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"Swiss cheese" edition obs chevy...

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by durafish, Oct 7, 2013.

  1. durafish

    durafish PlowSite.com Addict
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    :laughing: Well got this truck yesterday with a mm1 ezv plow.
    99 chevy 2500 reg cab long bed 130,000 miles
    Wheels are brand new no clear coat failure
    Frame is surprisingly in good condition
    Body is 99% rot free
    bed is 99% ROTTED
    rear bumper is mint
    front bumper is rotted
    seat is about gone
    strobe works great

    The plow works great and new cylinders just not much metal left to it but patches and a poly cover will do the trick

    Simple cheap planes to be a reliable plow truck noting fancy
    -Newer bed/paint
    -bed line rockers/bottom of doors
    -new seat
    -new front bumper
    -oil/fluid changes and filters

    The plow is going to get serviced, fluid, filter edges. Wire wheeled down and cut the old rusted parts out replace with new metal on the back side to keep the front sorta flush, then Everything painted black. Lastly a yellow poly cover for the front just to keep it presentable. Yes i know it may trap moister in but its all ready rotted and not worth to fix correctly.

    Now onto the good pics
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  2. durafish

    durafish PlowSite.com Addict
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    bottom of doors, surface rust be solid
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    Back bumper like
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    Wheels and new center caps mint
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  3. durafish

    durafish PlowSite.com Addict
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    Now the best part (the good side)
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    The plow, doesn't look to bad......20ft away
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  4. durafish

    durafish PlowSite.com Addict
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    Now it turns ugly
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  5. durafish

    durafish PlowSite.com Addict
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    Lets say all that was cheaper then just this plow i picked up
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  6. mercer_me

    mercer_me PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,361

    Beside the rear body the the truck looks like it's in great shape. I'd say you got a good buy.
     
  7. 1olddogtwo

    1olddogtwo PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,551

    Replace the bed with a deck.
     
  8. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Pull the box off and make it a flatbed, junk yard for a new cab and doors and rebuild it.
     
  9. durafish

    durafish PlowSite.com Addict
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    I'm thinking about a flatbed, but a bed is 400-500, a flatbed I'm not sure. The cab is fine just needs to be sanded and repainted.
     
  10. 2006Sierra1500

    2006Sierra1500 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,758

    A nice black flatbed would look great with LED lights.
     
  11. xgiovannix12

    xgiovannix12 PlowSite.com Addict
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    Nice buy

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  12. 2006Sierra1500

    2006Sierra1500 PlowSite.com Addict
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    Also, you store your plows with the pins out?
     
  13. xgiovannix12

    xgiovannix12 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,419

    they look chained up xysport
     
  14. durafish

    durafish PlowSite.com Addict
    from 02919
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    Odd question but I guess. On the mm2 a cabel goes through where the pins are so they can't close all the way. The yellow one I just disconnected and took a pic. Once the cables through then I push the level up and take stress off the springs. The mm1 I just leave out sometimes they fall back in.

    Maybe a black deck and leds though, got my attention with that one.
     
  15. BC Handyman

    BC Handyman PlowSite.com Addict
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    The queston is....what you pay for it? looks like a good project truck
     
  16. xgiovannix12

    xgiovannix12 PlowSite.com Addict
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    He wants to steal your plows ;)
     
  17. durafish

    durafish PlowSite.com Addict
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    Yea i dont think anyone is stealing my plows, unless they have cable cutters, a light, a lot of time, and know what truck side plugs they need for the plows.
     
    Last edited: Oct 7, 2013
  18. 1olddogtwo

    1olddogtwo PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,551

    You build yourself a nice wood deck as cheap or cheaper then a used bed and paint.
     
  19. durafish

    durafish PlowSite.com Addict
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    Yea but i dont want it to look like a cheap wooden flatbed. Have any pic?
     
  20. durafish

    durafish PlowSite.com Addict
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    Guess. less then 2g