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Let's See Your Tow Rig
« on: Jul 26, 2005, 08:40:38 PM »
Let's see some shots of your tow rig. You know that thing you use to get your 4x4 rig to the trail-head. I have a 35 ft. Rockwood motorhome, it's a 3 axle Chevy chasis with a mildly built 454 and a Turbo 400 trans with an underdrive. There are more goodies on this thing, in fact every now and then I find something that I didn't know was there, like the mood lighting that's hidden above my curtains. It has all of the usual ammenities that are found on every motor home and also a built in blender, food proccesser, can opener, mixer, etc, etc. An ice maker, water purification system, vanity, seperate bathroom area, dual air, backup camera, overhead spot light, rear spot lights, side courtsy lights lighted storage boxes, lighted cabinets, air control system so on and so on. Also if you didn't notice the trim is real wood, all the cabinets and tables.(this thread would suck without pics) :laugh: Here's a few shots of it for your viewing pleasure:

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Re: Let's See Your Tow Rig
« Reply #1 on: Jul 26, 2005, 08:46:24 PM »
Here's the interior:
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Re: Let's See Your Tow Rig
« Reply #2 on: Jul 26, 2005, 08:48:33 PM »
More of the interior:

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Re: Let's See Your Tow Rig
« Reply #3 on: Jul 26, 2005, 08:51:48 PM »
No pics of the head, they all look the same and you probably don't want to see it anyways.
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Re: Let's See Your Tow Rig
« Reply #4 on: Jul 26, 2005, 08:54:02 PM »
Heres my F250, Loaded and ready to go.
'84 Hilux, locked, dual-cased, winched, EFI converted, 37" tired, half-doored (in the summer...)
'87 Supra, 400 HP.  smooth as glass at 130 'cause my tires are NEW!...
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Re: Let's See Your Tow Rig
« Reply #5 on: Jul 26, 2005, 08:58:39 PM »
The first pic is actually in Las Cruces, at this years Chile Challenge.  The second pic is taken in front of the house.  You can just see the old Supra chillin in the garage  :driving:

My tow rig is a 92 F-250 with the 7.3L IDI diesel.  No, not the powerstroke, not even turbocharged (yet).  Right now it pulls the load fine but runs outta steam on the big hills.  Hopefully, after the wedding I'll get that ATS turbo kit I've had my eye on.  I was hoping that my fiancee ordered it for my B-Day today, but I guess it's a little too spendy for that  :eyebrow:

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Re: Let's See Your Tow Rig
« Reply #6 on: Jul 26, 2005, 09:00:16 PM »
 :o  WOW Rocksurfer , that thing is sweet  :thumbs: You may give the Lantherian Battle Wagon a run for it's money.
I just have an 04 4x Ram 1500 QC with a 5.7L.  
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Re: Let's See Your Tow Rig
« Reply #7 on: Jul 26, 2005, 09:10:40 PM »
 :greengrin:


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Re: Let's See Your Tow Rig
« Reply #8 on: Jul 26, 2005, 09:15:08 PM »
Rocksurfer-
I was so busy posting up pictures of my junk that I forgot to comment on yours.  Looks like a luxurious way to go wheelin!  I'll definitely be jealous when I'm in a tent on the ground next time out. 

I think we're gonna get a slide-in camper for the truck, at least for now.  I'm looking around for a good deal, maybe somebody will trade me a nice one for the 90 Toy 4x4 I want to sell...

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Re: Let's See Your Tow Rig
« Reply #9 on: Jul 26, 2005, 09:19:24 PM »
:o  WOW Rocksurfer , that thing is sweet  :thumbs: You may give the Lantherian Battle Wagon a run for it's money.
I just have an 04 4x Ram 1500 QC with a 5.7L.  

Just!? Sounds like a very good tow rig. I think the Lantherian Battle Wagon is a diesel pusher which would beat me all to hell. It is very well appointed though, just about everything you need for roughing it. :yesnod:   Even for the size, it will pull the hills real good, probably due to the underdrive. I did have a couple other tow rigs but I had just too many vehicles so I sold my Dodge 300 Ram Van class b motor home and my Ranger. The cool thing about the van was I could park it in a regular stall and it had a sink, stove, refrig, bathroom and room to sleep 2 adults and 2 kids. Sold that to a fellow club member and he is a member on the board here and may post pics of it.
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Re: Let's See Your Tow Rig
« Reply #10 on: Jul 26, 2005, 09:27:45 PM »
Rocksurfer-
I was so busy posting up pictures of my junk that I forgot to comment on yours.  Looks like a luxurious way to go wheelin!  I'll definitely be jealous when I'm in a tent on the ground next time out. 

I think we're gonna get a slide-in camper for the truck, at least for now.  I'm looking around for a good deal, maybe somebody will trade me a nice one for the 90 Toy 4x4 I want to sell...

