Hey Eric!

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by eggy, Nov 9, 2000.

  1. eggy

    eggy Member
    Messages: 71

    I as checking your site and noticed you use a 97 f 250 to plow. I am looking at a 97 f250 with a 460 auto trans, and was wondering how your truck has been plowing...and years you have used it to plow? Thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  2. Chuck Smith

    Chuck Smith 2000 Club Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 2,324

    Eric is on vacation, and will be home Monday, eggy.

  3. GeoffD

    GeoffD PlowSite.com Veteran
    Messages: 2,266

    I have 2 97 F 250 HDs with 351s and autos. No problems, good solid trucks. My reomendation get an 8.5' plow, if you need to add one, and change the trans fluid 2X a year.

  4. OP

    eggy Member
    Messages: 71

    Thanks Geoff and Chuck, a dealer here has one for 19,000 and low miles only 23,000.
  5. plowking35

    plowking35 2000 Club Member
    from SE CT
    Messages: 2,923

    You should be able to buy a new one for that type of money. A truck 4 years old should be closer to the mid to high teens.
  6. Lazer

    Lazer Senior Member
    Messages: 399

    Price: $19,000
    Miles: 23,000

  7. OP

    eggy Member
    Messages: 71

    Yea that wasnt clear Price is 19000 asking, and miles are 23,000...No plow......
  8. Eric ELM

    Eric ELM Husband, Father, Friend, Mentor, Angel
    from Chicago
    Messages: 239

    I have had great luck with my 97. I got it new for $24,500 in 1997 and it listed for almost 30,000. It's a 351 with about every option and a plow package too. I have used it for the past 3 seasons with no problems at all. I think $19,000 for that seems high.