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Forum: Building Your Own 07-02-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,168
Posted By blizzardND
Depreciation on RV's is Brutal!! the higher...

Depreciation on RV's is Brutal!! the higher price you pay for the unit the more you notice it. in my case I'll take about a 10K per year hit.

Like Hot Rods dad, the fellow I talked to about...
Forum: Building Your Own 06-30-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,168
Posted By blizzardND
Selling my Rumrunner..

after much thought and admittance that we just don't use her like we should, the Finance Dir and I have listed our TC on Racing Junk and a few local sites.

It's a lesson on truck conversions, if...
Forum: Building Your Own 02-06-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,638
Posted By blizzardND
What to learn the home built truck conversion? ...

What to learn the home built truck conversion?

Do you have lots of money?

From experience.. the tuition is way, way, higher than you will ever get any kind of return on.

Here's the short...
Forum: Building Your Own 03-23-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,933
Posted By blizzardND
Wow.. where to start..

lets just cut to the chase... spend 2-4 weeks on Racing junk opening and reading all the toterhome and motorhome ads..

you will find that 99.9% of the rigs for sale are being sold for pennys on...
Forum: Camping, Rallies and Travel 03-13-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,489
Posted By blizzardND
For as much detail as you would ever want to know...

For as much detail as you would ever want to know about travel to Alaska, go to the Escapees forum under "travel" then look for the Alaska threads some of which are quite long so make popcorn and...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 03-02-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,916
Posted By blizzardND
looked and didn't see his rig in any of the...

looked and didn't see his rig in any of the pictures.. :(
-blizz
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 03-01-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,916
Posted By blizzardND
My '500 pictures are at the office, I might have...

My '500 pictures are at the office, I might have taken a picture of it by accident when we were on the top of the garages in the infield on Sunday
Forum: Building Your Own 01-08-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,063
Posted By blizzardND
It was a brand new factory built Ice Castle. ...

It was a brand new factory built Ice Castle. First time out, they bought it as a family Christmas present.
Forum: Building Your Own 01-07-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,063
Posted By blizzardND
it will be interesting to find out what happened...

it will be interesting to find out what happened on Lake of the Woods, % guys spending their very first night in a brand new portable ice house when she went BOOM.

5 remain hospitalized after ice...
Forum: MDT Discussions 12-09-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 44,247
Posted By blizzardND
"These new toyhaulers have far surpassed 350/3500...

"These new toyhaulers have far surpassed 350/3500 pickups."

Na, the dealers will tell the purchaser "it only weighs 15,000 and that new F350 is rated to tow 21,000 so you have plenty of capacity, ...
Forum: MDT Discussions 12-09-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 44,247
Posted By blizzardND
I live along I-94 in Fargo ND As you have...

I live along I-94 in Fargo ND As you have probably learned by now ND is a great place for our dozens of huge windfarms, but a terrible state to cross with a 43' toyhauler behind a pickup.

I see...
Forum: MDT Discussions 12-09-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 44,247
Posted By blizzardND
the nice thing about the HDT over the MDT is many...

the nice thing about the HDT over the MDT is many times the wheel cut on a HDT is much tighter than a MDT, add a hitch further back behind the singled axle and the HDT will turn inside the radius of...
Forum: MDT Discussions 12-09-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 44,247
Posted By blizzardND
I'd look at a toterhome with a real shower,...

I'd look at a toterhome with a real shower, dinette and bed. the Power and braking of a HDT would beat almost anything in the MDT lines

something like this on RJ is cheaper than a new F450 and...
Forum: Building Your Own 12-04-2012, 11:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,010
Posted By blizzardND
better keep your eyes open for a Pup style fuel...

better keep your eyes open for a Pup style fuel tank, that bad boy will be lucky to get 5 mpg, keep dentist on cell phone too! Fillings will rattle out by every oil change :)

I think there are...
Forum: Building Your Own 12-02-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,031
Posted By blizzardND
welcome to the forum, sounds like quite the...

welcome to the forum, sounds like quite the project. for Ideas spend a few evenings on Racingjunk.com search living quarters trailers lots of big race trailers that can get the front figured out,...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 11-29-2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,117
Posted By blizzardND
Looks great, just make sure you don't slide her...

Looks great, just make sure you don't slide her back in till it cools down.


Snkbite, this site you will find is a 3rd or 4th site for most of the members here, I have noticed even if you look...
Forum: Building Your Own 11-27-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 14,751
Posted By blizzardND
to insulate under the truck see if you could get...

to insulate under the truck see if you could get a spray foam guy to spay the hell out of it after you have finished everything on the inside, run all your wires though bigger pvc so the can be...
Forum: Building Your Own 11-27-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,611
Posted By blizzardND
Welcome to the forum!! :) you need to go to...

Welcome to the forum!! :)

you need to go to that escappees site and read up on the Jackolope, its a box specifically designed to convert semi truck to RV wiring with out sending error codes to...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 11-19-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,513
Posted By blizzardND
Fresno is too far from LA ?? Come live in Fargo...

Fresno is too far from LA ?? Come live in Fargo ND and tell me how dar it is to anyflipping where! :)

good luck with your project and welcome to the forum..

-blizznd
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 11-19-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,422
Posted By blizzardND
Google one stop cop shop in Colorado I bought my...

Google one stop cop shop in Colorado I bought my Xantrex unit from him, he does a lot of ambulances and saftey vehicles great guy to do biz with regarding inverters and converter chargers, he...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 11-19-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,088
Posted By blizzardND
Nice truck! 1) backup camera... shouldnt be...

Nice truck! 1) backup camera... shouldnt be too bad, worst case go with a wireless uint but you might still have to fish power wires to it. there is a newer topic on the escappees forum regarding...
Forum: Building Your Own 11-19-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,799
Posted By blizzardND
Racing junk is you best bet, buy a truck someone...

Racing junk is you best bet, buy a truck someone has invested 3-4 times what he is asking for it, make a road trip out the inspect your purchase, (could be a good time in itself) then drive the...
Forum: Building Your Own 10-31-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,985
Posted By blizzardND
there was a guy that did just that a while back,...

there was a guy that did just that a while back, no sure if it was here or escappees.. he posted a pile of pics. going to have to search for it.

I suppose you could go all out, remove all the...
Forum: Building Your Own 10-30-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,985
Posted By blizzardND
just thinking, maybe build a steel rect frame to...

just thinking, maybe build a steel rect frame to support the cab and your sleeper assy, then support it with a pair of car leaf springs in the back with a firestone airbags for the lift, add a pair...
Forum: HDT Discussions 10-30-2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,445
Posted By blizzardND
Nice rig!! I hope you use it as much as you plan...

Nice rig!! I hope you use it as much as you plan to, those bad boys make awesome motorhomes.

enjoy!
-blizz
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