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Old 14-04-2018, 11:06 PM
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so its that size as a minimum, it will only be used by myself so happy for it to be on the limit
did u fit yourself?
I fitted the first one that had manual controls was on a Daf 85 made a sub frame that went from behind the cab to the back of the truck and fitted rear legs as well, mine was on air suspension so if it only had legs on the Crane the rear of the truck would be going up and down all the time as the weight shifted when lifting and slewing, it’s a fair job took me a about a week, even made a recess in the fuel tank for the front leg and had to remove the exhaust and make a “new” one that went up the back of the cab out of 4” stainless steel milk pipe on the other side for the leg also.
The other two have had them fitted
I would buy a truck with one fitted but if you think your truck is too good to move on, maybe fit the Crane on the trailer neck would only need the Crane legs because of the length of the trailer plus you will gain 2 meters as mentioned earlier would be a very easy way to fit a crane as will fix straight to the chassis with a few guesses
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I am thinking about a hiab crane which needs to be able to lift 20ft containers.
I run a unit with 35ft low loader, and have a demount body on the unit for small loads
I am wondering firstly what size or crane and second do I mount on truck or trailer, my concern would be no small body after crane is fitted
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And a 26 footer to shift 20’ boxes and screens, can get in places an 8 wheeler can’t


Can only post one picture at a time no wonder it’s going down the pan
Oooh ..... there's me trailer ..... heavily modified





aye well .... what can you say eh ???
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Oooh ..... there's me trailer ..... heavily modified

Afraid not, “your” trailer was too low to couple up to my truck this one has 22.5” wheels, I ended up cutting that trailer up just kept the axle for export along with the tool boxes and chock rail which I welded onto this one
My trailer was a urban tautliner so cut the roof off along with the head board and made a nice short flat on air suspension
On a side note should of bought the aluminium rams that your mate had would of been handy on this one
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Afraid not, “your” trailer was too low to couple up to my truck this one has 22.5” wheels, I ended up cutting that trailer up just kept the axle for export along with the tool boxes and chock rail which I welded onto this one
My trailer was a urban tautliner so cut the roof off along with the head board and made a nice short flat on air suspension
On a side note should of bought the aluminium rams that your mate had would of been handy on this one
tha's what that one was too Mog .... curtain sided Tradeteam Excel dray, hence the lil' wheels.

can well imagine it was too low for your 5th wheel though





can't believe that was Nov. '15


Yeh those ramps were a bargain, no question
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