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Need a damn tow!

Cant find a tow company that will tow my truck to get it fixed...They all get nervous when they see its a cclb on 37's...

anyone with a trailer that can tow me from concord to oakland? Gas and beer in it for you!!!

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Really? Are they flat bed trucks or 'tow' trucks? Mine don't have 37s, but it's a cclb. I've had mine taken to the shop on a flat bed. They tilt the bed down, cable it up onto the bed and then set it down for transport. Are they worried about the height?

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No stock wheels around. Sold them all during the build. They were flat bed trucks...Truck drives, just needs some stuff welded up before it can "drive"...

My buddy id trying to find a trailer to rent right now...

2002 F-350, was a DRW, now a SRW (but kept the dana 80 ARB's front and back, 4.88 gears on 37's
AIS, 4 inch MBRP, 38R ww2, IHI bellowed up pipes
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What a nightmare...finally got a tow truck to get it...I really need to invest in a trailer...just no dang place to store it...

2002 F-350, was a DRW, now a SRW (but kept the dana 80 ARB's front and back, 4.88 gears on 37's
AIS, 4 inch MBRP, 38R ww2, IHI bellowed up pipes
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well once you get a trailer, you still need a truck to pull that truck with lol, glad you got it sorted out

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Sorry man, I just came across this thread. I have access to a 25ft gooseneck lowbed if you find you're in need of transport again.

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I had my tow truck guy a tad nervous, my power steering lines blew the first week I bought my truck. It was barely hanging on his flatbed. The 37" tires were touching each side of his flatbed rails.


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i'm just glad i havent had my crew cab on a tow truck yet, but i was worried about my super cab short bed that was bone stock on a flat bed, not the biggest, but still a very large rig on the back

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