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    Merkabah: MB 2626 AK 6x6 tipper to expedition truck conversion

    Having just read the thread from the beginning, I must say this is one of the most impressive and inspiring builds I've read. You saw what other people couldn't when looking at the poor neglected thing at the beginning. I find myself irrationally happy for Merkabah, getting plucked from a bleak...
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    Volvo C304 TGB13 6x6 "BreadBox" Poptop Van Thing

    What a thoroughly awesome machine. The pop top is excellent, really useful additional height without messing with the damn near perfect proportions these Volvos have. Tyres and paint a massive improvement also. When does the interior build out commence?
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    vivaro/trafic van 4x4 expedition build UK

    Bookmarked! Great to see such a serious build get underway and you obviously have the skill and knowledge to pull it off. It looks seriously mean and capable already
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    Mechanical preperation plan, Critique required. How much is too much?

    Thank you for the replies, I'm very glad I asked here. Good to know overcautiousness isn't necessarily a bad thing with the intended use, and yes I hadn't properly factored in the value of the peace of mind a thorough rebuild will give me. Also, getting to know the engine is something I will...
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    Anyone make a DIY slide out?

    You'd have to been extremely careful taking that amount of strength from a unibody shell like that. It could be reinforced but it's no small task. Better would be to do this to a box truck bodied version of your preferred van. No structural issues to worry about so long as the frame remains...
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    Mechanical preperation plan, Critique required. How much is too much?

    Hello all. I'd really appreciate your thoughts/critique my plans with regards to preparing my truck mechanically for longterm global travel later this year. My vehicle is probably unfamiliar to the majority here, a 1996 Renault Messenger 2.5 turbo diesel. Fully mechanical Iveco engined, beam...
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    Spray on bed liner

    Thank you for the comprehensive reply, just what I needed to know and wanted to hear. I'll probably go with spraying it on I think in light of this advice, will maybe post my results in this thread or another.
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    Spray on bed liner

    That's a tough look Zerodrift. I have a question regarding this bed liner stuff: I've converted a box truck for expedition, and I'm planning to roller on some Raptor for a durable finish to the box and smarten it up. The box has a thin fibreglass roof that has gone slightly porous letting in...
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    Iveco Daily 4x4 4010 spares available (from Latvia)

    I would be interested in knowing more about the rims. What size are they? .
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    Meet the Trot'n Turtle - Unimog U1300L Build

    Just read the whole thread, a really enjoyable read. You started with a very nice example, the work you've done on it is some of the best I've ever seen. Great attention to detail and engineering. Stunning!
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    Not So Subtle E350 Shuttle - 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed Coil Build

    Very enjoyable read from the start, and what a great result!
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