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Old 01-18-2011, 07:23 PM
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Is having a 5-speed a pain when plowing or does it really make much difference?
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Old 01-18-2011, 11:42 PM
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Heres some of the controller. Much easier to use than the handheld with the auto I was doing. Basically a u bolt, double nutted to prevent it form loosening, then velcro and thats how the controller is attached to the bracket. I would like a more permeant way to mount the controller to the bracket, but this should work for now!
thats genius its almost like a forklift
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Old 01-19-2011, 12:37 AM
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I will report back friday after the snow about the performance. I pushed an inch just to make sure everything was squared away and it I figure for heavy piles use first and I can go right into second as long as Im rolling before I hit snow. Its not as bad as you would think, the controller was the part that worried me, but I thought about it and came up with that little solution. But I will report back with what I find and plenty of pictures of the first push!!
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Old 01-19-2011, 12:23 PM
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Ok. I was just wondering. Both the vehicles I drive are 5-speed so I am use to it all the time but didnt know what it would be like to use one for plowing.
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Old 01-20-2011, 12:18 AM
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Supposed to get 3-5 tomorrow, so will report back with an overview of the truck and some pictures!!
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Old 01-20-2011, 05:06 PM
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Nice truck, it looks a lot better with the running boards removed!
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Old 01-21-2011, 03:38 PM
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Thanks! So ouyr 3-5 ended up being about 2", but I can deal cause I got to try the truck out and make sure everything worked ok. I will say, about the truck, the 5 speed worked good, seemed like the clutch faded alot, but it was only when it was repeated back in forth in a short distance. The truck itself and the 6.0 are awesome, pushed nice and sounded great. Heres some shits of it.
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Old 01-21-2011, 03:40 PM
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Didn't get to take many, since it was in the negatives, we were busy trying to get done!! For all of you that have done or do storage units, man they seem to be the worst.
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Old 01-21-2011, 05:47 PM
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Very nice pics,good job.looks great.
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Old 01-21-2011, 05:52 PM
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Looks good, I really like the look ok that truck.
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