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Sasquatch_Ryda

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How come you went backwards there with the new tow rig Maverick?
 


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Our tow rig.

My Dad uses his 2007 Dodge 2500 Laramie 4 door long bed diesel to haul our stuff.

We haul our 32ft Cougar 5th Wheel camp trailer:


We haul the Jeep:


Last year we made a 26' car trailer to haul both of the jeeps to the trail.

Before:




This summer I ground the whole thing ground down and repainted.

Primer:


New paint:


Loading support:


Wood put back on:
 

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nice trailer Nate!
 

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How come you went backwards there with the new tow rig Maverick?
There's a few reasons. The trucks I'm looking at are in the $24k-$27k range still, and while I did really good selling my truck I would have to get back into payments to buy one. Right now I'm basically payment free and I'm trying to stay that way until I'm able to purchase a house. I'm also having a tough time spending that much on 6 year old truck. When I bought my truck it was 7 years old, had 78K on it, and I paid $16500 for it. Now the trucks I'm looking at are 6 years old with same mileage and $8,000 or so more. Lastly, I only paid $5100 for that truck, and there is no way I could get into a better truck than that for anywhere near that price.
 

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All good reasons Maverick. The crew cab is nice to have too!
 

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My '99 Dodge Cummins 3500. Straight piped, Raptor RP-100 fuel pump, Isspro pillar gauges with fuel pressure/pyrometer/boost, and BD Exhaust brake.

 

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My Enclosed with gas air Compressor, Torch set up and full tool box along with Hardware bins, and provisions for a Generator and 110 welder. All the stickers are off now and getting prepped to re-paint the truck Metallic Gray and the trailer with a fresh coat of black

 

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You win!

My truck is the same one I've had since 2004--the '88 crewcab with a 6.2 diesel, Banks turbo, TH400 and Gear Vendors splitter. It rides like a Cadillac and is like hooking a trailer to a planet. It doesn't have 8 million horsepower, but what it has, it uses well and is no slouch.

I got rid of this trailer a few years ago because it wouldn't maneuver well where I lived. It's close to a 30' deck. It was fine until Illinois was granted statehood. Now I don't have anywhere to turn it around. The truck is the same still, though.



My new trailer is this. I've had to go through the center of Indianapolis with it and it tracks so sweetly I felt better than when pulling my 18' car hauler.
 

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nice trailer Nate!
X2!




The tow rig.
2003 F250. 7.3L Powerstroke. 6 speed MT. 3.73s, 35s, 160k
Banks Intercooler, Banks exhaust housing, ATS ported compressor, wicked wheel, Stealth HPOP, Intake, Exhaust, DP Tuner, Valair Ceramic Clutch, 5% tint, Flatbed
Old Trailer: 20ft deckover, 10k



Hauling my buddies 4BT Bronco. Soon to be on 40s and 1 Tons


New Trailer: 18ft, 7k
It was not quite wide enough for Full Widths and 36x14.50s





This is all my buddies Dodge can handle :icon_rofl:
 
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Buddy bought this for the Dmax/6 spd ZF.... I'm using the rolling chassis to swap my Cummins/NV into, but driving it while I headstud/o-ring the cummins.

02' GMC 3500, 7.5'x9' deck, cab and chassis = dual tanks, huge frame, narrower trck then normal dually etc. and a flip-up gooseneck ball.

 

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Buddy bought this for the Dmax/6 spd ZF.... I'm using the rolling chassis to swap my Cummins/NV into, but driving it while I headstud/o-ring the cummins.

02' GMC 3500, 7.5'x9' deck, cab and chassis = dual tanks, huge frame, narrower trck then normal dually etc. and a flip-up gooseneck ball.
a ZF6 GMC Dmax. Rare. Nice find!
I had a 02 ZF6 Dmax. Then i got 8 pts on my license and sold it
 

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X2!




The tow rig.
2003 F250. 7.3L Powerstroke. 6 speed MT. 3.73s, 35s, 160k
Banks Intercooler, Banks exhaust housing, ATS ported compressor, wicked wheel, Stealth HPOP, Intake, Exhaust, DP Tuner, Valair Ceramic Clutch, 5% tint, Flatbed
Old Trailer: 20ft deckover, 10k



Hauling my buddies 4BT Bronco. Soon to be on 40s and 1 Tons


New Trailer: 18ft, 7k
It was not quite wide enough for Full Widths and 36x14.50s





This is all my buddies Dodge can handle :icon_rofl:
what's the reason for going with a flatbed? Truck looks good regardless.
 

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A legend to the old man, a hero to the child...
Heres my tow rig, 1977 F250 camper special 2wd Stock 400 with an Automatic, nothin to special but she gets the job done...











If i get my new camper come monday ill hook it up and take pics....right now it tows my large 2 horse trailer and my car hauler with whatever i happen to have on it....truck just turned over 100K.
 

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