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Michigan LCO's

Discussion in 'Network: Central' started by tiedeman, Sep 4, 2003.

  1. M and S Lawn Care

    M and S Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 612

    Lets get some stuff done this week!

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 61. North northeast wind around 6 mph becoming east southeast.

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 66. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph.

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
  2. chepamab

    chepamab LawnSite Member
    Messages: 20

    Where can I go to get an inspection done? I'm in Macomb county.
  3. alternative

    alternative LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 468

    Find a truck repair shop, call around. Ive also heard that you as the company owner can perform your own DOT Inspection, although, I think the tags/stickers are pretty expensive to buy through the state forms company. Make sure you have some idea about the condition of your truck as they (the mechanic) can rip you off... anything from a bad tierod to an oil leak can cause failure of the test.
  4. terrapro

    terrapro LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,234

    Im going to find out about that do it yourself owner inspection! I hate mechanics even if they are friends.
  5. Brett's Cutting Edge

    Brett's Cutting Edge LawnSite Member
    from novi
    Messages: 150

    Its all stupid cause no one can give a straight answer on these rules. If we are able to do our own inspections that would be nice. Any mechanic that you take your truck to will try to find anything they can and give you a story cause they think you dont know the condition of it.
  6. terrapro

    terrapro LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,234

    M and S Lawn Care just wanted to say the vinyl you cut me looks great!
  7. Metro Lawn

    Metro Lawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,116

    I am not certain, but I am guessing you are correct. I have always ran my trailer chains in an X, but when I had the towing company we secured towed vehicles using =.
  8. LawncareAmericaLLC

    LawncareAmericaLLC LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 616

    yea u can do your own inspections on your truck and trailer only thing is if there is somthing wrong when you get pulled over its big fines. I think they frown on owners doing it themselves. Also there is a website were you can order inspection stickers, ill have to find it out.
  9. Metro Lawn

    Metro Lawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,116

    I took a couple of pics at the yard today. The "F" word... white plow truck I bought a few months back is now ready for summer along with my Craigslist $1600 special (back up dump truck). lol



  10. Metro Lawn

    Metro Lawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,116

    Our mechanic shop sells the 2 part forms which include the decals for $5 each. If anyone needs them, let me know. I can mail them if out of the area.

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