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Thoughts/Opinions/Help Needed - F350 Dump Conversion

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by LCBO, Apr 17, 2011.

  1. cat320

    cat320 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 822


    another one i found


  2. LCBO

    LCBO LawnSite Member
    Posts: 6

    yes. any idea on what those set ups cost, what was entailed, and what needs to be changed/ and its load capacity?
  3. cat320

    cat320 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 822

    I don't know but you could call the people that did the aluminum one they could tell you there number is

    Call Toll Free (888)-246-5716
    New England Truck Design Inc.
    275 Leominster Rd, Sterling, Ma. 01564
  4. White Gardens

    White Gardens LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,776

    You won't know load capacity until you weigh the truck and then add the weight of the bed, lift cylinder, and hydraulics.

    After that you'll just need to subtract the weight from the GVWR of the truck and what's left will be your hauling capacity.

    That's why I think if you are planning on hauling anything heavy at all, the lighter/simpler the set-up, the better.

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