Truckbodie or trailer

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by TheHammer, Aug 24, 2008.

  1. TheHammer

    TheHammer LawnSite Member
    Messages: 79

    I have a 1983 Ford 350 with 6.9 Diesel ,and I was wondering if I should put a
    landscaping body on my truck or buy a bigger trailer ? I have a 5x8 Hallmark
    enclose trailer but I need a bigger trailer. Any impute would be great
    Thank you
  2. BrandonV

    BrandonV LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,552

    with an older truck it's better to go with the trailer. My
    Main reason us that the truck has a limited lifespan and your on the end of it. So if you put a 8-6k$ body on it you want be able to get your money out of it before the rest of the truck is worn out. You want things to depreciate together.
  3. seabee1

    seabee1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 239

    ditto on the trailer it will have a longer lifespan .

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