Dump truck

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by Jpeg lawn maintenance, Jan 4, 2010.

  1. Jpeg lawn maintenance

    Jpeg lawn maintenance LawnSite Bronze Member
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    cool because i am contemplating a dump truck or a pickup with a dump bed dont know what dto do yet. what year is the 550?
     
  2. 93Chevy

    93Chevy LawnSite Fanatic
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    Wonder how much insurance costs on a 1 ton dump

    And registration

    Just something to keep in mind
     
  3. Jpeg lawn maintenance

    Jpeg lawn maintenance LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Thanks for input never thought about that. I jus thinking about it now not making any quick decisions.
     
  4. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
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    why do you need such abig truck to pull a 6x12 single axle??
     
  5. Jpeg lawn maintenance

    Jpeg lawn maintenance LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I want to upgrade trailers next year possibly and also mulch and grass clippings lots of things i can use it for.
     
  6. Jason Rose

    Jason Rose LawnSite Fanatic
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    Well, I have a Chevy 3500HD. (1995) 2 wheel drive, and it gets about 5 to 6 mpg. 454 gasser... I'd recommend it to no one. No power and I don't think I could pour gas on the ground as fast as it burns it to go nowhere fast.

    Get a Diesel.
     
  7. Jpeg lawn maintenance

    Jpeg lawn maintenance LawnSite Bronze Member
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    lol thanks for the input the 454 is a a big gas hog i know that. hard to touch diesel for under 15 tho.
     
  8. Greenboy24

    Greenboy24 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Its an '05. I love it, really makes my life so easy countless times throughout the year
     
  9. Jpeg lawn maintenance

    Jpeg lawn maintenance LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Ya that is probably out of my price range as of now. But i am still decideing on what to do. Thats why i wanted few opinions.
     

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