Thinking about buying this truck for maintenance.. Advise please.

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by CollegeMowers, Feb 13, 2013.

  1. ashgrove landscaping

    ashgrove landscaping LawnSite Gold Member
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    *trucewhiteflag* hahaha it's gonna be alright
  2. LawnGuy110

    LawnGuy110 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    i love my tundra dont get me wrong...but i would never buy that
  3. CollegeMowers

    CollegeMowers LawnSite Member
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  4. ReddensLawnCare

    ReddensLawnCare LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I've never seen an axle placed like that on a 3/4 ton. If you want a dump, get a 1 ton so you can have some wiggle room on the load.
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  5. Kelly's Landscaping

    Kelly's Landscaping LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Wow that is the first toyota I have ever seen in my life with duallies is that stock or did someone get creative?

    NIXRAY LawnSite Senior Member
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    They used to make them for U-Hauls and RV's its not a true dual, more of a spacer.
  7. KS_Grasscutter

    KS_Grasscutter LawnSite Gold Member
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    The F250 would work if its got the 351, I wouldnt want a 460.
  8. JFGLN

    JFGLN LawnSite Bronze Member
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    That Toyota would work fine for a mowing only route. In the past I have looked but couldn't find one. I would lower the box sides to make it easier to dump bags of grass.
  9. McG_Landscaping

    McG_Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
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  10. sildoc

    sildoc LawnSite Silver Member
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    I agree, There are several companies down here that use them. One pulls a 14 foot enclosed trailer daily. They swear by the truck. It looks good also. The fuel mileage might not be what they say but still better than a full size truck. If you did purchase I would make darn good and sure that you watch your weight. We have one tons and have never been pulled over by ODOT but have seen Joe homeowner pulled over because of being significantly overloaded.

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