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Im ready for the onslaught..

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by MileHigh, Oct 14, 2009.

  1. MileHigh

    MileHigh PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,827

    Both plows all nice and serviced...I love being ready.

    Got some new tread as well.

    bfg all terrain ko.

    I can already tell they don't have the traction in snow as the cooper discoverers do, but I'm sure this is a better quality tire as all my coopers tear up real quick.



    Last edited: Oct 14, 2009
  2. EaTmYtAiLpIpEs

    EaTmYtAiLpIpEs 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,607

    fords always look good with the a/t's on them. nice looking trucks too.
  3. f250man

    f250man PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,124

    Trust me those BFG's will dig and dig in the snow they are great tires all around. I run them on every truck I've owned and I love them in the snow.
  4. MileHigh

    MileHigh PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,827

    good to hear.
  5. theguynextdoor

    theguynextdoor Senior Member
    Messages: 308

    I had those tires put on last october on my dodge 2500. They are almost shot already. I don't know why. 12K miles...They were awesome in the snow though, hardly needed 4x4. I hope they last longer for you.
  6. Grassman09

    Grassman09 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,808

    Whats the deal with the CVOR # on the drivers side?
  7. MileHigh

    MileHigh PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,827

    They are USDOT numbers and are posted up on both sides.

    They are legally required in the state of Colorado if your a registered business, with a Gross vehicle weight rating capacity or combined GVWR of over 10,001 pounds.

    Truck = 9k GVWR
    Trailer = 7K GVWR

    Puts me at 16K.

    Many states require this....along with safety triangles and fire extinguisher.
    Last edited: Oct 14, 2009
  8. augerandblade

    augerandblade PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,054

    its something that will head up here, once the MTO attends a international conference. Same way the GST came across the pond
  9. Grassman09

    Grassman09 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,808

    Ohh okay. I think I am supposed to have a commercial license to legally haul my skid steer or dump trailer behind my trucks. Need to look into that..

    Truck looks good man.. I run Cooper Discoverer M+S snow tires on my trucks in winter. Great traction.

  10. Grassman09

    Grassman09 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,808

    How do we keep them from attending this conference? I don't want that crap on my truck..

    I met a guy who hauls freight with his 3500 drw dodge and gooseneck he had his DOT # printed on a sheet of paper and stock onto the inside of the rear cab windows. When he is empty he takes them off he said.
  11. MileHigh

    MileHigh PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,827

    you can't beat that traction with the discoverer m+s...they are great.

    How good do yours last though?...tread wear on those were crap for me.
  12. Grassman09

    Grassman09 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,808

    Well key is to take them off as soon as the snow is done and it starts to warm up. I ran them too long into the spring about 2 years ago now the set for the GM are not as soft.

    I should get 3 or 4 years out of them. I didn't put the snows on the GM last year as I wasn't driving it myself and it was mainly doing driveways that truck.

    I put a set on the Dodge when I bought it last year so I'll let you know in 3 to 4 years. LOL.
  13. Turf Commando

    Turf Commando Senior Member
    Messages: 567

    You fool FORD'S cant push snow their under powered....:jester:
    Nice small fleet ,I admire your set -up....
  14. tls22

    tls22 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,264

    Looks good man....your going to have a great winter....i have told you this since june..get ready. I want to get the 285's goodyear mtr's....i kno i heard they might stink in the snow...i just dont see how?