Isuzu NPR question

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by grasscutter24, Jan 20, 2014.

  1. grasscutter24

    grasscutter24 LawnSite Member
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    I can't as the road is too narrow.
     
  2. whiffyspark

    whiffyspark LawnSite Fanatic
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    Where do you work? I work in Annapolis and upper Marlboro
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  3. windflower

    windflower LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I seem to be the only advocate of a lift instead of a ramp but here goes. No dovetail with a lift makes truck considerably shorter with better clearance at back. Lift is very nice for loading heavy stuff. A rail lift will give added security to the equipment in the box. They are about a minute slower than a ramp. Not a good option if you are making dozens of stops a day.
    Get the longest truck you can fit on your route. I have a 16 ft box and filled it up pretty quick. If you can get a side door that would be nice. Wish I had one.
     
  4. orlawncaresvc

    orlawncaresvc LawnSite Senior Member
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    What you need is a truck like the one we built. Check out our thread.
    http://www.lawnsite.com/showthread.php?p=4938482#post4938482
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  5. grasscutter24

    grasscutter24 LawnSite Member
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    Thank you for your input! I don't think I could do a lift though!
     
  6. grasscutter24

    grasscutter24 LawnSite Member
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  7. unkownfl

    unkownfl LawnSite Gold Member
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    Why don't you go straight bed with bi-folding hydraulic ramp.
     
  8. orlawncaresvc

    orlawncaresvc LawnSite Senior Member
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    http://m.youtube.com/results?q=super%20lawn%20truck&search_sort=relevance&search_type=search_all&uploaded=&sm=
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  9. Armsden&Son

    Armsden&Son LawnSite Silver Member
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    That video was awesome! Kinda funny how Mr. Bass commented too!
     
  10. precision8m

    precision8m LawnSite Senior Member
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    Yeah, fords haven't had a reliable engine since the 7.3. Go with a cummins as they are proven or if you have to do gas, then all big 3 have good HD gas engines. I like the isuzu I have, but it's hard to find a good one since people keep them if they are good
     

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