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Old 05-11-2013, 11:19 PM
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got a lil more info on the truck 150k miles. 6 speed tranny, new clutch and batteries. air brakes.
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Old 05-11-2013, 11:22 PM
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That would be a great truck if you moved the bed forward and dropped the flat portion. Adding a hitch would be easy then. I think with hauling sand and landscape supplies that it would be plenty of tuck. Its not like you would use it to deliver 100tons of sandbags. Pros- under CDL, easy to maintain and cheap to buy. Cons- older, needs some bed refitting, but still $5K is a deal. It would easily move any of your equipment.
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Old 05-11-2013, 11:38 PM
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Would it be very difficult to remove the flat deck and move the dump bed forward?
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Old 05-11-2013, 11:41 PM
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Shouldn't be any thing an average welding shop couldn't handle. Maybe even your neighboring trailer shop.
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Old 05-11-2013, 11:44 PM
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You could then add a plate to the back of the frame. I would set it up for a pintle hitch and 2" receiver then wire in a 7, 4 and 6 way plug.
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Old 05-12-2013, 06:33 AM
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It would be awesome to put a dingo in the stationary portion
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Old 05-12-2013, 08:32 AM
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I would take it to a good welding and fab shop, and get an estimate for the modifications you want to make on the dump bed. do this before you buy the truck. I would bet you could easily spend $2000 on changing up the dump arraingement.
Great engine though, one of the best ever.
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Old 05-12-2013, 08:22 PM
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Me & my brother went and checked out the truck. If we decide to purchase the truck, we want to keep the flat deck infront the dump body. Thoughts are to shorten the dump by 2ft so the hitch below becomes accessible. Will make a great landscaping/tree work truck & useful for the sandbag company , towing equipment.
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Old 05-12-2013, 08:39 PM
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leaving the 2' up front might also allow for a grapple, would be a lot of work, but if you fould a used grapple somewhere, could be of service. I might send you a PM as i am curious about something i feel is not to be discussed in public.
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