Let's see a picture of your rig on the road!

Discussion in 'On The Road' started by dschlosser, Sep 15, 2010.

This thread is for photos of your rig on the road, feel free to post comments on photos.

Poll closed Sep 8, 2016.
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  1. GreatBigAbyss

    GreatBigAbyss Member

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    Here's a picture of our rig. The trailer is packed now, so I took it to a scale to weigh it.
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  2. f5moab

    f5moab Retired from the Federal Government

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    1st camping trip in CO rest area...
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    Pulled over on a side road to get a part in an RV dealer
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  3. JoePAz

    JoePAz Active Member

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    At the top of Independence Pass 12,095 feet IMG_2575.JPG IMG_2583.JPG
     
  4. GreatBigAbyss

    GreatBigAbyss Member

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    Nice Volvo!!! What's the tow-rating on that thing? Does it have self-leveling suspension? or did you install bags?

    I love how the top of the A-liner is pretty much flush with the top of the Volvo.
     
  5. JoePAz

    JoePAz Active Member

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    Tow rating is 3000lbs or something. No self leveling suspension, Just standard. I did some careful planning on trailer size and tongue load. Dry it s 118lbs on the tongue and 1750llbs. That is without the battery and 2 propane tanks on the tongue. Fully loaded with water and camping gear it is 180lbs on the tongue as measured. I have not measured the overall weight fully loaded, but I am guessing at 2250lbs. Figure 500lbs for water gear is not bad. Fresh water tank is only 11 gallons.

    Tows great. I have the T6 (3.0L I6 with Turbo, for 300hp and 325ft-lbs) and power is never a concern. Stability is good and I got 17mpg towing on this trip of 1500 miles from Phx to Colorado.
     
  6. GreatBigAbyss

    GreatBigAbyss Member

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    That's some good power out of that T6. I'm getting 283hp and 260ft-lbs out of my van's V6, towing 2200lbs and likely more people/gear than you, and I never feel wanting for power.

    I'm getting better economy, though, at 21 mpg, when towing. My van isn't as classy as a Volvo, however.
     
  7. shuang2

    shuang2 Well-Known Member

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    At Ave of Giants in North California Redwood.
     
  8. bondo54

    bondo54 Active Member

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    truck and camper.jpg
     
  9. kcsa75

    kcsa75 Active Member

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    2009 Ford F-150
    2008 Krystone Cougar 29FKS
     
  10. MrBill12

    MrBill12 Member

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    Our maiden voyage, Nov. 10-12, 2017, round-trip from Pensacola, FL, to Tifton, GA. Taken at a rest area near Tallahassee. Looks like I need to flip my hitch over to lower the front just slightly.

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  11. nhlakes

    nhlakes Active Member

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    another Aliner (on the way home from dealer in TN)

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  12. Aneemal33

    Aneemal33 Active Member

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    Taken in a parking lot behind a NY style deli in Des Moines, Iowa on the way to Kansas City in late September. (Sammiches were good, BTW :D)

    Des Moines parked.jpg
     
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  13. DJS12354

    DJS12354 Active Member

    Our F150 and our 2006 Starcraft 2107 on our way home from the dealer. Truck and camper on way home first time.jpg
     
  14. kgesiako

    kgesiako New Member

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  15. Strawhouse

    Strawhouse Active Member

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    Last Rest Stop before border crossing northbound on I-81:
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  16. Jose

    Jose New Member

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    What kind of bike rack is that??
     
  17. Jose

    Jose New Member

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    Do you have a close up of that bike rack?
     
  18. BikeNFish

    BikeNFish Active Member

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  19. J Starsky

    J Starsky Member

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    My Jed Clampett rig vs. g-ma's nice camper.
     

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  20. Jose

    Jose New Member

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    How do you like that jlite compared to a hardtop pup?
     

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