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Old 01-27-2012, 05:54 PM   #1
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Yeti Van Build

The Yeti is big, white, and likes to romp in snow.

We've posted about earlier steps in the build here: viewtopic.php?f=24&t=7950

Now that the van has a name, we're starting a new thread.

Here's some of the latest updates:

Headliner, wall panels, and fan installed. The wiring, furring, and insulation are now "buttoned up" underneath

Water heater and access panel installed

Window frame options: white vs black


Some Forum members have asked us about what the wiring and furring looks like before it's covered. We'll put up pictures of that in the next post on this thread.
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Old 01-27-2012, 06:10 PM   #2
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Here's some wiring and furring photos. Haywoodphotomac, hope you find this useful.




For more pictures, see http://www.advanturetrek.com/2012/01/fu ... -complete/
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Old 01-27-2012, 06:24 PM   #3
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Nice job! It looks like you're putting quite a few hours into the project. I like the black windows better than the white ones.
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Old 01-27-2012, 07:15 PM   #4
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2nd vote for black windows.

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Old 01-28-2012, 12:00 AM   #5
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Re: Yeti Van Build

Black was/is my vote, too.

Jeff at RV Interiors is doing the interior. I thought briefly about building the interior myself. But, that would probably take me at least another a year to finish, and I'm just not that patient.

For anybody who cares, the fan is the common FanTastic 6000RBTA. I looked at less expensive fans from other manufacturers, but they weren't as well built. The heater is a Suburban SW6D with flush mount door. There's also a PC-TEL PCTMDL-RCVR combo GPS/WiFi/Cell antenna (look for the black cables next to the vent).
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Old 02-12-2012, 09:07 PM   #6
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What brand of windows offers white frames? Great looking project!
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Old 02-14-2012, 12:07 AM   #7
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Thanks. I don't know the brand of the windows ... Jeff was going to paint the frames to whatever color we wanted.
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Old 02-16-2012, 03:51 PM   #8
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The build continues rapidly, and I expect to be driving off in search of snow in a few weeks! Here are a few more photos. The flooring is installed. Switches are wired. Battery box installed (with batteries). Propane tank installed (but not connected yet). Cabinet face frames are in progress. Counter-top material has arrived. I continue to be very pleased with Jeff's work.



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Luv me some fulltimers! We're gettin' there
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The cabinets are finished and installed. The other systems, propane, heat, water, and electric, are coming together quickly. I expect to be on the road in about a week!

Here are a few pictures. There are more on my website (http://www.advanturetrek.com/2012/03/counting-down/).

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