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Old 01-29-2007, 10:56 PM   #21
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that thing is crazy. How does all your stuff not get stolen?
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Old 01-29-2007, 11:03 PM   #22
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I guess it doesn't rain much around there..
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Ya that is pretty cool lookin what do you do about rain?

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Old 01-30-2007, 06:10 AM   #26
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Here is my work truck.
I'm out of town, so I can't just attach the pics.
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Old 01-30-2007, 11:36 AM   #27
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wait a minute, that looks like a pleasure vehicle! wetsuit, wakeboard maybe? the trailer looks like it's for work though! how do you like that sprinter? is it a diesel?

here is my new one, i just got in august of last year, the older truck is in the background.

I love it, 23mpg, 11kmi oil changes, amazing turning radius and in the snow. 800lb wheelchair lift in side door I use it also to get gang box in and out. Mainly use the trailer for the mini skid and dump runs. I think next fall I'll trade it in and get the short/low passenger one for personal use and a cab/chassis dually with a dump bed. I can get the gang box in and out with the skid forks, but not sure how I'm gonna get skidder in and out and just do away with the trailer altogether? Only thing I hate about it is the ******* cupholders
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As someone from the Uk what are the benefits of a 4x4 over a van. Over here the van is the norm, everything is contained without having too hitch a trailer. though I have noticed the 4x4 is coming in more over here though I think its more of a staus symbol than practicallity. I myself have a 4x4 land rover defender, but that is too pull my 16' trailer for work and too go out on the farms in my spare time when doing falconry. But surely not everyone in america needs 4x4
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why not make that an enclosed trailer? do you pull it inside a garage each night? and what do you do if you are at the job and it starts raining or snowing?
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why not make that an enclosed trailer? do you pull it inside a garage each night? and what do you do if you are at the job and it starts raining or snowing?
I really don't need the trailer other than for moving the skid steer around, and dump runs. everything I need is in the gang box and that can get rained and snowed on for all I care same for the skid steer, I just don't like having the tools permently in any vehicle. I am considering either ramps or a small hoist to get it in and out, it only weighs 1500lbs. I thought about getting the 3500 and driving the skid and the gang box in the back, but something about the possibility of having an accident with 1500# and a toothed bucket behind me just skeeves me. I saw the coolest rig last summer, a landscaper was doing some work up the road from one of my projects and he had a small mitsubishi cabover with a rolloff bed, he had a dumpster and a connex box for this truck, I'm guessing the connex container was his jobsite trailer, but obviously it isn't rolling anyware, and you would need a torch to get in. I just really hate dealing with trailers altogether, anymore my mixer just sits cause I'v been getting my crete delivered with a pump rig.

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05 tacoma and 5x8 cargo express...don't make fun of my mini sett-up
I like that smaller setup. That's what I want to get for my Tacoma (though I could use a newer Tacoma too...)
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Old 02-05-2007, 12:17 AM   #34
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It's a bit more fixed up than that now (it has the original bed back on it), but that's what it looked like at first. I need a more updated picture.
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Old 02-09-2007, 04:57 PM   #35
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why did you sell your car?
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I won't even bother posting a pic of my crappy van... Maybe in a few months when I buy a new one.

This is basically my sales vehicle and daily runner.

This picture is old it has a Tonneau cover now.
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That's beautiful!

Nice ride!!
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Old 02-10-2007, 09:28 AM   #39
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I won't even bother posting a pic of my crappy van... Maybe in a few months when I buy a new one.

This is basically my sales vehicle and daily runner.

This picture is old it has a Tonneau cover now.
Nice choice for a truck.......my personal truck is a Tacoma! Unfortunately it was a little too modified to be my work truck so I had to get the Chevy Silverado....heres my Tacoma



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Nice

Yea I'm definitely a big Tacoma fan.

EDIT: I'm a little disappointed with the lettering, I should have got the reflective blue. The regular blue doesn't show up very good on Black, especially at night. Oh well I'll know for next time.

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