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Old 11-26-2013, 02:29 PM
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F350 Landscape Truck

I am interested in putting a landscape bed onto a F350 with duals. I would be hauling a 48" Ferris ZTR and a 52" Ferris ZTR. Would this be feasible? I have a lot of yards that it is a challenge to haul around a 14ft trailer and looking for something more practicle. I dont want a traditional landscape truck because I would be using the 350 for other things besides my landscape business. So...will it work?
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Old 11-26-2013, 08:47 PM
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A lot of weight with the dove tail bed and mowers for a f350. I wouldnt. If you were talking about a f450 or larger than I would see it. Just my 2 cents
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Old 11-26-2013, 08:54 PM
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A lot of weight with the dove tail bed and mowers for a f350. I wouldnt. If you were talking about a f450 or larger than I would see it. Just my 2 cents
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What's the payload on that truck, around 4-4.5k? And your mowers probobly weigh in around 2-2.5k?

Depends on how you build the body. I personally have thought about doing this, it's a great idea if the math works.
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Old 11-26-2013, 09:28 PM
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Im with mas. I think with the weight of the mowers, the landscape bed itself, and a dovetail ramp you will be overweight. If you had something like a 4 or 550 there would be no problem. With a 350, I suppose it is possible, but probably very close, if not overweight.
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Old 11-26-2013, 11:57 PM
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The idea sounds awesome, I don't know what the weight limits are on a 350 dually though.
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Old 11-27-2013, 07:57 AM
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A 350 drw is 7000 lb payload, no way can he overload it with 2 mowers
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Old 11-27-2013, 08:21 AM
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A 350 drw is 7000 lb payload, no way can he overload it with 2 mowers
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You sure about this? 7k is the payload on my dump trailer....I went with a trailer instead of a truck because the only way I could get that kind of payload in a truck was with a 550 class.
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Old 11-27-2013, 08:17 AM
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7k payload ! really


The GVWR is between 11k and 12k ? truck weights 8k empty ? 4k left for fuel passengers and load in bed
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Old 11-27-2013, 08:19 AM
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7k payload ! really


The GVWR is between 11k and 12k ? truck weights 8k empty ? 4k left for fuel passengers and load in bed
Why don't you go on ford website before you say anything.....
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Old 11-27-2013, 04:26 PM
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7k payload ! really


The GVWR is between 11k and 12k ? truck weights 8k empty ? 4k left for fuel passengers and load in bed
With a pickup box and a very skinny driver it probably could. With a steel landscape bed you'll probably have 4-4,500 payload left. The 7,000 is also probably for a reg cab, gas, 4x2 with no power options or anything.
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