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F&*K yeah it'll haul a yard!

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by 29EHV8, May 23, 2009.

  1. So we needed to go get some topsoil for our garden weve got going on here. Kids want to plant and grow veggies, and frankly so did we. So I was talkin with some good friends about our lil plan and they said you gonna get the dirt delivered. I said hell no I'm gonna go get it in my truck, its a 1 ton dontcha know! :lol:
    Lil Ember helpin out
    Blaze giving a hand too!
    who needs bags... when all ya really need is dirt! bawahaha
    Can't believe how low it is, barely got in the driveway and the tires rubbed on the wheelwells so bad the tarp I had in the box burnt right onto the tubs!
    The guys at the landscape place said they've never ever had an easier truck to load! haha
  2. Sweet! Looks like you can plow with it too.
  3. Trucked Up
    Joined: Nov 6, 2006
    Posts: 1,580

    Trucked Up

    I think you ought to be reported to the authorities for vehicle endangerment.

    And as I result I plan to take said vehicle in to my custody for safe keeping...................:D
  4. DE SOTO
    Joined: Jan 20, 2006
    Posts: 3,857


    That There is One Bad Ass Truck !!

    I love them 4dr Fords.

    Did it start life as a 3/4 ton or 4wd ?

    Dont think i recall a 1/2 ton with 4dr's

  5. f1 fred
    Joined: Apr 29, 2005
    Posts: 514

    f1 fred
    from mn

    when you have a nice ride you can lay it on the ground, when you have a badass ride you can lay ground on it. nice!
  6. Shifty Shifterton
    Joined: Oct 1, 2006
    Posts: 4,964

    Shifty Shifterton

    It'd been more traditional if you loaded it with a shovel, preferably a WWII era military pack shovel.
  7. I'll bet you're glad it didn't rain.
    Joined: Jul 16, 2006
    Posts: 2,571


    Dude, thats a cool looking truck.
  9. pan-dragger
    Joined: Sep 13, 2006
    Posts: 3,187


  10. LarzBahrs
    Joined: Apr 11, 2009
    Posts: 759

    from Sacramento

    Its a merc!:D
  11. Spark Plug
    Joined: Apr 9, 2002
    Posts: 110

    Spark Plug
    from Duvall, WA

    More info on the truck please! I don't think i've ever seen a crew cab in that body style. What year? That's awesome!
  12. I can't tell if the shovel has Mexican blanket seat covers or not. :D
  13. Big Dad
    Joined: Dec 20, 2005
    Posts: 4,581

    Big Dad

    Gives a whole new meaning to "in the dirt"

    Thumbs up !
  14. Thanks guys!
    Its a blast driving it for a daily. The looks I still get in my community is funny.
    De Soto, it started life as a 2wd 1ton, longbox, 300/4speed, dana 70 with 5:89s.
    It now has a camaro clip, 400/auto. I call it the "family camaro with a patio":D:cool:
    I still gotta swap my mint box onto it and the mint nose I had for it. It started life as a mill site fire crew truck, only has 45,000 original miles on it so its mint body wise.

  15. cool! now dig it out..
  16. povertyflats
    Joined: Jan 8, 2007
    Posts: 8,282

    from Missouri

    That truck rules!
  17. Muttley
    Joined: Nov 30, 2003
    Posts: 18,456


    I love that truck.
  18. Ranunculous
    Joined: Nov 30, 2007
    Posts: 2,466


    I bet you dimes to doughnuts that some day your daughter will remind you about your truck and hauling all the dirt? When she does,smile and know,then too,that you're a success as a parent!
    That's a great story and good on you for being a cool dad and doing "stuff" with your kids like that.They always remember what you did with them,more than what you bought them.
    Cool story and and a cool truck too!

    P.S.Put a pinch of Epsom Salts about 1 1/2" out and around the stalks of your green vegetables every other week,then water really well.They grow like crazy!
  19. greasemonkey060
    Joined: Dec 18, 2005
    Posts: 212


    I'm glad you remember why they made pickups in the first place!
  20. crook
    Joined: Oct 10, 2007
    Posts: 375

    from Winder,Ga

    Freakin' COOL ride!!!!!!!!
  21. junkcad
    Joined: Jun 16, 2006
    Posts: 601

    from nashville

    i love it ! ...............on a side note waht veggies are you growing ? we are doing the same thing!
  22. Ranunculous, thanks for the tip we'll try it!

    Junkcad, were growin eveything:D tomatoes (lotsa different ones) beans, cukes, onions, potatoes, squash, lettuce, carrots, beats, peppers. Gonna do a pile of canning like we always do. We also gonna make my folks homemade salsa recipe with everything from our garden:cool:
    And the kids are diggin' it! hehe


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