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    I like the method. KV makes a similar shelving...

    I like the method. KV makes a similar shelving bracket system, the 182 Series Heavy-Duty Designer Series. ...
  2. There is some minimum width and it must have...

    There is some minimum width and it must have clearance lights around the box.

    Ok, width is 2032mm or 80".

    http://www.nhtsa.gov/cars/rules/standards/conspicuity/TBMpstr.html
  3. Take a look at a specification sheet for a modern...

    Take a look at a specification sheet for a modern deep cycle battery. If you care to keep the blinders on, don't even seek out the internal resistance curves for AGM or Gel type batteries or for...
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    I was at a farm store recently and saw a small...

    I was at a farm store recently and saw a small pressure regulated diaphragm pump. It was only 4" long and 1.5" in diameter with the input and output on opposite sides. So call it effectively 3"...
  5. Run the numbers when the dead battery is at 8 to...

    Run the numbers when the dead battery is at 8 to 10 volts which is entirely possible if a furnace has run the battery down over night.
  6. On solenoid type battery separators and...

    On solenoid type battery separators and isolators. All of them will eventually weld or carbonize their contacts. This usually happens because to light of duty one was used or it has plain warn out....
  7. I'd forget the 7-way connector as it can't handle...

    I'd forget the 7-way connector as it can't handle the amps if you connect up the starting battery to a nearly dead camper battery. Instead I'd do a standard isolated dual battery setup with an...
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    On the utility trailer idea. Get one with a ramp...

    On the utility trailer idea. Get one with a ramp door at the rear, and a side door near the front. Side door needs to be operable from the inside. Layout the front area as your living space with...
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    The truck version......

    The truck version...
    http://img585.imageshack.us/img585/2682/attachmentdt.jpg:Wow1:
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    Forget mace, get a couple cans of true bear...

    Forget mace, get a couple cans of true bear spray. Make sure it is rated as bear spray by the EPA or Canadian authorities. The cans are big, roughly 2" diameter and 8" tall and will shoot 25 plus...
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    Scepter type plastic jerry cans all the way for...

    Scepter type plastic jerry cans all the way for me. I know how much I'm using so I can easily keep track of supplies on hand. If one gets punctured, I only loose 5 gallons. I've thought of getting...
  12. Thread: Homemade Snorkel

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    A snorkel can also be for road dust on dirt and...

    A snorkel can also be for road dust on dirt and gravel roads.
  13. The Honda CT series had a very long production...

    The Honda CT series had a very long production life and was sold all over the world so parts are world wide available. Ripoff versions are still made by other companies. Sadly most of them don't...
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    Breather tubes on the transmission, transfer...

    Breather tubes on the transmission, transfer case, and differentials like you put on the Sammi. Re-grease the u-joints at the end of the days I did water crossings. Check the transmission, transfer...
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    All the salt and ice melting chemicals they use...

    All the salt and ice melting chemicals they use in the north east are cruel to vehicles. I have a perfectly running '95 2nd gen 4runner that spent most of it's life in southern New Hampshire, but...
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    Going to a to narrow of rim adds flex to the tire...

    Going to a to narrow of rim adds flex to the tire that normally isn't there. I've heard of a number of cases where wide tires were put on to narrow of a rim with the result being tire tread...
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    Yes, but think of all the fun he'll have rotating...

    Yes, but think of all the fun he'll have rotating that bourbon out to keep the supply in the bag fresh.;)
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    If you are wanting to use a quiet computer fan,...

    If you are wanting to use a quiet computer fan, Digikey has the decibel and cubic feet per minute numbers for the computer fans they sell. The fan sizes I'd design for are 120mm SQ by 38mm thick, or...
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    I've successfully cut foam with a thin bladed...

    I've successfully cut foam with a thin bladed cheap knives. The trapezoidal mat knife blades work for up to 3/4" thick, or if you flip the board over up to 1-1/2" foam board.. You want one that has...
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    When choosing a foam, glue, or other material for...

    When choosing a foam, glue, or other material for use right up against the skin of a vehicle, make sure it can handle 250F. The exterior skin of a car can easily get close to that temperature on a...
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    Steel bands provide a wide flexible support. ...

    Steel bands provide a wide flexible support. Also steel is cheap, easily worked, and works nicely in tensile situations like the bands use. Note the end attachment and tightening methods used. ...
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    Know any baja trucks with 50k miles on them? ...

    Know any baja trucks with 50k miles on them? Yeah, I didn't think so. Go with the rounded corners. It is because of stress loading from the sloshing fuel. It is especially important in an...
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    Good info on the heat loss calculations. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R-value_%28insulation%29

    There are foam insulations that have higher R values than 5, but they aren't as radially...
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    Ventilate is the solution. Before boats got...

    Ventilate is the solution. Before boats got fancy things like dehumidifiers they had vents. Vents designed to work even when it was storming out and waves were breaking over the deck. You don't...
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    For me that garage cube would have to be at least...

    For me that garage cube would have to be at least 15m on a side. Even bigger would be better. I'd also need a smaller studio cube for smaller projects...
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