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medium/heavy truck section

Discussion in 'Questions, Rules, Suggestions' started by bigbadbrad, Dec 28, 2010.

  1. bigbadbrad

    bigbadbrad Senior Member
    Messages: 836

    how about a med/heavy truck section under the trucks part of the forum? people seem to post alot of pics of them, so i am sure they got other stuff to talk about them too:mechanic:
  2. newhere

    newhere PlowSite.com Addict
    from Fenton
    Messages: 1,288

    i agree!!!!!!!!!!!! i dont wana read about every ones little pick-up trucks. Just the one ton dumps/flatbeds and up.
  3. bigbadbrad

    bigbadbrad Senior Member
    Messages: 836

    i was thinking more like 450/4500 and up, one ton is still a pickup
  4. newhere

    newhere PlowSite.com Addict
    from Fenton
    Messages: 1,288

    right, thats what i was thinking at first but then i didnt want to leave the f-350 dumps out. I will agree with you though.
  5. White Gardens

    White Gardens 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,665

    Yes and no. There is some F-350, 3500's that were Cab and Chassis with a higher weight ratings, and other amendities that personal trucks didn't have.

    My C3500HD is a good example. It basically is built close to or similar to a Kodiak/Topkick 4500.
  6. PerfectEarth

    PerfectEarth Member
    Messages: 86

    I'm on board with this idea. I would love to see more 4500/5500 pics and discussion in a separate area.
  7. EvenCutLawnCare

    EvenCutLawnCare Senior Member
    Messages: 207

    Heck ya! No we just gotta get the admins on board....
  8. Michael J. Donovan

    Michael J. Donovan Head Moderator, Online Communities Staff Member
    Messages: 1,269

    I can check into this and see if we will/can add and let you guys know
  9. pohouse

    pohouse Senior Member
    Messages: 322

    Interested in such a forum also.:waving:
  10. bigbadbrad

    bigbadbrad Senior Member
    Messages: 836

    Thanks Mike, I think it would be an active area
  11. infineon954

    infineon954 Senior Member
    Messages: 251

  12. sweetk30

    sweetk30 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,588

    mabye do the gvw spec range of the medium duty stuff. like say 12k-up to 24-26k range then it would be full cdl so not a real med duty anymore.

    just a idea.
  13. bigbadbrad

    bigbadbrad Senior Member
    Messages: 836

    I think one section would not be bad, but if they are going to make 2 it should be 12k-26k as one, then 26k and up for the other
  14. justme-

    justme- 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,138

    oldish thread but- why split the 26k+ - I doubt there will be enough action relating to posts for those to justify a whole section to them - Medium duty and up together should do it - and FWIW all truck manufacturer's class the 3500/350 series as light duty trucks regardless of the GVWR.
  15. White Gardens

    White Gardens 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,665

    True, but, in my case as a light duty truck, it's been built and modified in the same fashion as medium to heavy duty truck.

    So ultimately, when I start asking about my hydro system, suspension, etc.... I would like to get answers I'm looking for.

    Here is a good example.....

    Now, if we had a heavy truck forum, or even a Cab and Chassis forum, I wouldn't of had to of put it in the Ice Management forum and hoped for the best.

    So even if it was a broad range forum from, say, 15K and up, I would still have been able to hone in on the crowd that has the same similar mechanics on their trucks.