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BufalinoLand

LawnSite Senior Member
Location
Edinboro, PA
Yepp, Just made the deal today

2005 Chevy 3500 new

4x4

8foot dump box, Rugby from Zoresco

5 on the floor

white with gray body


$30,200 out the door

I called 30 dealers, no one really wanted to move on price, this was the best I could do. what do you think
 

Jpocket

LawnSite Silver Member
Location
DEL-MAR-VA
Excellent choice. I have a question, does that tranny have a low low gear like the old chevys had?
 

AL Inc

LawnSite Bronze Member
Location
Long Island, NY
Sounds like a nice truck..good luck with it. I still have nightmares about emptying leaves out of a pick-up with a pitchfork :waving:
 

Gravel Rat

LawnSite Fanatic
Location
British Columbia
Hey thats good to hear :cool:

So it is a Rugby box just sold under a different name which is also good to hear.

You should be good for about 4000lbs with that set up so about 2 yards of 3/4 road base. You will have to see how it handles with a load you may have order some Timbrens for the rear so when you start hauling 8000lbs of gravel the azz won't be dragging on the ground :laugh:

The truck should have plenty braking power I assume the new Chevys run 4wheel disk brakes like the rest of the crowd.

Probably want to up grade the tires right away to something better I don't know if Chevy is still using those LT225/75R16s which are too frigging small up grade them to LT235/85R16 something that will actually pack some weight.

Good Luck you know the first dent in the sheet metal hurts the rest of them just add character :D
 
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BufalinoLand

LawnSite Senior Member
Location
Edinboro, PA
Im pickin her up on friday, then binge drinking till deer season is over. Ill fire some picks in a couple weeks.

thanks for all the help
 
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