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Heavy Drop Side Contractor Body on a GM 3500
Heavy Drop Side Contractor Body on a GM 3500

Contractor Grade Dump Bodies

For years, contractors have leaned on the Knapheide Drop Side Contractor Body to handle the heavy-duty jobs. Knapheide's Drop Side Contractor Bodies have everything a contractor needs including drop sides with cheater boards for increased load capacity, a double-acting tailgate for both drop down and spreader applications, behind the cab trip lever for quick access to dumping operation and an aerodynamic tapered bulkhead for improved visibility. Standard body lengths stretch from 12' up to 18' for one ton up to medium-duty chassis. Carry up to six cubic yards of bulk material in one load with a Drop Side Contractor Body.

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Heavy Drop Side Contractor Bodies Specifications

Document contains Heavy Drop Side Contractor Bodies specifications for dual rear wheel chassis.

Knapheide Toolboxes - Steel

Knapheide Toolboxes can be easily added to Knapheide Platform, Gooseneck, Dump, and Forestry Bodies for additional storage capacity. Above or under body toolboxes are available in a variety of different sizes to fit your application, from 20" in length up to 60" in length.

Toolbox Catalog Page

TBKKPP05-B_20181004.pdf (33.75K)

So you just bought a Knapheide Landscaper or Platform Body but need a heavy duty hoist to handle your dumping applications?  Knapheide's Knaphoist has the patented lost motion device providing low mounting height resulting in greater stability, which keeps you safe during your dump.  Our 3/4" thick high strength steel is much more durable and stable compared to formed steel used in competitor hoists.  So when you need the most reliable hoist in the industry, choose the Knaphoist. 

Knaphoist-Single Control Valve (12'-14' Platforms) Catalog Page

HSTPP01_20180627.pdf (82.89K)

Knaphoist-Single Control Valve (16'-24' Platforms) Catalog Page

HSTPP02_20180627.pdf (124.87K)

Knaphoist-Dual Control Valve Catalog Page

HSTPP03_20180627.pdf (100.85K)

Knaphoist-Subframe Hoist Catalog Page

HSTPP04-B_20180201.pdf (35.74K)

Knaphoist-Subframe Hoist For 1999 & Later Ford Super Duty Catalog Page

HSTPP05-B_20180201.pdf (35.76K)

Knapheide's Knap-Pack is a great storage option for your Dump or Platform Body.  The Knap-Pack offers easily accessible secure storage for your tools and equipment.  The packs have rotary lockable latches for security and double spring over center door retainers to keep your compartment doors either open or closed.  Knap-Packs are available in a straight or tapered design.  Choose the Knapheide Knap-Pack for your secure storage needs. 

Knap-Pack Tapered Storage Compartments Catalog Page

TBKKPP13-B_20170123.pdf (82.37K)

Knap-Pack Straight Storage Compartments Catalog Page

TBKKPP14-B_20170123.pdf (81.27K)
ICC Bumper

The ICC Bumper is compatible with Platform and Dump Bodies.  Dimensions depend on the chassis manufacturer.  Under ride protection is required by law, and the ICC Bumper provides this protection.  ICC Bumpers are not needed when a hitch is utilized.

ICC Bumper Catalog Page

PFOPG15-B_20170501.pdf (97.72K)
Platform/Dump Body Receiver Hitch

All Knapheide Platforms have receiver hitch options available.  All receiver hitches include under ride protection. Whatever your platform, the Knahpheide receiver hitch options can fulfill your hauling demands.

Combination Class V Receiver Hitch/ICC Bumper Catalog Page

PFOPG14-B_20170308.pdf (120.49K)

Combination Class IV Receiver Hitch/ICC Bumper Catalog Page

PFOPG15-B_20170501.pdf (97.72K)
Heavy Drop Side Contractor Bodies Literature
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