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The Namqualanders

New member
Halo everyone.

I am new to this site and to overlanding in the USA.

I am from South Africa originally where i did a lot of off roading and overlanding throughout Africa, but most vehicles used for off roading and overlanding in South Africa would be about the size of Tocoma, Tundra or Rangers and off coarse Land Cruiser and Land Rovers.

I have a 2009 Dodge Ram 3500 4x4 with the 8ft bed, i tow my RV all the time as we are Full time RV living and use this truck for towing only for the most part.
Any advice and information on my truck and if it will make a good 4x4 overlanding truck , i know the wheelbase being so long might be a downside, but do i have to buy another vehicle just for overlanding or will my dodge get me by all or most of the time? i cant necessarily afford another vehicle just for overlanding and my wife's civic wont do it either so i am hoping you guys have some good news for me to get started.

Also i am new to this forum hopefully i posted my question in the right place.

Thank you
 

mbennett22

New member
Finally got our truck set up, this was our first night out to test the gear. We really liked it and cant wait to get out into the open.
what's the weight limit of your topper. I have an ARE Z2 and want to do something like this, talked to the store owner and he said the static weight is low but he has never seen an issue with adding a RTT. It would definitely suck if I crack it!
 

09Busaman

Member
what's the weight limit of your topper. I have an ARE Z2 and want to do something like this, talked to the store owner and he said the static weight is low but he has never seen an issue with adding a RTT. It would definitely suck if I crack it!
Warranty is good up to 500lbs static load.
 

valleythunder

New member
That first pic is why I always have a chainsaw in my rig and not a handsaw. Great pics.
Actually the truck fits under that tree.... You're coming up a rise right where the tree is across the trail. That tree is several feet in the air.
Interestingly coming down the trail I caught my RTT on it, and broke the ladder... One more thing to get ready for the upcoming season....
 

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Regcabguy

Expedition Leader
Being long wheelbase if you haven't already consider a 3" lift system from Thuren. It'll cut down on high centering and greatly improve handling on and off the highway.
 
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