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    Where are you located? Enforcement will vary by...

    Where are you located? Enforcement will vary by state. If you cause a wreck though the popo and lawyers may look into it, unless youíre wealthy though my guess is the latter wonít bother you.

    In...
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    You found that truck with under 36k miles? And...

    You found that truck with under 36k miles? And got the whole shebang for under $30k? Good buy! That might be the lowest mileage 3rd gen Cummins Iím existence.
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    Work being done by the owner can be good or bad....

    Work being done by the owner can be good or bad. Thereís just as many hobbyists that can do top notch work as there are total fucking clowns running fab shops. Some of the shit Iíve seen people get...
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    "interior height is 5'5"" WTF? Why would you...

    "interior height is 5'5""

    WTF? Why would you do that? Great for the kids I guess but I'd need to tow a camper behind it for the grown ups.
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    Those dudes have money to burn.

    Those dudes have money to burn.
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    I hate that about mine, newer ones with more...

    I hate that about mine, newer ones with more emissions stuff donít stink as much. Just donít let it sit around and idle and itís not too bad. People behind me might think otherwise but when Iím...
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    Not sure when ford quit mating manuals to diesels...

    Not sure when ford quit mating manuals to diesels but Ram still does and always has. GMC/Chevy probably quit some time around 2000 or when ever they started with the Dmax. Cummins and Super duties...
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    Models with 4 doors came with comically short...

    Models with 4 doors came with comically short beds. If your getting a truck to haul a camper get an 8í bed. If you want 4 doors and an 8í bed itís a Ford/Chevy/Dodge 3/4 or 1 ton.
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    I always say my Cummins will last well past...

    I always say my Cummins will last well past 500,000 miles but Iíll put the cost of 3 gas engines into it to get it there. Just spent $3k in parts to change injectors at 160,000 miles. Gas engine...
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    If you find one thatís clean and tidy and isnít...

    If you find one thatís clean and tidy and isnít chock full of poorly executed mods snatch it up. Donít worry too much about how itís been used, these trucks are built to work so work doesnít bother...
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    Pretty much this, except not all Cummins love is...

    Pretty much this, except not all Cummins love is redneck, some of us are just smarter than ford/Chevy fanboys and want a better power plant. And not all Dodge transmissions suck, only the ones that...
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    We have 6 big ones within about 10 miles of...

    We have 6 big ones within about 10 miles of interstate, everything from little ones that can be towed by a Subaru to million dollar rigs. Iíd guess the vast majority are $60k plus 5ths (MSRP) and...
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    Itís basically a 4wd tour buss, at least as close...

    Itís basically a 4wd tour buss, at least as close as you can get to one. Itís crazy where those guys take those things and how much they pay for them.
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    Locking the front diff on ice or snow means you...

    Locking the front diff on ice or snow means you go straight, locking the rear diff means you go sideways (which would suck with a trailer but otherwise can be fun). Driving on a snowy roads with...
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    Yea, heís putting a shit ton of insulation in it...

    Yea, heís putting a shit ton of insulation in it and some really nice seats but at the end of the day itíll still be an FMTV. I just love the look and low slung stance of the MTX. Itís by far the...
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    Thatís the build that got me thinking about a rat...

    Thatís the build that got me thinking about a rat rod camper.
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    Something vintage with a modern drivetrain, 4wd...

    Something vintage with a modern drivetrain, 4wd and air bags so i can drop it in the parking lot. Iíd love to build off of a Mid 30s Diamond T or and old Mack. A rat rod of campers. More...
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    Not well suited for winter camping, but that...

    Not well suited for winter camping, but that solution is in the works (currently in the dream state)

    http://i.imgur.com/E9cRC7Q.jpg
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    Payload is a hair over 2k, that'll be on the 2...

    Payload is a hair over 2k, that'll be on the 2 door 2wd model, add 4wd, 4 doors, a couple skiers and gear and payload will probably drop pound for pound. Wouldn't be surprised to see a 4 door LWB...
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    Sometimes I wonder if my CTD is worth it even in...

    Sometimes I wonder if my CTD is worth it even in the summer. Sure I can drag the jeep and camper up I-70 at or above the speed limit without a concern in the world but what did those 3 minutes saved...
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    Nice!

    Nice!
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    In principle not arguing that, but volume doesnít...

    In principle not arguing that, but volume doesnít always = weight and the longer wheel base comes with some handling advantages. I wouldnít want to daily drive my truck in the city but most days I...
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    Weíll be at JHMR on Thursday, probably Targhee on...

    Weíll be at JHMR on Thursday, probably Targhee on Friday and on the pass or in the park Sat/Sun/Mon.
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    Seriously doubt itíll get 20 with a camper. Air...

    Seriously doubt itíll get 20 with a camper. Air resistance is a bitch. Sounds like a nice truck though. Iíd love to hook my trailer up to it and see how technology and whatís hopefully a ďsmartĒ 10...
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    Often difficult to find and even if we could in...

    Often difficult to find and even if we could in Co itís almost never that cold so chances of timing needing to fill up right before the cold snap comes are slim to none. Wouldnít want to run straight...
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    Yea, diesels, especially powerstrokes for some...

    Yea, diesels, especially powerstrokes for some reason, donít like starting when itís really cold. Once the fuel gells it can be a serious PITA to get liquified and flowing again. I know a guy who...
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    I've only had trouble starting my CTD in the cold...

    I've only had trouble starting my CTD in the cold once. That said, if using it for camping in the winter you'll probably run into longer stretches of cold weather than I have on the Co front range....
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    The truck and camper will flex opposite...

    The truck and camper will flex opposite directions, I wouldn't suggest welding up a frame, a flexible coupling would be needed. We're still trying to figure out a good solution for a project we're...
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    Free lot at Breck. Campers there all the time,...

    Free lot at Breck. Campers there all the time, and a porta potty.
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    Nope, can't say we were.

    Nope, can't say we were.
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    It's a 5 ton military surplus truck. Not sure on...

    It's a 5 ton military surplus truck. Not sure on price, it's not mine. I'll just be doing a bunch of work on it.



    I assume he's going to register it as an RV so no. Otherwise a GVWR over 26k...
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    Looks like I'm going to be working on turning...

    Looks like I'm going to be working on turning this into a camper. It's gonna be a fun project. The camper will share the dimensions of a 20 foot container complete with the attachment points so it...
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    It's not quite that easy but yea, for the most...

    It's not quite that easy but yea, for the most part a gasser will cost you less over the life of the vehicle (unless you're a heavy hauler). That deisel will continue to hold a higher resale though...
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    I think a lot of people set up temporary phone...

    I think a lot of people set up temporary phone numbers and emails for craigs list. Once it's sold they stop checking them.
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    Awesome! I've been dreaming of building a slide...

    Awesome! I've been dreaming of building a slide in for my truck and thought it'd be sweet to have this exact type of system, just wasn't sure what it was called so I could google it.

    I was...
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    All hearsay for me. The blue oval guys always...

    All hearsay for me. The blue oval guys always seem to be jellouse of my CTD's cold start prowers though.
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    You're right. The V10 is a better motor for...

    You're right. The V10 is a better motor for winter camping, forgot how much PSDs hate starting when they are cold.
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    That looks like a winner. The two pics posted...

    That looks like a winner. The two pics posted look clean. 4wd, winch, banks....PSD maybe? If it's a 7.3 that's sweet. The only problem is that it's in Denver which is close which meakes me actually...
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    However, 100 points for "WTF?"

    However, 100 points for "WTF?"
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