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Old 09-07-2020, 06:35 PM   #11
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Thanks fellows, glad you enjoy it!

Ian, I'm doing a poptop again but this time I'm building it from scratch and it will be more like yours instead of lifting straight up like my other one. Stay safe on your side of the border!

And not sure what it weighs at this stage, might have to hit the scale to find out.

Thanks again!
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Old 09-09-2020, 04:20 AM   #12
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I love those awning windows.
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They look like residential awning windows? Creative idea if so.

How tall is the rear box on the inside?

Count me in on those interested in watching this project proceed---this type build does seem to fit a few niches not readily available currently.
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Old 09-10-2020, 10:41 PM   #13
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Indeed, residential windows the good thing is the ambulance walls are 2" thick so it's quite easy to adapt these windows. I still need to fab the aluminum frame but that's not too bad. I think i could do the same for a regular van, would just need to figure the interior framing.

I much prefer these over the RV windows as they insiste much better...

Glad to see the interest, these are awesome vehicles to modify!

The box is 5'6" minus whatever finish is used. In my case I'm putting a 3/4" spacer between the aluminum studs (beams) and 3/4" cedar planks do I'll lose 1.5" The good news is that by building my poptop I'm gaining a bunch more in the "high traffic area", it will likely be between 5'8" and 6' tall.

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Old 09-13-2020, 11:08 AM   #14
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Done with the windows! This smaller one was the last one. Now the interior won't be so dark and no complaints with air flow!

Next will be the poptop, Maxxair fan and see if i can incorporate a skylight with whatever free roof space I have left

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Old 09-13-2020, 12:10 PM   #16
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Wow, your working fast, very nice............
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Old 09-14-2020, 10:47 AM   #17
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I may slow down a little, need to figure an electrical issue
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Old 09-18-2020, 10:35 PM   #18
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Couple updates, mounted side and rear lights plus a cute little electric awning for the rear.

I also gave it a proper name, the Landbulance. No idea how to modify my post title though.

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Morning

I figured out the airbag, loose connection under the seat as pointed out but the ABS is still haunting me!
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