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Old 02-24-2008, 07:11 PM
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I TOW CUMMINS

This past week my friend that drives a 2500 Cummins had his truck break down on him and he can’t fix it. He has to get it towed to a shop in Spice land IN. Well my roommate that drives a 2500 Cummins with a three inch lift was going to pull him down there and when we hooked his truck up and loaded the trailer it was almost touching the ground because it was squatting so badly. Well needless to say we hooked a real truck up to it and are going to head down in the morning. Just thought you guys would enjoy some pics I know im loving this because this is the second time I have towed him in the past month.




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I like how you secure the truck.... through the rims LMAO.
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Thats Great stuff right there. Thanks for sharing.
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the rear end on that Ford looks like it is squatting a little low. are you sure about it?? someone i work with who is pretty familar with Cummins, says that 5.9 engine weighs at least 2k LBS.
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Yea that is for sure just temp we are getting real tiedowns before we take off in the morning.
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the rear end on that Ford looks like it is squatting a little low. are you sure about it?? someone i work with who is pretty familar with Cummins, says that 5.9 engine weighs at least 2k LBS.
No way.

The 7.3 weighs 12-1300 lbs wet...
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Old 02-24-2008, 07:21 PM
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lol, you should submit one of those pics for ROTM......
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Yea it is sitting a little low but its not that bad its better than my buddys truck and im going to be taking it really easy so we will see.
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I have seen really low cars straped like that but never a truck. No joke I saw a guy who had two chargers on a two car trailer. They were chained bumper to bumper and then tied to the trailer by the front car's front bumper and the rear car's rear bumper. I was like WTF?

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Old 02-24-2008, 07:23 PM
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Yea that is for sure just temp we are getting real tiedowns before we take off in the morning.
No it's fine... we use wheel straps on porshes, and some bmw's... put her in park, pull the ebrake, and strap the wheels!

I've just never seen anyone do it with a truck!
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