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Old August 28th, 2014, 12:01
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having one is great at WF, but we haven't used ours enough. after towing it with the flex for vacation the flex had to get the trans rebuilt and new rear hubs. i don't know if the camper was the cause of that or not...

probably.

did you toss a big assed cooler on it?

it's my understanding that the flex is still a car drivetrain.
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Old August 28th, 2014, 12:02
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26' would be nice.

This is 16', no slide

It tows nice
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Old August 28th, 2014, 12:33
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We bought an older 24' 5th wheel a few months back, used it 4 times so far and it is ok, but no slide and I personally want a bit more room and a little newer. Looking at campers in a few weeks at the DSM RV show. Good deals to be had on left ofer 14's. Leaning towards a 28' bumper pull w/ slides and we can still use the bed of the truck for Case's quad or dirt bikes etc. thought about a toy hauler since he is getting into racing, but not sure I really want a toy hauler with dirty bikes/quads and teh gas fumes etc of all that.

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Old August 28th, 2014, 12:39
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bloomer makes open deck toyhaulers.

get out your checkbook....

or you can do it the redneck way with a 35 foot goose and a 20ft camper on a subframe.
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Old August 28th, 2014, 12:41
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Our 29' is nice. Queen bed up front, leather lounge chairs in living area.
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Old August 28th, 2014, 12:42
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I like the front bedroom
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Old August 28th, 2014, 13:17
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probably.

did you toss a big assed cooler on it?

it's my understanding that the flex is still a car drivetrain.

i didn't. i should have. i also shouldn't have been hauling ass through the rolling hills of AR towing 2400lbs. there is no OD off button on it either...
oh well, shits was covered under warranty!

the flex is classified as a truck from ford but yes the edge, flex,and explorers are all pretty much a car.
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Old August 28th, 2014, 13:22
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I certainly don't need a bigger camper, this one works out great for us, but since I have a 1 ton truck now...
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Old August 28th, 2014, 13:31
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So remember earlier this year when I said the urge to drive my XJ just wasn't there. I got the urge back, can't wait to get my list of things done on it this year (headliner, heater core flush, bumpers, new windshield, front brakes redone and LED lights wired up). The tire shop forgot I wanted a full size spare also, so I will get that put on the rim when I get back from vacation. I guess now I need to add some 2x4's (or get a hi light) so I can actually use my floor jack on the XJ now. At least everything I need done I can attempt to do myself since it doesn't involve a vital part of the operation of the XJ (other then brakes, I done them before).
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Old August 28th, 2014, 13:37
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Here.

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Old August 28th, 2014, 13:39
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Is that a decent campground up there? Suzi and the kiddo have never been to mackinaw island before. We were wanting to plan a trip up there next summer.
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Old August 28th, 2014, 13:44
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I love my 5er so far, I got a steal of a deal on it though. 1998 28' with a slide for $2,000 and I'm the third owner. I constanlty change my mind on a wheeling trailer/camper. I am thinking about a GN with a pop up thrown on the front would be perfect someday. But we'll see.
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This is so BAD ASS!!!

http://emeraldcoastjee.fr.yuku.com/t...r#.U_-GtvldWEc

k "lottery money" man
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Old August 28th, 2014, 13:49
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If I were to upgrade to a 5er it would have to have 3 bunks, cost under 10k, and not be a pile. Hard to find.
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This is so BAD ASS!!!

http://emeraldcoastjee.fr.yuku.com/t...r#.U_-GtvldWEc

k "lottery money" man

F that, lottery money means I have someone who will take my shit where I want it, I wheel it, then they take it to the next place.

But this will never happen since I hardly ever play the loto.
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