season is coming up quickly.
    My plows are serviced.The trucks seem to be ready and My ground crew and there equipment are set.
    New flyers and reminders are going out. Deposits are coming in.
    Networking constantly.
    What is everybody doing to get ready and get more customers?
     
  2. snoluvr

    snoluvr Senior Member
    from RI
    Messages: 266

    getting ready

    cold calls, cold calls, and more cold calls.followe dup with calls to previous accounts. Truck is going into the shop to get the Wynn's Oil transmission flush and I am replacing all hoses and pins on my Fisher 8'..still looking to get another truck but have not decided.dont want to wait until too late and pay more though.
     
  3. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,847

    i havent serviced it yet i forgot when i did last mine lst
     
  4. The Boss

    The Boss 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,099

    I'm getting my blade out of storage just after halloween. Transmission, transfer case, and both differentials were just flushed. Pretty much ready to go. :nod:
     
  5. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,847

    i have to flush the plow pump angle cyclinders change coolant fluid i will be ready to rock
     
  6. Boast Enterpris

    Boast Enterpris Senior Member
    Messages: 745

    Working on picking up a few new commercial accounts. Trying to purchase a back-up truck (thats what we are calling it for now). Hopefully we will get enough new clients that we will have to use it regularly. I have not serviced the plow or salter yet. The ATV is in the shop getting ready for hunting season, then it will move into the plowing stage. In Missouri we seem to have a little longer preparation period than you guys up north. :) BOAST
     
  7. jax1013

    jax1013 Senior Member
    Messages: 114

    2001 ram 2500 service

    hey guys,
    i bought my 01 ram new... i dont drive it much lately maybe twice/three times a month..only 29000 miles...however when i start it lately it sounds like s***....i put it into drive and it takes a few seconds before it moves..sometimes up to 7-10 sec.. i know i should change the tranny fluid...do you trust jiffy lube or bring to dealer?? is there anything special to this trany fluid change that needs to be done.. a friend of mine said that i should only bring it to the dealer... local mech.. in NYC is usually a "crook" so a bit reluctant to do that...what other maintanence would you recommend...thanks in advance for the advice..be safe..
    Jack
     
  8. cjc810

    cjc810 Member
    from RI
    Messages: 69

    My ram 1500 does that to when left for a few days. It is perfectly normal due to fact that the tranny oil must warm up and fill the chambers again.
     
  9. OneBadDodge06

    OneBadDodge06 Senior Member
    from Iowa
    Messages: 735

    Up to my arms in truck fluids

    Oil is all changed in both trucks. Just have to get my new MVP Ultramount assembled and the mount put on my silverado. My dodge needs the guts put back into it. Any one know where I can find some cheap relays? Not the silenoid, but the black plastic electrical connections that plug into the harness. Hope its a cold and snowy one, have alot invested. :drinkup: