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My 'old' camper mods

I bought this '72 Mitchell for 600 bucks, had to modify it to fit in my truck, and am too cheap to pay for frame camper mounts. So, I have a welder, and I'm pretty good at it, and built my own. The first pic is after we got it home and it not fitting just right. The second pic is after the mods to get it into the bed all the way. The other two are of my mounts, the rear in the reciever, and the front mounts are identical. The reciever mount on the passenger side had to be cut and welded to clear my exhaust pipe. All mounts were built from 3/16" thick square tubing

Oh yeah, I ran a 15.321 on the 1/4 mile at Bandimere speedway on Sunday :B

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*Full Bulletproof Diesel kit with remote oil cooler
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* Repaired FICM by BPD
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For a $600 investement, some labor and a few supplies you got a great deal. The mounts look great.
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Thanks Mike! My sentiments exactly


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* KMC XD Monsters wrapped in Hankook ATM's
* 08 style mirrors
* 4" TB exhaust
* SCT X2 with Gearhead, PHP and ID tunes
* Edge Insight CTS
*Full Bulletproof Diesel kit with remote oil cooler
* Blue FPR spring
* 6.4 Banjos
* Repaired FICM by BPD
* Dfuser coolant filter
* Stage1 MTW turbo



New truck has a Cummins and a handshaker
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Thank you! I can't wait to take it out


2006 F350 SOLD
* KMC XD Monsters wrapped in Hankook ATM's
* 08 style mirrors
* 4" TB exhaust
* SCT X2 with Gearhead, PHP and ID tunes
* Edge Insight CTS
*Full Bulletproof Diesel kit with remote oil cooler
* Blue FPR spring
* 6.4 Banjos
* Repaired FICM by BPD
* Dfuser coolant filter
* Stage1 MTW turbo



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You ran a 15.3 with the camper on there!

Looks good, buddy.

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I should have clarified that, the truck was empty . On the RV forum I posted the same thread in, the same question was asked


2006 F350 SOLD
* KMC XD Monsters wrapped in Hankook ATM's
* 08 style mirrors
* 4" TB exhaust
* SCT X2 with Gearhead, PHP and ID tunes
* Edge Insight CTS
*Full Bulletproof Diesel kit with remote oil cooler
* Blue FPR spring
* 6.4 Banjos
* Repaired FICM by BPD
* Dfuser coolant filter
* Stage1 MTW turbo



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You should try it with the camper. Might just get the front off the ground with all that weight behind the axle.

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looks good bud

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