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    Crank Crushing Redneck SamDaBikinMan's Avatar
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    Proof that opposites attract

    On new years day we went and purchased a new car for my wife Christy, AKA CBhungry. We got her a civic four door HYBRID. Now this thing will go 600 miles on a tank of gas, about 48-56 MPG.

    Me, I ordered a dump truck. A chevy 3500 dualie for my tree service business with a dumping bed.

    Go figure!

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    All I have to say is...at least you are using the truck ...

    you guys kind of cancel each other out.

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    Crank Crushing Redneck SamDaBikinMan's Avatar
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    Oh yes, this is actually less truck than most tree service companies use by far. My toyota will not do it so I am forced to get a bigger one.

    She is also smart, while I am just an uneducated country boy

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    No shame in a big truck if it's actually a working machine. Besides, the fact that you got the Civic hybrid shows you do have your wits about you.

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    I absolutely big-ass trucks! I used to have an F-250 when I used to haul lumber, and I used to drive an 18-wheeler. I've incorporated "car-free" into my life fairly well now, but as soon as I get a good excuse, I'm gonna get a Toyota. Nuttin' to be ashamed of if it's business, not like the single-occupancy Hummer-yuppies I see all over the place! Duallies rule, congratulations.
    Quote Originally Posted by Christopher Hitchens
    What can be asserted without proof can be dismissed without proof.

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    Wood Licker Maelstrom's Avatar
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    I've been reading your posts for two years...might be a country boy but not uneducated haha...

    Nice xmas gifts btw

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    Plus if the Honda ever needs service, you can put it in the back of your truck and drive it to the garage.
    The rider in my avatar is David Etxebarria, not me.

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    Crank Crushing Redneck SamDaBikinMan's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by HigherGround
    Plus if the Honda ever needs service, you can put it in the back of your truck and drive it to the garage.
    Good idea!

    With the dump bed it will be easy to just pull up and tip it out the back

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    Heehee When I'm not commuting by bike, my other form of transport is a GMC Sierra with a 4" lift, mud terrain tires and Flowmasters (all by my choosing). Whenever my hubby drives it, other guys will tell him, "Nice truck," in which he answers back, "Thanks, I'll let my wife know you like her truck." Funny thing is, I never get any guys saying the same thing to me. They probably assume it's my husband's truck

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    Tree Service Vehicle or WMD (weapon of mass deforestation)?

    LOL

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    Quote Originally Posted by ehenz
    Tree Service Vehicle or WMD (weapon of mass deforestation)?

    LOL
    Could be planting trees.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by krispistoferson
    I absolutely big-ass trucks! I used to have an F-250 when I used to haul lumber, and I used to drive an 18-wheeler. I've incorporated "car-free" into my life fairly well now, but as soon as I get a good excuse, I'm gonna get a Toyota. Nuttin' to be ashamed of if it's business, not like the single-occupancy Hummer-yuppies I see all over the place! Duallies rule, congratulations.
    Why a Toyota? they don't make a full size OR a duallie

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    Non Tribuo Anus Rodentum and off to the next adventure (RIP) Stacey's Avatar
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    Dood... The Toyota Tacoma has a 3/4 ton payload capacity and it's a rather large truck. Dualies are nothing but a rim & lug set with some minor fender mods.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stacey
    Dood... The Toyota Tacoma has a 3/4 ton payload capacity and it's a rather large truck. Dualies are nothing but a rim & lug set with some minor fender mods.

    yes, but two wheels per side increases the load capacity significantly.
    The Tacoma isn't a full size truck.
    A friend's daughter just bought a crew cab duallie for pulling a horse trailer.
    Allison trans and duramax diesel...gets 22mpg on the highway!! that's as good as many large cars.

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    Merton....

    Instead of looking up trucks for others...how about trying to find gainful employment for yourself???

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    dude... you could have gotten a dump truck for the cost of that silly dually wheel pickup. those things are like $70,000
    Yes, but this was the last year to write off new SUV purchases. Not having to pay taxes on 70k is pretty nice, especially when you have kids and a working wife.

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    Quote Originally Posted by galen_52657
    Merton....

    Instead of looking up trucks for others...how about trying to find gainful employment for yourself???
    He has PLENTY of time for that but none to look up videos on the tsunami? good site for tsunami pics?

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    Non Tribuo Anus Rodentum and off to the next adventure (RIP) Stacey's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by MERTON
    if my family would let me live with them... but my mom moved and the rest suck to...



    If I was your mom... I'd move too!

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