How much to transfer a wet kit from one truck to another?

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  1. JohnSmith69

    JohnSmith69 Bobtail Member

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    I have a friend who has a PTO/wet kit on his Freightliner and he's not in construction anymore. I want to buy it from him or I can go install one myself for $4800 from a reputable shop. Do you think I would save money if I buy my friend's or would it the same price if I just go get a new one installed? My friend is willing to sell me his for $2500. I don't know how hard it is to pull one off a truck so any advice would be appreciated.
     
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  3. MLC Adventures

    MLC Adventures Medium Load Member

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    He wants 4800$? New with tank and oil is around 3k.
     
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  4. JohnSmith69

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    He wants 2500 which is almost half the price he paid for it
     
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    I'm in Colorado and 4800 is the cheapest price in town. Everywhere else it's 6-8K
     
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    Arctic_fox Heavy Load Member

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    Depends on the model. Mine was $6200 for a dual use hybrid pump. With mine you can cap one outlet so you can do end dump or uncap both and flip a switch to do belts and pump style stuff and the like. Also included a 55 gallon tank and oil.

    $2500 used is not that bad and labor on mine was only $1200 according to my paperwork...YMMV though.
     
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  7. MLC Adventures

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    Yeah, Fleetpride and Truck Pro around here sell a standard kit with a drum of oil for around 3k. Obviously pump variances could increase cost.

    I know there's a Fleetpride in Montrose. Might be worth looking into.
     
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  8. little cat 500

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    pump the oil out in a drum istall the pump your self put the oil back in save all kinds of money
     
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  9. JohnSmith69

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    So you're saying i would save money if I buy my friend's?
     
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    if your installing it yourself thats a good deal
     
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  11. AModelCat

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    Depends if the PTO he's running matches the application you need it for. If its suitable I'd do it.

    Really not hard to install. Just so long as your transmission is setup to power a PTO. If not it just got super $$$$$$$.
     
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