under cdl dumptruck

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by upsondown, May 13, 2004.

  1. upsondown

    upsondown LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 251

    I'm looking for a good deal on about a '90 dumptruck. anyone have any ideas where to find one or have one they want to sell?
  2. Mdirrigation

    Mdirrigation LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,793

    Auctions , scan the paper. You dont say what size , f 350 up to a f 650 can be under CDL. Remember this when looking the determining factor of whether a truck is under CDL is the Manufacturers gross vehicle weight rating , NOT WHAT YOU TAG THE WEIGHT AT Motor vehicles.

    What engine do you want ? Trans etc . A good place to look is hertz pensky and buy a cab and chassis and have a dump body installed after the fact. Always buy more truck than you think you will need , I have a International , 25,000 gvw 7.3 auto trans , low profile , great truck. Got it at auction for 6 grand , 160000 miles .
  3. little green guy

    little green guy LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 955

    We just picked up a 89' F800 dump at a local township auction for 2,750.00 The truck has 37k original miles and is in pretty nice shape. For that price I don't think I can go wrong.

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