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Old 12-14-2013, 04:52 PM   #1156
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Did you notice the dog peeing on the front wheel?
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Old 12-14-2013, 05:47 PM   #1157
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Did you notice the dog peeing on the front wheel?
it's plastic!
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Old 12-14-2013, 06:50 PM   #1158
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How is the front axel working? What about the KW? I'm not getting my Natedog fix lately, so I hope all is well in your corner of NY.
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Old 12-15-2013, 06:18 AM   #1159
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How is the front axel working? What about the KW? I'm not getting my Natedog fix lately, so I hope all is well in your corner of NY.
The front axle is ok, still 400lbs overweight but ok.

KW worked well this year, I put 4,000 miles or so on it dragging the camper around.
The only issue I had with it this year was a faulty speed sensor which wouldn't allow the engine to rev over 1,700 rpm.
that made pulling hills a little harder but I probably saved fuel.
The big truck is actually listed for sale here locally, I'm trying to get some cash flow going and if the KW sells I'll look for another.
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Old 12-15-2013, 06:53 AM   #1160
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cool thanks for the update. Have a Merry Christmas.
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Old 12-15-2013, 07:01 AM   #1161
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cool thanks for the update. Have a Merry Christmas.
Thanks, you too.
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Old 12-15-2013, 02:15 PM   #1162
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The ol dog is entombed in snow at the moment.

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Old 12-16-2013, 01:16 PM   #1163
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The front axle is ok, still 400lbs overweight but ok.

KW worked well this year, I put 4,000 miles or so on it dragging the camper around.
The only issue I had with it this year was a faulty speed sensor which wouldn't allow the engine to rev over 1,700 rpm.
that made pulling hills a little harder but I probably saved fuel.
The big truck is actually listed for sale here locally, I'm trying to get some cash flow going and if the KW sells I'll look for another.
link?
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Old 12-16-2013, 02:13 PM   #1164
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No link, Want Ad Digest.

Interested?
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Old 12-16-2013, 09:13 PM   #1165
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No link, Want Ad Digest.

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Yes, but importing a modded truck into Canada would be a serious PITA. I thought about that after I asked for the link :(
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Old 12-17-2013, 03:36 AM   #1166
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Yes, but importing a modded truck into Canada would be a serious PITA. I thought about that after I asked for the link :(
That thing isn't modified in any way that would concern DMV.
Sometimes less is more when it comes to information .
If you know what I mean .
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Old 12-17-2013, 08:50 AM   #1167
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That thing isn't modified in any way that would concern DMV.
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Old 12-17-2013, 11:46 AM   #1168
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That thing isn't modified in any way that would concern DMV.
Sometimes less is more when it comes to information .
If you know what I mean .
I totally get that, BUT...an out of country inspection is a whole 'nother kettle of fish. If the the mechanic doing the inspection catches that the axle is relocated and the frame is shorted I think that would be it. Once it hits 15 years old it would be possible.

http://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/motorvehicle...-index-443.htm

Combined that with the length and expense of the road trip...It's a risk I cannot afford right now as much as I would love a truck like that.
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Old 12-29-2013, 02:49 PM   #1169
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Under the knife again.

Today was a good day to start work on the beast once again for a minor makeover.

I need to square off the ass end and reinforce things right to handle the added stress of my car hauler extension.
I thought it wound be wise to cut out the last cross member and install a full width piece.
Also the existing cross members are 1/8th inch wall and I wanted upgrade to 3/16th wall for the end piece.

Body work removed, before hacking and tearing.


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Old 12-29-2013, 02:52 PM   #1170
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After some ripping and tearing.


New full width cross member set in place.
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