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Who's Getting A New Truck?

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by bike5200, Dec 14, 2007.

  1. bike5200

    bike5200 Senior Member
    from Ky
    Messages: 437

    Drove by a place that upfits trucks, this business is next to the Ford Super Duty plant. This truck was sitting out front. It has a diesel and auto trans. The sticker in the window for the truck 42K


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  2. 06HD BOSS

    06HD BOSS 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,611

    42K? wow. that aint bad
  3. NoFearDeere

    NoFearDeere PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,724

    Well, 42K for the truck. The plow and salter isnt worth a penny...:D

    RBRONKEMA GHTFD 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,592

    I'd throw a 9'2'' xt vee on the front and then a buyers stainless v box in the back!
  5. Duncan90si

    Duncan90si Senior Member
    Messages: 602

    Atleast the pass. side rachet strap is tight. :dizzy: Get rid of the Meyers stuff and I'd sport it.
  6. dfdsuperduty

    dfdsuperduty Senior Member
    Messages: 597

    That will be great if they don't fix it before they throw a load in there and take off down the road just my .02
  7. chs1993

    chs1993 Senior Member
    Messages: 297

    Take the meyers off and put a western 9' plow and western spreader
  8. bike5200

    bike5200 Senior Member
    from Ky
    Messages: 437

    If that truck is going to be used around here the Meyers will be fine. The average snow fall down here is 10 to 12 inches of a year . In the past three years we have not had any plowable snow. There are a lot of salt only events down here. I am going to guess that 80 to 90% of all plows down here are Meyers straight blades. On single wheel trucks all you see is a 7 1/2 foot plow and on a dual wheel truck you will find a 8 foot plow.
  9. lodogg89

    lodogg89 Senior Member
    Messages: 412

    do you find that its difficult to steer with the single and dual wheeled trucks. I have heard they are great on gas, up here in the midwest we run 4 and 6 wheeled ones. Works great:bday:
  10. highlander316

    highlander316 Senior Member
    Messages: 583

    Gas truck. Diesel would be $$$. I don't like the new Ford front ends (used to have all Fords before I bought my GMC) but I actually like this truck.
  11. EGLC

    EGLC PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,733

    Looks like a diesel to me. Look at the vents below the "F-450", if they have a red tint its a diesel.
  12. terrapro

    terrapro PlowSite Veteran
    from MI
    Messages: 3,912

    thats fords marketing scheme now. they are color coding the fake vents :p
  13. highlander316

    highlander316 Senior Member
    Messages: 583

    vents look black to me? This is what happens after minimal sleep and a little to much to :drinkup: each night lol when your young.
  14. J&R Landscaping

    J&R Landscaping PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,202

    That truck was down at the EXPO this year at the Ford booth. Not a bad looking truck!
  15. Mark Witcher

    Mark Witcher Senior Member
    Messages: 605

    $42,000 must not include the plow or salter. I just bought a 2008 F 450 extra cab gas/auto and it was $33,000 with no bed. After 9ft dump and Blizzard 8611 l have about $46,000 in it.
  16. Tractor Plower

    Tractor Plower Senior Member
    Messages: 204

    It's definately a gasser, the V-10.
  17. renegade3064

    renegade3064 Junior Member
    Messages: 1

    actually, those vents are functional.
  18. 92XT

    92XT Senior Member
    Messages: 343

    They'r all nice when they are new. Its that fat coupon book that concerns me.I been shopping for a while , and their not budging w/ numbers.Mines paid for and running great , well maintained and professionally used *( not beated on). So whats the hurry . As soon as it takes a poop ill think a bout it a lil more about pulling the trigger
    that truck posted up top here is worth 58 around here.
    Last edited: Dec 16, 2007
  19. bike5200

    bike5200 Senior Member
    from Ky
    Messages: 437

    The sticker on the window had a base price around 30K and with all the options it was 42K.
    The truck has a diesel engine.

  20. Red_Rattler

    Red_Rattler Senior Member
    Messages: 201

    He said in the first post its a diesel auto trans.... Not a bad price for the set-up then.. xysport