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  1. tamangel

    Diesel powered cooktops/water heating

    just a bump up to current date... wondering if any new developments and/or experiences that folks might like to share.. very interesting thread to read.. and one question, when cooking w/ diesel appliances, are you heating the surrounding areas as well for any length of time? In a hot...
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    Woelcke Autark T5 Crosser Off-Road 4×4 Campervan Motor Home...

    Found this recently and thought of some interest.. http://www.theshelterblog.com/woelcke-autark-t5-crosser-off-road-4x4-campervan-motor-home/ Mike W ******
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    4.9L I4 4M50 TURBO DIESEL longevity?

    How long would the Fuso (in an 2007 FG140) motor w/ proper ( fleet) maintenance be expected to last? Over 300K? Also are they rebuildable? or what other engines can be swapped out? Mike W *****
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    pivoting frames and mounting campers

    any idea how long the cab to end of frame measurement is on that Iveco? I like it..looking at a 12' frame truck currently but need a flatbed that will need to take a 14' Alaskan non-cabover..I guess the frame doesn't have to extend the full 14' but the flatbed does.. Mike W ******
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    FORD F-700 4x4 Four Season Expedition Camper - $11500

    cab chassis appeals to me..Keep the camper..cummins also for me..
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    My current 6x6 project

    Dan, you should join .. You don't have to participate, just glean the articles and pic's ( have to join to see some pic's).. Lots of good resources..several using deuce's and 5 ton's for camper chassis bases.. Open minds...maybe, not so much..IMHO Mike W *****
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    Ulysses the Uhaul - Strategic Surf Assault Vehicle project build

    back door ideas.. here's a few ideas for your back door.. 1- change roll-up to swing open doors: http://boxtruckdreams.files.wordpress.com/2014/01/dscn4694.jpg?w=580&h=434 whole amateur build up here (simple but it works)..: http://boxtruckdreams.wordpress.com/2012/11/ 2- another, very...
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    Hello All. My first post. Here is my simple custom GMC Cube Van conversion.

    anyone else doing this currently..maybe a new build..? thought I might bump it back up to the top to get anything recent.. Mike W *****
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    Ulysses the Uhaul - Strategic Surf Assault Vehicle project build

    might not work for your application, but I always liked the Land Rover Tropical roof concept.. provides that air space that might keep your roof cooler. Although, as mentioned, a big rack with a floor on top of the roof does the same thing and gives another platform/deck for whatever...
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    pivoting frames and mounting campers

    head over to Steel Soldiers ( http://www.steelsoldiers.com/ ) you can get any info you need on M35's might have to join to see pic's but no cost.. Excellent info available.. Mike W *******
  11. tamangel

    Deuce inspired flip-up camper

    stumbled onto this ancient thread..again...is the project still on-going..alot of time has passed but still appreciate the basic idea.. Mike W ******
  12. tamangel

    Converting a standard cargo box to a camper

    old thread but wondered if any additional progress on these featured builds or others with the same ideas starting anew.. Mike W ******
  13. tamangel

    Nice vid from Tunisian desert..

    nice pic's and travel..2 trucks.. https://vimeo.com/63172583 Mike W *****
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    pivoting frames and mounting campers

    maybe not specific to this discussion but found this vid showing desert travel and box's pivoting.. https://vimeo.com/63172583 Mike W ******
  15. tamangel

    2006 Stewart & Stevenson/BAE 6x6 Build

    is this any different: http://www.baesystems.com/product/BAES_020032/sd-brazos?_afrLoop=1069995061147000 Mike W
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    2006 Stewart & Stevenson/BAE 6x6 Build

    those pic's and info will disappear..Here they are for future perusal.. Mike W.. Description: 2002, Stewart Stevenson Service Inc, Model# M1089A1, MTV, Wrecker Service without winch, 6WD, S/N: W016909EFBM, Diesel Engine, automatic transmission, miles shown on meter: 12260, hardtop, missing...
  17. tamangel

    frame or flat bed mount?

    just thinking here for future purchase .. What would be best choice for camper box mount on a truck..Thinking 5 ton mil-surplus long bed. Would buy as cab/chassis unit and then have box constructed for either frame mounting or flat bed mounting. Height (preferably no taller than 12 or so, from...
  18. tamangel

    Hello All. My first post. Here is my simple custom GMC Cube Van conversion.

    I've always liked the box/cube truck/van concept.. There are a number of U-haul type truck builds on Pirate.. Most of those guys are looking for toy haulers for rock crawlers w/ a little space for living.. try this link...
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