Sunday, July 19, 2009

Fold Down Side Contractor Body from Rugby


This is the Rugby 14' Fold Down Side Contractor Dump Body. Capacity is 5 yards on this model and Rugby also makes a 12' and a 16' to round out the mix. It is also available in a fixed side model. Here are features and specs on this great body:
  • 12 gauge HSLAS grade 50 steel sides on fold down side bodies
  • 10 gauge double wall sides on 14 foot fixed side body
  • 7 gauge floor, standard on 14' and 16', optional on 12'
  • 17" side height with brackets for sideboard extensions
  • Fully boxed dirt shedding top rails
  • 45 degree sloped rub rails
  • four vertical side braces per side
  • Full depth boxed rear corner posts with concealed hardware for a clean, streamlined look
  • Front panel includes a triple bend horizontal top rail
  • 7" structural channel long sills and 3" I-beam cross sills on 12" centers
  • Recessed shock resistant rubber mounted, FMVSS 108 compliant clearance lights
  • All appearance corners have radius bends
  • 2 part epoxy primer
  • 1/2 cab shield

Features & Specs on Fold Down Side Body:

  • Independently operated double door sides with removable center post
  • Single pin release system to quickly remove center post
  • Each side door features centrally located quick release lever
  • 2 or 3 heavy duty double strap greaseable hinges per door

Tailgate Features & Specs:

  • Tailgate sloped 10 degrees inward
  • New oval shaped stop/turn/tail light in rear corner posts
  • EZ-LATCH (TM) upper hardware on tailgate (patented)
  • 23" end height, four-way tailgate with adjustable rod on trip lever
  • 10 gauge fully boxed tailgate frame with two vertical braces
  • Reinforced decking edge at rear of the body
  • 1-1/4" diameter top and 1" bottom hinge pins

Options include: Coal chute door, spreader apron, LED lights.

Photos courtesy of Harbor Truck Bodies (top photo) and Cascade Truck Body. Call your Rugby authorized distributor, or visit the Rugby website for more information and photos at www.rugbymfg.com.

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