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Hotrod Ice Control Truck

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by SnowGodFather, Oct 26, 2003.

  1. SnowGodFather

    SnowGodFather Member
    Messages: 330

    Ebay was very good to me

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  2. SnowGodFather

    SnowGodFather Member
    Messages: 330

    This spreader for..............

    $200 yup two hundred smackers.

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  3. SnowGodFather

    SnowGodFather Member
    Messages: 330

    Hydro driven..Now I got to get the central hydraulics hooked up.

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  4. Adams plowing

    Adams plowing Senior Member
    Messages: 195

    looks like ya got a deal
  5. micah79

    micah79 Senior Member
    Messages: 303

    Does it work?
  6. snowplowjay

    snowplowjay Banned
    Messages: 890

    Hey SGF how bad is the rust on the bottom? and also how bad is the chain.

    Wait a minute...........Is that the sander that you shot me a few pics of about a month ago???

  7. SnowGodFather

    SnowGodFather Member
    Messages: 330

    Not the samne spreader Jay.

    I have hooked it up to my skid steer's hydro's works fine, took a few bumps of the valve to get the chain loose and I lubed the @#$% out of it.

    Only has light surface rust. not one hole.
  8. landscaper3

    landscaper3 Senior Member
    Messages: 309

    Damn good deal, What around $1,500 or less for the hydrolics installed it will pay for itself within the first couple of storms!!!!!
    Good find!
  9. cat320

    cat320 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,224

    Good deal ,a little paint and it will look as good as new.
  10. phillyplowking1

    phillyplowking1 Senior Member
    Messages: 412

    Thats a real good deal.what make is it?Have you decided on a plow for that lo pro international?
  11. SnowGodFather

    SnowGodFather Member
    Messages: 330

    I am still liking central hydraulics, one place told me to go PTO.

    I found a used Western 10' HD plow for $1500, probally going to go with it for the time being. I am still not sure how much plowing this truck will be doing to spend $4k on a Blizzard.

    It's a Swenson EV100 I downloaded the manual off their site already. Printed out all 35 pages.
  12. plowking35

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

    ALot of guys in the mid west use 6.5 hp hondas to run hrdro pumps. I beleive that set up is about 1/2 the cost of engine driven central hydros.
  13. SnowGodFather

    SnowGodFather Member
    Messages: 330

    I got a quote today for a clutch driven hydro system off engine belt for $1220.

    15 gallon tank all hoses with quick disconnects etc...
  14. snow

    snow PlowSite.com Veteran
    Messages: 1,002


    Is that just for the parts, or for the whole system installed? That sounds like a pretty good price even if it is just the components. Does it include the control valves for the spreader and plow?

    Alan is the central hydraulic guru as he has installed central hydro's on 2 trucks (i think). I know he installed in on his gmc 550, but not sure about the ford f350 he had.

    Good luck with your setup, seems like a nice size truck for private roads or lots.

  15. SnowGodFather

    SnowGodFather Member
    Messages: 330

    That's for all the parts and plumbing. I got to install it.

    For $60 more I can get a solenoid actuated spreader valve.

    That would make it no levers in the truck at all.

    However with it being a electric clutch, I can use the switch to turn it off and on.

    The same system will also power my hoist.
  16. SnowGodFather

    SnowGodFather Member
    Messages: 330

    Nate~ got a hold of the pic......

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