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Old 06-22-2012, 10:47 PM
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Anyone have aluminum dump?

Im wondering how much weight is saved with a heavy duty 10 ft alum dump body. over steel Just found out my 33k truck weighs over 18k lol.
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Old 06-22-2012, 11:20 PM
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i wish i would have seen that post sooner, i would have told you that truck was a steaming pile of shet. Yes, it looks cool but worthless as tits on a nun.
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Old 06-22-2012, 11:37 PM
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lol why? just the weight?
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Old 06-23-2012, 07:47 AM
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I dig out of the back of my truck with my excavator frequently, I think aluminum would not hold up well to that abuse.
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Old 06-23-2012, 12:31 PM
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I did that with the truck wednesday and was thinking the same thing. And 18k is without the plow mount on. I took that off. It weighed 1000 + Its a full sander body but besides that it seems to be thicker steel than normal for this size truck. 15000 payload seems a little low. Shouldnt a single axle have around 19k of payload"?
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Old 06-23-2012, 07:36 PM
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Our 750 weighs in at around 15600 cummins and Allison auto dump
Our c7500 Kodak weight 16500 12' flat deck, crewcab, cat c7 and eaton 10speed
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Old 06-23-2012, 07:53 PM
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ya thats what I thought.

So no one has big aluminum dumps? I see alot of tri's on the road with alum
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Old 06-23-2012, 08:07 PM
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ya thats what I thought.

So no one has big aluminum dumps? I see alot of tri's on the road with alum
I have a 750 with a 14 foot alum body. Check my other threads there's tons of pics.
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Old 06-23-2012, 09:18 PM
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If its that heavy it's probably a Hardox steel body the s/a's we have at work the load weight is between 9 and 11 tons with stainless steel bodies depending on the manufacturer of truck the steel body's are mostly 8 ton load outs. Light weight just going from memory on my international workstar is 14400 and change. Aluminum bodies are good for cr-6 and small material and that's about it any large rocks and debris will tear the hell out of them.
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Old 06-23-2012, 09:46 PM
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you could probably line one and still be in better shape weight wise. i wish my load weight was 11 ton!
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