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    Ursa Minor J30 Wrangler vs Alu-Cab Canopy Camper Gladiator?

    I do this a lot in my Gladiator + Alu-Cab with factory remote start. I'm trying but can't figure out why someone would only think it possible in a Wrangler + Ursa
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    Introducing the “NEW” Alu-Cab Canopy Camper

    Thanks for linking those actuators - very interesting! I've been looking for ways to tie the rear locks into the truck's power lock system. If your truck had a power locking rear tailgate like mine (I'm guessing yes from your handle), getting the signal from the tailgate harness is pretty...
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    Four Wheel Camper - A Review

    "Without options, the FWC Gladiator is 380 pounds" That's good if true
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    Introducing the “NEW” Alu-Cab Canopy Camper

    I can tell you my ACCC + bone stock Gladiator Rubicon = 7’5” = 226 cm from ground to highest point Don't know what model Glad you have - before camper, the Rubi ought to be about 2" taller than a Sport S (taller tire and mild spring lift) But bone stock is no way to run this thing, the rear...
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    Introducing the “NEW” Alu-Cab Canopy Camper

    Timely question. I just mounted this up on my ACCC recently. The position is really great, because there is no light at all on the hood - it’s in the shadow of the top of the windshield here. And from the driver’s seat (I’m 6’2”) I can’t see the shadow of the top of the grille on the ground...
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    Gladiator - Good/Bad?

    Diesel GVWR is bumped +200 lbs also. For instance Gladiator Rubicon goes from 6250 lbs (gas) to 6450 (diesel). Of course the diesel engine is more than +200 lbs, but it does speak to "drivetrain upgrades from the factory with handle the added weight and power"
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    Introducing the “NEW” Alu-Cab Canopy Camper

    Previous experience with that stuff (track junkies spraying it inside rocker enclosures and B-pillars to stiffen up the chassis) has shown that it can continue to expand for a few days, and if overfilled to the brim, pop welds. I'd want to test carefully on a sacrificial structure first before...
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    JT w/ AluCab Khaya Camper

    You deserve a long answer too. In the US, AFAIK there is no way to re-rate the official GVWR, full stop. (I gather in some Australian states you can, but this seems to come with strict enforcement, checkpoints, mandatory weight checks, etc that are unheard of in USA.) Upgrading suspension to...
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    JT w/ AluCab Khaya Camper

    They don't? They're all just way over GVWR.
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    Truck Camper that Sleeps 4?

    This sounds a little minimalistic based on your post, but it does have a huge sleeping space:
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    Introducing the “NEW” Alu-Cab Canopy Camper

    Question regarding the Alu-Cab rear tire mount: would this aux fuel tank work? Full of diesel (~7lbs/gal), maybe 90 lbs? Typical 33" spare might be ~85 lbs; perhaps fine with just the tank, but I'm guessing the combination could be too much for the system?
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    Grounded Overland Adventure Top

    Hm, if you are coming from a soft top you just source a new glass window?
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    Camper shell brand comparison

    I have never wished I had windoors. I guess it has to do with how you organize your gear, and how you feel about more potential points of entry into the rear space
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    Quick and easy mounting option for roof rack on shell

    There were no rails on my Leer. First link in the original post is the kit I used.
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    spare tire shaped water storage?

    How about just storing water IN the spare tire
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    Lets talk shells, caps or toppers.....

    Might have been my thread:
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    cheap MOLLE / PALS gear mount

    good tips - if I ever need to take the screens off I'll do that
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    cheap MOLLE / PALS gear mount

    The windows in the Leer shell are held together by screws through the inside window surround, into aluminum in the outer window assembly. Two dozen screws hold the whole thing together. I just put another two dozen screws in between them, with fender washers for the screw heads, and metal...
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    cheap MOLLE / PALS gear mount

    Timely necrothread. I recently installed expanded metal grating as part of making my truck shell a more secure place. Somewhere along the line it occurred to me that many sizes of it are MOLLE-compatible. It does look a bit like a prison transport, but doesn't feel that way as I camp in the...