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Old 04-30-2015, 07:37 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by 84prerunner View Post
only things you NEED are the tie downs/anchors and the wiring if the camper blocks your tail lights. That is all i did to get mine home, then from there i have been working on this or that as i find necessary.

Ahhh. Finally a voice of reason. Give the OP a chance to ease into it. I personally find the Torquelift stuff a bit pricey and have found the Happijac products just fine. If you want to discuss needs, then I would get a decent charger and a solar panel. Truck charging system hardly does anything.

Just saying.

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Old 05-05-2015, 08:09 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by Rickeoni View Post
Yes you do.

Yes you "who?" do "what?"

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Old 05-31-2015, 08:57 PM   #17
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I knew that I wanted to get a truck camper so I could tow my boat to the river and have a place to stay for weeks at a time.
I bought my truck first, a 2008 F-350 6.4L PSD, 4x4 CC long bed stock as a clock.
I then proceeded to RVersize it.... I am a barter/trader and paid very little for the whole camper add on package. Here is what I bought for it:
1) Torklift camper frame mounted tie downs. Used (found on my fishing forum classifieds)
2) Rancho 9000 XL HD adjustable shocks.
3) 2) 3/4" rubber horse stall mats (4x6' each, used jig saw to custom modify)
4) Ford OEM electric Tow mirrors (used, Corporate takeoffs & practically brand new, from my Powerstroke forum classifieds)
5) Fastgun tie downs (after 3 years of the old style screw on & wrench tightening)
6) Airlift 5000 airbag kit (new, open box from ebay) And in bed electrical connection.

I was able to do everything myself except the Airlift bags so I saved hundreds in labor costs plus I hate to pay top dollar for anything if I can find it cheaper elsewhere.....
I fish, therfore I AM...
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Old 06-04-2015, 03:11 PM   #18
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It all depends on what you plan on doing, for what you "need". As said before, at a minimum, you'll need camper tie downs and wiring for your truck to plug the camper into the truck. After that, it's all about what YOU want.
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Old 07-07-2015, 09:46 PM   #19
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I have forklift in the front. Do I need locks? People are unbolting these? I don't have air shocks? I did get an extra leaf spring put on the fronts 91 f 250 by some alignment specialist.

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