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2012 f-550

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by Big Dog D, Feb 7, 2013.

  1. Big Dog D

    Big Dog D PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,134

    Finally got a chance to snap a few pics of my latest set-up. Te two strobes on the head board are temporary until I get a chance to mount up a Whelen Edge 9M Mini bar.

    We fabricated the stainless platform our selves and installed all of the lights and wiring on the sander. We are working on the new 3-4 yd Iriquois dump body for it now. Bought it just in primer and will do the install and paint ourselves once we get done customizing the body to the way I want it.

    2012 F-550 diesel 4x4
    9Ft Fisher M/C series
    2012 Torwell Sander 4 yard stainless

    #26 Frnt.JPG

    #26 Rt.JPG

    #26 RR.JPG

    #26 rear.jpg

    #26 Sandr Elec.JPG
  2. 2006Sierra1500

    2006Sierra1500 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,758

    Gonna need this tomorrow and Saturday!
  3. Big Dog D

    Big Dog D PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,134

    Made up a plastic box with aluminim cover plate to mount up the connection for the sander connections. Tried to keep everything as water proof as possible.

    #26 Sandr Plg.JPG
  4. BlackIrish

    BlackIrish Senior Member
    Messages: 902

    Very nice.
  5. Morrissey snow removal

    Morrissey snow removal PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,798

    im jealous real nice truck
  6. cat320

    cat320 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,224

    looks very nice good luck with her. looks like you put alot of work into the lights and wireing. i'm sure the switch pannel inside is just as nice .
  7. cat10

    cat10 Senior Member
    Messages: 215

    im in LOVE
  8. thelettuceman

    thelettuceman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,218

    Can I borrow that !!!!!!!
  9. docsgmc

    docsgmc Senior Member
    Messages: 346


    THEGOLDPRO PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,136

    Im not a ford guy but thats a dope ass truck.
  11. BlueRam2500

    BlueRam2500 Senior Member
    Messages: 765

  12. redneck farmer

    redneck farmer Senior Member
    Messages: 192

    Nice looking set up. I have a couple of questions, what rated coild springs are in the front #7000? and how far does the exle site off the bump stops when the plow is raised?
  13. plowingkid35

    plowingkid35 Senior Member
    Messages: 255

  14. GMCHD plower

    GMCHD plower PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,831

    Very nice Big Dog!!
  15. Triple L

    Triple L PlowSite Fanatic
    from Canada
    Messages: 6,078

    Just a question, dont know if you know, but on the gas/hydrualic drive ones, can you adust the conveyor and spinner differently from in the cab, or is it just a clutch before the hydrulic pump and they run straight up...
  16. DareDog

    DareDog PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,438

    nice truck! getting everything ready for the big storm??
  17. mackclmodel

    mackclmodel Senior Member
    Messages: 164

    BADASS Rig....Is it for plowing for the state or Uxbridg ?. Not being a dick but don't forget to put the new red registration sticker on your plate
  18. Buswell Forest

    Buswell Forest PlowSite.com Addict
    from NH
    Messages: 1,668

    Sweet. I wanted an F550 PSD dump, even test drove 2 of them..and they were all that and a bag of chips. But money was an issue...FMC wanted $7500 down and $900 a month for 60..simply out of my budget. So I ended up with the '12 F250 with the 10K GVW and the 9.5 Xv. And I am very pleased. While the F550 would have been great and all, the reality is this pickup is far better suited to plowing my route. And I still have the 2000 F550.
  19. scott3430

    scott3430 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,008

    Hope you do lots of work with it, and make lots of....payup
  20. mackclmodel

    mackclmodel Senior Member
    Messages: 164

    What type of gas mileage are you getting & what gear do you have in it ? I also have a 2012 F-250 gas job with 3.73's and this truck I sh!t you not gets between 17.8-18.1 mpg's on the highway if i keep the rpm's at 1,500. Even around town it gets 14 plus consistently, granted I'm not hauling any real weight, but I'm real impressed with this truck.