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Old 06-04-2015, 02:09 PM   #1
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Toyhauler build questions.

I've come seeking guidance. I have stumbled upon what I think is a good deal & want to know what you guys think. I've been shopping toyhaulers for awhile but I'm a tight ass, so no purchase yet.

I can buy a 24 ft "job trailer" at a good price. It has a ramp door, is insulated & finished inside, with 110v service, lights & 2 AC's. Built off a car hauler with extra height, has basic metal cabinets across the front. Their is no 12v DC and no water/waste plumbing, or propane ran in the trailer. These are all things I would like to have. Plumbing & pooper for sure.

How much do you think it would cost me to install plumbing, tanks, bathroom. I don't think there would be much to running the propane. Don't know if I'd even put in a furnace. Hope to be where it's warm most of the time. 12v would be good to have. I have no clue on what the hardware for that would cost.

Anyway, this trailer is about 6K cheaper than the closest thing I could order with all the RV stuff. What do you think? I can't believe I couldn't get it set up nice for 2or3K more. Any thoughts are welcome!

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Old 06-04-2015, 03:39 PM   #2
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I can't offer any advice on prices of those parts,
but think about finding a wrecked or leaky camper, strip the mechanicals and install them into yours.
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Old 06-04-2015, 03:58 PM   #3
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Lots of good builds like this on a site called Teardrops& tiny travel trailers. I just sold my 20 foot enclosed that I was doing the same thing to. I decided to just sell and buy a toy hauler soon, as I don't have a place to perform the work.
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Old 06-04-2015, 04:58 PM   #4
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Thanks guys. I'll start looking for clapped out campers. I've been on tntt but don't see much on bathrooms and such. More questions than answers, just like me.

Thanks again!
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