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    Pass-through really necessary?

    I'm a big fan of a pass through so here is my silly analogy: Do the bedrooms in your house open to the inside of the house or do you have to go outside to access them?
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    Why does no one use a high truck shell?

    I posted this in another thread not too long ago. This one works well for me as it is just me and my dog traveling. Don't care what anyone else thinks about it. I bought it used on CL and got a great deal on it. Had been looking for a while but 6'6" bed models are hard to find and they are...
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    Camper shell build thoughts?

    Yes, it is aluminum. Don't know what it weighs though. I did have to use my forklift to set it on the truck mostly because it has a 6" lift and sits pretty high.
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    Camper shell build thoughts?

    My camper is lined with 1/4" cedar planks, t&g. They are very light weight. The truck is a Duramax that has been deleted and tuned so it is quite powerful. I did not notice any difference with the added height of the camper. I do plan on putting a rack on top of the cab and will probably have a...
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    Camper shell build thoughts?

    I picked this up on CL last year for $350! Lined with cedar and insulated. Had a crappy bed/storage box with it which I removed. It is perfect for my needs as it is just myself and my dog. I am still debating on whether to keep the factory bed or convert to a custom flat bed. With a flat bed I...
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    Well, my friend took the plunge...Z71 2004 Suburban for Overland/Off Road. Build test video and walkaround inside!

    Hey, I recognize you from the Corvette Forum! Great video, like most of yours are. Not sure how cool my truck is but it is a work in progress. I'll be making a trip down to Vegas this month or next. I'm just south of Carson/Tahoe.
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    2002 Duramax Solid Axle Adventure Build

    Hey NVWill. Your truck is looking good! Love the rear bumper build. I'm down in Smith Valley. Here's my in progress build. Still debating whether to stay with the stock bed or build a custom flatbed. I got my H2 wheels from Jack @locrwln. His rig is amazing and also a big inspiration. Maybe...
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    2005 Chevy Astro AWD Stealth Campervan - Meticulously Crafted Inside & Out - SOLD

    Just found this thread as I did a search on Astro Vans. I am looking at a couple AWD Astro vans locally with the idea of building a rig. I wanted to see some others and I will say, you have done a really nice job on yours. As far as the price, I think the problem is you are trying to sell a 15...
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    Vehicle Selection Dilemma

    Okay, so we have votes for every option. I guess I'll just have to build them all! :oops: :) I've been camping out of the back of the diesel truck camper shell for the last couple years. I'm tired of "crampmig" in such a small shell with no headroom. I've been looking at used slide in campers...
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    1992 Dodge W250 Cummins / VW Vanagon Abomination *MAY CAUSE BLINDNESS*

    As a long time hot rod builder and a fan of vans, this project is very appealing. Seams like an early Dodge or any full size van would be a lot easier but I guess you're a VW guy. My sister has a Westy and has been trying to get me into one but they are crazy expensive for what they are and...
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    Vehicle Selection Dilemma

    I have a vehicle selection dilemma. :oops::) If I won the lottery (I guess I have to actually buy a ticket to win!) I would buy a diesel Sportmobile. I had a couple custom vans back in the 70's and have always liked them. I like the ability to just be able to park and get into the back without...
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    Beemer Chef???

    I bought his rig a couple years ago. Went down to NM and stayed with him and got to talk for hours. I unfortunately sold the rig last year because I can no longer ride long distances. I haven't spoken to Ara in a while but would like to make another trip down there and visit but with stupid...
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    1977 GMC Jimmy High Sierra

    Nice find! I have a '79 that I hope to be working on soon. It's got a built 350 and 4 speed manual trans.
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    Grand Cherokee ZJ Builds (Share you pictures)

    I've had 5 ZJ's (I have a WJ now). The green '94 with 3" lift sold to my buddy that still has it. The black '95 with 6" lift on 33's, 4.10 gears, OX locker front, Detroit Locker in rear. Silver 5.9 was mint and too nice to wheel so I sold it and then installed a 9" long arm on 40's for the...
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    What can you tell me about the Chevy Avalanche?

    I bought one new back in '05. Boy, was it ugly in stock configuration! 😳 😁 The combination of the cladding and tiny tires just made it look off balanced. Once I lifted it 6" and ran 35's it looked much better. I didn't like the cladding at first but once the lift was on and I was using it off...
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    Ram 3500 OEM 17” vs 20” wheels.

    Why? The 17's weigh less and will be better off road. Plus, they look a hell of a lot better!
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    Diesel for overlanding- are you happy with the choice?

    Funny to read people say that you don't need a diesel. Hell, I don't need half the crap I have but I sure like having it! 😄 I have a 2008 Chevy Duramax, CST 6" lift on 35's, DPF delete and tuned, air bags with on board compressor, Banks engine brake, FASS lift pump, 52 gallon fuel tank, and I...
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    My 2012 Chevy 2500HD Build

    Nice truck! I've got an '08 LTZ DirtyMax. It had a CST leveling kit on it when I got it so it sat pretty high. I installed cutout flares which opens the front wheel wells 1&1/2" and 315/70-17s. I still had some rubbing and the leveling kick made it ride like a Mack truck! Wash board roads had me...
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    2008 Chevy 2500 D-Max Build

    The tailgate will come off and a single or double rear door will be in its place like these two. With the extra height of the lift, I'll need some sort of ladder or steps for easier access. I'd like something my dog can go up and down by himself without having to pick him up. It would be nice if...
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    Yetti’s Pacific North West Exploration & Expeditions Picture heavy

    Started my build thread!(y)