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Old November 15th, 2005, 12:17 PM   #21
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where's the front axle flex ???
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Old November 15th, 2005, 03:24 PM   #22
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3.55 and 265/75/16s. I'll bet with those mods you like to hear her whistle... thats where you'll kill your average lol
Oh yeah she howls going down the road

I just did a few mods to the trans and a new billet HD converter. Hope this one holds up
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Old November 15th, 2005, 05:02 PM   #23
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2001 Ram 2500 Sport...Quad Cab 8ft Bed...Cummins TD 24V...LSD...Camper Springs...Tekonsha Voyager Brake Controller...18.5mpg

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Old November 18th, 2005, 02:31 PM   #24
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95 Chevy 1500 350 5.7L about 16mpg empty, and pullin my jeep and trailer with gear lookin at around 6700lbs i get around 9mpg at 70, at 2000rpm
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Old November 19th, 2005, 03:42 AM   #25
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my tow rig was a 2003 gmc 1500 2wd ext til i fell asleep and wrapped it around a tree
Check out the bark on the hooks and in the bumper only 35 mph
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Old November 19th, 2005, 08:19 AM   #26
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35 mph ? how do you know you were sleeping

50 mph i would say given the damage .:gman:
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Old November 19th, 2005, 08:52 AM   #27
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since I do crash testing for a living I would say you hit at less then 20mph, did it even deploy the airbags? I have a pic around here somewhere of one I stood in the cut in the front of about ten years ago. it was 3 feet into the front end at 20 mph.
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Old November 19th, 2005, 06:48 PM   #28
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i geuss 35 because thats as fast as i drive down my shatty dirt road i was about 7 houses from home. airbags did blow it also pushed the dash back 3 inches and buckeled the transmission crossmember.
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Old November 19th, 2005, 08:25 PM   #29
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my tow rig was a 2003 gmc 1500 2wd ext til i fell asleep and wrapped it around a tree
Check out the bark on the hooks and in the bumper only 35 mph
Holy crap dude !!! Were you towing when this happened ? seems like a lot more weight would be needed to push it that bad at those speeds.. LIKE A ROCK !
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Old November 20th, 2005, 09:25 AM   #30
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I have a 94 ram 1500 4x4 with the 318, no mods. I get 10 mpg no matter what i am towing or not towing. I can get better I just need to fix it, because my injectors are staying open to much. This is also causeing bad performace becasue it cant get out of its own way. with 230000 miles on it, i still love the old girl, and it has taken a lot of crap from me. I do wheel it, and then hook up to a trailer and do 70.. so its all good.

I do wish i had a CTD and a gooseneck trailer, but thats down the road.
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Old December 26th, 2005, 11:28 AM   #31
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Here is my tow rig - as it was in 2001


As it was in 2004 (when the towed toy got smaller and the tow vehicle grew larger) :)


'01 F350 v10 with 4.30 gearing, cutout flares, 4.5" lift, and 38" PJs. Trailer is a 12000 lb capacity deckover.
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Old December 27th, 2005, 12:53 AM   #32
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Here is my tow rig - as it was in 2001


As it was in 2004 (when the towed toy got smaller and the tow vehicle grew larger) :)


'01 F350 v10 with 4.30 gearing, cutout flares, 4.5" lift, and 38" PJs. Trailer is a 12000 lb capacity deckover.
NICE RIG MAN !
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Old December 29th, 2005, 08:45 PM   #33
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Well, it's not quite like smiley's, but it'll flat-tow my CJ at 80mph without me knowing it's back there. And it's never seen the abuse of Spro's either. Oh, and it's for sale cheap too if anyone's interested.

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Old December 30th, 2005, 05:18 PM   #34
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finally some action shots, pulling my parachute around.

pulled from Alpena to Dearborn (~380 miles) and still have 2/3 left on the second tank (dual tanks)





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Old December 30th, 2005, 05:21 PM   #35
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That Jeep looks rediculous. You should give it to me
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I'm going to call it "too tall too"

it's actually not too bad, the top of the hardtop is 7'2"... just tall enough to piss me off and not fit in the garage
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yup, 3 psi front and rear and it fits like a glove (about 1/2" to spare)

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Old January 1st, 2006, 12:44 AM   #39
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Hey bones.. where did you get your trailer from ?? just curious.
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I alway drop the windsheild in mine when I pull it (well it actually totally gone now.)

Have you found bearings for your mobile axles yet? From what I hear they are pretty hard to find.

Anway I have a 94 Dodge Ram 2500 (8,800 GVWR) it's the 5.9 with the NV4500. Dislikes is mostly gearing. Tows awesome in 4th... probably going to 4.10's.
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