I could not agree more! When I outfitted the interior of my truck I made a dinette that could be converted to a bed. We converted it to a bed on our first trip to Baja in the truck in 1997 and it has stayed that way since. we just use trays on the bed for dining.
How much "back country" travel experience do you have? If it is very little, then my suggestion is that you "cough up the money" and stay in commercial campgrounds! Sadly, a single female camping alone in remote locations is going to draw unwanted attention to yourself. Your best bet is (in my...
VERY WELL SAID Gatgrizz27!!!
Let me add:
#6. Know what you don't!
High amperage wiring done wrong and bad propane or vehicle fuel plumbing can BURN your vehicle to the ground! Once those kind of fires start "there is a snowballs chance in hell" you will be able to save your rig! Oh, and these...
Hunt down a used U-Haul truck with a box the has close to the LxWxH and features you want, strip the box, then sell off the truck. I have heard of people that netted their box for just a couple hundred bucks, and one guy got a free box AND a couple of hundred bucks out of the deal!
Sorry iskipowder, I have no clue what that means? Super Duty, is that a company? What is the part number. What is the max vehicle weight? What is the horsepower max value? What is the max torque value? Do you know whether it is suitable for your truck under the WORST conditions?
Do you know what...
You have gotten some incredible advice from some REALLY bright accomplished adventurers ( some of them owning many adventure vehicles over many years, building GREAT rigs and spending $$$$$$$ doing it).
Here is my advice to you... CHILL PUNK ******** KID and start making mistakes!!!
Stainless Steel large diameter pop rivets are "bad-ass". I have used them to rivet siding onto fence frame on my property TOTALLY BOMBER!!!
A word of warning though... Get ready for some very sore arms after the project is done. (or buy a pneumatic rivet gun) ;)