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Old 19-05-12   #1 (permalink)
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arb vehicle?

ive got a transit tipper and would like something a little more capable. but what other options are there? 3.5t just isnt enough! and as much as id love a mog i dont think i could justify running 1.
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Re: arb vehicle?

Capable of doing what??.
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Re: arb vehicle?

Im selling my Canter, still a 3.5t but its 150 bhp and carry's a load far far better than a transit and the main thing is that it gets you out of the "Transit Club".

If you dont want to go down the operators license route then im afraid its either a 3.5t tipper or a Mog. Im going to a Mog but ive had my Canter running along side a Hi-Lux and its worked mint!
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Im selling my Canter, still a 3.5t but its 150 bhp and carry's a load far far better than a transit and the main thing is that it gets you out of the "Transit Club".

If you dont want to go down the operators license route then im afraid its either a 3.5t tipper or a Mog. Im going to a Mog but ive had my Canter running along side a Hi-Lux and its worked mint!
what is the payload for yr canter
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Re: arb vehicle?

Ill dig out the exact payload,
Recently ive been using the canter to pull my ifor williams 3.5t trailer with cage sides for the chip as the train weight is 7t.
The Hi-Lux pulls the chipper

My Mog will be on the road soon though...!
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ive got a transit tipper and would like something a little more capable. but what other options are there? 3.5t just isnt enough! and as much as id love a mog i dont think i could justify running 1.
yr looking at a 5t truck to get a decent payload
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Yes but if he doesnt want to go down the operators license then 2 vehicles it is.

IMO a 4x4 is a bit of a must in tree work
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unimog i keep looking at them
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Yes but if he doesnt want to go down the operators license then 2 vehicles it is.

IMO a 4x4 is a bit of a must in tree work
But I think you need a OP to pull the 3.5 trailer with canter, I could be wrong.
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