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Ford 250/350

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by Nolimit124, Feb 21, 2009.

  1. Nolimit124

    Nolimit124 Member
    Messages: 54

    Whats the best truck to plow driveways and parking lots with? Extended cab,supercab, crewcab. I'm looking into buying one for next winter.

    thanks for the help!
  2. tim096

    tim096 Senior Member
    from wny
    Messages: 100

    I like to use a std. cab with 8 foot box to plow with. It is easy to see front and back when plowing during a storm. I also prefer the 350
  3. Dustball

    Dustball Senior Member
    Messages: 274

    Extended cab and supercab are the same thing.
  4. metallihockey88

    metallihockey88 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,414

    a single cab long bed would be ideal for residential as well as tight/smaller commerical. i have an extended cab truck which is fine for my commercial stuff, not many spots i have trouble with but residential kinda blows on the tighter drives, like my parents. but then again if your doin mostly resi and small commerical, a single cab short bed 1/2 ton truck would be great in those tight drives.
  5. hydro_37

    hydro_37 PlowSite Veteran
    from iowa
    Messages: 3,790

    I had an F-250 ext cab and it worked great. I now have an F-250 crew cab and it is even better then the ext cab.
    Better visibilty and room to keep stuff inside.
  6. MileHigh

    MileHigh PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,827

    regular cab... 3/4 or 1 ton.

    any of the three...I prefer ford.
  7. Can-Boy

    Can-Boy Member
    Messages: 46

    Reg cab ,long box.If you want to put in a sander down the road you will not be limited to having a small sander.You can also have a tool box with a 6ft hopper.JMO
  8. BigDave12768

    BigDave12768 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,446

    I would go with the Crew Cab 8ft box Dually f350. Thats the best driveway plow.
  9. LawnProLandscapes

    LawnProLandscapes PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,129

    depends what your doing with the truck and whether or not its going to serve as a personal/family vehicle as well. i run a reg. cab long box f-350 because i dont need the extra room and they are a lot cheaper to come by used. i too prefer the 1 ton's over the 3/4 tons even though theres not too much difference (i hate the way 3/4 tons sit with the rear blocks and id rather not deal with changing em)

    ooh and just ignore big daves post's he's just being himself .