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Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 09-10-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By solo318
I just got done paying 3.15 a gallon in Sebring....

I just got done paying 3.15 a gallon in Sebring. Hopefully I can find something cheaper in Chatanooga this weekend.
Forum: Camping, Rallies and Travel 08-02-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,458
Posted By solo318
Well if one of you fellas is willing to pay for...

Well if one of you fellas is willing to pay for the weekend. I'll drive up and see if the squawk about mine. :)
Forum: Camping, Rallies and Travel 08-01-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,458
Posted By solo318
I know some local sheriffs officers here. But...

I know some local sheriffs officers here. But mostly because they like the picture on my D.L.
Forum: Camping, Rallies and Travel 08-01-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,458
Posted By solo318
I like the way this is heading. My only drawback...

I like the way this is heading. My only drawback about this place is the probable tears when we leave the lake. :)
The reviews make it sound hard to get reservations, So proper planning would be...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 08-01-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,488
Posted By solo318
We are with State Farm Rates are competitive and...

We are with State Farm Rates are competitive and it was pretty painless. I sent my agent pics of the inside and outside and they did the rest.
Forum: Camping, Rallies and Travel 08-01-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,458
Posted By solo318
I'm good with a 10 hour drive from home for a...

I'm good with a 10 hour drive from home for a "long weekend" that puts Gatlinburg on the far end but doable. Sure would be nice to put some faces to the ones who encouraged my through the process.
Forum: Camping, Rallies and Travel 07-31-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,458
Posted By solo318
I'm on the map :) It would be interesting to see...

I'm on the map :) It would be interesting to see where everyone lives. I wonder how many members are active enough to post.
Forum: Camping, Rallies and Travel 07-31-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,458
Posted By solo318
400. Thatís an error. The requested URL was not...

400. Thatís an error.
The requested URL was not found on this server


That's all it says.
Forum: Camping, Rallies and Travel 07-31-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,458
Posted By solo318
Link doesn't work.

Link doesn't work.
Forum: Camping, Rallies and Travel 07-31-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,458
Posted By solo318
So what we really need right about now is a...

So what we really need right about now is a member map. then we can find a place to meet. I vote Fort Wilderness at Disney. :)
Forum: Camping, Rallies and Travel 07-31-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,458
Posted By solo318
The HDT guys are mostly full timers. They have...

The HDT guys are mostly full timers. They have all the time in the world to hangout. I think the conversion group is pretty evenly split between working stiffs (like myself) and retired folks. The...
Forum: Building Your Own 06-12-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,475
Posted By solo318
What is your overall height now? I opted for...

What is your overall height now? I opted for basement mounted mini splits to keep the profile low and I have almost 8 ft ceilings. Overall I'm still only 12ft 2 inches. The extra ceiling height is...
Forum: Building Your Own 06-11-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,475
Posted By solo318
That's going to be awesome. Keep it going. :)

That's going to be awesome. Keep it going. :)
Forum: Building Your Own 06-11-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,932
Posted By solo318
I (re)built most of mine from scratch. When I...

I (re)built most of mine from scratch. When I build the next one it will be completely from scratch. Let me know if You need any help.
Forum: Building Your Own 05-25-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,707
Posted By solo318
We used State farm. titled as an RV it was...

We used State farm. titled as an RV it was painless and inexpensive.
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 05-14-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 956
Posted By solo318
After months (literally) of chasing down leads on...

After months (literally) of chasing down leads on a commercially available set up. I finally just went down to the local welder that repairs dump trucks. It ended up costing about the same amount and...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 03-26-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,221
Posted By solo318
Just as a side note. I would encourage you to...

Just as a side note. I would encourage you to look at the other liabilities of a CDL. one being a MUCH lower DUI threshold. The second being that if you have a cdl and no DOT numbers that is also a...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 02-20-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 592
Posted By solo318
Insurance

So after all of the horror stories online about insurance. I just wanted to share my experience.
We have all of our cars and our house with State Farm. I called them this morning to get insurance...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 02-16-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 659
Posted By solo318
Wheel weights

What kind of weights are you guys using for balancing your wheels. When I worked for a fleet we had a conventional machine. No one local to me has one so I was wondering what everyone else is doing? ...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-14-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By solo318
A Buffalo was overheard sending his son off to...

A Buffalo was overheard sending his son off to college saying "Bi-son"
Forum: Building Your Own 01-26-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 610
Posted By solo318
It depends on the box. the more structure you add...

It depends on the box. the more structure you add up high the worse the truck drives. An frp box would be a stiffer box to start out, but harder to work with moving forward. The aluminum boxes use...
Forum: Building Your Own 01-26-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 610
Posted By solo318
Firstly I would caution you that the roof is what...

Firstly I would caution you that the roof is what holds the sides of the box together. If you take the roof of it will be flimsy like wet cardboard. Depending on your choice of truck a movers "high...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 12-08-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By solo318
GPS stereos

So after a 4 hour drive into southern GA. My gps pulled me up to a set of railroad tracks that were not cross able by anything short of BIGFOOT. Fortunately it was my pick up with the 40 ft trailer...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 11-29-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,114
Posted By solo318
I converted a supreme box. any commercial box is...

I converted a supreme box. any commercial box is NOT suitable for supporting weight. I doubled the number of roof bows and I still wouldn't walk on it. If you want to box an a/c or vent frame you can...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 10-11-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,679
Posted By solo318
Thanks Sam. The outdoor kitchen has been one of...

Thanks Sam. The outdoor kitchen has been one of my design requirements from inception. It's the only door on that side that doesn't open upward. (all of the "work" doors on the other side open...
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