Hey ETWMAN, I've read the whole thread and found lots of great info and inspiration. If you can find the time I'm trying to build a similar business starting with a similar truck and could use some help!
here is the link to my thread if you have a minute to throw out some ideas.
RJ All Day
2003 International 4300 dump
1989 International S1900 dump
2003 Ford F250 6.0 diesel