What is a Cab Chassis?

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Chassis cabs are pickup trucks without beds, creating a different kind of versatility for commercial trucks in Elgin. A chassis can be converted with a dump body, crane uplift, service body, and more, making it a great option for many service industries. Discover more about what makes a chassis cab truck, and whether it's a good choice for your needs, below.

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What Are the Chassis Cab Configurations?

Elgin drivers have a lot of options when it comes to chassis cab configurations, which is why they've become so popular in the area. Choose from:

  • Chassis Cab with Crane Upfits - when properly outfitted, these hard-working trucks can be rated up to 12,000 pounds, and are compatible with RAM trucks, as well as heavier-duty Class IV trucks from manufacturers like Kenworth.
  • Chassis Cab with Service Bodies - these trucks serve a wealth of needs, and are constructed from strong yet lightweight materials, with corrosion-resistant components that go the distance.
  • Chassis Cab with Dump Bodies - choose this option when looking for better maneuverability than semi-trailer dump trucks.

One of the best parts of chassis cab variations is that they work with classic heavy-duty pickup trucks you already know and love, such as the Ram 3500, 4500, and 5500.

What is a Chassis Cab Used For?

Cab chassis trucks are used throughout many hard-working businesses and organizations, due to their endless customization and configuration options. If you're looking to get work done, buying a pickup truck in Elgin will help ease your load in any of these industries:

  • Construction
  • Landscaping
  • Forestry
  • Agriculture
  • Electrical
  • Waste management
  • Medical
  • And more!

There are also many aftermarket packages to turn your chassis cab into exactly what you need, whether that be a fire apparatus, recreational vehicle conversion package, or other alternative. The options are endless!

Shop Chassis Cab Trucks at Elgin CDJR!

Now that you know more about what is a chassis cab, it's time to experience one in person! Stop by Elgin CDJR today for a test drive, and meet with one of our friendly, knowledgeable sales associates who can help you find the right pickup truck for your needs. We can't wait to work with you!

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