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Old 11-18-2015, 07:38 AM
muchosgrassyes muchosgrassyes is offline
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1st Time Dump Truck Owner

Hey guys,

Im hoping to get some info from experienced owners.

I'm thinking of picking up a used F350 or F450 model dump truck this spring.

we put no more than 15000 kms annually on our trucks

Pull a 3.5 tonne dump tailer

Toro Dingo

Main Uses

Clean ups
Decks/Fences
Interlock
Planting

We don't plow, just summer ops

Mechanics keep telling me to stay away from diesels...why?

Gas vs Diesel

I think im on the right track for something 08 or newer, 2wd and gasser.

Let me know what you think

Thanks alot
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Old 11-18-2015, 09:55 AM
muchosgrassyes muchosgrassyes is offline
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also,

Wonder if I even need a dump truck. Maybe another 3/4 tonne would do the trick.
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Old 11-18-2015, 11:19 AM
dieselss dieselss is offline
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Ford diesels have a bad rap from late 2003_2010 the 6.0 and the 6.4. Can be a lot of money to fix if they break. Most shops won't touch them.
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