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2006 GMC Duramax

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#1 cewillis



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Posted 24 February 2019 - 06:07 PM

Truck and camper are both sold. 

Located near Tucson, Az
Contact: cewillis2@wbhsi.net


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Detailed truck pictures            Detailed camper pictures         Combined pictures

2006 GMC 2500HD Duramax(LBZ)/Allison, 4x4, SLE, extended cab, short bed.
Low mileage – 83000 miles. Never a daily driver.
Always stored indoor in Arizona when not in use. No smoking or pets.
Upgraded to better that 3500 SRW load capacity with hd rear springs
Many other offroad upgrades, including front Eaton electric locker and heavy duty camper battery charge circuit , see details below
Perfect mechanical condition – meticulous maintenance , see details below
Stock engine – 650 ft-lbs, 360 hp. No 'performance upgrades' that degrade reliability and lifetime.
A few minor body dings from offroad use
Doesn't need ULSD (ultra low sulfur), and no DEF
$50,000+ new

2007 Outfitter Apex 8 popup truck camper.
Always stored indoor in Arizona when not in use.  No smoking or pets.
Perfect mechanically, a few dings from offroad use. Could use a new mattress.
Zero leaks ever
~ 2700 lbs fully loaded for extended camping
44 gallon fresh water tank
16 gallon grey water tank
Cassette toilet
Wet bath with shower
4 140 amp hour AGM (advanced glass mat) batteries, 560 AH total, nearly new
110 watt solar panel
20K BTU furnace
Tundra compressor refrigerator
Oven with range top
E/W queen size bed
Rear awning
Upgraded water pump and water heater thermostat
Torklift frame mounted tie-downs
Full hookup connections for campground.
$30,000+ new

Truck Upgrades

GM 3500 16x7 steel wheels, 265/75R16 Cooper Discovery AT3 tires
Eaton push button E-locker in front differential -

Heavy duty, ¾ steel rear differential cover -

2400 lb (1200 per side) rear top overload springs, with removable 2” UHMW pads, for carrying camper
Overload springs independently support the frame, with no extra load on the stock spring schackles.

Steering wheel radio and Driver Information Center controls.

1/4” aluminum transmission skid plate -

Heavy duty, 2 gauge wire camper battery charge circuit – automatic solenoid control – which also
provides 2 gauge winch power front and back (requires included solenoid/fuse bypass wire)

Rear seat removed for extra storage (seat and hardware included, but not installed)

Front receivers in place of tow hooks -

Cooling system quick drain (on bottom hose)

Transfer case Kennedy style plate (pump rub fix)
Rear view camera, push button on/off
Pacific Performance Engineering tie-rod sleeves
Heavy Duty transmission cooler lines, with no-leak connectors
Camper mirrors
Step bars, extended length
4-section, hard folding bed cover
Spray on bed liner

Truck Maintenance

Engine: Delo 15W-40 + filter / 1000 miles then every 5000 miles ; fuel filter / 10000 miles
Transmission: Spin on filter / 5000 miles; Fluid drain and refill/ 1K, 30K, and 60K, Allison TES-295 synthetic fluid; internal filter / 30K and 60K
Transfer case: Drain and refill / 1K, 30K, and 60K, Allison TES-295 synthetic (same as trans)
Differentials: Drain and refill / 1K, 40K, and 80K, Amsoil 75-90 Severe Gear synthetic
Cooling system: Drain and refill / 5 years and 10 years

Additional equipment included in purchase price

Smittybuilt 8,000 lb winch (doubled with snatch block), with 12,000 lb synthetic cable and electronic remote control (works from 50 ft away)
    Winch can be used in hitch receiver at either front or back of truck
18,000 lb snatch block
27,000 lb tree saver strap
Extra 8,000 lb synthetic cable
Smittybuilt sand, mud, snow anchor
Hitch receiver tow hook
Tire chains
Tire repair plugs and tools (never needed)
2 5-gallon plastic diesel fuel cans
Off truck camper roll around cart  http://www.ctwillis....s/100_0131.html
Additional mounted spare tire (smaller 16x6.5 wheel)
Jotto Desk -- in truck laptop computer mounting platform
Miscellaneous fluids and filters for the truck

Sample truck/camper pictures from some camping trips

Above the Colorado / Little Colorado confluence
Monument Valley, Az
Rim of Dark Canyon, Ut
Hole-in-the Rock, Grand Staircase Escalante, Ut
Best spot on the Mogollon Rim, Az
Dempster Highway, Northwest Territories, Canada
Whitmore Overlook, Grand Canyon Parashant, Az
Near the upper Salt River, Az
White Rim Trail, Canyonlands, Ut
China Peak, Dragoon Mountains, Az
'Bobby's Hole' access to Needles District, Canyonlands, Az

Edited by cewillis, 03 April 2019 - 04:47 PM.

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#2 scottpyro



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Posted 25 February 2019 - 08:14 AM

Call me re truck camper. 818 335 8251 thanks
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#3 cewillis



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Posted 25 February 2019 - 03:33 PM

Call me re truck camper. 818 335 8251 thanks

Thanks for your interest -- but I refer to discuss by email. My voice is hard to understand on the phone.

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#4 scottpyro



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Posted 27 February 2019 - 12:30 AM

Text me your Email address thx
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#5 scottpyro



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Posted 27 February 2019 - 12:31 AM

Oops wrong digit 818 335 8241 text your email
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Posted 27 February 2019 - 05:34 AM

Seller's contact information is at the top of his post.
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#7 cewillis



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Posted 11 March 2019 - 04:07 PM

Asking prices reduced.

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Posted 27 March 2019 - 03:16 PM

Camper is sold. Truck still available.

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