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Old 04-06-2018, 09:28 PM   #43
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It is a 2000 40 foot Panther and the rating was actually 425 HP and not the 417 I posted. It is a Cat unit but the engine model is not specified by the seller.
Sounds like you are looking at a older Safari MH. I may be wrong, but I think the suspension was a rubber torsional type. Ie: no air bags. If this is fact, realize that parts for this suspension are no longer made.

But they ran like a scalded dog, If it has the 8 air bag suspension, it is probably a nice coach.
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Old 04-06-2018, 10:10 PM   #44
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Sounds like you are looking at a older Safari MH. I may be wrong, but I think the suspension was a rubber torsional type. Ie: no air bags. If this is fact, realize that parts for this suspension are no longer made.

But they ran like a scalded dog, If it has the 8 air bag suspension, it is probably a nice coach.

I think the Safari Panther lacked air both for brakes and suspension. OTOH the Beaver Patriot Thunder had the same engine/transmission with air over hydraulic brakes and an air suspension.
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Old 04-06-2018, 10:20 PM   #45
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Let's get serious here folks. Having just retired from the tractor pull circuit, I decided to drop one of my twin turbo 3000hp, that's right, three thousand, engines into my rig. Had to remove all the holding tanks to add more fuel capacity, so I travel with a case of bottled water and a camp toilet. Use baby wipes instead of taking showers. This baby can toast $2000 worth of Michelin's in under 60 seconds, so when you guys pull off your 5 year old tires hang on to them for me. It's such a blast.

The single turbo 2000hp engine is going in the wife's mini van after a few suspension upgrades. There will just be enough room for her inside. The groceries will go in a special aero container on the roof which is through bolted to the roll cage. I may learn to love grocery shopping after all.

Next up is fusion powered rig from a decommissioned submarine. The sub is now a guest house in the back yard. Still waiting to hear back from my buddy Elon about an 8 wheel drive coach powered with 6 electric motors, fed off a 16MW lithium battery bank, recharged by 2MW solar array. That should be something off the line, and less prone to wheelies like what I have now.

I have an ISX too, just the 600hp version as it's less likely to explode. That's for my generator.
was the date of this post apr 1?


Anyway, a 350ISC works for me at 30K lbs (no toad - at present) - spends hardly any time at max boost. And still pulls about 9mpg consistently.
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Old 04-07-2018, 11:25 AM   #46
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Let's get serious here folks. Having just retired from the tractor pull circuit, I decided to drop one of my twin turbo 3000hp, that's right, three thousand, engines into my rig. Had to remove all the holding tanks to add more fuel capacity, so I travel with a case of bottled water and a camp toilet. Use baby wipes instead of taking showers. This baby can toast $2000 worth of Michelin's in under 60 seconds, so when you guys pull off your 5 year old tires hang on to them for me. It's such a blast.

The single turbo 2000hp engine is going in the wife's mini van after a few suspension upgrades. There will just be enough room for her inside. The groceries will go in a special aero container on the roof which is through bolted to the roll cage. I may learn to love grocery shopping after all.

Next up is fusion powered rig from a decommissioned submarine. The sub is now a guest house in the back yard. Still waiting to hear back from my buddy Elon about an 8 wheel drive coach powered with 6 electric motors, fed off a 16MW lithium battery bank, recharged by 2MW solar array. That should be something off the line, and less prone to wheelies like what I have now.

I have an ISX too, just the 600hp version as it's less likely to explode. That's for my generator.
and here i was begining to belive i had a good line of bs
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and here i was begining to belive i had a good line of bs
Thank you very much.
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[QUOTE=jimmy braden;4124125]was the date of this post apr 1?
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No, April 5th. People would have been skeptical if it were posted on the 1st.
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