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    How many bottles of bleach?

    So a few weeks ago, I got my first truck. It's a 2002 Dodge Ram 1500 with a 4.7L V8. Quad cab, long bed. 4x4. It's amazing how hard it was to find a truck that had everything I wanted. So the question is: How many bottles of bleach can fit in the truck? Bed and cab included.







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    Re: How many bottles of bleach?

    The other day I brought it into the shop to grease it up (turns out everything is sealed) and when it was up on the rack I noticed it had a busted leaf spring, and both sides were bent. So I took the springs out, and brought them to a place by me (rnhspring.com) and they replaced the broken leaf, re-arced the springs, and added a new leaf to each side. The back of my truck now sits up 3" higher than it did before. I have a close-up of the Sport badge so you can see my touch-up work. It was all faded, so I used some model paint to make it look better.
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    Re: How many bottles of bleach?

    Very nice truck! Now, how many bottles of bleach can you get in there

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    Re: How many bottles of bleach?

    Don't forget I have all of this room inside, also.


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    Re: How many bottles of bleach?

    Loose bottles or cases of four?
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    Re: How many bottles of bleach?

    121 oz single bottles. That seems to be about all I can get around here.
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    Re: How many bottles of bleach?

    Packed to the ceiling or single layer? Same question for bed too....
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    Re: How many bottles of bleach?

    Stacked as high as they can go. For the bed, up to the top of the sides.Tailgate open with one of those bed extender things. You know, one of these: http://www.amazon.com/Mopar-Dodge-Ram-B ... d+extender.
    This started as a joke, but I think this might actually be a fun little thing. I'll have to take some measurements sometime.
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    Re: How many bottles of bleach?

    A 121 oz jug of Chlorox is roughly 8 lbs.
    Payload on that should be about 1600 lbs. But with new springs, let's push that to 2000.

    2000/8 = 250 jugs.

    You could probably stack them higher and overload the truck, but you wouldn't want to be unsafe, would you?
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    If we guess right... do we win the truck?!!!
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    Re: How many bottles of bleach?

    Will 250 jugs fit in that truck? Assuming a jug is 8" diameter at the base, with an 8' bed that works out to 12 bottles per row, then 6 rows across that is 72 rows. Double that so it can be stacked 2 high that is only 144 bottles. I don't think 100 bottles will fit in the cab. So I am going to guess another 40 in the cab for a total of 184.
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    Re: How many bottles of bleach?

    I know my Dakota can hold 100-110 cases of Girl Scout Cookie packed as you described.
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    Re: How many bottles of bleach?

    I've had over a ton in the back of mine, but mine's a Dodge 2500 4x4 diesel. :P

    I picked up all 1300 lbs of salt in mine, couldn't even tell it was there. While I was there getting the salt, some crazy guys were trying to put a pallet of composite shingles into the back of a Ford Ranger. It didn't work.

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    Re: How many bottles of bleach?

    The math just got easier. I have found that Aldi has the best deal on bleach, so we are talking boxes of 4 96 oz bottles. They are approx. 12.5" x 13". Now I just need to measure the bed again. When I put the new springs in, I had them add a leaf, so I bet I could put 2000 lbs in there.
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