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Posted: 09/23/19 01:00pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

ROFL!
Thread title should be "This is what happens when you drive a Ford."

Boy, if that's not photoshooped, which it likely isnt, that means the same dumbarse actually broke 2 separate trucks the same way with the same gear on it!

Look carefully, aside from the obvious differences, those are 2 completely different trucks and the pic with the field in the background, I'm fairly certain is a F350 by the back wheels (not 19.5s).
Different FX4 logos, rear jacks at different height, trailer angle looks different.
Same lookin homemade belly bars though.

Yup that dipschitt may have actually proven that lightning can strike twice if yer dum enuff to stand in the same spot long enough!


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More pics of same camper/trailer from a different site. Here it is claimed that this is a shot from a video where the truck is driving.

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Here is another pic with a different background.

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Could someone possibly be driving around with this? [emoticon]

Looking at the pictures it looks like he built a long hitch for the trailer rather than a hitch extension for the truck. I wonder what kind of weight was on the ball.


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So we have 2 different colors and 3 different backgrounds.
Looking at the last picture, the frame had to crack instead of bend, what would be more realistic.
Also on picture 1 you can see driver in driving position, what is strike 2 on not being realistic.
That on the top - whole incident, having lot of "photos" has no eyewitness.
Strike 3?
Not even saying that hitch mount has always been weaker point and nobody ever heard about frame crack in 2.
Whoever is playing with it on Photoshop is 1 sick puppy.
And it is not April Fool yet.

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Posted: 09/23/19 02:06pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

If this alleged truck spent time on the Gulf Coast or in the snow belt, the frame could have been compromised by salt. Remember when Toyota had a big issue with rusting truck frames in the 80s?


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Posted: 09/23/19 02:10pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Maybe that stretched trailer tongue flexes and causes some kind of oscillation at road speeds that "slide hammers" the frame down?

I hope they turned the LP fridge off. [emoticon]

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Looks like the truck in the first picture is an F450. I'm seeing 10 lugs on the front wheel.
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Looks like what happens when my girlfriend overloads the rig. [emoticon]


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Everybody has missed it. Those are just examples of the flip down bed for easier access! [emoticon] [emoticon]


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I've seen a lot of Tacoma's and other short bed trucks like crew f150s with taco'd frames. This happens when there is more bed behind the rear axle than in front and you over load the bed.


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Posted: 09/23/19 03:53pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

oof. Came up short and cased it on the doubles.

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