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  1. Baloo

    International 4700 Ambo build

    New lighting installed! And replaced the sink Not really a big deal, but I got a new tea pot as well Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
  2. Baloo

    International 4700 Ambo build

    Time to remove the old ceiling material and lights Removed the old light mounts and added some support around the hatch Replaced all the old white styrofoam insulation Added a new ceiling Installed new light fixtures Time to install the led light strips and wire em up. Then paint...
  3. Baloo

    International 4700 Ambo build

    It’s painted and installed now! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
  4. Baloo

    International 4700 Ambo build

    What’s new you may be thinking? The fiberglass visor over the top of the windshield! I have wanted one of these since I bought the truck back in 2009. They are really hard to come by, and stupid expensive when they do come up. Sadly it is not the cool Lund brand with built in lights. Heck it is...
  5. Baloo

    International 4700 Ambo build

    Shower drain time! Basket strainer Cap Rubber mat back in place Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
  6. Baloo

    International 4700 Ambo build

    Some Ambo updates, Replaced the hood! New over the axle exhaust Tight fit on the lift Best way to dry some bibs when camping Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
  7. Baloo

    International 4700 Ambo build

    Performed a few services to the Ambo after a nice weekend of Camping out of it. New filters Dang that is a big fuel filter! All the old oil ready to turn in Using the search light as an under hood light Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
  8. Baloo

    International 4700 Ambo build

    The truck was originally 3 five foot driveshafts. When I moved the axle and shortened the frame I went to 1 five foot axle and an 18” stubby axle with slip joint and support bearing. I wasn’t too sure about it when I did it, but 90k miles later with no vibration or driveline issues, I am good...
  9. Baloo

    International 4700 Ambo build

    Big job today! Drive shaft support bearing time! The rubber was dry rotted and deformed from the weight of the driveshafts. The old The disassembly Bearing removed All back together Time for a beer! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
  10. Baloo

    International 4700 Ambo build

    Time for some new lights I used the scrap metal from the new window cut outs Old vs new More light at a fraction of the power Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
  11. Baloo

    International 4700 Ambo build

    Some more work on the generator compartment. New tray for the batteries Engine mounted, batteries secured Still have to route the exhaust and cut the fresh air inlet for the engine cooling. Getting closer... Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
  12. Baloo

    International 4700 Ambo build

    It is 5052 Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
  13. Baloo

    International 4700 Ambo build

    It is aluminum, 0.125” thick marine grade. There is some angle stock welded on the bottom for strength. I am 200 pounds and it supports me just fine with no flex. Here it is installed Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
  14. Baloo

    International 4700 Ambo build

    I have two 55 gallon tanks, it will only draw off of one. Picked up some metal for my shower pan A little spot welding Test fit before cutting the floor out Damn this floor is over built! Plasma cutter time!
  15. Baloo

    International 4700 Ambo build

    At 1800 RPM the engine is pretty darn quiet. I mean no louder than the old Onan. Plus I already carry 110 gallons of diesel. I am half way to my idea, just need to buy a belt driven generator head. The big difference also being how much lighter this set up is, basically half the weight of the...
  16. Baloo

    International 4700 Ambo build

    Time to update the generator. First had to remove the monster from its cave. Some mock up of the new setup. It will be a belt driven generator. I am going to build a shelf for the batteries over the generator head. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
  17. Baloo

    1994 International 4700 Conversion Begins

    Looks like a great time! I need to get mine out camping, but it has been freezing here. You have the one part on your truck I have been searching for. The fiberglass visor over the windshield! I am officially jealous... Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  18. Baloo

    International 4700 Ambo build

    Some progress now that the weather has turned to cold and rainy. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
  19. Baloo

    International 4700 Ambo build

    Just opening and closing the door when it is raining out. It has gotten pretty wet and had to take it apart a few times over the years. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
  20. Baloo

    International 4700 Ambo build

    None at all, it has been there for years. If I had to do it again, I would have mounted the lock on the wall beside the door so it didn’t move when I opened the door. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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