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Old 01-25-2021, 11:20 PM   #1
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Try not to drool too much!

Check out this really cool, 4x4 converted grey hawk ! (Not really) ;-)



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Old 01-26-2021, 01:36 PM   #2
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Boy if you thought it had wander problems before, just lift it and be amazed how much worse it gets.

Definitely click bait though with the 4x4
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Old 01-26-2021, 03:20 PM   #3
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"If you're looking to gain more ground clearance, this is the way to do it!


Huh? Takes a bit more than a lift kit.
Where are the Bigger Meats? All six of them?

What happens to the jacks?




Me thinks: Just because you can doesn't mean you should.
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Old 01-26-2021, 04:13 PM   #4
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"If you're looking to gain more ground clearance, this is the way to do it!


Huh? Takes a bit more than a lift kit.
Where are the Bigger Meats? All six of them?

What happens to the jacks?




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Old 01-26-2021, 04:33 PM   #5
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Lol! Yea he never said weather it increased the sway issues that these all suffer from!?

What about the automatic steps?, I’m sure he will need a step stool for his little ones to get in and out!
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Old 01-26-2021, 06:48 PM   #6
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Death Wobble in the Jeep is scary enough. I can't imagine it happening when I'm behind the wheel of our 32' motorhome.
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I wish there was an inexpensive way to raise the RV when needed, kind of like those low-rider's where they use hydraulics to go from low rider to high rider. I had even considered air bags just for getting a bit of extra lift when needed, however I purchased a rear trackbar that would be in the way of the airbags, so that plan is out. I have learned over the years what not to drive over to keep from dragging anything, and how to go across at an angle which helps a lot. ~CA
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Death Wobble in the Jeep is scary enough. I can't imagine it happening when I'm behind the wheel of our 32' motorhome.
Do you actually own a jeep and have experienced this or are you just parroting?
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I wish there was an inexpensive way to raise the RV when needed, kind of like those low-rider's where they use hydraulics to go from low rider to high rider. I had even considered air bags just for getting a bit of extra lift when needed, however I purchased a rear trackbar that would be in the way of the airbags, so that plan is out. I have learned over the years what not to drive over to keep from dragging anything, and how to go across at an angle which helps a lot. ~CA
I have rear Firestone ride right air bags. Makes a huge difference when you level out your rig. Helps a bit with sway and allows for even braking. However, I can’t seem to find front air bags for my 2019 Redhawk. I think it’s because The lower control arms don’t have holes in the bottom of the seat where the springs sit, this is where the air valve and air lines would have to be routed through. Unless someone on this forum knows a away or has a part number?, I’m stuck with rears only!
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Do you actually own a jeep and have experienced this or are you just parroting?

parroting now.
I sold my Jeep and regret it.
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Hmm.
I'm an inveterate boondocker. Last time out, we went about 1/2 mile down an ATV trail to our chosen spot. The Class Cs in the neighborhood were all parked along the "main road" into Lost Creek Wilderness. https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/psic...a/?recid=37208

On our way in, we had to crawl over sharp breakovers, and my wife spotted for me so we wouldn't scrape off any low-hanging fruit on the rig...turns out that we had no problems.

You can't do that in a Class C...unless it's lifted. And if it's raining hard...or a little summer snow hits...that 4WD will be essential.

Would it be an evil handling beast on the interstate? More than likely. But for those who want to follow a goat path deep into the National Forest - of which there are zillions in CO - a lifted 4x4 Class C would be essential to survive the trip.

Of course, the "right answer" for a self-contained rig would be a diesel dually 4x4 crew cab (about F-450 size) with god's own bed camper in the back. Not quite as lux or spacious, but the right tool for the job if you aren't into trailers.

P.S. I see LOTS of fiver toy haulers off the beaten path out there (often in clusters at the top of hills after going off-road entirely and across fairly forgiving terrain, playing with ATVs and UTVs, etc.)...not quite goat path ready, but far more versatile and rugged than a Class C or Class A.
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Check out this really cool, 4x4 converted grey hawk ! (Not really) ;-)
Now... there are 4WD motorhomes out there... that really have 4WD and WORTHY of drooling about... Now this is not a Jayco, not even a Seneca, but if it were a FK floorplan - we would be very interested.

https://phoenix.craigslist.org/wvl/r...269806036.html
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now... There are 4wd motorhomes out there... That really have 4wd and worthy of drooling about... Now this is not a jayco, not even a seneca, but if it were a fk floorplan - we would be very interested.

https://phoenix.craigslist.org/wvl/r...269806036.html
now that makes me drool!
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now that makes me drool!
yea... when I read these few features:

Freightliner® M2 106 4x4 Chassis
33,000-lbs. GVWR/54,000-lbs. GCWR
Cummins® 8.9L ISL Turbo Diesel Engine (350hp/1,000 lb.-ft. of Torque)
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Of course, the "right answer" for a self-contained rig would be a diesel dually 4x4 crew cab (about F-450 size) with god's own bed camper in the back. Not quite as lux or spacious, but the right tool for the job if you aren't into trailers.

Yes - they're called Earthroamers and they're made about 20 mins from me. Those are the ones I call "drool worthy"!


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How is it on jumps when racing through the desert, I could sell the side by side and save some money
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