New Truck

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by noseride, Feb 9, 2010.

  1. noseride

    noseride LawnSite Member
    Posts: 7

    Hey guys, picked up this truck about a month ago. what do you think?

    94 f350
    351
    4x4
    just hit 150,000 miles.

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  2. TXNSLighting

    TXNSLighting LawnSite Fanatic
    from DFW, TX
    Posts: 6,462

    Very nice, i like it!!
     
  3. Hawg City Lawns

    Hawg City Lawns LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,072

    good lookin truck and a good lookin dog
     
  4. WHIPPLE5.7

    WHIPPLE5.7 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 958

    Great truck. Dana 60 front end, bullit proof engine, etc. how can you go wrong. The only issue I ever saw with those was on the 5 spd. truck the plastic hydraulic clutch slave would crack once in awhile and leak alittle fluid. You can't kill the rest of the truck or the engine. It might right like beer can on wheels but you are driving miss daisy either.
     
  5. 360ci

    360ci LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 992

    Nice find!
     
  6. noseride

    noseride LawnSite Member
    Posts: 7

    Thanks guys! I am loving the 1 ton vs the 2wd 1/2 ton I had before.
     
  7. Gravel Rat

    Gravel Rat LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,544

    Pretty hard to find a F-350 reg cab 4x4 srw they only came in reg cab or crew cab no supercab. Find some of the factory Ford aluminum wheels that came on that era trucks that were XLT. You wouldn't want to go much bigger than 33 inch tires with a 351.
     
  8. noseride

    noseride LawnSite Member
    Posts: 7

    I have 285/75/16 right now with 3.55 gears. would like to re-gear to 4.10 in the summer. I have had 5k lbs of dirt in the bed! wouldnt like to do it again but it handled well.
     
  9. Gravel Rat

    Gravel Rat LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,544

    Those tires are too wide for the wheels you can loose a bead if you let the air pressure drop too much. I'am surprised a tire shop mounted those for you.
     
  10. noseride

    noseride LawnSite Member
    Posts: 7

    I have not had any problems with them. I have aired down to 20 psi for the sand regularly. the rim is 7 in. would 8 in. be better?
     

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