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What car/truck/other do you haul your gear around in?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Frijoles Negros, Jun 4, 2004.


  1. Frijoles Negros

    Frijoles Negros

    Mar 21, 2004
    Heres a pic of my 9c1 fire dept cruiser - before and after i removed the decals and black spray paint -- by hand.

    /Its got cop shocks, cop tires, cop engine...
     
  2. Woodchuck

    Woodchuck

    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta (Grant Park!)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    I just got a 2004 Mazda MPV. After today's UPS delivery, I'm damn glad I did!
     
  3. This is my 89 Toyota!!! She's a beast... :hyper:

    <img src="http://www.siue.edu/~davwill/toyota.jpg">

    Sweet, huh. (The front end damage is from a little 6 ft cliff i took her off. ;) )
     
  4. Hurley

    Hurley

    Feb 12, 2004
    Cape Cod, MA
    1998 Jeep GC Limited. It gets the job done. :)

    No pic at the moment...
     
  5. Petebass

    Petebass

    Dec 22, 2002
    QLD Australia
    I've mentoined it in another thread, but here it is again:-

    I bought This today.
     
  6. 2000 Ford Mondeo Zetec Hatch...........
     
  7. prophecy

    prophecy

    Dec 26, 2003
    Earth
    heheh i just use a nissan sunny.

    FYI guys, if u want some gear to fit, just dont take passengers and have a "it WILL fit" mentality :) :smug:
     
  8. miccheck1516

    miccheck1516 Guest

    Feb 15, 2003
    Ireland
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  9. kobass

    kobass Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2003
    Outside Boston
    You don't happen to play in the Blues Brothers Band do you? :D
     
  10. ZuluFunk

    ZuluFunk Supporting Member

    Apr 14, 2001
    Pennsylvania
    Used to use and Audi TT Coupe.
    Now it's a Honda Element. Best gear hauler around.
     
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    No passengers when I have to bring it all though. I used to put the amp just behind the seats and stick the bass hard-shell up thru the T-top in the passenger seat. Had to switch that when I put in a strut bar, not happy that the amp crushes the seat but what can I do.

    .
     
  12. Beat me to it!!!


    Me? 03 Subaru Outback Wagon. Gigmobile.
     
  13. i have no automobile. i also don't have a band, so i don't have to haul my gear anywhere. works out nicely.

    my mother has over forty cars though. kinda makes up for me.
     
  14. kobass

    kobass Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2003
    Outside Boston
    2001 Audi A4 1.8TQ
     
  15. Hurley

    Hurley

    Feb 12, 2004
    Cape Cod, MA
    :D I envy you. :p
     
  16. Frijoles Negros

    Frijoles Negros

    Mar 21, 2004
    Yea, I wish I could hold it down like D.D. Dunn.
     
  17. kobass

    kobass Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2003
    Outside Boston
    Me too! :D
     
  18. secretdonkey

    secretdonkey

    Oct 9, 2002
    Austin, TX
    '93 Ford Ranger pickup with 187,000 miles - ugly as sin but still going strong...

    Or I throw my speaker cabs in the band trailer and roll up to the gig in my MR2 Spyder. If I don't have my wife/passenger with me, I can just *barely* squeeze in my bass, amp and gear bag into the passenger compartment! If the wife's coming, we'll usually stuff everything into her Honda CRV.
     
  19. Gard

    Gard

    Mar 31, 2000
    Greensboro, NC, USA

    ...it's what all the :cool: bassists are driving...
     
  20. vbass

    vbass

    May 7, 2004
    Bay Area, CA
    I have a '01 saturn 4 dr. It barely fits all of my equipment, but I manage to squeeze it all in if I:
    Put my rack in the trunk
    Put my 2 15" speakers in the back seat, with one of them facing sideways with my passenger front seat pushed forward.
    Bass crammed in between the speakers and front seats (as nicely as possible). Good thing I have a hardshell case or it would be trashed.

    There isn't much room left over and I have to be careful not to slam on the brakes or the speakers bounce around and hit each other and the back of my headrest. Yeouch.