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Ramps for box trucks

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by Logan's Landscaping, Mar 27, 2005.

  1. Logan's Landscaping

    Logan's Landscaping LawnSite Member
    Posts: 45

    Anyone know where i could get a fold out ramp for box truck?
     
  2. Jeff@SGLC.ca

    Jeff@SGLC.ca LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 576

    US Ramps at I beleive www.doasearch.com LOL honestly I forget the ite but its easy and on this site somewhere.
     
  3. grass_cuttin_fool

    grass_cuttin_fool LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,503

  4. Jeff@SGLC.ca

    Jeff@SGLC.ca LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 576


    Ahhhh no "s" on the ramps.
     
  5. grass_cuttin_fool

    grass_cuttin_fool LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,503

    Yep and you had us ramps and its usa ramp, you were close, I just got it from the turf magazine
     
  6. Jeff@SGLC.ca

    Jeff@SGLC.ca LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 576

    I actually edited my post 3 times even after doing a quick search and finally came up w ith my current link....no patience at this time of night lol.
     
  7. grass_cuttin_fool

    grass_cuttin_fool LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,503

    I hear ya, Im tired and about a sleep, maybe time for bed lol
     
  8. Oldtimer

    Oldtimer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,450

    In order to get the proper angle all box truck ramps are mounted on the end of a beaver tail. Without the beaver tail the ramps would have to be approximately 11" long. By all box trucks I mean the 12-14000# gvw trucks such as Isuzu's NPR series. I recently sold my 2003 NPR just before driving to Atlanta to have a beaver tail & ramp installed. We used it for delivery and most of the time it pulled a trailer. With the ramp installed we would have lost the hitch so we went back to a pickup.

    Someone may be building a bi-fold ramp but it would be quite heavy and would require very large assist springs.

    Oldtimer
     

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