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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 12-03-2002, 04:05 PM Thread Starter
 
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What kind of truck do you use to transport your bike?

I have a 99 F150 xlt extended cab (red) with trailoring package.
The reason I ask is because I saw a little shit (good guy actually) with a behemoth chevy must have been a crew cab with an eight foot bed towing the biggest freakin' enclosed trailer i've ever seen. I'm 30 and hope that was daddy's truck/trailer, because its sad that I can barely qualify for that now, let alone when I was 20
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post #2 of 11 (permalink) Old 12-04-2002, 08:08 PM
 
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Ford Ranger

I used to throw the bike in the bed of truck, a 97 ford ranger XLT with a 4.0 liter v-6. I recently bought a 3 rail open trailer.

I have had my F2 and my buddies R6 on there and pulled it without much of a problem.

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post #3 of 11 (permalink) Old 12-05-2002, 02:15 PM
 
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MY truck is a 93 Dodge Dakota, 3.9L V6 5spd. Its quick.. but its tiny.

I am currently interviewing for a nice job. My first scheduled purchase after I get a job is a late model (1999 up) Ford F-250 Superduty Crew Cab, 4X4, and I want the V8 Diesel. My dad has one with the V-10. Its an awesome truck. I have never been a ford guy, till my dad bought this truck.
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post #4 of 11 (permalink) Old 12-05-2002, 03:13 PM
 
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you never know-- he could be older, I'm 36 next month but every one tells me I look 25 at the most.
I am just now looking for camping trailer and half desent trail bikes to through in the back of my truck (4X4 Ext.cab 2500 chev)
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post #5 of 11 (permalink) Old 12-06-2002, 09:00 AM
 
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Ford F-250 Superduty supercab 4x4 Off road w/Tow package Alpine DVD player/Tuner, PS2, JL audio sub, Rockford amps, Tint ect.........

I love toys

And Im young.... Just work hard! (no I don't live at home, married w/house)
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I haul my scooter with a '93 F-150........should have bought a Chevy...

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post #7 of 11 (permalink) Old 12-07-2002, 06:56 PM
 
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I have a `90 Nissan kingcab 2X4 pickup that I have used for crash truck(bike recovery) at a few bike races.
The most weight I`ve had in there was a `86 VFR 750 and a Honda CBR600F3 both in street trim.
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post #8 of 11 (permalink) Old 12-10-2002, 02:18 PM
 
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juss got my 51 home in a 98 silverado extended cab.. standard bed. and i shut the date!!! couldnt believe it. "hey, i think this will close"

what i want is an f150 supercrew the 4dr.. or an f250 super duty four door with standard bed.. both raised..

but i dont want a diesel..
but they haul trailers good. i plan on gettin an enclosed probably 8x16... big enough to haul small cars also..


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post #9 of 11 (permalink) Old 12-10-2002, 09:57 PM
 
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I got tired of towing with the convertable sebring, so I traded for a 02 Dodge 1500 V6 regular cab. Would be nice to have a larger motor, but I don't need it to tow one bike. Not like I use it for heavy duty pulling. She will tow a trailer with a bike and one in the bed. She is all I need.
But a F250 diesel would be sweet.
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post #10 of 11 (permalink) Old 12-13-2002, 01:18 AM
 
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A black 2000 Ford F-350 crew cab Larado pkg. with 7 foot bed with dual motorized Ez bike lifts installed in the bed... The best bike lift I have seen, push button loading.
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