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My equipment

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by exmark, Dec 4, 2011.

  1. exmark

    exmark Senior Member
    Messages: 340

    Heres a couple pic's I took today. Ill have more to post up as the season goes on. The trucks a 2010 Ford F.250 with a 8.6 western MVP. I push 4 parking lots and right at 30 driveways. Bought it brand new before last winter, this will be my second season plowing with it.

    Picture 1.png

    Picture 1.png
  2. exmark

    exmark Senior Member
    Messages: 340

    Pic 2

    Im currently debating on putting a leveling kit in before the snow starts flying.
  3. exmark

    exmark Senior Member
    Messages: 340

    Heres pic two.

    Picture 2.png

    Picture 2.png
  4. snocrete

    snocrete Banned
    Messages: 2,862

    Looks good! With some ballast it should sit just fine?
  5. cet

    cet PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,257

    Everything looks great. I have the same plow. Have you considered putting the wings on? They work great, really cut down on plowing time.
  6. exmark

    exmark Senior Member
    Messages: 340

    I always to carry about 150 lb's of salt with me. It does help.

    I have considered it, I was at my dealer for there plow days that they have every year and they had a set on the same plow and it looked sweet. Im still thinking about it.
    Last edited: Dec 4, 2011
  7. GMCHD plower

    GMCHD plower PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,831

    If you think 150lbs helps, try ~600-700lbs behind the rear axle, you'll be amazed, helps level it, and alot more traction.
  8. snocrete

    snocrete Banned
    Messages: 2,862

    thats closer to what I was thinking....I cant imagine 150lbs in the bed of a truck like that even being noticable?
  9. maverjohn

    maverjohn Senior Member
    Messages: 902

    Nice looking truck, What do you have for lighting ?
  10. exmark

    exmark Senior Member
    Messages: 340

    Its not really that noticeable, I just haven't carried much more than that because I also carry two snowblowers, shovels, gas tanks and sometimes a push spreader depending on the storm. It is a long box but that stuff takes up some room. Ill try and add some more weight over the axle.

    Thanks, I have a whelen responder.
  11. 07F-250V10

    07F-250V10 Senior Member
    Messages: 114

    I have 500lbs in against the tailgate of my truck. It leveled it out perfectly and i dont even use four wheel drive when plowing.
  12. unhcp

    unhcp PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,267

    nice looking truck, how do you like the western?
  13. Yooper75

    Yooper75 Senior Member
    Messages: 324

    Good looking set up. What's dripping off the truck in the pictures did you blow a hose on the plow?
  14. exmark

    exmark Senior Member
    Messages: 340

    Ill probably try to do something with it this week. I always keep snow blowers against the tailgate though. It would be nice to push with out using four wheel drive.

    Thanks, I like it a lot. This is my first plow, I have ever bought/used. I really want to try a wideout though and compare.

    Thanks. Im not sure what that is now that you point that out. I had it sitting at my house and it wasn't leaking. We don't have any snow in the forecast so I took it back to my shop and snapped these pic's. Ill take a look at it.
  15. exmark

    exmark Senior Member
    Messages: 340

    Heres my two new blowers I picked up about a month ago. There both toro 4 cycle.

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    Picture 1.png
  16. bulhead19@aol.c

    bulhead19@aol.c Junior Member
    Messages: 29

    How do you like them 4 strokes Toros versus the old 2 cycles? Are those the 87cc models?
  17. exmark

    exmark Senior Member
    Messages: 340

    I haven't been able to use them yet. There both new this year and we haven't had any snow :realmad:
  18. 87chevy

    87chevy Senior Member
    Messages: 557

    Looks like water. Probably just washed it? Or it rained..

    Nice truck :nod:
  19. greatdanenick

    greatdanenick Junior Member
    Messages: 23

    Nice,i like my power clears.
  20. snowguy27

    snowguy27 Junior Member
    Messages: 8

    What model snow throwers are those Toros?