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    what wood to install between frame and deck?

    Most building supplies in our area (Vancouver Island) sell flat deck material. It is tung and groove fir. I sealed the bottom with por15 an the top with Sikens SRD and inset tracks.
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    Nicaragua Unimog

    We fly to Nicaragua each spring so I keep an eye on Encuentra24. Not sure about the importing but interesting. https://www.encuentra24.com/nicaragua-en/cars-auto-trucks-truck-bus/mercedes-benz-unimog/15414326?q=keyword.Unimog&list=searchresult&catslug=all
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    Subframe fabricators in southwestern US?

    My recommendation is to do as much research as you can and take it to a small independent fabricator. There are very few people with experience with these subframes but they are not rocket science. I am only comfortable when I have seen lots of their previous work and when they value their...
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    FGs for sale

    I have no association, I saw this posted in a Facebook group. https://bend.craigslist.org/cto/d/bend-2012-mitsubishi-fuso-fg-4x4-box/6887500754.html
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    Mitsu Fuso Camper examples

    I thought I would share our truck it has been a work in progress for the past 8 months. I bought the truck as a cab and chassis, build the flat deck, and bought the camper from someone who sold their truck. Easter weekend was the maiden voyage to Port Renfrew on Vancouver Island about 2 hours...
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    Custom underbody boxes

    I bought the buyers boxes because they were fast and easy but the quality is not great. I have not seen these in person but it is an interesting idea. https://www.minimizer.com/product/poly-underbody-box/
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    Insurance!....found a new outfit....

    How did your claim resolve? Is this why you are looking for a new insurance company?
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    Flat Deck Design Considerations

    I thought I should post an update making slow and steady progress.
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    Mitsubishi Fuso FG 4x4 Service and Repair Manual

    Just bought the manual looks good so far. File appears to to to big for my iPad so I will break it into chapters. Interesting old PayPal accounts don’t expire I just needed to update the account details
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    Mitsubishi Fuso FG 4x4 Service and Repair Manual

    Just wondering how the manual was? I am always nervous of using my credit card with sites I do not know. Thanks
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    Fuso Frame drawing on Google Sketchup

    Nothing free that I know about. I am a teacher an AutoDesk has re-entered the education market. All AutoDesk products are free for registered education institutions.
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    Fuso Frame drawing on Google Sketchup

    I love Sketchup as a visualization tool and for planning. I tend to move to AutoCAD for fine detail or working drawing and illustrator for artistic application. I keep an old version of sketchup to export DXF files.
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    Catastrophic Hankook failure on the freeway...nasty

    Parts Truck? I have a vague memory of that one and will do a bit of looking. I have to head up Island (about 5 hours drive) sometime soon and could check it if we can find it.
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    Catastrophic Hankook failure on the freeway...nasty

    Wow, that both terrifying and frustrating. Get the truck the way you want it and have that happen, at least you walked away. I am in the early stages of my build and am not far away on Vancouver Island if you are selling any parts keep me in mind. Cheers, Dan
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    FGs for sale

    Sorry no, I just dealt with the auction house.
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