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Here's my ride...

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by Lubold8431, Oct 17, 2007.

  1. Lubold8431

    Lubold8431 Member
    Messages: 92

    1999 Chevy 2500 WT (8 Lug) 8600 GVWR, Plow prep pkg, towing pkg, 5.7L V8, Auto tranny, 4.10 axle ratio, 8' bed, regular cab.
    Attached is a 8' Fisher HD, Minute Mount 1. Plow is a 1999 or 2000. Has a custom back drag blade on it, came with it when I got the plow last season.

    This setup replaces my Dad's 1978 Dodge 150 with a 6.5' Meyer Plow (still in use on the farm).

    Here are some pics from today...



    Last edited: Oct 17, 2007
  2. Lubold8431

    Lubold8431 Member
    Messages: 92

    And some more pics... Took some pics of the back drag blade. Taking that off for this winter....



  3. DBL

    DBL PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,310

    that truck looks nice i bet shell get some good use on the farm...why are you taking the back drag blade off?
  4. Lubold8431

    Lubold8431 Member
    Messages: 92

    Yes, she will. I didnt need it last winter, and its really heavy, adds more weight that I dont need.
  5. deere615

    deere615 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,919

    Very nice truck and plow. I like the saftey rack on the truck.
  6. ABES

    ABES PlowSite.com Addict
    from MN
    Messages: 1,322

    our trucks are almost identical mine looked exactly like yours before i lifted it. the only thing i am missing is the plow and the back rack.
  7. mkwl

    mkwl 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,362

    Looks good! You have a very similar setup to MCWLandscaping (on here)- good looking trucks!
  8. Lubold8431

    Lubold8431 Member
    Messages: 92

    Thanks guys for the comments so far. I have seen some guys on here with a very similar truck to mine. I think that color was very popular back in the late 90's.
    I'm only one guy with one truck and one plow, just breaking into the snowplowing biz. Trying not to be a low-baller, but I am in it for some beer money!!! I do have a full-time job that snowplowing will have to compete with, but I'm only looking to get a small route.
  9. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,557

    You took my truck!!! lol....SWEEEEET rig, any interior pics??

    btw, what is included in your plow prep package? Mine does not have that unfortunatly!
  10. ABES

    ABES PlowSite.com Addict
    from MN
    Messages: 1,322

    once i get my rig back from the body shop i am gonna have to post some pics so i can show you just how simmilar our trucks really are.
  11. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,557

    So all three of us must have very similar trucks then?? btw ABES, i found the exhaust for my truck, getting it from lmctruck.com hopefully before winter!
  12. ABES

    ABES PlowSite.com Addict
    from MN
    Messages: 1,322

    good to hear my exhaust is so rusted right now its being held up with bailing wire lol. and the mufflers were plugged so i put in a piece of straight pipe but i think i am going to have to quiet it down a bit before deer hunting lol. i better stop before we hijack this thread too bad.
  13. mike psd

    mike psd PlowSite.com Addict
    from pa
    Messages: 1,028

    looks a good soild truck congrats i wish you the best of luck
  14. Lubold8431

    Lubold8431 Member
    Messages: 92

    Thanks alot. Working on the hard part now: getting some more customers...
  15. BlueRam2500

    BlueRam2500 Senior Member
    Messages: 765

    Nice looking truck, good luck with it!
  16. Mark13

    Mark13 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,796

    I know of another guy who has a truck almost identical also, no plow or backrack though.
  17. NJ Plowman

    NJ Plowman Senior Member
    Messages: 794

    Nice rig! It's nice to see one that color... :drinkup: