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Old 03-24-2013, 01:19 PM
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So you're saying that a GM half tom with pull around 6K and a dump insert leaf box all day with no problems?
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Will it pull it? Sure. But you'll be replacing parts right and left. No 1/2 ton GM, Ford, RAM, or Toyota is truely made to stand up to towing 6,000 lbs or more DAY IN AND DAY OUT! If you intend to be in this business for any length of time, just get a 3/4 ton and save yourself the trouble.
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Old 03-24-2013, 02:21 PM
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You will get heavier brakes and springs in a 3/4 ton. What you spend on replacing parts will be less than what you will spend on fuel/purchase of the 3/4 ton. If you were going for a 4 wd and planned to snowplow i would recommend the heavy truck!
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Old 03-24-2013, 05:15 PM
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if you like the idea of a truck, get a half ton. if you need a truck, get a 3/4 ton. if you work a truck, get a 1 ton.
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Old 03-24-2013, 05:58 PM
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Will it pull it? Sure. But you'll be replacing parts right and left. No 1/2 ton GM, Ford, RAM, or Toyota is truely made to stand up to towing 6,000 lbs or more DAY IN AND DAY OUT! If you intend to be in this business for any length of time, just get a 3/4 ton and save yourself the trouble.
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I was being sarcastic to a point. I've been doing this long enough to know that I need at least a 3/4 ton to be safe.
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