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Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 03-28-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,360
Posted By porthole
His previous videos on how bad the 6.7 is is why...

His previous videos on how bad the 6.7 is is why I didn't even bother to click the play button
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 03-26-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,320
Posted By porthole
"position detents"

"position detents"
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 03-24-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 386
Posted By porthole
Mine is about 250 pounds without the picture...

Mine is about 250 pounds without the picture frame adapter it uses to fit the factory prep. And it doesn't break down for removal.




I have tried hanging the hitch on the pin box - 1 time.
It...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 03-24-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 386
Posted By porthole
I don't know how much more weight I would want to...

I don't know how much more weight I would want to try at the reach I need. If you are just loading stuff in the bed you can shorten up the length. The center line and balance pick of my hitch is an...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 03-24-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 386
Posted By porthole
It stows away nicely but could be removed in 5...

It stows away nicely but could be removed in 5 minutes.

So overall it works pretty good. Once I try it out a few times I will most likely shorten the wire up quite a bit. Every wrap on the drum...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 03-24-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 386
Posted By porthole
1st pic McMaster Carr 3" pulley (bronze...

1st pic
McMaster Carr 3" pulley (bronze bushing, not a ball bearing unfortunately), piece of aluminum flat stock, 1/2" stainless bolt and lock nut.

2nd pic
This is the original position I...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 03-24-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 386
Posted By porthole
Here is why the standard hoist will not work as...

Here is why the standard hoist will not work as purchased. Once the hitch is hanging how do you get it down far enough?
The electric winch is bolted to the side of the main jib. This winch is also...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 03-24-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 386
Posted By porthole
12" X 18" X 1/2" aluminum plate. The white...

12" X 18" X 1/2" aluminum plate.

The white stuff is vinyl trim that I had laying around. thought it might help act as a bearing surface to allow the hoist to pivot easier.
I also used a 3 1/4"...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 03-24-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 386
Posted By porthole
I have been thinking of a Spitzlift for some...

I have been thinking of a Spitzlift for some time. But the $1200-$1500 price has always turned me off. I'm under $200 for something I will only occasionally use. But, I am always looking for a Spitz,...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 03-24-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 386
Posted By porthole
Plan B My overall plan was to have the support...

Plan B
My overall plan was to have the support plates permanently bolted but have a quick removal for the entire hoist assembly

Some 1/2" aluminum plate, about 18x12
Two more bolts added as the...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 03-24-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 386
Posted By porthole
First trial - error resulted in the bed not being...

First trial - error resulted in the bed not being able to support the load.

I used a piece of 3/8" aluminum and 1/2" bolts.
Aluminum plate on the bottom as well

Easy to see here where the bed...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 03-24-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 386
Posted By porthole
Bed mounted hoist - crane lift etc

Bed mounted hoist, any one do one yet?

I was looking for something more convenient then pulling my engine hoist out of the shed and assembling it every time I needed to remove my 5th wheel hitch....
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 03-24-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,320
Posted By porthole
You really can't appreciate mirrors that are far...

You really can't appreciate mirrors that are far enough out until you drive a vehicle with mirrors that match the length width of the truck or trailer
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 03-22-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,320
Posted By porthole
That is the issue, most toy haulers are 101"...

That is the issue, most toy haulers are 101" wide, 5" wider the most other 5th wheels (excluding the wide body DRV's and custom units)
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 03-22-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,320
Posted By porthole
But is it a toy hauler?

But is it a toy hauler?
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