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97 F450 Dump For Sale

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by Chestnut Oaks Prez, Jan 19, 2009.

  1. Chestnut Oaks Prez

    Chestnut Oaks Prez LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 782

    Powerstroke Diesel w/90K miles. 14' dump Will haul 10 yds of mulch. 5 speed .

  2. Lakewlc

    Lakewlc LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,159

    great looking truck
  3. qualitylawnpro

    qualitylawnpro LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 543

    I like the old fords!
  4. TXNSLighting

    TXNSLighting LawnSite Fanatic
    from DFW, TX
    Posts: 6,462

    Fantastic looking truck!!
  5. Gravel Rat

    Gravel Rat LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,544

    That truck is in good shape and rust free :dizzy:

    It is hard to tell if that truck has the 185 wheelbase if it has a 14 foot dump on it. Those old F-Superduty trucks with that kind of wheelbase turns real sharp :laugh:

    My F-Superduty trucks I had only had the 161 wheelbase and a 12 foot deck they hauled good loads. Tough trucks the biggest drawback is the brakes are too small. Many times I ran out of braking power. The other problem is the 16 inch tires don't last long. Under that kind of weight the truck can haul it peals the tread off of cheap tires like nothing.

    With the curb weight on these trucks being lighter than the newer F-450s my 95 F-Superduty PSD I had weighed 8300lbs with a 12 foot deck. My current 03 F-450 weighs 9400lbs. The OBS cabs are a little smaller and weigh a little less.
  6. Steiner

    Steiner LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 408

    Drove one just like that at the last place I worked, was a great solid built no frills truck. I remember washing the bottom out with a wet mop as it had no carpet. Easy clean out.
  7. ViceNut

    ViceNut LawnSite Member
    Posts: 134

    going upppp

    DUSTYCEDAR LawnSite Fanatic
    from PA
    Posts: 5,137

    nice ride bump
  9. 02DURAMAX

    02DURAMAX LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,804

    this should be in the marketplace.
  10. yardmanlee

    yardmanlee LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 898

    a sister to mine !! very solid trucks, mine has 140,000

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