New to me truck!

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

  1. Scag413

    Scag413 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Is having a 5-speed a pain when plowing or does it really make much difference?
     
  2. Hawg City Lawns

    Hawg City Lawns LawnSite Bronze Member
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    thats genius its almost like a forklift
     
  3. rcslawncare

    rcslawncare LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I will report back friday after the snow about the performance. I pushed an inch just to make sure everything was squared away and it I figure for heavy piles use first and I can go right into second as long as Im rolling before I hit snow. Its not as bad as you would think, the controller was the part that worried me, but I thought about it and came up with that little solution. But I will report back with what I find and plenty of pictures of the first push!!
     
  4. Scag413

    Scag413 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Ok. I was just wondering. Both the vehicles I drive are 5-speed so I am use to it all the time but didnt know what it would be like to use one for plowing.
     
  5. rcslawncare

    rcslawncare LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Supposed to get 3-5 tomorrow, so will report back with an overview of the truck and some pictures!!
     
  6. J&R Landscaping

    J&R Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
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    Nice truck, it looks a lot better with the running boards removed!
     
  7. rcslawncare

    rcslawncare LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Thanks! So ouyr 3-5 ended up being about 2", but I can deal cause I got to try the truck out and make sure everything worked ok. I will say, about the truck, the 5 speed worked good, seemed like the clutch faded alot, but it was only when it was repeated back in forth in a short distance. The truck itself and the 6.0 are awesome, pushed nice and sounded great. Heres some shits of it.

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  8. rcslawncare

    rcslawncare LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Didn't get to take many, since it was in the negatives, we were busy trying to get done!! For all of you that have done or do storage units, man they seem to be the worst.

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  9. bobcat48

    bobcat48 LawnSite Gold Member
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    Very nice pics,good job.looks great.
     
  10. newjerseylandscaping

    newjerseylandscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Looks good, I really like the look ok that truck.
     

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