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Buying New Truck

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by White Baron, Oct 7, 2007.

  1. White Baron

    White Baron Junior Member
    from detroit
    Messages: 11

    I am buying a new truck for lawn and snow. Your opinions would be greatly appreciated for any cons in regards to purchasing a Silverado 2500 extended cab. I want the truck to be as versatile as possible without being too long to not be able to plow tighter areas. Is the extended cab going to be a problem when plowing or should it be manageable?
    Thanks for your help,
  2. Philbilly2

    Philbilly2 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,770

    I have plowed for years with an extended cab. I have buddies with crew cabs I plow with. The only problems that I run into with my truck is the few residentals that I have to pick up on my route, if there are cars near buy, it gets a little tight. But on the other hand, any full sized truck is gunna have a tough time getting in to that tight of an area. I laove my extendo cab, gives me a place to put tools and things incase of brakeage.
  3. Chris-R

    Chris-R Senior Member
    Messages: 321

    I also have an extended cab. (GMC 2500HD). It's just fine. Take a look at the difference in length. It's not that much. Also, the extra room inside is sooo convenient.
  4. ondagawood

    ondagawood Senior Member
    Messages: 128

    I've got a crew-cab & the difference in lenght I think is about 10" (+/-). I've got 3 kids to haul around when there're home, the space is "pricless". Either way you go with a GM you doing alright. Get a diesel if you can afford it.
    Good luck.......:salute: