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Old 05-21-2000, 10:42 PM
AB Lawn Care AB Lawn Care is offline
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I was talking to a freind and he told me about a dodge truck he saw that had been altered.He told me how the truck had the rear axle taken out and had a bed that would lower to the ground.I though the idea was neat but never really thought much about it.Until today!I bought a truck trader and found a dealer in town that is selling a truck with that conversion.I did a little searching and found a page with a picture of it and talks about it.I tryed the home page that was listed on the page but it was not it.Here is the page I found. <p><br> <br>South Side the page says that they have these beds in australia.Have you seen them?What do you guys think?Hope you like it!<p>----------<br>from:Adam<br>AB Lawn Care
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Old 05-22-2000, 12:17 AM
Eric ELM Eric ELM is offline
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Sounds like it may work. Seems like it's a lot of extra money and would weaken the truck, so I will stick with a trailer. <p>----------<br>&lt;a href=&quot;;&gt;Eric@ELM&lt;/a&gt;<br>
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Old 05-22-2000, 08:30 AM
southside southside is offline
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I agree. It would also mean turning the truck<br>into a front wheel drive. If you have your <br>heart set on this sort of thing,then try<br>ripping the tray body off it and putting a<br>tilt tray on.(I beleive they are called ramp<br>trucks in the US) The tray just slides off the back of the truck.This setup is common<br>here in the towing industry.<p>Karl<br>
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Old 05-24-2000, 01:26 AM
yardsmith yardsmith is offline
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$12,600 will but a good 94-96 2wd truck AND trailer! Won't be seeing one of those conversions in MY driveway anytime soon.<p>----------<br>Smitty ô¿ô<br>
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