In a nutshell…
J-Craft offers you the Sidewinder—an All Season
body that provides standard dump body use as
well as versatile winter snow and ice control.
The Sidewinder is used in winter conditions
throughout the US including the State of
Connecticut DOT across the country to the City
of Colville, Washington.
The Sidewinder provides solutions that cannot be
solved with standard dump body and spreaders.
Versatility during Winter
…need your trucks ready
quickly for a water main
…need to plow snow and
then haul it away in the
…need to dump excess
salt out of the body
throughout the winter?
…need to be ready for a
surprise! early or late
Do you drive through
Do your drivers
remember to lower
the body in these
…struggle to safely
plow up and down
hills or steep grades?
…need to have
in front of your tires
The Sidewinder offers the full benefits of a
standard style dump body. You can
Remove the conveyor for simple summer
Keep the conveyor intact and covered with
a drop-down panel…minimizing storage of
The Sidewinder uses cylinders on the
passenger side that lift 2/3 of the floor and
side moving the material to the conveyor.
A conveyor, on the drivers side, moves material
toward the front. Material flows onto a spinner
spreading sand and salt up to 25 feet with
continuous feed from the body.
Heavy duty box braced tailgate
Full depth corner posts with additional
support on right rear
COR-TEN Steel (Stainless Available)
Inverted chrome cylinder
Body sidewall uses one continuous
piece from top rail to running board-
prevents moisture and freezing
100% continuous welds
¼” Full depth corner posts
Spinner guard keeps
salt away from driveline
The Sidewinder uses
heavy duty I-beam
The Sidewinder uses an inverted trunnion
mount cylinder with a domestically
sourced hydraulic motor that is
interchangeable with many others.
Spinner baffle kit
Tailgate chutes for material flow control
Four section body screens
Manual or speed oriented rate controls