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Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by 127, Jul 21, 2000.

  1. 127

    127 Guest
    Messages: 0

    Have they corrected the problem with fenderwells rusting in the newer trucks due to salting the roads? Haven't heard any discussion about it.
     
  2. thelawnguy

    thelawnguy PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,011

    The ones in my 95 Dodge are plastic, so I will have to say, Yes.<p>Bill
     
  3. plowking35

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

    Most trucks are lasting longer, however i did see a 94 f-150today that was losing the rear rear openings in the bed due to rust.<br>My 98 chevy has steel front wheelwells and they look like new , and that is after 3 yrs of plowing.<br>I will say this that chevy does a good job of sealing off the engine compartment. I have no rust or discoloration on my engine, whereas Brians Ranger is a mess from salt spray.<br>Dino<p>----------<br> Professional Ice and Snow Management <br>Products:Services:Equipment www.sima.org
     
  4. Deere John

    Deere John Senior Member
    Messages: 410

    I was suprised to see a '94 Dodge (new style) with the very bottoms of the doors rotting away. This is a few years sooner than I would have expected.<p>----------<br>John<br>
     
  5. OBRYANMAINT

    OBRYANMAINT PlowSite.com Veteran
    from ohio
    Messages: 534

    I WASH MY TRUCKS AFTER EVERY PLOWING/SALTING USE AND OIL SPRAY IN THE FALL, I THINK THE WASHING HELPS A LOT<p>DOUG
     
  6. GeoffD

    GeoffD PlowSite.com Veteran
    Messages: 2,266

    I haven't had any rust problems. Only every truck gets washed after a storm so that must help. My new shop will have two wash bays, for washing trucks. I have guys go home, and the when the come back the next day they wash trucks.<p>Geoff