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Old 05-23-2010, 06:47 AM   #141
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Re: CHANGED AGAIN! THIS WILL BE IT!!

I have a nice big skirt dent like that I need to straighten. Fortunately (for me anyway) AmTran's roof bows don't go below the floor, the braces for the skirt are separate. It looks like I can just bend the braces back. I also see I'm not the only one who thought to use a pad from the rear seat as a creeper.
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Old 05-23-2010, 03:47 PM   #142
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Ha. Ha. Yeah that long cushion comes in handy.
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Old 07-03-2010, 10:43 PM   #143
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Ok, so I haven't posted here for over a month. I've been working on a few things. Mostly the time consuming process of designing, planning and building the holding tanks.

I also figured out how and where to reuse the OEM heaters. The fans pull the air from the top down through the heater core and out of the bottom. I ordered fan blades for a counterclockwise fan motor ( mine is clockwise or vise versa can't remember) because I plan on putting the heater unit on its side, cutting off the legs for more room and when I'm done the air will be pulled the opposite way and pushed through the heater core.

Also ran the vent pipe through the roof.
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Old 07-03-2010, 10:48 PM   #144
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Grey tank frame assembly
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Old 07-03-2010, 10:54 PM   #145
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I decided to weld vertical square 1" stock to the side of the frame so I can bolt it to the bus frame. The other side of the frame will be suspended with threaded rod.
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Old 07-03-2010, 11:04 PM   #146
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Re: CHANGED AGAIN! THIS WILL BE IT!!

The black tank frame from Rv surplus was a real odd shaped tank and a real challenge. I had to custom bend my frame to the contour of the tank. (courtesy of BUNEDOGGLE'S idea).

I used the same frame method for the black tank as I did with the grey tank.
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Old 07-03-2010, 11:09 PM   #147
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Got the vent pipe installed.
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Old 07-03-2010, 11:10 PM   #148
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Cable hatch installed for 50 amp cable.
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Old 07-05-2010, 09:51 PM   #149
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Thanks. I used 1" angle iron and also 1" steel tubing.
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Old 07-07-2010, 10:39 AM   #150
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Really great progress! Nice job on the tank frames.
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