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    Yeah, it is by far the most dependable and easy...

    Yeah, it is by far the most dependable and easy to work on vehicle I have ever owned. It is still currently my daily driver so miles will go up. Just a great truck for the mountains, but it is time...
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    Selling the rig. Wish I did not have to but it is...

    Selling the rig. Wish I did not have to but it is what it is. Somebody pick this up and adventure in it.
    https://denver.craigslist.org/cto/d/denver-2002-dodge-x4-24v-cummins/6880860083.html
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    Van looks good. What are the specs on it? More...

    Van looks good. What are the specs on it? More pics prease.
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    Need some mag input on what to do here. As some...

    Need some mag input on what to do here.
    As some of you know. My current setup is as follows.
    2002 Dodge 2500 24v Cummins 4x4 SRW with 6.5'' Skamper pop up.
    310k miles, rebuilt tranny at 275k. ...
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    I would love to have a E350 4x4 van. Then, I...

    I would love to have a E350 4x4 van. Then, I realize I can build diesel truck with hardside camper for about $30k less and that idea goes away.
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    I mean, I could be wrong, but is that not exactly...

    I mean, I could be wrong, but is that not exactly what happens anyways?
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    I am asking for legit why when I70 shit show is...

    I am asking for legit why when I70 shit show is in full effect, cannot there be a check point that just meters traffic and checks everyones tires/chains up appropriately. If you don't have the...
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    My buddy tried skiing with my other friend on top...

    My buddy tried skiing with my other friend on top of his shoulders coming out of the Krazy Kangaroo after some serious Apres. You can guess how that went.
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    I would say the Ford 6.2 2011 and newer is your...

    I would say the Ford 6.2 2011 and newer is your answer for sure. The Ford 6.2 IMO is a hidden gem. Everybody wants the 6.7 Powerstroke because America loves shit they don't need for the most part. I...
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    6.5/5.7/454?

    6.5/5.7/454?
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    Oh yes. We had a discussion about it a long time...

    Oh yes. We had a discussion about it a long time ago(maybe a year ago now?) when everybody was talking about diesel vs gas vs price comparison.
    The Ford 6.2 is solid, just gets overshadowed by the...
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    Any locals have 2019 beta on free forest land...

    Any locals have 2019 beta on free forest land pull offs in the CB area? I will be in a pop-up truck camper heading down Sunday, and usually find no issues with national forest land anywhere in CO...
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    110's?Did you happen to talk to a couple who had...

    110's?Did you happen to talk to a couple who had a truck camper?
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    What in the hell happened today on 70/Loveland?...

    What in the hell happened today on 70/Loveland? Really though, roads were clear a on 70/Loveland Pass at 2pm but then everything started closing. This is remarkable the dumbassery that shuts these...
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    The pop up will be fine for winter and summer...

    The pop up will be fine for winter and summer use. A decent heater/furnace paired with a 20/30lb propane will go a long ways.
    But, if this is a dedicated camping rig as in you will be using a truck...
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    The cheapest way and user friendly is propane as...

    The cheapest way and user friendly is propane as in Mr. Buddy or Olympian Wave 3/6. But, you can get serious condensation build up and of course Carbon Monoxide issues. Both can be...
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    tBatt, I will send you a PM with what I am...

    tBatt, I will send you a PM with what I am working with you if don't mind answering some questions which is pretty similar to this.
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    I took the idea mentioned previously, and filled...

    I took the idea mentioned previously, and filled the void between my camper + wheel well. It is a easy solution which gives me quite a bit more space. I will not be storing anything in there unless I...
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    Thanks for the info. I have a stock 1995 Dometic...

    Thanks for the info. I have a stock 1995 Dometic 3way that is in the Camper right now, along with the stock forced air camper furnace. Further questions, I have heard of pretty big issues with the...
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    I will be building my between camper + wheel well...

    I will be building my between camper + wheel well project soon and will post pics up in the next month or two.
    With that,

    Pop-up camper electrical/solar guru's see here.
    My 95' Skamper did not...
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    Riff, this is exactly what I am looking for. If...

    Riff, this is exactly what I am looking for. If you post some better pics, that would seriously appreciated. Thanks! Your setup looks damn nice.
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    So, after review today. I have two 78'' x 20'' x...

    So, after review today. I have two 78'' x 20'' x 10'' areas between where my camper box actually sits in the bed to the side of the bed. With that, I am looking to either do 1 or 2 options.
    1....
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    Calling all truck slide in peeps. So, I have a...

    Calling all truck slide in peeps. So, I have a 95' Skamper Pop-Up slide in on my truck that I just acquired. I am looking for ideas on how to get a ski rack on the thing. My options seem to be are....
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    I was attending a medical seminar listening to a...

    I was attending a medical seminar listening to a presentation on Ascariasis just yesterday. The women pulled up a map of affected countries then stated "mostly found in developing countries such as...
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    Unless the H1 was absolutely dirt cheap, I would...

    Unless the H1 was absolutely dirt cheap, I would rather buy another other Dodge/Ford flatbed diesel than an H1. The 6.5 chevy does not compare to a 12 valve Cummins or 7.3 Ford of similar years.
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    It basically looks like a Scamp except with a...

    It basically looks like a Scamp except with a more hefty price tag, and a rickety ass table to boot.
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    This one doesn't even at least try. Some get put...

