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Old 04-22-2018, 08:08 PM   #1
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Recently purchased a m101a2 trailer to turn into an expedition style camper
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Old 04-22-2018, 08:15 PM   #2
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Thatll be cool.....hope to see progress pictures and posts
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Old 04-22-2018, 08:26 PM   #3
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Old 04-22-2018, 08:40 PM   #4
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Old 04-22-2018, 08:41 PM   #5
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This is gonna be bad ***. Canít wait to see the final product!


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Old 04-22-2018, 08:50 PM   #6
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Old 04-22-2018, 08:53 PM   #7
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Old 04-22-2018, 08:54 PM   #8
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Old 04-23-2018, 06:40 AM   #9
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Old 04-23-2018, 12:05 PM   #10
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Very cool project. Can't wait to see the progress
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Old 04-23-2018, 12:15 PM   #11
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In. I was wanting to do this before I sold my Jeep. Should be a fun project.
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Old 04-23-2018, 12:15 PM   #12
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Very cool project. Can't wait to see the progress
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Old 04-23-2018, 12:25 PM   #13
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that is awesome. I am looking to do the same thing. There is a military trailer for sale on here but i am not sure about it.

I definitely want to see what you come up with.
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Old 04-23-2018, 12:26 PM   #14
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What are the dimensions? looks hefty with the 8 lug wheels!

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Old 04-23-2018, 12:28 PM   #15
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Nice, been wanting one of those trailers!
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Old 04-23-2018, 03:15 PM   #16
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started by adding water containers. I had to grind off the old pieces that were welded on to tie down the canvas top to it. Then we lost the old hitch with brake system. Also got a new 5200 lbs axle with new hubs so I could utilize the old wheels and tires off of my truck. got rid of the 8000 pound axle and military tires/rims. Then the top came off.
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Old 04-23-2018, 03:21 PM   #17
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There is a guy in the city I work in that has one he said he would sell me for $400. It was to bad I had already purchased this one. dimensions are approximately 96 inches by 65 inches
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Old 04-23-2018, 03:26 PM   #18
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Here is the old hitch. I then began building the bed platform. The plan is to store batteries that will run lights under the bed. I would also like to hook it up to solar in the future. The first 4 feet of bed platform will be fixed. The last two feet will fold up, and out of the way for more internal space when not sleeping. The cross bars are all removable. The idea is when you fold the end of the bed up, you can pull the support bar out, and throw it under the bed. Also have plans to store our camp stove, and other misc. items in totes under the bed.
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Old 04-23-2018, 05:32 PM   #19
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started by adding water containers. I had to grind off the old pieces that were welded on to tie down the canvas top to it. Then we lost the old hitch with brake system. Also got a new 5200 lbs axle with new hubs so I could utilize the old wheels and tires off of my truck. got rid of the 8000 pound axle and military tires/rims. Then the top came off.
That water jug is not going to work like that. The vent is going to leak. I have these and they leak bounding around upright.
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Old 04-23-2018, 05:52 PM   #20
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Frame is welded up, and sides are going on
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Old 04-26-2018, 06:52 AM   #21
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Old 04-26-2018, 01:32 PM   #22
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Old 04-26-2018, 01:35 PM   #23
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Old 04-27-2018, 10:26 PM   #25
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Old 04-28-2018, 06:14 AM   #26
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Old 05-12-2018, 08:38 PM   #27
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That water jug is not going to work like that. The vent is going to leak. I have these and they leak bounding around upright.


Yours are defective. Mine donít leak.


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