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Old 11-30-2013, 09:30 AM   #521
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Heres my step cover well worth it , it keeps the noise down as well as a place for your feet
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Thanks, I was trying to figure out a way to store it under the seat. I did not consider folding it up under the hand rail like that. I have room there.

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Old 11-30-2013, 09:42 AM   #522
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Re: The Journey Visvi 1999 Thomas MVP ER

yes it folds out of the way, the first one I made you had to lift it up and store it then put it back in place work great, but a pain in the ass, this is so simple to use.
I really like your build, keep up the good work
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Old 11-30-2013, 09:43 AM   #523
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Will there be a cover over the entry steps or do passengers need unfeasibly long legs?
Hey, I like long legged women.

I plan to build a pull out cover of some sort. Right now it will probably be my grand-daughter and her legs don't touch anyway.
You are going to get your grand daughter to crouch in the stairwell so the passenger can rest their feet on her?

Ingenious but probably illegal.
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Old 11-30-2013, 10:03 AM   #524
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Will there be a cover over the entry steps or do passengers need unfeasibly long legs?
Hey, I like long legged women.

I plan to build a pull out cover of some sort. Right now it will probably be my grand-daughter and her legs don't touch anyway.
You are going to get your grand daughter to crouch in the stairwell so the passenger can rest their feet on her?

Ingenious but probably illegal.
Ha ha
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Old 11-30-2013, 10:22 AM   #525
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The stair cover is a grand idea guys!
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Old 12-02-2013, 04:17 PM   #526
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Do you have any of the original clearance lights? I'm keeping them original and need some replacements I have 4 broken. 2 red 2 amber. Not looking to spend money on replacing all of them, because if they don't match I'll lose my mind.
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Old 12-02-2013, 06:05 PM   #527
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Do you have any of the original clearance lights? I'm keeping them original and need some replacements I have 4 broken. 2 red 2 amber. Not looking to spend money on replacing all of them, because if they don't match I'll lose my mind.
Mine were all corroded and nasty, that was one reason I replaced them. You can ask Porkchop to see if he has any of his. He removed them all.
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Old 12-02-2013, 06:17 PM   #528
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I got my battery bank platform welded in.



I welded so scrap 16 ga to the top.



For now I will bolt the batteries to the platform. When I get back from my trip to Indiana, I will make a slide out, so I can get to them when I build the bathroom around them. I need to find a drawer slide that can handle 400 lbs.

Now that I have this done, I can do two things.
1) Measure and order the cables for the batteries.
2) Start putting in the insulation.
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Old 12-02-2013, 06:34 PM   #529
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Oh those things are so unmercifully heavy!!!
I've got three in my van; thankfully I've never had to mess with them in 2 years. They are AGM's. No Water!!!
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Oh those things are so unmercifully heavy!!!
I've got three in my van; thankfully I've never had to mess with them in 2 years. They are AGM's. No Water!!!
I have six 90 AH AGM's at 65 lbs each, 390 lbs total.They had a sale on the 90 AH and the plus side they will be easier to move.
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