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Author Topic: The cheapest, Ugliest dually on CL  (Read 1725 times)

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Re: The cheapest, Ugliest dually on CL
« Reply #15 on: January 19, 2018, 03:04:25 PM »
Now here is what "waiting for Spring" really looks like.

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Re: The cheapest, Ugliest dually on CL
« Reply #16 on: January 19, 2018, 09:27:59 PM »
Oh man, thats looks cold, don't let the clear florida sky fool ya it was a balmy 24 degrees this morning. Nice 3500, you have there waiting to thaw.

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Re: The cheapest, Ugliest dually on CL
« Reply #17 on: February 05, 2018, 08:41:05 PM »
Well guys,
I sold the service bed yesterday.
So not only did I have the ugliest 3500HD, I may now have the cheapest.
Paid $1800 for it and drove it home.
scraped the lift for $240
Sold the service bed for $1500
I have $60 in it.  ::)
Add back in the flat bed, water pump, brakes, hitch, brake controller ect.
I am all in this beauty for $1300.

MrC.

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Re: The cheapest, Ugliest dually on CL
« Reply #18 on: February 06, 2018, 08:02:08 AM »
That's great  I'm in the same situation over the years of buying 3500HD trucks for parts I put the best parts (cab,tires, wheels, chassis etc) to the side and finally put them all together last year.  The truck was free - my only cost was a new gas tank and the metal to build the flatbed. Good job!

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Re: The cheapest, Ugliest dually on CL
« Reply #19 on: May 10, 2018, 11:44:31 AM »
No real update other than information.

I scaled twice yesterday at to different scales empty, averaging between them both
with a ten foot flat bed (no goose neck) she scales at 7,400lbs.

I am quite surprised, I was hoping to be under 7,000 pounds. It's all good I can still stay under my 26,000lbs. limit.
without really trying so my break down as follows
Truck 7400
Trailer 2500
Tractor 8500
gross weight no granite is 18,400
that gives me a good window of 7600lbs.

MrC.


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Re: The cheapest, Ugliest dually on CL
« Reply #20 on: October 01, 2018, 11:34:34 PM »
I have been using the old girl, I drug this dodge home for a quick flip, that pays for more HD upgrades. :D
« Last Edit: October 01, 2018, 11:36:46 PM by MrC. »

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Re: The cheapest, Ugliest dually on CL
« Reply #21 on: October 01, 2018, 11:41:42 PM »
Good to see that you are working it.

 


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