Ryan



Don't get me wrong, I love to tent camp on the trail, well that's why I have a shell on my truck I just sleep back there now. Still, we started in tents until my wife's neck injury which really limits what and where she can go these days. So I've run the gammet on camping as much as the types of 4x4's I've had. After her surgery's I got a cab-over slide in and put on my 84 Yota that was lifted 6 inches, on 33's, was quite the site going down the highway, then when I got my 4Runner I got an 18 ft travel trailer, then I bought a 27' class A and towed the 4Runner with it, then I got the Ram Van and presently I have the Rockwood.
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Re: Let's See Your Tow Rig
« Reply #11 on: Jul 26, 2005, 10:17:41 PM »
:thumbs: nice

I drive my rig everywhere, but eventually :crossed:  Rocksurfer, red and white lights by the license plate?  what're they for?  I've seen them before on a truck but it was a code "3" capable volunteer fire cheifs personal vehicle
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Re: Let's See Your Tow Rig
« Reply #12 on: Jul 26, 2005, 10:24:43 PM »
Here's my rig (we were on the way to moab in this picture.)

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Re: Let's See Your Tow Rig
« Reply #13 on: Jul 26, 2005, 11:55:02 PM »
heres mine  :gap:
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Re: Let's See Your Tow Rig
« Reply #14 on: Jul 27, 2005, 12:31:18 AM »
:thumbs: nice

I drive my rig everywhere, but eventually :crossed:  Rocksurfer, red and white lights by the license plate?  what're they for?  I've seen them before on a truck but it was a code "3" capable volunteer fire cheifs personal vehicle


Oh, I can go code 3 it's an Emergancy Off - Road Response Vehicle. :greengrin:   :shhh:


Looking at some of these tow vehicles, I'm seeing some capable offroad vehicles on their own. Nice rigs  :thumbs:
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Re: Let's See Your Tow Rig
« Reply #15 on: Jul 27, 2005, 04:35:18 AM »
heres mine,its a79'k20 chev,350,runs on petrol and lpg

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Re: Let's See Your Tow Rig
« Reply #16 on: Jul 27, 2005, 05:02:37 AM »
here is my dodge,,93 cummins diesel..




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Re: Let's See Your Tow Rig
« Reply #17 on: Jul 27, 2005, 05:25:54 AM »
99 Dodge 1500 and 99 F350 powerstroke.Just depends on where I'm going.
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Re: Let's See Your Tow Rig
« Reply #18 on: Jul 27, 2005, 12:59:02 PM »
mr 4x42u ur wifes suburban looks like my old one, differnet color tho
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Re: Let's See Your Tow Rig
« Reply #19 on: Jul 27, 2005, 01:26:55 PM »
D'OH :smack:

If I were at home I'd show ya'll my towrigs :hahaha: but I guess ya'l'll have to wait till I get home :angel:
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Re: Let's See Your Tow Rig
« Reply #20 on: Jul 27, 2005, 04:23:11 PM »
I am sure you already seen it, but here it is again anyway.
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Re: Let's See Your Tow Rig
« Reply #21 on: Jul 27, 2005, 04:29:01 PM »
Here's mine. I've just got an old 11.5' camper, no pics of it
Time to go wheelin!

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Re: Let's See Your Tow Rig
« Reply #22 on: Jul 27, 2005, 08:09:06 PM »
My '97 CTD with it's new "blink blink yo, blink blink rims"
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Re: Let's See Your Tow Rig
« Reply #23 on: Jul 27, 2005, 08:11:25 PM »
This pic is older. Day on the dyno churning out 594.6 HP @ the rear wheels.
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Re: Let's See Your Tow Rig
« Reply #24 on: Jul 27, 2005, 08:53:35 PM »
Here's mine.  1995 F-250 ex. cab 4x4 with a hopped up Powerstroke in it.



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Re: Let's See Your Tow Rig
« Reply #25 on: Jul 27, 2005, 10:38:41 PM »
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Re: Let's See Your Tow Rig
« Reply #26 on: Jul 27, 2005, 11:19:11 PM »
heres a real toe rig :ha_ha: , I worked at Westlake 76 in Seattle when I was going to school there in the late 80's an Lincoln did all our towing and they were right next door

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Re: Let's See Your Tow Rig
« Reply #27 on: Jul 27, 2005, 11:50:11 PM »
Its a real thing. I have seen it a few times. The toe truck...so original :bull crap:
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Re: Let's See Your Tow Rig
« Reply #28 on: Jul 28, 2005, 08:44:40 AM »
here's my tow rig. i don't know who the girl is. i think she came with it
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Re: Let's See Your Tow Rig
« Reply #29 on: Jul 28, 2005, 09:29:41 AM »
heres a real toe rig :ha_ha: , I worked at Westlake 76 in Seattle when I was going to school there in the late 80's an Lincoln did all our towing and they were right next door

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