NPR Diesel--landscape body

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by williams lcm, Feb 12, 2013.

  1. williams lcm

    williams lcm LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I just bought a 1997 isuzu npr landscape body with a drive on ramp for zero turns. Is it possible to flip the mower when going up the ramp? It seems like my front tires are barely touching the ramp when I drive it up. When I back it down slowly my rear bumper on my zero trun scraps the ground. Are these beds all the same on the trucks. It seems pretty steep going up and makes me very nervious
    when I see the tires start to lift as I am leaning forward.
  2. Valk

    Valk LawnSite Silver Member
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    Will depend on ramp length and height of bed...
  3. z71tiger

    z71tiger LawnSite Senior Member
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    Mine is pretty steep, I was nervous at first but haven't had any problems. The rear bumper on my mower does not scrape though.
  4. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
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  5. dstifel

    dstifel LawnSite Senior Member
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    Back it on ?
  6. exmark user

    exmark user LawnSite Senior Member
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    Maybe gate is a little short?
  7. z71tiger

    z71tiger LawnSite Senior Member
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    You can always take it to a trailer manufacturer and have them lengthen it. They can make it as long as you want :)
  8. exmarkking

    exmarkking LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Gate must be short. Different companies make different beds for the back. I have no problems with mine
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  9. cps

    cps LawnSite Member
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    lengthen the ramp and add a few weights to the front of your mower
  10. JohnnyRocker

    JohnnyRocker LawnSite Senior Member
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    By the way, where would be a good place to find one of these types of landscape trucks?

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