My Trailer Pulling, No Build Thread. (With Extra Camping and Towing on the Side)

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It's about time I got off my keister and started a thread to show off my truck and how I use it.

2016 BBP DCSB 2WD SR5.

How she sits currently.
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Mods so far:
Sport hood replacement.
Sport grill.
TRD OR Tails.
Magnaflow Exhaust w/3" tubing catback.
AFE Dryflow drop in.
BAKflip Trifold.
FuelPax and mount on third accessory rail.
Custom bike holder.
Custom flashlight and extinguisher mounts.
Victory 4x4 Rear steel bumper with cubes.
SDHQ dual light bar mount with 30" SR bar.
Trigger Lighting Control Module. (Still on bench.)
Method MR301s with KO2s.
Kicker HS-8 on a one off baffle.
Kicker Subie Tweets.
DrawTite Trailer Brake Controller with Tekonsha harness.
ScanGauge2

Future mods:
Falcon (Teraflex) Front and rear suspension. (Tow version)
Aftermarket head unit and speakers.

Why I purchased this truck.

2018 Coachmen Apex Nano 193BHS.

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Mods so far:

Dual 20lb Propane Tanks.
100W Renogy Solar panel.

Future mods:
American made trailer tires.
27 group battery.
2000w Inverter generator.

Pictures of some of the stuff done to the truck.
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Nice pictures! How do you like the magnaflow exhaust?
 
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Camping at Lo Lo Mai Springs - Cornville, AZ.

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Camping at Kaibab Lake - Williams, AZ.

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Camping at White Horse Lake - Williams, AZ.

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What clamp and bed rail mount did you get for the fire extinguisher? I hit some washboard the other day and found that my clamp let it drop. :/
 

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Nice pics. That's how I'd like to camp
 

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Finally got this thing installed and buttoned up...

Just like the SwitchPro and the sPOD, you need a +12VDC switched source to turn it off when not in use and they expect you to tie it into the ignition or marker lights so it only works when the vehicle is on. I wanted to be able to control the lights with the truck off, like camping or hooking up my trailer so I opted for a dash switch.

Enjoy the video, it's my first review of anything on the web. LoL


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Finally got this thing installed and buttoned up...

Just like the SwitchPro and the sPOD, you need a +12VDC switched source to turn it off when not in use and they expect you to tie it into the ignition or marker lights so it only works when the vehicle is on. I wanted to be able to control the lights with the truck off, like camping or hooking up my trailer so I opted for a dash switch.

Enjoy the video, it's my first review of anything on the web. LoL


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Nice video! I’ve been interested in these for a while so it is cool to see they function well.
 

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I went up to Utah for the past 6 days, pulled the trailer up to 10k feet above sea level. Truck did surprisingly well! Inversely, it did shitty on the pull back to Phoenix after the dam because:

A.) It was hot AF!
2.) The Wife left windows open on the camper which made it into a great parachute while destroying the blinds.

Otherwise, well worth it!

My favored position...
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The lake up there in the mountains that we camped at...
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Some local beauty.
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Camp site.
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Also, ran into a guy named Jim who had a stellar LC80 who came up from Sierra Vista, AZ. Very nice overlanding setup, LC80 was triple locked on 37s...
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Got to put Sapphire through her paces again tugging the fat Camping Minion up the 260 to the 87 this weekend. She did excellent and I have a laundry list of issues to contend with at the dealership. Diff leak recall, HPFP TSB, TCU/ECU flash, blower wheel inspection, and my bedlights started strobing when hot if I turn them on or they come on with the door. Without delay, some images.
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I know I’m super late but I haven’t said it yet. Welcome to T3G and your pictures are amazing.
 

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I know I’m super late but I haven’t said it yet. Welcome to T3G and your pictures are amazing.
Thank you Brother, no worries. You doing okay man? (Thank you, I have caught the photography bug, worse than owning a Jeep and nearly as expensive.)
 

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Thank you Brother, no worries. You doing okay man? (Thank you, I have caught the photography bug, worse than owning a Jeep and nearly as expensive.)
Yeah dude, I’m alright I guess.

I trying to catch the photography bug myself. It seems so complicated though.
 

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Yeah dude, I’m alright I guess.

I trying to catch the photography bug myself. It seems so complicated though.

Glad you're doing alright, man!

It can be, especially when you get into low light or fast moving objects. You have to know your settings, have a big image sensor, and good glass. I cheat a little on the last two.
 
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