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Postby Russ in California » Sat Feb 28, 2009 1:19 am

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Here is my tow rig, But I've got nothing to tow yet

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Postby Dewi » Mon Mar 23, 2009 5:50 am

This one isn't mine, but I don't have decent pictures of mine... its the same colour though, and the only addition is a towbar.

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4x4, 7 seats... 2 of which are captain's chairs so they turn around 360 degrees. Not had it off road yet, but towed the donor with it... if it wasn't for the fact I couldn't see out of the back window, I wouldn't have known it was there.

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Re: Here is my tow rig, But I've got nothing to tow yet

Postby Russ in California » Mon Mar 23, 2009 8:33 am

mrlocksmith wrote:Image

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Now that's some sweet niceness.
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Postby Nitetimes » Mon Mar 23, 2009 3:17 pm

Dewi wrote:This one isn't mine, but I don't have decent pictures of mine... its the same colour though, and the only addition is a towbar.

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4x4, 7 seats... 2 of which are captain's chairs so they turn around 360 degrees. Not had it off road yet, but towed the donor with it... if it wasn't for the fact I couldn't see out of the back window, I wouldn't have known it was there.

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You've got a mirror on either side, you don't need to see out the back window! 8) 8) :lol:
That is one funky lookin' critter you got there. Looks like a mini van on steroids.
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Postby Nitetimes » Mon Mar 23, 2009 3:21 pm

Dewi wrote:This one isn't mine, but I don't have decent pictures of mine... its the same colour though, and the only addition is a towbar.

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4x4, 7 seats... 2 of which are captain's chairs so they turn around 360 degrees. Not had it off road yet, but towed the donor with it... if it wasn't for the fact I couldn't see out of the back window, I wouldn't have known it was there.

Cheers, Dewi


Just looked at that picture again and unless he know some mechanical secret we haven't heard about over here he hasn't had that one in 4 wheel drive either. I have never seen a 4X that you can run 2 different height tires on without either twisting your drive shafts, or shredding your transfer case or rear end.
Something going on someone hasn't let us in on?? :thinking: :thinking:
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Postby Dewi » Mon Mar 23, 2009 4:01 pm

Mines got the same sized tires and it hasn't got the mirrored effect on the side windows... best piccy I have is:-

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Really should take some better pics.

Like I say, not taking it off road just yet... I want steel rims first... the wheels I have would bend on a pothole!

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Postby Toytaco2 » Mon Mar 23, 2009 5:20 pm

Well, it was this:
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But now it will be this:
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Postby brownrc » Thu Mar 26, 2009 9:04 pm

I will be using my 98 Cherokee for towing,
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More of my Jeeps here and 4 wheeling,
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Postby Endo » Fri Mar 27, 2009 5:43 am

brownrc wrote:I will be using my 98 Cherokee for towing,

More of my Jeeps here and 4 wheeling,
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Nice Jeeps.

How do you like that bumper from Nate's? I am considering ordering a Nates4x4 bumper for one of my TJ's.
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Postby brownrc » Fri Mar 27, 2009 9:35 am

I love the bumper, I went up and picked it up. He says he has a lot of orders for them and it will take a while to catch up. So if you order it it may take a while to get. You can't beat the cost and quality of the way it's built. Lots of bolts holding it on. For $15 more get the hard ware kit with it.
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Postby So-Cal Teardrops » Tue Apr 28, 2009 1:52 pm

Not my tow rig, but it worked pretty well for the class.

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Postby elmo » Tue Apr 28, 2009 5:15 pm

Toytaco2 wrote:Well, it was this:
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I have been looking for a clean/rust free one of these!!

Nice ride!
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Postby ERV » Tue Apr 28, 2009 5:54 pm

Well I have not taken it out in 2 years. 78 Ford 400c.i. But it has over 300,000 on it, and when you hit the key it still runs like a champ. But watching the gas guage hurts, ALOT! Love it and someday it might see a ground up again. Still runs and drives better than my Toyota. Image
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Postby marcovgv » Mon May 04, 2009 2:15 pm

here are a couple of pics of my tow rig. 1973 toyota fj40 land cruiser. Ramjet 350 EFI putting out 410 hp. its got a 4 inch lift. I just completed a full restoration. I took it for a spin for the first time in 4 years yesterday. its driving nice but needs allignment and some other steering tuning before it goes on the road.

these two pics were taken before the beadlock wheels were installed.

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