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Old 02-02-2014, 02:32 PM   #1
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I built an RV / Toterhome . . Check it out

So about a year ago my brother and I kind of fell into an opportunity to pick up a 2000 freightliner century class that had a pretty cool box built on the back kind of like an expediter (see the first pic). We spent a good chunk of change and 1500+ man hours over the course of the past year turning it into a Toterhome. I never planned on doing this at all but we both like building stuff and its just turned into a really cool project. We decided it is time to sell it as we have got our use out of it and somebody who actually has a need for an rv with heavy towing capacity will enjoy it much more than us. If you know anyone that is interested lmk (otherwise just enjoy the pics!) Every little inch of this project involved all kinds of custom work. Nothing just goes in and everything was well thought out and done until it was exactly what we envisioned. I have done all kinds of home improvements and car projects but this thing is like nothing else. I thin what really sets it off is the loft area that can be used for storage or sleeping. Couldn't be happier with how it turned out (see the slideshow vid). It has all the utilities and amenities of a traditional RV including:

-onan generator, 100 feet of shore power cord, 120v inverter (power sources utilize automatic switches to select the feed), 12v converter, 20 gallon propane tank, 15k btu heater, 16k btu of ac, stovetop with oven, 40 gallon water tank with pump and hp hook up, sink, toilet, shower, black and grey tank, 42" flatscreen with 5.1 surround sound system (super loud and great quality), fridge / freezer, in dash cd / dvd player with backup camera, seating for 14 and sleaping for 12.

It also has a class 9 air ride hitch on the back rated for 35,000lb ans 3.5k lbs of tongue weight. So it gets about 10mpg and can basically tow anything.

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Old 02-02-2014, 02:43 PM   #2
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Old 02-02-2014, 03:13 PM   #3
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Old 02-05-2014, 07:12 PM   #4
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That thing is awesome. Any idea what you're looking to sell it for? It might be good for a band starting out touring. They could live in that thing and tow a butt load of gear behind them.
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Old 02-07-2014, 10:24 AM   #5
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The target market would be racing / automotive related. Were gonna start it at 49k as that seems to be the going rate for something like this in the used market. It really has way more towing capacity than any band would ever need unless there trying to be the next TSO or something haha
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Old 02-08-2014, 09:22 AM   #6
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Old 02-08-2014, 11:46 AM   #7
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Old 02-08-2014, 12:27 PM   #8
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Old 02-08-2014, 02:33 PM   #9
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Nice work! Only thing I don't care for is that the drawer fronts don't match the cabinet fronts. Looks incomplete but that's just me. What transmission is it running? Gear ratios?

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Old 02-08-2014, 02:58 PM   #10
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Very nice build. I don't know the going rate for the tractor portion of your rig, but just for comparison purposes, a very nicely equipped/appointed expedition unimog generally goes for around 50-60K. Your tow rating will attract more value over a unimog, just thought you'd wanna know. Great work.

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Old 02-10-2014, 09:13 AM   #11
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Cruising at 60mph on a flat highway I get 10mpg with her which is pretty freaking good imo. It has 240 gallons of fuel capacity which is an insane highway range.

I had never really thought anything of the drawers not exactly matching the cabinet fronts but they were purchased as a set from Menards so that must just be the way they do it.

It has a rockwell with 10 forward gears and 2 reverse. I dunno exact gear ratios.

Thanks for the info on unimogs. . .We are planning on starting this just below 50k. I don't anticipate it being a quick sale at all and it is def hard to price but from what I have seen that is a pretty reasonable price. For the right buyer it will deinitely be worth that.

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