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Hi, Trying to setup a 2013 Kenworth T660 semi tractor to tow a 2016 Spartan toy hauler Dry weight of the toy hauler : 15,051lbs 43ft lenght Thinking on: - Removing the 5th wheel pin box that came with the toy hauler to install a Reese gooseneck pin box (rated for 20K) - Removing the commercial 5th wheel hitch on the semi tractor and installing a gooseneck semi truck hitch (rated for 30k) - using jackaloope for rv lights Do you have any advice on a set up like this? Does anyone have a similar set up ? Have included few pictures Thanks for you help Ruben M.
First time poster. I’m hoping to get a bit of insight from those with conversion experience, for a business I’m starting up. I’m currently converting a double decker bus (Volvo B7TL) to deck it out as a shop. I’m interested in how much power I would need to light and heat the thing, and the best way of getting an external power supply. The bus was powered by two twelve volt batteries, but my intention is to set up an external supply. We will need to power: - Inbuilt lighting (standard fitting) - Already fitted CCTV - Already fitted bus heating - Electronic devices (lap-top, IZettle electronic till, 32 inch TV screen, 3-4 small electric devices, e.g - cameras, battery charges for IPhones’ and camera batteries) I want to know if a domestic power supply will be enough to power it all, and if anyone could give me a rough idea of what the wattage would be? And how / how easy it would be to wire it all together? The bus will be static. Would also be great to know how much solar energy I would need, and any advice about setting that up. Any feedback would be most helpful, so thanks in advance for your responses.
2000 Volvo VNL 610 with Cummins ISM and Eaton Fuller 10 Speed Autoshift for sale - $34,000 Purchased the truck a few years ago from another forum member, have enjoyed the truck immensely. This truck has performed great, we do a large trip (3-5k miles) every summer and this rig has always gotten it done without stress or panic. I have zero concerns with driving this truck anywhere in the country on a moment’s notice. Some specifics · Truck was singled and decked in 2005 by Pete's Truck and Trailer in Belle Fouche South Dakota · 400 HP Cummins ISM with an Eaton Fuller 10 Speed Autoshift · Air Ride / Air Brakes / 220 Gallon Fuel capacity / 864,xxx miles · 235” wheelbase · 24.5 Continental Steers and General Rears on Alcoa Chrome Rims · Driver and Passenger seats are Bostrom Wide Ride Leather Air Ride adjustable with arm rests · Sleeper Couch is in the same material and jack knifes flat for overnight · Nonsmoking truck · Four fresh batteries a couple years ago · Had new radio / cd / dvd installed as well as all new speakers in the cab (great sound) with dual exterior cameras (deck view and a portable magnetic one for hitching up solo) · Glass is good with the exception of one small circle chip · Radiator was upgraded to an aluminum · Air Conditioning with auto control works well and is ice cold · 13 mpg empty / 9 – 10.5 mpg depending on the load and conditions · Registered as a motor home in Minnesota Deck is 99 inches wide and measures 11 feet to the front of the 5th wheel hitch in the short position and 13 foot 3 inches when the hitch is in the long position. I will set the hitch at which ever length is desired and will include the parts to move it between the lengths. In the short configuration we can haul a pair of side x sides or a pair of atvs or a Smart Car. In the long position we can haul 3 atv’s. Toolboxes under the deck are aluminum with the boxes measuring 4 feet long, 2 feet tall and 22 inches deep. If you want to dip your toe in the HDT market with a fully converted, motorhome registered truck which carries a pretty full set of features at a reasonable price this one should definitely be considered. We have been using it to haul 3 atv’s on the deck, it works very well and has plenty of space. If you only need to haul a pair of machines or a Smart Car you can run with the hitch in the short position and have a shorter overall truck. Truck is pictured with both lengths of the hitch. Feel free to contact (call or txt) me with any questions; direct line is 701-371-9988. Please don't use messaging on this site as I don't check it very often. The truck is located near Fargo ND. $34,000 obo Here are a bunch of pics