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Old 11-06-2011, 08:46 AM
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New tractor for snow operations

90 eng. hp
80 pto hp
8,000lbs
3 remotes
4 range, 4 speed, 20mph
full options (except refrigerated cooler)
wheels set to narrowest point, 76" to outside of tires.









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Brother getting used to it:
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Old 11-06-2011, 08:53 AM
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This will be mounted on the back:


This is our unit waiting to be shipped from Canada:




The new truck we picked up a few weeks ago:
06 f350srw 6.0L PSD, came with 08 mirrors and 08 20" rims (that my brother confiscated for his truck)



Lowering a plow mount to compensate for the 4" lift on my brothers truck. 1/2" plate and grade 8 9/16" bolts=$$:



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Old 11-06-2011, 09:01 AM
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pretty nice tractor we have all massey ferguson good luck this year
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Old 11-06-2011, 12:34 PM
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What made you choose Kioti?
How much was the tractor?
Are you planning on doing strictly residential's or condo's?
Do you already have work lined up for it?
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Old 11-06-2011, 01:29 PM
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What made you choose Kioti?
I was originally looking into kubota m9540's used and they were going for 33-37K. It was also difficult to find one with the exact options we wanted, cab w/heat & air, 3 remotes, rear defrost etc... In the end, a new kioti was more cost effective to get it outfitted the way we wanted and we got a 4 year warranty.
How much was the tractor?
38K plus tax
Are you planning on doing strictly residential's or condo's?
The tractor will only be doing a residential route of approx 120 driveways within a 2 mile stretch (straight line from start to finish)
Do you already have work lined up for it?
Yes, the tractor will be replacing 3 pickup trucks that worked the route it will be doing.
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Old 11-06-2011, 02:11 PM
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Sweet! Definitly nice addition.
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Old 11-06-2011, 04:30 PM
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Looks great,nice trucks.
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Old 11-06-2011, 04:39 PM
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Sweet tractor.

On you boss mount mod, looks rookie.... Not being mean, but 1st get the right size bolts, then lose half of them and get some washers (both sides). Your rocker panel didn't need cut aslo, this is why i did my own install.

Did you use all 12 holes on the mount brackets?
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Old 11-06-2011, 05:11 PM
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On you boss mount mod, looks rookie.... Not being mean, but 1st get the right size bolts, then lose half of them and get some washers (both sides). Your rocker panel didn't need cut aslo, this is why i did my own install.

Did you use all 12 holes on the mount brackets?

original are 1/2" bolts, whats wrong with 9/16"? Yes, I would have liked washers on there, but my brother went and bought the hardware, didnt know he was going with 9/16" so you can't fit washers if we filled up every hole like he wanted it done.

The truck originally had the mount installed, all we did was extend the original mount by fabbing up some plates to bolt on the existing mount. thats why the fascia was cut.
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Old 11-06-2011, 05:23 PM
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original are 1/2" bolts, whats wrong with 9/16"? Yes, I would have liked washers on there, but my brother went and bought the hardware, didnt know he was going with 9/16" so you can't fit washers if we filled up every hole like he wanted it done.

The truck originally had the mount installed, all we did was extend the original mount by fabbing up some plates to bolt on the existing mount. thats why the fascia was cut.
9/16" is great, i meant length. Looks like them baby's are 3" in length. You can't fit washers with 1/2" or 9/16" with every hole used. You could have gone every other hole with washers and accomplished closed to the same or at least more than enough stout.

Did you get that tractor at Medina Tractor?
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