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Who works out of their Superduty?

So I am an insurance adjuster now, I work out of my truck and drive everywhere. My truck is my lifeline, my sleeping cabin at times, and carries all my junk.


I have tried to add a few things to make it more "livin on the road worthy"...

5% percent window tint..
Hardwired GPS (Garmin Nuvi FTW)
2008 Center console (Makes a great place to put my laptop and work if I need to)
Toolbox full of tools, and a bed full of ladders lol

I'd like to start carrying a sport bike in the back of my truck and get a side mount toolbox, so I can bring the R1 with me when I go out of state and have something to do when I'm not working...


Anyways, who else works out of their trucks? What have you done to it?

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I don't work out of my truck, but I spend a lot of time in it. I went 15% front window tint (just to match the rears), Garmin Nuvi GPS, and Midland CB. I'm looking at a Kenwood 9140 head unit for tunes and media. This has been, by far, the most comfortable truck I've owned (I've owned a '07 F150 King Ranch and '04 Cadillac Escalade).

Definitely throw up some pics when you get the chance. I'd like to see that '08 console in your truck. Pretty easy swap?

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Truck is definitely very comfortable. When I haul loads I can drive for like 15 hours non stop before I need a minute to walk around. Its just doesn't beat you back up like my Chevy did.

Anyways, the 2008 center console bolts right in. You have to remove the front seats, you mount the brackets for the console under the seat brackets, put the seats back in and then install the console. Feels like a brand new truck again. Much much much better than my 03 Console.




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That looks pretty sharp! When I was shopping for my truck I was debating whether to buy a truck with a center seat or center console. I ended up getting it with a center seat. It sits up high enough when folded down that I can use my laptop on it. Oh yeah, I keep a small hp netbook in my truck with an AT&T air card...internet anywhere I get a cell phone signal.

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I wonder if you could get a hitch mount for the R1. I have seen them for dirt bikes.

I like my huge center laptop holder fold down arm rest.

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motorcycles are much heavier than dirtbikes... the tongue weight is too much for a hitchmount... but they have tire chaulks to mount in the bed for motorcycle guys and then the other thing I would buy is called a canyon dancer so you can tie it down... its a great option if even if you dont get anything else I highly recommend it... I work out of all of my trucks and I am in them for days on end sometimes as well... but I usually try and find a hotel as a bed is much more comfortable than a seat... LOL.. and I wont pic wh0re my truck as everyone has seen them numerous times and it is in my sig... but I have a converter so I can run my laptop and I will have a hard mount for the laptop very soon...

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motorcycles are much heavier than dirtbikes... the tongue weight is too much for a hitchmount... but they have tire chaulks to mount in the bed for motorcycle guys and then the other thing I would buy is called a canyon dancer so you can tie it down... its a great option if even if you dont get anything else I highly recommend it... I work out of all of my trucks and I am in them for days on end sometimes as well... but I usually try and find a hotel as a bed is much more comfortable than a seat... LOL.. and I wont pic wh0re my truck as everyone has seen them numerous times and it is in my sig... but I have a converter so I can run my laptop and I will have a hard mount for the laptop very soon...
I would think a R1 would not weigh to much for our trucks toung weight. It weighs mabe 400lbs.

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motorcycles are much heavier than dirtbikes... the tongue weight is too much for a hitchmount... but they have tire chaulks to mount in the bed for motorcycle guys and then the other thing I would buy is called a canyon dancer so you can tie it down... its a great option if even if you dont get anything else I highly recommend it... I work out of all of my trucks and I am in them for days on end sometimes as well... but I usually try and find a hotel as a bed is much more comfortable than a seat... LOL.. and I wont pic wh0re my truck as everyone has seen them numerous times and it is in my sig... but I have a converter so I can run my laptop and I will have a hard mount for the laptop very soon...
Hmm, maybe those wheel chocks would be a good idea. As per on the road, if I am racing, I get paid hotel usually a suite, I won't lie . But If I am by myself, Im a cheap bastard... The back seat works fine, my feet up on the armrest and my head against a nice pillow.

What laptop mount are you getting? I would like to do the same.



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I swear I have the biggest bladder ever. I can hold it for hours and hours but I seriously piss FOREVER. Theres got to be something wrong with me lol

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That is a sweet center console!
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