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Found the ultimate tow rig!

Discussion in 'Tow & Trailer' started by skratch, Sep 17, 2004.

  1. skratch

    skratch 1/2 ton status

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    International CXT

    International has just gotten back into the pick-up game!
    Not on the same level as the big three, but on a much heavier level.

    This thing would even pass Tims inspection, it has a GCVWR of 25,999lbs.

    I would love to get my hands on one of these.
     
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    rjfguitar 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Very expensive and kind of ugly IMHO but they are very cool! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  3. skratch

    skratch 1/2 ton status

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    yeah, not the pertiest rig out there, but I wouldn't mind having one.
     
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    Too big. And its GCWR, not GCGVWERWR
     
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    Too big. And its GCWR, not GCGVWERWR

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    I think there was maybe a little bit of humor in it, so relax. And as for being too big, too big for what? Daily driving? Maybe. What would it be "too big" for?
     
  6. BlueBlazer

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    Too big for Tim to climb into it. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    rjfguitar 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Too big for Tim to climb into it. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

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    /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif
     
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    Too big for Tim to climb into it. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

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    That thought hadnt even crossed my mind, but now.... /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     
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    skratch 1/2 ton status

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    Actually Tim, both are quite acceptable.

    Either it's too small or too big, you can't make up your mind can you /forums/images/graemlins/screwy.gif
     
  10. Corey 78K5

    Corey 78K5 1 ton status

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    Too big. And its GCWR, not GCGVWERWR

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    They may look big but they drive like a reguler pick up. My 04 4300 feels like a pick up when I drive it, and the DT 466 has tons of power.
     
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    **Tow hitch required at extra cost.


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    You think they would throw that in. /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
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    I think it'd make a great tow rig. But if I was going to spend $100k on something, I'd want something smaller/more compact (a regular pickup).

    No question in my mind that a medium duty is the ideal vehicle to tow heavy loads that we carry, but it'd just be too much of a pain in the arse to maneuver around the campgrounds and such--I think I'd much rather have a decked out pickup.

    It's a matter of personal preference though, because I know that medium duty trucks will turn circles around pickups in many cases...plus they're air ride and everything and are really comfortable to go down the road in.

    Plus, the tires are rated far better than regular pickups, along with heavier everything and sufficient power to support the load. A modern pickup is limited not by its ability to pull weight, but mostly to support the load that it is carrying. Often times you bust the GVWR, rear GAWR, or the rating on the tires before the GCWR. Having a medium duty pretty much eliminates this. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

    Nothing like having a purpose built rig for everything. /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
  13. 88sub4x4

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    I like it! Now I just need to hit the lottery. Then I can use it as my daily driver for the one mile commute to work /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
    Hmmm, now where to park it at work?????????????
    It looks to me that it has a ford pickup box on it.
     

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