New to me truck!

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by rcslawncare, Jan 15, 2011.

  1. Pro-Lawn&Grounds

    Pro-Lawn&Grounds LawnSite Senior Member
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    Dont tint a plow truck ... its a pain in the @$$ at night ... if anything put a flatbed on it ...
     
  2. 2low4NH

    2low4NH LawnSite Bronze Member
    from NH
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    yeah no tint!
     
  3. daveyo

    daveyo LawnSite Senior Member
    from N.J.
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    What kind of deal did you get, how many miles?
     
  4. Turf Dawg

    Turf Dawg LawnSite Gold Member
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    I love Red trucks. Looks great. :drinkup:
    My new to me one is White instead of Red like my old one. :cry:
     
  5. Hawg City Lawns

    Hawg City Lawns LawnSite Bronze Member
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    same here.. it gets so dirty so fast
     
  6. rcslawncare

    rcslawncare LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Thanks guys, I wanted the regular cab not only for the shorter wheelbase, but I like te regular cab better for a regular cab. As for plowing, I haven't been able to push anything significant to tell, but they both have 4:10s. It has 120k on it, but was a one owner, and felt very comfortable with the condition of it. I got it for right under 11k and felt that it was a fair deal. Under trade in value so I jumped on it. Gonna do a full fluid flush in te next couple of weeks front to back so I know it's ready to roll. Thanks for the complements, I'll post more as I add more stuff to it.
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  7. rcslawncare

    rcslawncare LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Heres some of the controller. Much easier to use than the handheld with the auto I was doing. Basically a u bolt, double nutted to prevent it form loosening, then velcro and thats how the controller is attached to the bracket. I would like a more permeant way to mount the controller to the bracket, but this should work for now!

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  8. 944own

    944own LawnSite Bronze Member
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    good call taking off those terrible running boards. Nice truck
     
  9. KS_Grasscutter

    KS_Grasscutter LawnSite Gold Member
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    Looks like the plow has 1 new cutting edge and one thats wore out? How well does that work?
     
  10. rcslawncare

    rcslawncare LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,684

    Thanks! The running boards were just not my thing, but I can see the benefit. The edges were to show how bad they were, both were replaced, I just didn't bother taking a photo! I doubt it would unhook from the truck with how bad they were!!
     

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