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In reference to Dodge vs Chevy, you say, "pay now, or pay later". Dont you mean pay now, or pay forever?

As far as the matter at hand of whether to buy truck or trailer. Well, I'm assuming you don't have commercial auto, and general liability. The perfect reason as to why you should, and I do. Insurance would get you a loaner truck while its fixed, or replace if totaled, and would replace your trailer.
My advice... GET THE PROPER INSURANCE!
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In reference to Dodge vs Chevy, you say, "pay now, or pay later". Dont you mean pay now, or pay forever?

As far as the matter at hand of whether to buy truck or trailer. Well, I'm assuming you don't have commercial auto, and general liability. The perfect reason as to why you should, and I do. Insurance would get you a loaner truck while its fixed, or replace if totaled, and would replace your trailer.
My advice... GET THE PROPER INSURANCE!
I have proper insurance but the rental company won't let me drive it and to make matters worse it could take over a month
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Dodge couldnt make a transmission for a minivan. No way in hell would I trust it in a truck. I would buy a honda civic flatbed in a heartbeat though.
A honda civic flatbed would be a pretty cool idea, I'm going to find one of those. LOL

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I found your honda civic flatbed!!!
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I found your honda civic flatbed!!!
does it come with a dump body?
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You could probably locate a trailer on craigslist near you.
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does it come with a dump body?
Its already been modified, I'm sure you could modify it some more to make it that way. LOL
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Its already been modified, I'm sure you could modify it some more to make it that way. LOL

I'm a big guy I don't even think I would fit in that thing lol
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Here's the set up and the ramps are 4000 combined I said separate in the video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GcqjuqhF-CM

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I think the trailer is gonna look good when you finish painting it. I like the color choice too. It will stand out! Keep us posted on this.
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