Let’s face it, we all need vehicles to get to work—and most of us need heavy-duty trucks to haul equipment or tow a trailer back and forth to job sites.

The manufacturers in this month’s guide to trucks and accessories are offering trucks, truck bodies and truck-mounted equipment to make your job easier.

For information on any of these vehicles or accessories, circle the appropriate number on the enclosed reader service card and toss it in your mailbox. Soon, you’ll have all the info you need to drive you in the right direction.

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TRUCKS

Chevrolet

Offers a range of trucks including the Avalanche, Colorado and Silverado, each available with various standard and optional features.


Dodge

Dodge Ram 4500 and 5500 chassis cabs feature a 50,000 PSI steel strength-rated frame and a 6.7-liter Cummins Turbo Diesel engine, as well as massive front brake rotors.


Ford

The F-Series Super Duty offers a towing capacity over 24,000 pounds and maximum payload of over 6,000 pounds. Powered by 6.4-liter Power Stroke V-8 turbo engine.


GMC

The 1500 SLE-1 has a four-wheel antilock brake system, semi-elliptical two-stage multileaf rear suspension and heavy-duty Z85 handling/trailering suspension package.


Isuzu

Crew cab trucks carry seven workers and accommodate 12 and 16-foot bodies, with payloads up to 8,821 pounds. Available with a 325 hp gas or 205 hp diesel engine.


Mitsubishi Fuso

Mitsubishi Fuso’s 2008 models include medium-duty work trucks with GVWRs from 12,500 to 32,900 pounds. Automatic transmissions standard on most models.


Super Lawn Trucks

The Super Lawn Truck stores and transports landscape tools, power equipment and mowers. Offers enclosed body style, onboard fuel tanks and locking toolboxes.


Toyota

Toyota offers a range of trucks including the Toyota Tundra CrewMax, available in six models with options to suit any specifications.


ACCESSORIES

AmeriDeck

The AmeriDeck Loading System for full-size pickups offers push-button operation and the ability to load at ground level. Handles loads up to 2,000 pounds.


B&B Technologies

The Ride-On Spreader Carrier for PermaGreen and Lesco spreaders eliminates fertilizer spills. Spreader locks securely in place and carrier fits Class IV receivers.


Boss Snowplow

The Standard-Duty Straight-Blade plow comes standard with a blade shock absorber and Boss SmartHitch 2 Attachment System on both steel and poly models.


C&S Turf Care

The T3X6C Equipment Carrier requires a Class V receiver, can carry up to 750 pounds of cargo and has a 48-inch drop-down ramp, two stabilizer bars and taillights.


Chrisman

Navigator offers a complete line of two and three-wheel drive truck-mounted forklifts with capacities ranging from 4,000 to 6,500 pounds and a variety of options.


Crysteel

The Crysteel Contractor dump body has multiple uses and offers split folding sides to allow access to materials from all angles.


DEL Hydraulics

DEL Hydraulics distributes Maxilift telescopic stiff boom cranes, the Cobra for service trucks, the Ant crane for pickup trucks and a full range of outriggers.


Gaylord’s

The fiberglass Butterfly Lid features a clamp-on mounting system, four-point locking system, heavy-duty gas struts, double weather seal and wraparound rail design.


GNC Industries

Space Saver sprayers are available in 100, 200, 300 and 400-gallon capacities and come standard with GNC’s three-piston P10 pump and PowerPro 5.5 hp engine.


Great Day

The 16-pound aluminum Truck’N Buddy attaches to the tailgate of standard pickups and has a 300-pound weight limit, built-in traction ridges and grab-rail.


H&H Sales

H&H Sales offers 9 and 11-foot landscaper bodies that are 40 inches high and feature bulk cargo area, side and rear cargo doors, double-acting tailgate and more.


Knapheide

Offers custom-built landscaper bodies with K-coat for rust protection; curbside access door; center-locking, hinged rear cargo gates; and double-acting tailgate.


Ledex

The Avalanche Under Tailgate Spreader runs on the existing electric system of a truck instead of hydraulics and features American-made components.


Marrel

Ampliroll hook lift systems turn trucks into multitasking pieces of equipment. Bodies can be swapped out in as little as one minute, loaded or empty.


Oxlite

Oxlite manufactures aluminum loading ramps with capacities from 500 to 10,000 pounds, in styles including runners, bifolds and trifolds.


Parker

Parker’s portable truck loaders feature rugged construction and design and are available in 10, 16 and 24 hp models.


Quality Corp.

Donkey truck-carried forklifts with capacities from 3,000 to 5,000 pounds come with two or three-wheel drive and 28 to 42 hp Kubota diesel engines.


Rostra Precision Controls

The RearSight Back Up Camera Kit includes a dash-mounted 3.5-inch monitor with dual video inputs and a color camera with waterproof case and antifog lens.


Sno-Way International

The MegaBlade Revolution wing snowplow features Ground Hugger blade design, integrated plow shoe receiver and Shock Killer urethane trip return pads.


Stellar Industries

Manufactures a full line of hydraulic hook lift hoists ranging in capacity from 3,000 to 65,000 pounds. The hook lift interchanges different bodies on one chassis.


SweepEx

The SweepEx Mega 600 broom attachment comes standard with a 60-inch-long sweeping surface and is adaptable to many service vehicles, including pickup trucks.


Switch-N-Go

The Switch-N-Go Detachable Truck Body System for medium-duty (11,000 to 26,000 GVW) trucks allows operators to interchange truck bodies in minutes.


Turf Pride

Turf Pride offers custom-built aluminum toolboxes large enough to store string trimmers and blowers, as well as gas and oil cans.


USA Ramp

The Safe-T-Ramp for box trucks is 36 inches wide and 10 feet long, and maximum load tested up to 1,200 pounds.


Westheffer

The CP300 300-gallon sprayer has a 5.5 hp Honda engine, 20 GPM diaphragm pump and electric hose reel. Leaves room in pickup bed.


Wil-Ro

Wil-Ro’s Select Series landscaper truck body is available with a dump feature and a removable dovetail that one person can remove or reinstall without tools.