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Need to build Zmax carrier rack for F-550

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by GreenAcresFertCo., Feb 16, 2012.

  1. R&S Lawn Care

    R&S Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 294

    Rim size. My NPR tires are 12p.r. but only 16 inch rim. $150. each mounted and balanced.
  2. jbell36

    jbell36 LawnSite Bronze Member
    from KANSAS
    Messages: 1,415

    yeah the bigger the rim/wheel the more expensive the tire...especially 12 ply
  3. R&S Lawn Care

    R&S Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 294

    Funny, seems like less tire equals more money.
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  4. GreenAcresFertCo.

    GreenAcresFertCo. LawnSite Member
    Messages: 139

    Done deal! All removable so I can put the salter back on in the winter.

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  5. humble1

    humble1 LawnSite Silver Member
    from MA
    Messages: 2,519

    nice work, but I dont see it going into the receiver hitch, so how do you have it mounted to the truck? can you post a picture from the side?
    Also looking at the rear of the truck is that a strap coming down at an angle towards the far rear drivers side corner of the rack or it that 3-4" wide metal
  6. Cadzilla

    Cadzilla LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 903

    It's not at all mounted to the towing receiver. It's basically an extension of the truck frame rails and there are two "receivers" on the frame rails.

    He's a friend of mine. I particularly like the pro locker and the cutouts for the hi lo blades for R and R.

    I still think it should be chromed though.

    He has since rhino lined the entire thing.

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