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Old 03-21-2013, 09:36 PM
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Originally Posted by LandFakers View Post
The backup truck at my buddies company is a manual cummins 3500. The thing has 245k on it and hasnt had many problems, even with the tranny. May just be good luck I guess. I had to plow with it one storm and its not a very fun night. After the first 2-3 hours I was fine, but I sat in the truck for 14 hours and my leg was shot. Manuals are alot more fun in all other situations it seems though!
I agree! My daily driver is a 6 speed manual jeep wrangler. I love manuals for everything except work. My first work truck was a 99 F350 6 speed manual and I definitely prefer the auto for working, manual for pleasure
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1999 F350 supercab 7.3 Diesel Boss V plow
1999 F350 Dump 7.3 Diesel 9' Fisher plow
2002 F250 supercab 5.4
2005 Exmark 52" Lazer Z HP
2013 Gravely Pro-Turn 460
2004 Exmark Metro 48" Walkbehind
redmax and Husky blowers and trimmers
1990 John Deere small tractor
2012 8.5x18 with a 3' V Enclosed trailer
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