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ford 250

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Husky, Jun 30, 2004.

  1. Husky

    Husky Junior Member
    Messages: 8

    1989 ford f250 4x4 duh,,,automatic 155" wheelbase extended cab guy wants 4450,,good idea to start with? ill of course need a plow
  2. Bchlawns

    Bchlawns Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 147

    Get a Chevy!!!!! Dont get a Ford. Get a Chevy 2500HD 4x4, snow plow prep.
  3. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,951

    thats a long truck to plow with are doing res and com
  4. bcf

    bcf Senior Member
    Messages: 206

    If doing drives, be ready for some 20 point turns. i have the same truck, except it's a '90, and what a PITA to manuever. I even have to back up to some drive thru windows because the turn is too sharp.
    and unless it's in excellent condition, it sounds like too much money.
  5. meyer22288

    meyer22288 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,003

    well dont buy a chevy trust me. i own a ford and love my ford. i say but the truck and get a plow.
  6. DJC

    DJC Senior Member
    Messages: 481

    FORD built tuff!!!!
  7. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,951

    i dont know the dodge with the 600 diesel is pretty tough i seen alot more older trucks then chevy or fords on the rd
  8. cja1987

    cja1987 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,407

    buy what you like be it ford chevy dodge or other. I agree with the others if your doing residential you don't want the truck to be too long because it will make things very difficult. Buy what is best suited for you and the kind of plowing you are doing. 4,450 is not bad, what kind of condition is it in, how many miles?
  9. DJC

    DJC Senior Member
    Messages: 481

    cummins diesel from what i have seen will rip a dodge apart. I have talked to a lot of people about it They hate the noise.