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Old 08-01-2012, 07:09 PM
ParkWelding ParkWelding is offline
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Originally Posted by deerewashed View Post
what do you mean legally?

i am confident in my duramax, i know guys who hual 18k from a gooseneck with the same truck as mine at 80mph no problem. Also my rig will see VERY VERY little highway miles, like maybe once a month, both less then 20 miles are needed to be driven, the rest is just through towns. (all my work is less then 30 min away)
A 2500HD should have a GVWR of approximately 9000#. Look on the manufacturers sticker. (9000#+18000#=27000#)= Class A. Insert your numbers and come out with 26000# or less and you are in non-CDL territory.

I highly doubt that there are many in the landscape or construction business that have never been overweight or violated some form of DOT regulation at some point in their career.
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