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Old 11-23-2010, 03:00 PM   #1
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Hi I'm think of builbing a truck convershiom it will be on a new F70 6X6 8.3 l auto with supper singles air ride all axels hager2780@msn.comdrop frame the box will be 20' 100gals watter 200 gals fuel what do you think the ride wil be like
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Old 11-23-2010, 08:10 PM   #2
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need more info, are you outside the USA? I cant find any reference to a new F70? love to see pictures of the truck, sounds like a off road expedition style project.

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Old 11-24-2010, 07:44 PM   #3
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new Fright liner they are power company thucks 6 wheel drive with supper singles the box will be built like a truck camper with cab over are the comforts of home 5 kw diesel gen set 200 gals water 250 gals diesel diesel store diesel oven diesel heat with hot watter and engine hest 6 180 watt soler panels with 6 6 volt gel batt 200 amp each water purifcation akd 14 cf ref 12 volt20,000 lb hitch to pull a trailer with supper singles on it to, will haul jeep tools and supplies will have a lift to store supplies up top
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duh! I read F70 and thought Ford...
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Old 11-24-2010, 09:19 PM   #5
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6x6 IS VERY TALL SO A SHORT[in hight] BOX IS NECESSARY-NO TOP AIRS-TREE AND STRUCTURE ARE GOING TO BE A PROBLEM AFTER ABOUT 10-11 FEET-4MPG WITH LUCK-NEED A REAR AND FRONT WINCH OR A MID SHIP WITH MANY BLOCKS/GUIDES-5KW IS NOT ENOUGH/NEED 10KW-STORAGE UNDER TRUCK WILL BE LIMITED UNLESS YOU DON'T MIND BEING HIGH STRANDED A LOT-AIR RIDE IS NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE SO YOU WILL BE STUCK WITH SPRINGS AND A CHITTY RIDE OVER ROUGH GROUND AND HIGHWAYS-AND THERE IS THE BIG PROBLEM OF WEIGHT...MOSTLY YOU WILL BE STUCK AND HAVING TO WINCH A LOT OF THE TIME-YOUR TOWING INSURANCE WILL NOT COVER OFF ROAD STUFF AT ALL-YOUR CHIEF PROBLEM WILL BEING THE REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT OF ITEMS IN YOUR BOX AS THEY WILL NOT STAND THE RIDE VERY WILL.......geofkaye and the Rivercity Girlz.....BTW: utility trucks are terrible to ride in more than about 2 hours----back trouble/prostate trouble will be the issue of the day!
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Old 11-25-2010, 07:58 AM   #6
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this will be a custom built truck all air ride with a drop frame from factory this will allow the total hight to be about 11-6'' this truck will get about 12 mpg as figured by factory this like a utility truck only in looks the extra storage will be in the trailer at about 20 ft with air ride ramp door in rear and lift for parts supplies keeping the jeep onj the floor will have extra 6 soler panels on roof with battiers You are wright it will have winches front and back they will be hydrolic and the only holding tank will be gray water as the toilet will be salf contianed uses elct to heat waste with the solor panels and the battie bank we figure we can camp for weeks with out using the gen as every thing will be run on 12 v even the air the ins will be r 35 in foor and 30 in walls and 40 in roof as to the ride we are builing every thing havie duty have check with tire mfg they have supper singles that will be able to run low ari pressure for better ride as speed will be keped to about 60mph this is set up will alow for bech camping and desert bundocking
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