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Old February 19th, 2013, 05:55 PM   #501
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I also sold my old tow rig and bought a new one.......Measures it should fit...
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Old February 19th, 2013, 05:56 PM   #502
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At this one has an access door so i can keep the odor out of the cab lol.

Roller skates and standing mandatory lol.
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Old February 19th, 2013, 06:21 PM   #503
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that is a sharp looking van for sure
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Old February 19th, 2013, 07:13 PM   #504
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What engine does it have? PSD or is it a 5.4?
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Old February 19th, 2013, 07:20 PM   #505
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At this one has an access door so i can keep the odor out of the cab lol.

Roller skates and standing mandatory lol.
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Old February 19th, 2013, 07:22 PM   #506
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What engine does it have? PSD or is it a 5.4?
i believe he said it has the mighty v10
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Old February 19th, 2013, 07:26 PM   #507
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i believe he said it has the mighty fuel chugging v10
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Old February 19th, 2013, 07:32 PM   #508
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Yes v10 e450
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Old February 19th, 2013, 07:35 PM   #509
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I also sold my old tow rig and bought a new one.......Measures it should fit...
Awesome
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Old February 19th, 2013, 08:16 PM   #510
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Nice new tow rig.
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Old February 19th, 2013, 11:36 PM   #511
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holy shit, I forgot about this build. Awesome!

Nice hauler too. That is the powertrain I would have picked actually.
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Old February 20th, 2013, 09:13 AM   #512
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I wanted to transport the buggy enclosed. And in the end I want to be capable of hauling two rigs (split fuel on trips). I didn't feel my OBS powerstroke was up to the task of pulling a two place enclosed trailer and with the cost of an enclosed of that size .

I also didn't want a full size toter such as yours and Liv2mx's. I am not familar with those platforms and working on them, I wanted something I know and can handle. I figured for that aspect this is no different then a one ton dually. All stuff I know to well on how to repair and costs of repair are less.

Hopefully its up to the task, gots high mileage but runs good and seems to be alright. For the price I paid on it, it was worth the gamble. Its an 07 e450, 17' box. Has the old v10 with the std plugs.
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Old February 20th, 2013, 09:47 AM   #513
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Hopefully its up to the task, gots high mileage but runs good and seems to be alright.
hauling just your buggy, it will be great. Pulling another rig will be on its limits. People severely underestimate the drag of a a huge box haha.

the E450 should have some serious gearing in it... what RPM are you spinning at 70?
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Old February 20th, 2013, 10:12 AM   #514
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I haven't had it to 70 yet. I bought it, drove in shit weather 5 miles to my shop and its been parked since. Already did a ign coil. Developed a dead miss on the drive to my shop. Its needs ball joints bad, and rotors, and tires. I picked up the steel today to build ramps. I need to get out and drive it and see how it shifts and feels before I sink anymore money into it.

I figured the second vehicle would be at its limits. But alteast the box will block all the wind from the second.

Shit I pulled a sm. single axle trailer behind my obs 7.3L and couldn't the amount of drag that little enclosed had. Can't imagine what a full size encolsed would of felt like.
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Old February 20th, 2013, 10:49 AM   #515
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hauling just your buggy, it will be great. Pulling another rig will be on its limits. People severely underestimate the drag of a a huge box haha.

the E450 should have some serious gearing in it... what RPM are you spinning at 70?
It won't be any different than my 35' motorhome pulling a flatbed/ jeep behind it. Does it strain at times? Yes. Does it do OK? Yes.
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Old February 20th, 2013, 02:09 PM   #516
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Assuming i was in overdrive, I was at 2200 @ 60mph.

The tires and ball joints are SO BAD, every pothole was scary. Just ran it down the road to pick up a shelf.
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Old February 20th, 2013, 02:57 PM   #517
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It won't be any different than my 35' motorhome pulling a flatbed/ jeep behind it. Does it strain at times? Yes. Does it do OK? Yes.
what year motorhome? and what trans?
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Old February 20th, 2013, 03:38 PM   #518
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My previous motorhome was a 32' 1999 with the 4 spd.
My new motorhome is a 35' 2012 with the 5 spd.

Although it worked hard, I pulled my 20' enclosed trailer behind my '99 to Windrock and my flatbed to Moab and SD. I sold the enclosed because I didn't feel the motorhome was up to the task of going through Colorado. Overall average with that rig was 7- ish mpg. The package with the enclosed weighed out just about at 26,000#.

I have not weighed the new setup.
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Old February 21st, 2013, 06:44 PM   #519
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4 new ball joints, front rotors and pads, and it handles a little better when the RF shock is actually attached and working.
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Old February 21st, 2013, 06:55 PM   #520
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