2005 F250 & 2005 Chevy 2500HD

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by TimberlandGrounds, Jan 26, 2004.

  1. Evan528

    Evan528 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,143

    Mark, that sounds pretty expesive for a gasser dodge....My 03 ram 3500 crew cab cummins listed at $40,500..... Dodge definitly has the most stylish pickup currently on the road! :cool:
  2. GreenMonster

    GreenMonster LawnSite Silver Member
    from NH
    Messages: 2,701

    I'm torn between:
    89 Ford 1 ton dump $2600 needs work
    92 Chevy 1 ton dump $7900 ready to work

    Both diesel -- ar ar ar

    Go with the Ford, and call me in 20 years when you're looking to trade up!
  3. Blades of Steel

    Blades of Steel LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 599

    I just bought a new 2003 F-250 new years eve. I paid alot less than I should have but i purchased it through a family member. However, I have never owned a diesel til this one. Man what a difference in power. I have a few friends who say they like their gas burners but I have had both now and ther is NO comparison in power.

    My opinion....... Get a deisel and never look back. The Ford F-250 is a proven power plant and you see 3 x as many on the road than the competition..... For a good reason.

    My .02

  4. Lance Isaacs

    Lance Isaacs LawnSite Member
    Messages: 21

    I just bought a new 2004HD 2500 new 4x4 comerical truck I bought from the deal for $ 25,000 roughly but my trade in was worth 5 grand. After taxes and what I owed on my trade in I got it for $26,500. Great truck, I bought it at Bill Gatton's in Bristol TN
    Loads of rebates
    Does anyone know what the best snowplow would be for this truck?
  5. thuff331

    thuff331 LawnSite Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 1

    You can put yor order in in July for the 2005 f250. They are coming out here in Texas in Sept. The outside will be changed up to look more like the f150 now and the inside will pretty much stay the same. I talked to the rep. for the Texas area today.

    Thanks Trent
  6. GreenMonster

    GreenMonster LawnSite Silver Member
    from NH
    Messages: 2,701

    That's too bad.
  7. Tevi

    Tevi LawnSite Member
    from KY
    Messages: 61

    Horse Pucky The Changes for 05 are minor interior no outside and a coil front suspension on 4x4's In 07 is when big changes will happen like a twin turbo V8
  8. CHAN

    CHAN LawnSite Member
    from AL.
    Messages: 132

    If you would like to get some prices on what you can expect to pay for a new truck their are several sites worth checking out. Here is one that I would check out before I went and priced a truck at the dealer.
    You can select the options and get the price there even buy it from them.
  9. bayfish

    bayfish LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 641

    In my opinion, unless you are going to use this truck for personal use as well as work...the one ton stake is the best way to go. They are versatile and will carry a good sized load of mulch while it pulls another one. It lets you accomplish more than one job at a time. Good example...I had 10 properties to mow Thursday, the last was a HOA common ground where the entrance needed a clean up and mulch. While pulling a trailer full of mowers, got 3 yards of mulch mid-day when closest to it and when I got to the HOA, was able to do it all without making a trip just for mulch and clean up. You can also combine other jobs because of the extra room it gives you to carry limbs, etc...

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