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my new to me dually dump

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by pvlandscaping, Sep 11, 2010.

  1. South Florida Lawns

    South Florida Lawns LawnSite Platinum Member
    from usa
    Messages: 4,784

    Looks mint, but I never understand the short sides on all the dump trucks up north. I mean you can't get much material in back it seems.
     
  2. cleansweeplawncare

    cleansweeplawncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 70

    Looks great! Good luck with her.
     
  3. RLS24

    RLS24 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,603

    www.thedieselplace.com your new best friend. you will really like the 6.5 but it does have its quirks. once u figure it out its really a great motor.
     
  4. knox gsl

    knox gsl LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,015

    Nice truck, I really like the fold down sides and the telescoping cylinder. I would love to find a good used 1ton with that body on it.
     
  5. TroyLawnService

    TroyLawnService LawnSite Member
    from Alabama
    Messages: 32

  6. pvlandscaping

    pvlandscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 106

    thanks for the kind words guys.

    i know what u mean about the low sides south florida..my only guess as to why ppl do it is maybe they try keeping the weight of the box as low as possible.

    mikeri24 - i already have a '92 6.5, the original was a lemon, choked after 220 000km, threw in a rebuilt n havent had problems since. i just love the sound of this 6.5 compared to the 92. sounds more beastly.

    greenstarlawns - the fold down sides are amazing, if i had to buy a new dumper off the lot, getting fold down sides would be my first option. just make sure theyre aluminum. metal sides get heavy. and the telescopic cylinder is great. i personally find it better than a scissor lift underneath the box
     
  7. AKLawn&Garden

    AKLawn&Garden LawnSite Member
    Messages: 11

    Very nice. Someday....
     
  8. soloscaperman

    soloscaperman LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,045

    Nice truck. Upgrade the rotors and brakes! Other then that is a great truck.
     
  9. knox gsl

    knox gsl LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,015

    Now that you've had the truck for awhile now is it still doing well for you?
     
  10. Darryl G

    Darryl G Inactive
    Messages: 9,500

    Nice. Looks to be well cared for and well set up.
     

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