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Old 06-08-2018, 04:26 PM   #1
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Which 4x4 motorhome?

I have a 1 ton Dodge 4x4 diesel which I use to tow our 30 ft fifth wheel and at other times my 21ft boat +-5000 lbs.


But when we camp I want to take the boat as well. 3 up is not allowed in BC. So it seems I have to sell up and start again with a motor home so I can pull the boat or a small car (when not boating).


A truck camper won't do it for us, even the biggest ones are too small and there are a lot of campsites that won't allow them to be there without the truck under them for some reason.



The problem I see is launching the boat on a green slippery boat ramp, is there such a thing as a 4x4 motor home?



Or any other ideas to solve my problem.
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No, from the factory 4X4 class A s, but many members who tow boats mount a hitch on the front; to use when launching; so the drive wheels are way back up the ramp for traction.
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There are 4x4 C's built on Ram chassis. Isata 5 by Dynamax. Some bigger super C units like Showhauler.
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There’s a guy, on a different forum I think, that turned a new Class C into a 4x4. I think he posted it was about a 20k project.
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Old 06-08-2018, 11:08 PM   #5
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When I lived in Alaska Unimogs were very popular Expedition Trucks For Sale | Expedition Truck Brokers

The Bengal - Tiger Adventure Vehicles

4x4 Motorhome Conversion - Advanced 4X4 Vans

https://newatlas.com/winnebago-era-4...per-van/38855/

I look at all of these from time to time but my current one is paid for and that makes it my favorite but a guy can dream.
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Which 4x4 motorhome?

Earth roamers are a badass rig, there was a custom built 6x6 built on a the newer 5ton military chassis. It was for sale a couple years ago for 125k.
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Phoenix Cruiser makes a 4x4 Class C. The extra ground clearance alone could be beneficial.

https://www.phoenixusarv.com/index.html
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Phoenix Cruiser makes a 4x4 Class C. The extra ground clearance alone could be beneficial.

https://www.phoenixusarv.com/index.html

Pasted from their site: Attention Canadian Friends: Due to Canadian restrictions, we are unfortunately not able to sell our NEW motorhomes into Canada



I priced the smallest model, 2100 comes in at over $200 000 Canadian without import and tax here, waaaay out of my league, but thanks for the link.
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I must say I like this idea because I can buy a good used B or C and from $11500 can have it converted.
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Took a look at their website, no doubt a good option. Good luck
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There are 4x4 C's built on Ram chassis. Isata 5 by Dynamax. Some bigger super C units like Showhauler.


Yep. Used Born Free are still out there on Ford and Ram chassis. The odd Host will pop up every now and again too.
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