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    Overboard Dinoot Build

    Mike, Happy to hear it!
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    Overboard Dinoot Build

    Mike, Great example of an Dinoot Jeep Trailer! Love all the custom touches.
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    Let see your Lego Overlanders

    That's too far back to remember my first one 😞
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    Let see your Lego Overlanders

    Thanks for sharing
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    Let see your Lego Overlanders

    Cool, remember the Amazon Crossing set from way back
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    Let see your Lego Overlanders

    Breathing some air back into this one ... Since my first car a ’67 convertible Mustang and someone in our neighborhood around the same time having a 4WD ’68 Mustang coupe, I have thought about building a four wheel drive Mustang on and off. So finally taking a step in that direction with...
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    Can I fit a RTT on my expedition trailer?

    Eddie, Sorry did notice your post before. For a 56" wide RTTs we set crossbars 36-42" apart. For 72" wide RTTs we go with 3 cross bars. On your Dinoot, I believe the original owner added some steel framework on the sides. If so, that could be used for repositioning the crossbars
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    Exterior wood finishes

    Yes, pros and cons to both. After many years of Tent Topped camping, I'm working on some idea for maybe doing a sleep-in camper.
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    Exterior wood finishes

    Haven't done any sleep-in, but built lots of plywood trailer boxes. My go to coating is Durabak roll-on bed liner. Adheres great to plywood. Have used it for many year with no problems. Here is a thread I wrote on another forum about a six year in the weather test I did on a Durabak Coated...
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    Dexter axles easily replaceable (swapping lug patterns)

    If it is a 3500 lb axle, can upgrade the 5 on 4.5 hubs to new 5 on 5 hubs. If you are running factory aluminum Jeep wheels, will have to run spacers because the center holes are too small for fitting over the axle hub.
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    An RTT mounted on top of camper shell with crawl thru entry from inside shell?

    I was thinking about something similar the other day after looking at a VW van pic with a RTT and slide back roof. On the canopy make a crawl thru hole with a removable cover. Then use a cover entry style roof top tent so the covered entry goes over the crawl thru hole when opened.
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    Suzuki Owners; Let's see your ExPo Trucks

    Reintroducing my Tracker (photobucket has blocked all my old pics), it is a 2000 with 2.0L 4cyl & 5spd. Has 2" lift and 235/15" tires. The diffs have been swapped with '96 Sport 5.12 units, for the better gearing and to get rid of the vacuum operated front diff / add manual hubs. Great rig...
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    My offroad 5x8 Cargo Trailer Camper Conversion

    Thanks for the kind words. Look forward to seeing how the No Weld Towers get installed.
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    Roof rack for teardrop RTT

    Here is the Towers RedM101A2 was referring too.
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    Anyone know what trailer this is?

    Definitely a Fleetwood Neon, do a search, believe there are a couple of Neon builds on here
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    Subaru owners: Let's see your expedition rigs!

    Your Dinoot came out great! Perfect size and weight for behind your Crosstrek
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    RTTs on trailers

    Pair of fold down, friction style rear stabilizer jack and a tongue jack work fine for leveling and is very stable.
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    Trailer Supported Adventuring Article in OutdoorX4: My Dinoot Trailers

    Great article, Thanks! Nice to see it highlighting the Dinoot smaller, lightweight, budget-friendly adventure trailer approach.
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    Bolt-together fiberglass Jeep-tub trailer kit

    Thanks to Andy and OutdoorX4 for a great article!
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    New to me 2003 Chevy Tracker (rebadged Suzuki Vitara) Need input

    On my 2000 Tracker, 2.0L/5spd, I run 235/15 Duratraks on the factory 5.5" aluminum wheels. Needs 1" hub spacers to keep from rubbing. On my previous 1992 Sidekick 15x7 aftermarket steel wheels with 235/15s cleared fine. Both rigs had 2" lifts. Mine has front and rear 3rd members from a 1996...
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