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    Anyone know about Port-Lite campers

    The website says "made in Maine" but the phone area code is for Atlanta, Georgia. 1350 lbs sounds way too light for what they say is in the camper. Color me sceptical...
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    Easter Jeep Concepts: The Wayout

    Problem is its illegal in the USA (at least) to put gasoline into a can thats any color but red nowadays.
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    120V plug's

    I use standard household receptacles from Home Depot. Good quality and low price. Mount them in standard outlet boxes, just like at home. White 15A outlet
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    Lance 815 Refrigerator upgrade...

    I had similar experiences with the original fridge in a Lance 845. I replaced it with a NovaKool unit 3 years ago and have been very happy with it. It is similar to a Vitrifigo. The extra space is really nice and it regulates temperature far better than the old unit did. I think you will...
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    Parks requiring RVIA?

    I have never had anybody look at my RVIA tag in the 15 years I've had an official RV. Before that I used a truck with topper. Never had an issue with that, either.
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    Let's discuss the on board water storage setups.

    For a shower head in my Lance camper I use a kitchen sprayer. Very low flow and you get to spray exactly where you need it, very little waste. The squeeze handle means no flow unless you want it. Home Depot version...
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    Barn Door for JK factory hardtops

    Just a suggestion - make another bag to hold the faucet and drain hose that then fits inside the sink when it goes into its bag. That way everything for the sink is in one place.
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    2018 Easter Jeep Safari Concepts

    Me too, that was the best concept ever...
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    Just ordered. My new 2018 Jeep JLU Rubicon!!!!

    That may be due to the tires more than anything else. I remember when I switched from BFG All Terrains to Mud Terrains on my TJ a few years back the wandering increased a LOT. I bet if you put some good road tires on it would steer much better, but then it wouldn't be much good off-road anymore.
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    2018 JL prices

    That comes out to $42,253.15 according to the inflation calculator someone posted earlier. Your wages would come out to $12.29 today. You paid a lot for that Golden Eagle in terms of hours worked - 3,438.46 hours!
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    Adventure Tool Company's 4wd Provan Tiger Build

    I think you should be running a 4L80e with that much weight. RV builders usually start with a too-small drivetrain to save money, and then when they are finished with their build, it is overweight. And then this sort of thing happens, long after their 1 year warranty is run out. Notice that...
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    Freshwater in water heater -available?

    "Just curious if this is "Salesman" talk/euphemism that has been adopted by owners?" Yes it is. That 6 gallons is weight you have to carry, but it really can't be used. The drain dumps it into the dirty bottom of the compartment and then out onto your shoes. Some mfgrs claim X gallons of...
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    Car Insurance with Truck Campers

    I insure the truck as a standard truck. Any modifications to it + the camper I self-insure. Pay the money into your savings account instead of the insurance company. You will come out way ahead in the long run.
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    Give a Dreamer Advice

    Not a problem at 70MPH because it likely won't ever get there. Many years ago I bought a well-used and abused 1976 CJ5 with the 258 straight 6 and a 3 speed. It was terrifying to drive at 55. It would have needed a very long and steep hill to hit 70. It didn't climb well because that 1st...
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    What did you do to your Expo Jeep today?

    I bought my 99 TJ new, and it has solid lug nuts. Maybe they were part of the 30" tire & wheel option that it has. I doubt that the dealer would have put aftermarket or replacement lug nuts on the factory wheels.
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    All Fiberglass Camper Shell Experience - Failures or Successes?

    Bigfoot and Northern Lite campers are both built of fiberglass with no other framing and have 6-7 foot cabovers. I have never heard of anyone on here or on RV.net experiencing a structural failure. Leaks that allowed the wood floors to rot, yes, but no structural failures. There are also...
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    Minivan turned Camper Van

    Nice setup! I've always thought a minivan would make a great camper as long as you limit yourself to the nicer roads. I've been on a few forest service roads that would be an issue for something like that, but most of them would not be a problem. Also a minivan has 3 features that a lot...
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    Sensors and Displays (Fuel, Propane, Fresh, Grey, Black)

    I've heard good things about the SeeLevel gauge system, but have no personal experience. I want to do that to my camper but its not cheap, and I am, so I keep using the "by guess and by golly" system. It has only failed a couple of times, and it was the grey water that overflowed...
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    Lance 825 on 3/4 ton truck?

    "So why not just skip all the extra expenses of buying and installing the add ons needed to make your 3/4 Ton "capable" of carrying an overweight load and instead just buy a 1Ton in the first place, and drive peacefully knowing you have much less to worry about?" Because I had a 3/4T truck when...
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    Adventure Tool Company's 4wd Provan Tiger Build

    I once killed a Dometic version of the Engel cooler by running it off the dash lighter socket on a Chevy. It seems they don't like small wires. I think they take their current in gulps, like an inverter does. If you want it to live a long life you need to send power to it on short fat wires...
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