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Old October 2nd, 2006, 08:56 PM   #1
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Here is My tow rig that my brother in law and I have put together. It is a 1995 F-350 Powerstroke diesel dually with a new auto trans. We put a 12'-8" Flatbed on it for my brother in laws Cherokee aka Safari Jeep and then we pull the trailer with my Comanche on it or Daves aka 87YJ's Scrambler. It is great to haul 2 jeeps with one fuel bill.

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Old October 2nd, 2006, 08:57 PM   #2
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Nice Setup Man!
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How do u get the jeep on the bed of the truck? do you have to unhook the trailor or do u just drive up the trailer and have the ramps up there?
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they use the same ramps to unload the trailer, then move the ramps to the back of the truck and drive onto the trailer. I saw it at the mounds, it works awesome, and it very well done
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Thanks Bones. Yeah it is a very simple straight forward design and idea. The truck has the 4.10 rear gear and hauls nicely at 70mph. The truck use to have a service bed on it and we removed it and built this setup. The truck has only 140,000 miles on it and only 10,000 miles on a new ford auto trans. Thanks for the comments.
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Here are a few pictures of the truck from the Pig Gig.



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love the setup! looks like everything's a tight fit
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looks badass great idea
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Here are a few pictures of the truck from the Pig Gig.

When, I think about it, I saw you travelling back from the Pig Gig going down US 23 by the Hartland exits. Very nicely set up.
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Thanks, it works great. But the Cherokee that rides on the truck is for sale and has been replaced with another Cherokee that is much, much bigger. So now the Jeep won't fit up there, or if it did it would be too heavy. Looks like we are going to shorten the bed down and make it a tow/support rig with tool boxes, spare parts, vise, etc. I also am making changes on my Comanche, so we will not need room for 2 rigs as much. Yes it is a tight fit, but it does fit. We did not want to lengthen the wheelbase to make the bed longer and making it any longer than what it currently is would be a bad idea. It is amazing how well it does and how well it rides loaded. We will see what happens. But thanks for the compliment.

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Thanks, it works great. But the Cherokee that rides on the truck is for sale and has been replaced with another Cherokee that is much, much bigger. So now the Jeep won't fit up there, or if it did it would be too heavy. Looks like we are going to shorten the bed down and make it a tow/support rig with tool boxes, spare parts, vise, etc. I also am making changes on my Comanche, so we will not need room for 2 rigs as much. Yes it is a tight fit, but it does fit. We did not want to lengthen the wheelbase to make the bed longer and making it any longer than what it currently is would be a bad idea. It is amazing how well it does and how well it rides loaded. We will see what happens. But thanks for the compliment.
Pics on the new Cherokee.........please
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Looks good have you gotten and load levelers for the trailer yet? Not that the angle is that bad but it really makes a difference in bounce when you are hauling two vehicles. I wouldn't tow two without them after having them on the double trailer towing two jeeps to tellico couple years ago.
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