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  1. Driftwoodlizard

    "The Refiner"... Building this C5500 Expedition conversion

    Awesome info, appreciate it! The rear on this one is massive. Not a Dana, (I don't think).
  2. Driftwoodlizard

    "The Refiner"... Building this C5500 Expedition conversion

    I finished fabricating the spare tire/ motorcycle rack built, powdercoated and installed this week. Also found some killer reclaimed white oak out of a Pennsylvania tobacco barn, stained it up and added the accent wall. Interior mostly finished. Just the bed left! I think I'll throw the Dana in...
  3. Driftwoodlizard

    "The Refiner"... Building this C5500 Expedition conversion

    Yea, I believe the rear is limited slip, I'm really not Worried about the front because the thing is such a beast and I'm really never gonna be rock crawling it.
  4. Driftwoodlizard

    Progress pic,"The Refiner" coming along.

    That's a great idea. I've got a new tubing bender now for that reason and more!
  5. Driftwoodlizard

    Progress pic,"The Refiner" coming along.

    Tires are pirelli pista 335/80r20, I cut the fenders slightly but once I put the 4x4 axle in it'll be like 7 inches higher and not necessary. I sprayed the black as a test and I'm actually getting ready to shoot the whole thing!
  6. Driftwoodlizard

    Super Singles for Mercedes Benz 1120 4x4 from UK or EU supplier

    OOps, didn't see you needed EU suppllier! Disregard. Check out Wheels Now, they'll make you a custom set of heavy duty super singles to fit your application, whatever you want for right around $2400 shipped. They're really the only ones doing it. Here's the guys email I talked to...
  7. Driftwoodlizard

    Progress pic,"The Refiner" coming along.

    Progress. Wheels and tires mounted up, little paint work today (lots to do still), awning, new flooring inside. Bathroom construction this week. ...
  8. Driftwoodlizard

    "The Refiner"... Building this C5500 Expedition conversion

    Got the 13.5 foot electric awning mounting and tested. Just have to finish wiring. It's killer!
  9. Driftwoodlizard

    "The Refiner"... Building this C5500 Expedition conversion

    Thanks! It'll go anywhere when it's finished.
  10. Driftwoodlizard

    "The Refiner"... Building this C5500 Expedition conversion

    Soon as I get the interior buttoned up.
  11. Driftwoodlizard

    "The Refiner"... Building this C5500 Expedition conversion

    It's currently 2wd, but I have the Dana Super70 for the front and the transfercase/ driveshafts. Only waiting on a few more pieces to install the 4wd drivetrain. Already put 40" pirelli Unimog tires on her. I call her "The Refiner". The box is 2010 fracking site chemical sampler with all...
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