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What should i do?

  • Drive it with a friend. Sounds like fun(?)

    Votes: 32 65.3%
  • Ship it. Might be cheaper but boring.

    Votes: 3 6.1%
  • You are crazy even to consider it.

    Votes: 3 6.1%
  • Was it your midnight impulse to win this truck?

    Votes: 11 22.4%

  • Total voters
    49
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That is awesome. That's something that I'd do, which is to say that it's totally crazy. You've got quite an adventure in front of you!
 

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haha, looks like a blast. As long as you install some vinyl on it first. lol.
You do know it's a requirement on any cross country trip to cover the front in blue tape as well, right? Don't want any paint chips on that beauty.

(I thought Borat too as soon as I saw it, you guys are quick)

What are you using the truck for?
 

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I bet it's super comfy :coolnana: If it's anything like the U-Haul I drove across the midwest to Colorado, it'll top out at sweet 45mph. I swear my dog, sitting in the passenger seat, was looking at her imaginary watch and thinking "Are we there yet?" At least, you'll be going downhill (more or less).
You'll have a lot of stories as a result! Good luck.

Tom
 

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I'm thinking new paint job

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If you've got the time and a good friend to join along, you should totally do this... It's just too hilarious not to...

buying the truck is funny enough, but now this whole situation is begging to be taken to the extreme. Do it up, have a blast, and make it as ridiculous a trip as possible. and take lots of pictures!
 

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The choice is pretty clear. Especially for a 26 yo. My next BIG question is: what route to take? I gonna have time to stop by and take a look around, maybe visit some places.
Smb said rt. 66?
 

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You have to just pick up the book "visions of roadside America" and go see all that stuff. The muffler men, car henge, biggest ball of string.....
 

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yak52pilot. I think driving it is your best option. It will not be cheap to ship this. I do not think it will fit on a car hauler, and it may be too tall for a flat bed. Most likely a low boy will work, and those things are about $2/mile. You trip us about 3k miles..=$6k..
 

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yak52pilot. I think driving it is your best option. It will not be cheap to ship this. I do not think it will fit on a car hauler, and it may be too tall for a flat bed. Most likely a low boy will work, and those things are about $2/mile. You trip us about 3k miles..=$6k..
What sort of fuel economy do you think he'll get in that thing? Diesel is over $4/gallon and he'll have to factor in a plane ticket out there, food, and lodging for the trip. It's going to be an expensive drive.

That said, I voted that he should absolutely drive it across. If he's got the time I see the opportunity for a great 'life experience.' :nanner2:
 

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I dont think his gas mileage is as bad as the Volvo 780s :p they get about 5.5mpg when they are loaded
 

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yak52pilot. I think driving it is your best option. It will not be cheap to ship this. I do not think it will fit on a car hauler, and it may be too tall for a flat bed. Most likely a low boy will work, and those things are about $2/mile. You trip us about 3k miles..=$6k..
These trucks do about 5mpg. Maybe more on a highway. Its a 4cyl turbo Mercedes engine. Turbo lag is about 7-8 seconds. They cruise at 60mph no problem. This is gonna be my smallest truck of the whole fleet.
Cons: NO radio/AC/spare tire. Just like my Exige.
 
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