Or is the Ford the only one that’s actually running? If so, it’s a got a pretty hefty load to pull there. Close-up of the tow bar:
I see the solution to your camper quandry, Paul – you can tow the Chinook with your Ford pickup! Think of the fuel you will save by using only the six cylinder vehicle, plus it has overdrive! With all of the torque at your disposal from that six, it should pull up any mountain with ease. And it is so quiet and comfortable, you have the best of both worlds – a luxurious space in which to travel, and an even more luxurious space in which to lounge when the day’s travel is done. Even better, nothing to maintain on the Chinook besides wheel bearings and tires!
Yes, that though already crossed my mind. All I have to do is ad some cab a/c to the Ford, and I’m sure Stephanie will sign off!
I see the solution to your camper quandry, Paul – you can tow the Chinook with your Ford pickup! Think of the fuel you will save (for the Chinook) by using only the six cylinder vehicle, plus it has overdrive! (Not that you will ever use it) With all of the torque at your disposal from that six, it should pull up any mountain with ease eventually. And it is so quiet and comfortable (at least when stationary), you have the best of both worlds – a luxurious space in which to travel (by 1940’s pickup truck standards), and an even more luxurious space in which to lounge when the day’s travel is done complete with 360ci generator. Even better, nothing to maintain on the Chinook besides wheel bearings and tires! And that will be easy because you will be doing so few miles per day!
Masterful editing. I’ll bet enthusiastic salesmen hate you. 🙂
Well said. But the even better solution is to tow the Chinook with my Xbox. It’s got a/c, cruise control, and gets great mileage.
Reminds me of the joke about the Irishman flying to the USA on a 747 with engine failures…
Then again, why tow? Cut the engine compartment off the Chinook, weld on the xbox…
“Thanks to a complicated system involving baling twine, a tow hitch, duct tape, an old clothes-line and prayer, Bob was delighted to be finally able to drive and steer his pickup from the comfort of his camper.”
That is pretty scary as most of those style of tow bars are rated for 5,000lbs max.
Could be worse. Could be on a tow dolly. (True story!)
This pic wasn’t taken in a WalMart lot by any chance, was it
It’s a Chevy having to be towed by a Ford. What else is new?
Sorry, my die hard Ford man dad is coming out in me, haha.
An unmolested 1st-gen F-250 SuperCab? Dual tanks & towing mirrors? TWO-TONE PAINT?!? Shut up and take my money, etc., etc.
I like that this Ford F250 is largely stock, and I love the color combo it has, that burnt orange and cream, nice. Now buff it out and it’ll look even more fantastic…
That said, any vehicle that gets driven in the hot months, especially where it’s quite hot and humid deserves AC.
Actually, it’s just like a large motor home with a small car towed behind. Park the Chevy at the campsite and don’t disturb everything to go out for the evening. Makes perfect sense.
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