A good place to look for work trucks?

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by Howie's Lawn Care, Mar 25, 2006.

  1. Howie's Lawn Care

    Howie's Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 512

    Hey guys,
    I was wondering if any of you guys knew a good place to look for work trucks online. I'm talking like dumps and plow trucks. All the sites I find have very few even within my state. Thanks for any help.

    -Nick Howard
     
  2. Metro Lawn

    Metro Lawn LawnSite Silver Member
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  3. Jpocket

    Jpocket LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,278

    Private owners and dealerships, but if you go to a dealership you gotta know your stuff or they will sell you a hunk of junk for $10,500.
     
  4. Howie's Lawn Care

    Howie's Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 512

    What vehicle did you buy for $10,500.00?
     
  5. Jpocket

    Jpocket LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,278

    I didn't buy any..im just saying they will try to sell you a truck that has been worked to death and needs to be rebuilt for premium prices.

    I see em all the time 95'-00' Ford or chevy 3/4 or 1 ton with 250,000 and they want like $10-12,000 for em.
     
  6. RockSet N' Grade

    RockSet N' Grade LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,454

    It is amazing at the price differences around the US. I looked on-line and finally got mine in Tennessee and had it shipped here on a short load. Start with the normal searches which will bring up names of dealers and then check out their links.....I found mine at Cottrell's (forget their website right now). There's lots of them out there.....

    Also, rental fleet straight trucks (box trucks) can be easily converted......
     
  7. tnmtn

    tnmtn LawnSite Bronze Member
    from NE Tn.
    Posts: 1,021

    rock and dirt might be another place to check.
    good luck
     
  8. echovalley

    echovalley LawnSite Member
    from CT
    Posts: 91

    truckpaper.com
     
  9. JRG12

    JRG12 LawnSite Member
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    I have a beautiful red 2002, Ford F-350, 4X4, XLT for sale.

    58,000 miles
    Reg. cab, long bed
    Excellent condition! Small bend and scratch in rear fender sheet metal
    Electric trailer brake module
    2004 Trail FX tool box

    Also available brand new (used 3 times) Boss Super Duty 7'6'' plow

    I have owned this truck for two years but a career change forces me into a car...:dizzy: This truck has been impecably maintained, I have all maintenance records/receipts for myself and from the previous owner.

    $13,500 for truck
    $3,500 for plow

    Anyone intersted should contact me immediately as I have it listed and will sell to the first serious offer.

    I am in the Detroit, MI area
     
  10. NEUSWEDE

    NEUSWEDE LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Maine
    Posts: 1,147

    www.traderonline.com is the best I think you can search by class and make and all that great stuff.

    good luck
     

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