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Forum: You Gotta See This! 01-22-2006, 09:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,834
Posted By spooner
Geof "jumping does not hurt....its the landing...

Geof
"jumping does not hurt....its the landing that somtimes $ucks" https://www.truckhome.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_eek.gif

its all about shocks (suspension dampening) and timing; if your car...
Forum: You Gotta See This! 01-22-2006, 09:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,156
Posted By spooner
awww... that front axle screams for mercy ...

awww... that front axle screams for mercy https://www.truckhome.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_eek.gif
the front axle has to be grossly overloaded
no...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 01-12-2006, 10:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,097
Posted By spooner
Rick A where are you located and where do you...

Rick A
where are you located and where do you travel?
IMHO towing here in the west i would recommend to set the bar a little higher https://www.truckhome.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif
i...
Forum: Building Your Own 01-09-2006, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,268
Posted By spooner
Skippermeow i think it is a great idea! (as a...

Skippermeow
i think it is a great idea!
(as a background i may add that i learned finish carpentry/ fine woodwork for 4 years in switzerland and worked over 15 years "on the road" remodeling high...
Forum: Building Your Own 12-29-2005, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,259
Posted By spooner
onegreatsteak..... (hmmmm...im getting...

onegreatsteak.....

(hmmmm...im getting hungry just reading your name https://www.truckhome.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_razz.gif)

... here is what (i think) i know about transmissions: do not get...
Forum: Building Your Own 12-06-2005, 07:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,197
Posted By spooner
Kirk here are some pics: ...

Kirk
here are some pics:
https://conversion.sandcentral.net/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=1079&g2_serialNumber=2
one of the hyd rams; something like 3.75"x 26" and frigging...
Forum: Building Your Own 12-05-2005, 07:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,197
Posted By spooner
Kirk; i second WERA`s post ...

Kirk; i second WERA`s post https://www.truckhome.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

i just got the Bigfoot leveler kit for the "387" Pete that we are building :
very nice and complete kit...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 12-04-2005, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,056
Posted By spooner
Vern 55" sounds good to me ...

Vern
55" sounds good to me https://www.truckhome.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif
IIRC i mounted our goose ball at 54"

"liquid nail" at Home Depot ...
Forum: Coach In The Making 11-29-2005, 08:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,466
Posted By spooner
Gary why didnt you tell me that 4 years ago...

Gary
why didnt you tell me that 4 years ago when we did the mistake and got that international 4900 MDT https://www.truckhome.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_mad.gif


J/K ...
Forum: Coach In The Making 11-29-2005, 08:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,466
Posted By spooner
Vapoppa thank you, i realy appreciate it ...

Vapoppa
thank you, i realy appreciate it https://www.truckhome.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_cool.gif
the whole project would not be possible without the trust of the truck owners; our friends and...
Forum: Coach In The Making 11-28-2005, 08:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 17,840
Posted By spooner
they are Freightshaker rims, thats why i call...

they are Freightshaker rims, thats why i call them ugly https://www.truckhome.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_razz.gif https://www.truckhome.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif
where are you located?...
Forum: Coach In The Making 11-28-2005, 11:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,466
Posted By spooner
Yea, that and another about 140K.... Thanks...

Yea, that and another about 140K....

Thanks for detailed info.

As you mentioned the truck will spend most of its time with trailer and in desert, why did you remove the twin? Needed more...
Forum: Coach In The Making 11-28-2005, 09:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,466
Posted By spooner
Vapoppa this one is not as fast as yours ...

Vapoppa
this one is not as fast as yours https://www.truckhome.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_razz.gif
she has 3.55 and the very plush "Pete low air leaf" rears...will cruise at 1300 rpm/65mph.

we...
Forum: Coach In The Making 11-28-2005, 08:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,466
Posted By spooner
WalliK right now the plan for the masterbed is...

WalliK
right now the plan for the masterbed is to have it open (SS railing for safety) with only a small wall in the area of the bunk bed. may change when we get closer to building that area. ...
Forum: Coach In The Making 11-27-2005, 12:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,466
Posted By spooner
oh no .... its a lot less ...

oh no .... its a lot less https://www.truckhome.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_razz.gif
...it depends on things like the truck used as a base, size of diesel genset, style of waterheater (the diesel...
Forum: Coach In The Making 11-26-2005, 09:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,466
Posted By spooner
WallyK yes, 2 stories (actualy 1 1/2 ...

WallyK
yes, 2 stories (actualy 1 1/2 https://www.truckhome.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_razz.gif):
the front of the conversion frame is very low profile (5" step down from cab floor) and the rear...
Forum: Coach In The Making 11-25-2005, 09:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,466
Posted By spooner
just started another project; turning this...

just started another project;
turning this sleek 2002 Pete 387 (C15, Autoshift) into a (36' overall) motorhome https://www.truckhome.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif
...
Forum: HDT Discussions 11-16-2005, 07:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,061
Posted By spooner
fastlap strange problem ...

fastlap
strange problem https://www.truckhome.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_eek.gif could it be that the frame is twisted?
Forum: HDT Discussions 11-10-2005, 09:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,725
Posted By spooner
fastlap i will build a Pete 387 conversion for...

fastlap
i will build a Pete 387 conversion for a friend soon; im also thinking about a adjuster so he can rise the rear for clearing his driveway and for reaching "off road" camping spots in the...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 11-05-2005, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,256
Posted By spooner
found this one: AZRv inc...

found this one:
AZRv inc (https://www.azrvinc.com/index.htm)
is $3k with free shipping a good price for the full automatic QE-2 26" system (20" stroke)???
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 11-01-2005, 11:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,256
Posted By spooner
HA! i just wanted to ask the same Q ...

HA! i just wanted to ask the same Q https://www.truckhome.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_razz.gif
does anybody know where to get them and roughly how much $ they are (just the kit; will install them...
Forum: For Sale: Toterhomes, Motorhomes, HDT & MDT's 10-30-2005, 11:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,584
Posted By spooner
https://www.truckhome.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_ra...

https://www.truckhome.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_razz.gif i can do a lot of things ...but not in 3 months https://www.truckhome.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_eek.gif ...
Forum: For Sale: Toterhomes, Motorhomes, HDT & MDT's 10-30-2005, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,584
Posted By spooner
mike, sold very fast ...

mike,
sold very fast https://www.truckhome.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_cool.gif
now your stepping up to something better then the Renegade?
Forum: Wanted: Conversions, HDT, MDT, Parts or Accessories 10-29-2005, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,258
Posted By spooner
boo if you need something like a Starwagon i...

boo
if you need something like a Starwagon i would suggest you look at Jexcar (https://www.jexcar.com/)
or if you need more of a "racer" conversion talk with Randy at Butler Motorcoaches...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 10-29-2005, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,613
Posted By spooner
can be two things: Fiberglass Reenforced...

can be two things:
Fiberglass Reenforced Plastic (the ugly wall covering in commercial building restrooms ) or
Fiberglass Reenforced Plywood https://www.truckhome.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif
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