    This one doesn't even at least try. Some get put up around Colorado where basically they spent about $50 on OSB, hacked together some shit, put in a $50 foam mattress and automatically it is #vanlife...
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    Okay, so the ad is complete shit. He is really...

    Okay, so the ad is complete shit. He is really talking this vehicle up like it is some nice piece of ass, in reality, it is not. The thing is not "This gets really good gas mileage". It probably...
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    I am with you. My only thing with this is Ujoint...

    I am with you. My only thing with this is Ujoint offers a very solid product/service with Chris on E350's that is a bundle package of quality if that makes sense. I have done my days at the junkyard...
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    People absolutely do! Lots of ambulances running...

    People absolutely do! Lots of ambulances running around which is what that Chevy 3500 express pretty much is. But, realistically, it is pretty much the same as the van builds/cost at the end of the...
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    That's a slick looking Cummins + hardside! Yay...

    That's a slick looking Cummins + hardside! Yay for the single rear wheel instead of the dually.
    I was on the truck/hardside camper bandwagon just up until recently really. I checked out a guys E350...
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    I hear ya online friend. I am still torn just for...

    I hear ya online friend. I am still torn just for the price sake.
    I was going to do a 3rd vehicle truck + camper just because I can save $10-15k off of a 4x4 E350.
    Then, I came to realization that...
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    4x4 conversion van's absolutely do with today's...

    4x4 conversion van's absolutely do with today's market. I know that you guys are not looking at the market on the off-road vans, or else you would understand why this is not a bad deal for what you...
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    Play dumb games, win stupid prizes. Like getting...

    Play dumb games, win stupid prizes. Like getting done dead. The article about trying to use his dead fingers to unlock his phone is just plain comedy. Seriously, that is one of the more funny things...
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    He ended up taking it to Ujoint for the...

    He ended up taking it to Ujoint for the conversion to 6'', and it is actually on their website. It is a decent price for what it is. Like he mentions in the ad. The miles aren't an issue at all, for...
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    If I wasn't a scumbag, and was employed I would...

    If I wasn't a scumbag, and was employed I would be buying this right about now. https://denver.craigslist.org/cto/d/4xford-e350-van-on-35s/6561061376.html
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    There is actually many questions that I have for...

    There is actually many questions that I have for this specific build. Most importantly, what in the fuck did you do to get a 1995 E350 to the tune of $140k and you can't even stand up in the interior...
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    For you Colorado locals. Just go to Zillow,...

    For you Colorado locals. Just go to Zillow, browse some houses in Lakewood/Wheatride/Highlands Ranch/wherever the fuck and look at the house flipping going on. I looked at one the other day. Sold...
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    The good news is you can find parts all over the...

    The good news is you can find parts all over the place for this truck. It would be an interesting project. It'll sell though for too much probably on the .gov stuff.
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    I figure about $15k you could build that thing to...

    I figure about $15k you could build that thing to be pretty cool on the cheap.
    $5k in upgraded motor/rebuilt tranny.
    $2500k in suspension parts
    another $2500 in replacing/rewiring all the bullshit...
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    That thing is going to be fucking terrible in the...

    That thing is going to be fucking terrible in the winter.
    A few pages back there is a Tacoma build where the guy built basically this same design..except it is a foldable hard-side that he built...
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    https://denver.craigslist.org/cto/d/4x4-expedition...

    https://denver.craigslist.org/cto/d/4x4-expedition-camperor-best/6565501091.html
    Over $100k invested..asking $70k. Talk about you'll never get the return for your money on this thing, it pays to do...
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    I had 4x pass me.

    I had 4x pass me.
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    What in the flying fuck happened at Winter Park...

    What in the flying fuck happened at Winter Park today? No lifts open anywhere, problems on SuperGauge. Never seen such a cluster fuck of people and lifties/troller's who didn't know what was going...
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    Winter was tits for me today. First lift at 9,...

    Winter was tits for me today.
    First lift at 9, promptly when to Eagle Winds and lapped Black Coal until 11am...and I was the only one over there the entire time besides 3x ski patrol. Freshies all...
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    So, what I did with this. My local mechanic shop...

    So, what I did with this. My local mechanic shop is a mom & pop with an awesome master mechanic who works there.
    With that, I soaked my plugs for 48 hours, re-spraying with PB blaster after the...
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    I made a critical mistake in November to apply to...

    I made a critical mistake in November to apply to one of their free multi-day rafting trips if you met a certain criteria, this past November. In the about two months of application period following...
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    I had a 04' F-150 FX4 w/ 5.4 V8. I had a hair...

    I had a 04' F-150 FX4 w/ 5.4 V8. I had a hair over 200k on it, only thing that was a PITA was the 3 piece spark plug change at 185k. I should've never sold it but that's life.
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    Agree with the above about power of gas vs diesel...

    Agree with the above about power of gas vs diesel
    Here is the reason I am going with the 6.2L gas instead of the 6.7 PowerStroke.
    I am getting a newer truck, with lower mileage, for literally $10k+...
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    Here is the deal with that. For a 1989-2002...

    Here is the deal with that.
    For a 1989-2002 Dodge 2500/3500 w/ a Cummins they are still going for $10-15k in good shape
    The 2003+ Dodge's are still around 12-15+k even with 200k+
    For a...
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