Saw this rig the other day.

Saw this rig the other day.

Postby Rockridge [OP] » July 26th 2019, 2:07pm

I'm sure we all come across some over the top vehicles in our travels. Just thought I'd post up a couple I saw this past month. Feel free to add your own.

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Re: Saw this rig the other day.

Postby srdragonusa » July 26th 2019, 3:25pm

That looks like a Detroit Diesel Engine out of a Bus!
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Re: Saw this rig the other day.

Postby sixsix » July 26th 2019, 5:24pm

Looks more like a chopped, channeled & lowered deisel semi / tractor ...
- With an old pickup body & bed.

Which, of course, makes it pretty cool! ... and Bad!

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Well, after all... what would Banacek say ?... “It is only a matter of time before armed citizens, waiting or not for the police, take things into their own hands, fire on the rioters for personal and property prot. & end up hunted like dogs.”

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Re: Saw this rig the other day.

Postby 97cargocrawler » July 26th 2019, 8:34pm

If ever a pickup needed dual exhaust stacks it's certainly that one, yet.....no stacks! Still awesome.
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Re: Saw this rig the other day.

Postby AstroMonkey » July 27th 2019, 7:56am

Very nice!

Saw a similar truck at Walmart but my phone was dead:(

Here are a couple from my collection of beauties seen on the road...
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Re: Saw this rig the other day.

Postby Rockridge [OP] » November 29th 2019, 8:47pm

Just got to the Flying Monkey theater to kick off our ski season, Warren Miller "Timeless". This ride is parked out front.
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Re: Saw this rig the other day.

Postby Leeann_93 » November 29th 2019, 8:51pm

Toboggan and Telemark skis?

Our toboggan growing up looked like that, but the cushion had a red cover. I've never been good with cross-country skis and I had much respect for those who could Telemark and make it look elegant. 'Cause that was not going to be me.

The Chevy wagon is pretty nice, too ;)
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Re: Saw this rig the other day.

Postby Rockridge [OP] » November 29th 2019, 11:02pm

I tried Tele once, that was enough. Been snowboarding since 1989! And ski also. Now I'm training all my boys to tear it up on the mountain.
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Re: Saw this rig the other day.

Postby Leeann_93 » November 29th 2019, 11:13pm

Started skiing in 1975. Can't ski any more, thanks to mucho ankle and knee injuries, but none of them were caused by skiing. As injury-prone as I am, I've never even gotten a scratch or bruise skiing. Pretty impressive for me.

I've never tried snowboarding or surfing.

Telemarking was pretty when someone else did it, but it looked way too much like work to me, which ruled it out quickly. I never even tried it after watching someone else do it for an hour or so.
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Re: Saw this rig the other day.

Postby Rockridge [OP] » November 30th 2019, 5:18pm

I think the plan is to get our first day in tomorrow. Need to get the boys equipment set up and tuned tonight. We are looking at 4-8" tomorrow.
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Re: Saw this rig the other day.

Postby markmitch » December 1st 2019, 12:44am

I used to say (being from Maine) that a person would have to be crazy to slide down a snow covered hill with two pieces of wood on your feet and no brakes or steering! Then I joined the Army and jumped from perfectly good airplanes so I realized one mans crazy is another mans fun so no judgement from me anymore lol. I understand the pictures of the Chevy wagon but not so much for the suzuki ?
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Re: Saw this rig the other day.

Postby opelbits » December 1st 2019, 3:07am

AstroMonkey wrote:Very nice!

Saw a similar truck at Walmart but my phone was dead:(

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Just cause it's a frame and motor doesn't mean it ain't done...
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Re: Saw this rig the other day.

Postby Ken2.7 » December 1st 2019, 6:21am

In the fall of 2018 I passed the red roadster and I think it was in New Hampshire. I immediately did a U-turn for a better look. They said the frame was from an American LaFrance fire truck and it had appeared on a Snap-on calendar. Very impressive build.
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Re: Saw this rig the other day.

Postby Rockridge [OP] » December 1st 2019, 2:41pm

That Lafrance is in Twin Mountain NH
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Re: Saw this rig the other day.

Postby markmitch » December 1st 2019, 4:28pm

very nice workmanship!
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Re: Saw this rig the other day.

Postby Rockridge [OP] » December 11th 2019, 3:20am

Water ski running boards. Love it

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Re: Saw this rig the other day.

Postby doogaloo » December 11th 2019, 3:42am

Saw this rig last summer Asheville.
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Re: Saw this rig the other day.

Postby Rockridge [OP] » December 11th 2019, 3:52am

Not my style interior but wow.
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Re: Saw this rig the other day.

Postby Leeann_93 » December 11th 2019, 4:01am

Amazingly, um, colorful considering the exterior. Would be a very cool rig with a bit better interior design.
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Re: Saw this rig the other day.

Postby Rockridge [OP] » March 25th 2020, 3:18am

Mog

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