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1 Bored Clerk's Garage Built Camper

Discussion in 'Other Builds' started by 1 Bored Clerk, Oct 24, 2016.

  1. Dec 5, 2017 at 6:39 PM
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    Overkill07

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    A few audio upgrades, tinted windows, remote start because it f'n hot in Texas! 6in Fabtech DB lift, 17x9 Fuel Trophy wheels, 315/70/17 Duratracs,BAMF 80in sliders w/kickout, Prinsu cab rack w/30in Heretic light bar, custom bedside decals, custom hi-lift jack brackets, US Offroad front bumper w/winch, bed rack with RTT, CB, Short wave base station, Ultra gauge, color matched grille surround, an ungodly amount of recover gear, ARB fridge, hood struts, RotoPax, traction pads.
    How's the progress going? It's cold down here now so I imagine you're just about freezing up there now!
     
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  2. Dec 5, 2017 at 7:51 PM
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    RedBeard1 Welder with a wheeling habit!

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    Mostly stuff I built.

    Seriously try https://www.onshape.com/

    Full functional cad cloud based software and it is free to use once you create a “free” account. Best part of it is there is no software to download. There is even an app for iPhone and iPad.

    You can buy an annual license to it for around $1500 if you do choose. I have a license for it and it is what I use for all my metal work modeling. Works almost identical to solid works. The same software developers are the ones creating it.
     
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  3. Dec 6, 2017 at 4:10 PM
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    It’s official! I approved the second rev of drawings and paid my 20% deposit on the boxes for the exterior of the camper. Feels good to have that in actual motion. I imagine it’ll be two-three weeks to get them done but we’ll see. I’m not in any real hurry for them but they were a big expense that I wanted to get out of the way so there’s time to recover before the other two big expenses: Windows and awning.
     
  4. Dec 6, 2017 at 5:10 PM
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    Interested to see how they come out! I’m about to put my bed on. Your build has been a enormous help!
     
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  5. Dec 6, 2017 at 5:53 PM
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    Fixing the fuel filler location is really high on my list. When I have a few days where I don’t need to drive, I’ll tear it apart and cobble something better up. Other than that, the bed has been awesome! I wish I would have gone to it much earlier.
     
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  6. Dec 6, 2017 at 5:56 PM
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    Put fairing compound on the last wall. I’m planning to get my sand on this weekend. The goal is to have the exterior sanding done. We’ll see. Also, it’s cold enough that I need to haul out the tarps and heater again.

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    I can’t wait to get this giant box on the truck and out of the garage!
     
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  7. Dec 6, 2017 at 6:15 PM
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    Looks good!
    I may copy the Norweld style. Simple little bracket maybe. Have to get the thing on first. Pretty pumped.
     
  8. Dec 6, 2017 at 6:34 PM
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    Consider the new location of the filler when you’re positioning the bed fore-aft. You need a minimum clearance between anything attached to the bed and the cab. Placed mine just right and it now only gives me a very small area to potentially fit the filler. If you know you’re going to re-locate the filler, you will want to solidify that plan/location prior to drilling the fore-aft holes for the bed. I would only want to move the bed back just a tad...which means I can’t because there wouldn’t be enough meat between holes for the bed mount. I can leave it where it is or move it a lot (over 1” at least)
     
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  9. Dec 7, 2017 at 3:32 AM
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    I only took a quick look at the filler neck. Wondering if it could be replaced with a racing style one so a flush mount style could be done. Seems that the neck is just clamped on. Again didn’t really check fully yet as cleaning up the wiring was a bit more important.
     
  10. Dec 7, 2017 at 4:29 PM
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    A few audio upgrades, tinted windows, remote start because it f'n hot in Texas! 6in Fabtech DB lift, 17x9 Fuel Trophy wheels, 315/70/17 Duratracs,BAMF 80in sliders w/kickout, Prinsu cab rack w/30in Heretic light bar, custom bedside decals, custom hi-lift jack brackets, US Offroad front bumper w/winch, bed rack with RTT, CB, Short wave base station, Ultra gauge, color matched grille surround, an ungodly amount of recover gear, ARB fridge, hood struts, RotoPax, traction pads.
    Thanks, I'll check it out :thumbsup:
     
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  11. Dec 7, 2017 at 5:58 PM
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    It’s all integrated. The cap serves a purpose and if you don’t have one that does the same thing it’ll throw a CEL.
     
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  12. Dec 7, 2017 at 7:07 PM
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    Lovely. Guess I’m just going to mess with it then. Thanks for the heads up.
     
  13. Dec 7, 2017 at 8:31 PM
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    We’ll learn together! Haha.
     
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  14. Dec 10, 2017 at 6:04 PM
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  15. Dec 10, 2017 at 9:27 PM
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    I appreciate all the patience. :rofl:

    I did a decent amount of sanding this weekend. All I have left is the roof panel. Saved the hardest to reach for last!

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    I was going to show a closeup of the panel surface but the cold weather shut my phone down as I was trying to shoot the photo. I’m going to finish up the sanding tomorrow night. We’ll take a look then.
     
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