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Finally a pic of my tow rig

Discussion in 'Tow & Trailer' started by 8_YOUR_H2, Aug 24, 2006.

  1. 8_YOUR_H2

    8_YOUR_H2 1/2 ton status

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    6.4 MPG with a total of $540 in gas

    Hitting a deer $500 comp deductible

    Sleeping in my own bed, watching DVD's while it's raining, taking a shower and cooking a roast while I am out wheeling Priceless

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  2. jekbrown

    jekbrown I am CK5 Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    yikes... makes my 9mpg C25 look like a bargain! Would be nice to stay cozy when wheelin... but my wife doesn't go with me so I don't really care. ;)

    nice rig tho. :thumb:

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  3. Citizen Rider

    Citizen Rider 1/2 ton status

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    Now theres an idea....hmmmm Maybe it is nice to have rich family members with motorhomes....
     
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    cbbr 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Nice. Any problems towing the trailer?
     
  5. 8_YOUR_H2

    8_YOUR_H2 1/2 ton status

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    The only real problem is speed loss up hills. I loose 10+ mph depending on the grade of the hill but other than that you don't even know it's back there. I did install a brake controller which helps a lot. It gets kinda scary over 70 mph due to body roll and god forbid you have a crosswind. I drove it home from ROPR in a storm and I was white knuckled the whole way home from how bad it swayed.

    Gas motothomes are fairly reasonable and it doubles as a fun thing for the fmaily to do. Now diesel pushers are a whole different story. There is where the rich relatives come into play
     
  6. NEK5

    NEK5 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    what is that "thing" on the trailer?:D
     
  7. Jishory

    Jishory 1/2 ton status

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    dang that sounds nice, got any interior pictures? i wish i had an rv, i just roll around in filth when im camping on a wheeling trip :eek1:
     
  8. 8_YOUR_H2

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    That is my friends YJ, He had to replace the front clip due to a rollover and he used a CJ front end. He just bought a CUCV and is building a buggy w/ a FI 454 so its all good.

    I don't have any pics of the interior but it's pretty nice inside and the back bedroom has a queen size bed and its own AC which was so nice at Disney OK for Memorial day when it was hot and dry/dusty.

    The trailer is a 22 foot weighing 2100 pounds.
     

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