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Wheelie bars might come in handy though.
 
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Wheelie bars might come in handy though.
That's a ... wait for it ... wheelie good idea.
 
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Had to go back to page one to find it, but I new I had seen it in this thread....

This fellow is in serious need of one of these...…….



 
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Had to go back to page one to find it, but I new I had seen it in this thread....

This fellow is in serious need of one of these....



Not a single weld on that tote,wouldn't trust it.
 
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Old 02-22-2019, 10:09 PM
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he probably just storing it on the toyota tell someone buys it with a real truck.
 
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he probably just storing it on the toyota tell someone buys it with a real truck.
I don't think he waited for a real truck. I got to looking at it closer and got real suspicious of the rear tire so I downloaded the picture and blew it up. That fellow has already suffered some trouble. The sidewall is blown. The pic isn't clear enough and it could just be reflections, but it almost appears there could be some wrinkled metal as well. At any rate, with the tires in their current condition, that rig isn't going anywhere.






 
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Originally Posted by Seabiscuit-P3 View Post
I don't think he waited for a real truck. I got to looking at it closer and got real suspicious of the rear tire so I downloaded the picture and blew it up. That fellow has already suffered some trouble. The sidewall is blown. The pic isn't clear enough and it could just be reflections, but it almost appears there could be some wrinkled metal as well. At any rate, with the tires in their current condition, that rig isn't going anywhere.






It's one of those examples where I wish cars could just refuse to do what is being asked of them.
 
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Not a single weld on that tote,wouldn't trust it.
Yeah, it looks like the frame would want to fold whenever the vehicle turns. Crazy.
 
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Picked up a slightly smaller camper for the dually... Handles much better. Probably still going to install air bags.

 
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i think them toyotas come with crinkled metal from the factory so thin itll bend in a stong wind
 
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This camper makes me irrationally happy.

With the upper and lower StableLoads, the rear bed went down 2 inches with the camper. With Rancho9000XLs, the handling is really good.

I do have a question about frame flex though. The overhead definitely bounces up and down by 1-2" over rough sections. I assume that's frame flex and is normal for a big camper on a strong truck?
 
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In its temporary home, it is on about a 4-degree tilted flat area (mostly gravel). Unloading wasnt terrible as I "went to level" with the jacks right off the bed. But putting it back in the bed will be tricky. My best guess is to use 2x8s to level the truck underneath the camper before lining it up perfectly and lowering it.
 
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Old 02-26-2019, 01:16 PM
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Nice setup!! We carry our Mammoth on my 2017 F350 and I put heavy rubber stall mats in the bed before loading the camper. I use the Fastguns tiedowns using the 'half a hole' technique to make sure I'm not over-tightening. I notice a good deal of movement in the cabover when driving on rough roads too. Some may be frame flex but I think in our case a good deal is just the movement of the entire camper. I think that's perfectly normal.

If you're on Facebook, you should join the Host Truck Camper Owners group and pose your question there. Good group of folks.
 
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Old 02-26-2019, 03:24 PM
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If you're on Facebook, you should join the Host Truck Camper Owners group and pose your question there. Good group of folks.
I miss these opportunities on Facebook often, but as someone who works in the cybersecurity industry, there are some things I can't swing (like a Facebook account).

I hear it's a really good group, too :-/
 

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