For Sale By:Private Seller
Drive Type: Automatic
Model: Other Pickups
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
New Berlin, Wisconsin, United States
~*~ Custom Build "Frame" Mud Truck ~*~
54 Inch TLS Tires
Newly rebuilt 25 ton Rockwell Axels
Custom 4 link
36 in custom lift springs
8 tough country shocks
2 Custom made Rockwell Drive Shafts
Custom Built Aluminum Removable Bumpers
Custom Painted Rims
Custom Build Sub Frame
New Brakes and Calibers
Brand New Hydralic Steering Kit
New SCS Gear Box
Custom built transmission Mount
Truck frame was from and 85 Chevy
It is now fully boxed in by welded plate to optimize strength.
GREAT FOR A HOBBY.
Have over $16,000 into the truck and 100's of hours.
Must sell, downsizing garage. This is a huge monster truck frame.
Thanks for viewing.
This is a hobby truck and does not have a title. There is no option under the classification.
This truck is NOT street legal to my knowledge.
Will ship anywhere. Local pick up. Buyer to arrange and pay all shipping and handling costs.
Questions: Call Dennis 414-349-5458
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PickupTrucks.com has gone and thrown the latest batch of half-ton pickups into a cage match to see who would come out on top. The site put the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, GMC Sierra 1500, 2013 Ford F-150, Ram 1500, Toyota Tundra and Nissan Titan through a battery of tests. Those included 0-60 miles per hour acceleration, 60-0 mph deceleration, fuel economy, a hill climb, and payload and towing. They even threw the rigs on an autocross course to evaluate overall handling. Each truck was given points based on how it scored in each evaluation.
Who came out on top? Somewhat surprisingly, the 2013 Ford F-150 walked away with the gold, though fewer than 50 points separated first and fourth place. Head over to PickupTrucks.com to read the full evaluation and the final results. You may be shocked to see exactly where some of the segment's newest additions placed. You can also watch a video on the test below.
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