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Old 08-22-2007, 10:48 PM   #1
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I bought tow truck residue with the "plan" of putting the tow part in the bed of my F350. I want it to be somewhat easily removable.

All I need to do is unbolt the tow package from the tow bed, bolt it to a sturdy channel frame, and then bolt it to my F350... I hope.

I've been thinking about putting a hand crank on the PTO winch. More reliable than an electric motor and easier to hook up.

The only thing I am missing is tubing for the wheel dollies and J hook chains.

Has anyone ever thought of doing something like this before? With the dollies I should be able to tow my tracker without taking the terra tires off. Its a trailer that takes up no space!



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After seeing these tires I think that the 30 splines would get scared and go limp and not go in the housing! I think these tires have rockwells writen all over them!


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Old 08-22-2007, 10:54 PM   #2
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I need some new rope and a new hook I guess...



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Old 08-23-2007, 03:39 PM   #3
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Does anyone here have a tow truck or know where I can get pictures on how to make square tubing for the wheel dollies? These are the kind where the wheels can be flipped up without lifting the rear end of the vehicle with the tow truck.
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After seeing these tires I think that the 30 splines would get scared and go limp and not go in the housing! I think these tires have rockwells writen all over them!


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Old 08-23-2007, 05:14 PM   #4
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Wow... I thought that thing was dead years ago. I dont really know much about that boom assembly except the fact it hasn't worked for more than the last 10 years.
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Old 08-23-2007, 05:16 PM   #5
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I have thought of doing something like this and useing a gooseneck geciver in the truck to hook the tow part to.
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Old 08-28-2007, 03:53 PM   #6
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looks cool. i sure wish i had someplace to put neat stuff like that.
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Old 09-05-2007, 09:20 PM   #7
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Wow. I changed the oil in that truck a few years ago. It was scary then too. Glad to see it's gone somewhere where it could be usefull again; or changed into something else entirely...
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Old 09-07-2007, 11:23 PM   #8
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Ill buy that light bar off you if your up for sellin it and it works.
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Old 09-09-2007, 11:00 AM   #9
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That's funny. The kid that drove that thing from anch. to wasilla was not happy! He couldn't keep the drivers door shut and almost fell out leaving anch. we used it to plow the lot for a winter, then it disappeared.... Should be good for parts!
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Old 09-09-2007, 12:06 PM   #10
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How well did it plow? Stack high?

I bought it without the engine. Parts only.
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Old 09-09-2007, 12:17 PM   #11
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Heh heh. It either had NO shocks, or they were absolutely WASTED! It was funny watching them bounce across the lot. So it plowed like ****, just because of the shocks. Other than that it seemed ok.
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