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Old 04-22-2020, 12:42 PM   #121
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Looking good! In complete agreement on it taking longer than a house part...
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Old 04-22-2020, 01:07 PM   #122
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Killer work on the interior! Very Clean!

Did you build in storage on the side boxes under the bed?
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Old 04-22-2020, 01:43 PM   #123
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Looking good! In complete agreement on it taking longer than a house part...
Thanks KDB
Pondering design / execution and waiting for parts was probably 1/3rd of my build time. I could probably knock this out in half the time now.
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Old 04-22-2020, 02:03 PM   #124
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Killer work on the interior! Very Clean!

Did you build in storage on the side boxes under the bed?
Thanks mothgils.

Side box pics are in post #103 (link below). My goal was retain a 48" width for garage space. 1x2's Kregg screwed and glued with 1/4" sides and 1/2" tops.

These pods are U shaped on the bottom and I used some nutcert attached furring strips below the window. These were from a prior design I ditched so I hacked attachments in place. No real load close to the windows anyway. Passenger side was done first.. Should have measured twice!

I also added storage nets inside each pod.

https://www.sportsmobileforum.com/fo...tml#post258424
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Looks great.

If you don’t mind, what dry breaks did you use?
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Looks great.

If you donít mind, what dry breaks did you use?
Found these on a post here that linked to a YT build video.

CPC (Colder) HFCD16812 Valved Bulkhead Panel Mount Hose Barb, PP, 3/8" Flow Size, 1/2" ID
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1/2" Barb x Insert Coupler - Colder CPC HFCD22812
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Thanks, much appreciated.
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Thanks mothgils.

Side box pics are in post #103 (link below). My goal was retain a 48" width for garage space. 1x2's Kregg screwed and glued with 1/4" sides and 1/2" tops.

These pods are U shaped on the bottom and I used some nutcert attached furring strips below the window. These were from a prior design I ditched so I hacked attachments in place. No real load close to the windows anyway. Passenger side was done first.. Should have measured twice!

I also added storage nets inside each pod.

https://www.sportsmobileforum.com/fo...tml#post258424
Thanks! I must have missed that. I was planning to do a similar bed/garage setup but run my bed width to 53" for a full size mattress to fit in between since I have a stock roof. Once I finish my floor system, it's on to the sides.
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Slow but steady progress... Aluminess gear is mostly installed. Still waiting for a couple parts to ship. Also finished the bed cushion covers. 98% complete and we're loving it. March will be 2 years since the top was installed.

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Old 02-03-2021, 10:29 PM   #130
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Hi Lyall,
It looks like that was a passenger van. I have a RB passenger the AC unit in the driver side rear and vents on ceiling.... is there a way to re-route the AC if you put a high top on like yours? Really nice looking van you have.
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