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01 Chevy 1-Ton with MM1

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by LeadDogg, Dec 4, 2008.

  1. LeadDogg

    LeadDogg Junior Member
    from NH
    Messages: 27

    Here are a few of my plow truck. It is an 2001 chevy 3500. i love this truck. it has the 8.1 liter 496 and i love it. its a pretty basic truck (no power anything) but its a work truck and that is just what it does. It has a 9' MM1 which is a little big for doing drives and small stuff but it does almost everything i do in one pass :) ... even those long country drives.

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  2. Burkartsplow

    Burkartsplow PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,246

    Looks good. Is that a dump bed also. is it stainless?ussmileyflag
  3. ColliganLands

    ColliganLands PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,854

    looks good that trucks definately a money maker
  4. mkwl

    mkwl 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,362

    Nice truck man- Can't beat a GM truck and a Fisher plow!payup
  5. LeadDogg

    LeadDogg Junior Member
    from NH
    Messages: 27

    it is not a dump body :( but fortunately the sides are removable so it can be loaded with pallets very easily. its used for construction more than landscaping... now that i think about it, i think it hauls my toys more than anything else but thats besides the point! like any other truck it sees a little bit of everything when it comes to work and it has never let me down. i was going to get a hoist put in but i wouldnt use it enough to justify the $$$. to answer the question about stainless it is not. it is aluminum. as much as i would like the new stainless V plow or maybe even a boss, the this set up has never done me wrong :)
  6. fisher guy

    fisher guy PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,068

    sweet truck man awsome setup i know how u feel about the 9 ft its a lil big but as i always say bigger is better
  7. tls22

    tls22 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,264

    sweet truck!:drinkup:
  8. cmo18

    cmo18 Senior Member
    Messages: 815

    nice setup! hows the mpg?
  9. LeadDogg

    LeadDogg Junior Member
    from NH
    Messages: 27

    its usually about 11. it can be better or it can be worse depending on the mood im in. the one thing i like is due to the motor size it isnt much difference even when almost maxed out and even pulling a trailer. a buddy of mine has the 5.3 in the same truck and he gets does better than that but as soon as you put a few thousand pounds on the back and tow a trailer it kills the MPG pretty quick. as much as 11 isnt great, its not the worst and i love havin the power when needed :)
  10. Supper Grassy

    Supper Grassy Senior Member
    Messages: 948

    Truck is sweet!
  11. bakerc8

    bakerc8 Senior Member
    Messages: 165

    little paint and hot plow
  12. LeadDogg

    LeadDogg Junior Member
    from NH
    Messages: 27

    i agree with needing new paint but i havent been able to find the time... pretty or not it still pushes snow :)