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the perfect dump truck

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by gammon landscaping, Feb 15, 2006.

  1. gammon landscaping

    gammon landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 550

    i think that i have found the perfect dump for me and my skid

    1999 International 4800, 4x4, single axle dump, 530E IH engine, 7-speed
    Spicer trans., with new 101/2 ft. dump bed, with electric tarp,
    ONLY 11,000 ACTUAL MILES, vin 655179

    has any one ever had an experance with a 4x4 big truck?

    it is at an auction next month
     
  2. Gravel Rat

    Gravel Rat LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,544

    Do you have a link for some pictures I'am interested I may out bid you :laugh:

    Serious its what I'am looking for :laugh:

    Just kidding :waving:

    The truck sounds really famillar it really sounds like a twin to Duane's truck he is a member on Oil Burners. He really likes his truck but the reason why he has a 4x4 is he is in really soft construction sites.

    One thing to keep in mind with a 4x4 medium duty is it is harder to load as it sits pretty tall. They usually don't have good road speed as they are geared low. They handle a little rough as you have a big driving axle on the front that adds alot of unsprung weight.

    I bet you will be paying atleast 35,000 for that truck you maybe even looking at more maybe 40,000.
     
  3. qualitylawnmanagement

    qualitylawnmanagement LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,000

    Thats a nice truck but you'll be paying around 25,000 for the starting bid I think. Hope you get it.
     
  4. gammon landscaping

    gammon landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 550

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