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SNOWEX V box 8500 mounted

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by ultimate plow, Oct 28, 2009.

  1. ultimate plow

    ultimate plow PlowSite.com Addict
    from N. IL
    Messages: 1,770

    Well shes in already. A piece of my Line X chipped off sliding the spreader in wow. Nevermind the date in the pic

    Last edited: Oct 28, 2009
  2. rustyb265

    rustyb265 Member
    from Mass
    Messages: 43

    How does your truck hold up to the spreader and plow? I have a '06 F350 6.0l crew cab. Have thought about a plow and spreader but it is also my "family truck". Dont want to ruin it pushing snow or dumping salt/sand in it.

    THEGOLDPRO PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,136

    looks good man, im a fan of the poly sanders.
  4. WilliamOak

    WilliamOak PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,988

    Looks AWESOME! Are the reciever brackets on the ultramount red or is that just a wheel lock on the trailer that looks like its on the truck lol.
  5. SnowMatt13

    SnowMatt13 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,559

    I have an 8000 and an 8500 in trucks at work and love them.
    One is going into it's 5th winter and the other it's 3rd.
    Only one vibrator has gone bad.....
  6. ajordan193

    ajordan193 Senior Member
    from WNY
    Messages: 224

    looks good dude, i have the exact twin to your truck. Are those stock tires with a leveling kit?
  7. tls22

    tls22 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,264

    Wow that looks real good.....the truck looks great also. Have a great winter bud. I think colin is the biggest fan of your truck. :p
  8. Ramairfreak98ss

    Ramairfreak98ss PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,931

    whats the difference between a 7000/7550 and 8500 model? i swore the 8500 would only fit a long bed, what yardage is it 2yrd? how much did it run ya? looks great.

    I was looking at the salt dog 2 yard poly boxes since our dually is a shortbed but id like to load it up high!
  9. Knockah22

    Knockah22 Senior Member
    Messages: 245

    Great Looking truck. I like the Yellow and black combo. Salter looks great, Where did you purchase it? We just got a 9300 snow-ex from RA Adams. Just curious.
  10. 02DURAMAX

    02DURAMAX PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,229

    Truck Looks Awesome!!!

    SonwEx are great Spreaders!
  11. ultimate plow

    ultimate plow PlowSite.com Addict
    from N. IL
    Messages: 1,770

    It plowed great last year. I only had a tailgate pro flo on it last year. Im sure it will be a great setup this year.

    Yea electric seems like its the way to go. Poly is smart too.

    Thanks. The recieveres are actually bright orange. Looks pretty good.

    This one I have is going in to its 5th year. The guy I plow for uses all snowex 8500s. They work great with the auger thats the length of the spreader.

    Thanks. Those are 295 nittos on an icon 2.5 leveling kit.

    Yea I did put a lot of stuff on it from when I got it stock. Thanks for the compliment.

    The models you mentiond are differnt sizes. The 8500 is for short beds but will compliment a long bed as well. It is a 2yd. Its my boss's salter.

    Thank you. It came from R.A. Adams

    Thanks a lot. Most SnowEx spreader work awsome.
  12. Ramairfreak98ss

    Ramairfreak98ss PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,931

    ultimate, what did you get it for installed?

    i just got a quote,.... starting cash price of 7k+ :/ ouch.. considering ive seen 1.5-2 yard salt dog, air flows in poly or stainless and a few other brands shy of 4k.. i almost fell over when i saw the price financed, for two, shipped and installed lol. i swore it was a misprint in my quote.
  13. KL&M Snow Div.

    KL&M Snow Div. PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,616

    Looks good. I plan to get a spreader sometime. Probably next season though. And it'll just be a small one for the reciever.
  14. ultimate plow

    ultimate plow PlowSite.com Addict
    from N. IL
    Messages: 1,770

    Its not mine its my boss's. He has 3 of them. These things are solid and well built. They are pretty expensive but you get what you pay for. But I do know he payed around 7 for them.
  15. johndeereguy

    johndeereguy Senior Member
    from Iowa
    Messages: 158

    check out Equipment Specialist that advertise on this site. They have a way better deal then that. I will be ordering mine from them this week and its much cheaper.
  16. Comet

    Comet Senior Member
    Messages: 160

    How do you have that V box secured to the truck?
    I have a poly 2yd temporarily secured to the 4 stake pockets for now on my truck with 3" straps, I took out those anchors that where in there

    Would be nice if the 4 stake pockets would work,
    I drove around town and along my property as if I was plowing back n forth,, it hasn't moved thus far

    Please let me know
  17. Comet

    Comet Senior Member
    Messages: 160

    Never mind on that install question, I see under my bedliner there are anchor points
    Dejana told me I could use those
  18. EaTmYtAiLpIpEs

    EaTmYtAiLpIpEs 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,607

    I really like the look of your truck. What % tint is on it?
  19. straightlinelan

    straightlinelan Member
    Messages: 53

    after 15 years of plowing/salting we are looking at buying our first vbox. I have 4 snowex 1075 tailgate spreaders with minimal problems (last couple years, control box and motor/trans problems). How do guys like the snow ex 7550 and 8550. Looking at putting in a chevy 3500 1ton single rear wheel truck.

    Any problems with the snow ex spreaders? what about loaded weight? how much area is 1 ton of salt covering? appreciate any help.
  20. the new boss 92

    the new boss 92 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,989

    every time i see your truck driving down the road i just slober all over the place i love it!