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What was your first plow truck?

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by dirtyscag, Dec 22, 2011.

  1. dirtyscag

    dirtyscag Senior Member
    Messages: 121

    What was your first plow truck?

    Mine was a 1994 Dodge 1500 5.2 L 4x4 with a 8 foot meyers plow that thing was an animal in the snow.
  2. 24v6spd

    24v6spd Senior Member
    Messages: 615

    1977 Dodge "Macho" Power Wagon with 7'6" Meyers E-47, still have it and in the process of restoration.
  3. theplowmeister

    theplowmeister 2000 Club Member
    from MA
    Messages: 2,617

    1976 F150, I used it for 1 year then I got a Jeep for backup I plowed 1 time with the jeep and sold the truck.

    I plow ONLY driveways
  4. cpmi

    cpmi Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 167

    1973 International Scout II.
  5. robertpkerrsr@h

    robertpkerrsr@h Member
    Messages: 40

    A 1954 Chevy 6 wheel dump truck with a manual angle plow. It had zero traction. I used to put a load of wood in the body and sometimes I would have to lift up the body to get more traction for the rear wheels to keep from getting stuck.
  6. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,392

    88 Chevy 2500 ext cab short bed 4x4 7.6 cable western

    NICHOLS LANDSCA PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,362

    1988 Chev 1ton dually dump with a 8.6' Western 350 4spd. Shouldn't have sold it, didn't have a lick of rust:cry:
  8. Boomer123

    Boomer123 Senior Member
    Messages: 371

    1994 Chevy Silverado Z71 with a Meyer 7.5. Still got the plow just mounted on my newer truck
  9. IDST

    IDST Senior Member
    Messages: 973

    2010 F350 9'6" MVP first one I owned. first truck plowing with was a 86 f150 8' western
  10. coldcoffee

    coldcoffee Senior Member
    Messages: 776

    My first personal truck was a 1979, k5 Blazer w/ 7.5 yellow plow w/ E47. I learned how to plow & drive a manual trans all in the same night w/ a 1974 1 ton dump w/ a 10' dump body.
  11. swtiih

    swtiih PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,179

    1979 Dodge W150 power wagon with a v8 360 2 barrel carb (stupid if you ask me a v8 with a 2 barrel) & 7.5 meyers
  12. leigh

    leigh 2000 Club Member
    from CT
    Messages: 2,342

    1978 chevy 2500, 350 4 barrel 4" lift, 4 speed standard with a fisher 7.5.
    Converted it to turbo 400 automatic.
  13. L.I.Mike

    L.I.Mike Senior Member
    Messages: 370

    Jeep CJ 7 with a 7 foot Meyers plow.
    Rusted apart so I junked the jeep and kept the plow.
  14. OC&D

    OC&D PlowSite Veteran
    from Earth
    Messages: 3,064

    '84 F250 with an 8' Western.

    I don't miss that truck at all.
  15. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,392

    All that old iron and what we can't live without now.
  16. Antlerart06

    Antlerart06 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,437

    Back in 83 bought a new 83 6.2Diesel 4x4 3/4 Chevy 8' western with custom sideboards
  17. Jim Prill

    Jim Prill Member
    from Zion Il
    Messages: 74

    1976 cj-5 6cyl manual, front and rear plows with central hydraulics, soft top and a HUGE bus heater straped to the back seat

    Poor girl was rusted patched and bailing wired together but was a trooper till the end!!!
  18. Drottlawn

    Drottlawn Senior Member
    Messages: 364

    97 2wd f150 with a 7ft snowbear. That little sucker plowed its heart out. Got tired of getting stuck, then mounted the plow on a 79 CJ7 with a lift kit and 35 boggers. The jeep in my pic above.
    Both are now gone, and will be missed!:salute:
  19. mercer_me

    mercer_me PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,371

    I started out with my 2004 Arctic Cat 500 4x4 ATV with a 60" plow when I was 13. Then when I was 15, I bought my first plow truck, it was a 1989 Chevy 2500 3/4 ton 4x4 with an 8' Fisher Speed Cast.
  20. Rc2505

    Rc2505 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,245

    I started in 1986 with an old 1968 Chevy 2500. It had a manual angle western plow on it and ran off the power steering pump. 4 speed granny low, 4X4. I miss my old truck, but if I still had it it would have a newer Boss V on it, lol.