We are fans of that particular layout as it's what we have in our Renault Master van conversion but ours is considerably narrower than your proposed base vehicle.
Might I suggest that you move the position of the toilet to the very rear of the unit? Will you have a chemical toilet or a...
Keyne these trucks were built in Europe why would they not be suitable for Europe? Ok it might be a little slow but who cares?
Take a look on YouTube at videos of the Abenteurer and Alllrad show and Willy's Treffen and see how many are there.
Have you watched JustEscape on YouTube?
Matt and his friends Gary and Tina showed a build series of Matilda and Puddles the Leyland Daf T244 trucks and some of their travels.
Matt's truck looks amazing I'm waiting patiently for him to release a walkthrough video of the interior.
Sitec, have you done any calculations as to the size of air operated rams that you will require as opposed to hydraulic?
Hydraulic will be far more powerful,
It would be more costly to rig up a hydraulic system but I'd take that over air any day, Just a thought you might be able to rig an...