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Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 05-16-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,356
Posted By Warpath
New Cab Seats

Only 3 months old and already had to chuck the seats. After having 2 back surgeries I have to have a lot of lumbar and in just the right place. I tried to make the upgraded seats from Showhauler...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 05-16-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,908
Posted By Warpath
Take a pick before and then after you install...

Take a pick before and then after you install them. Curious to see the difference which I am sure will be dramatic. Love LEDS for everything but interior lighting, way to harsh and white for me. I...
Forum: For Sale: Accessories & Spare Parts 05-16-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,386
Posted By Warpath
Cab Seats For Sale

These are custom made seat by Showhauler on Bostrom T915 air-ride base. Only have 1500 miles on them. (less than 3 months old) Grey that matches most truck interiors perfectly. Single air valve to...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 05-15-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,915
Posted By Warpath
Your son's car looks sweet! Love the flat black....

Your son's car looks sweet! Love the flat black.

I think Cat is working with Navistar in someway on this. I think they are just going after construction, cement mixer type business.
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 05-14-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,915
Posted By Warpath
A couple of trucks

Here is the new Cat Class 8 trucks.


Saw this FL on my bike ride today, cool flat black paint called "Flatliner"
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 05-10-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 36,659
Posted By Warpath
Was in Erie, Pa then over to Akron, Oh and will...

Was in Erie, Pa then over to Akron, Oh and will be heading to Bald Eagle Valley in Pa next week.

How about posting pictures of your rig in all of these places. I love pictures and I really love...
Forum: Building Your Own 04-30-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,241
Posted By Warpath
Oscarvan - Can I ask why you're not letting...

Oscarvan -

Can I ask why you're not letting the suspension do this work?

My current conversion rides pretty much like a Cadillac. I don't have front air-ride, my cab is not air-ride and I run...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 03-27-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,690
Posted By Warpath
I hear ya about the other forum. Added a...

I hear ya about the other forum.

Added a few chrome pieces this past weekend
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 03-22-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,690
Posted By Warpath
MMM - My first conversion had a 10 speed...

MMM -

My first conversion had a 10 speed manual and I'm not going to lie, I pretty much sucked shifting that thing. Over time I got pretty good up shifting, but it was always a triumph on the way...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 03-22-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,690
Posted By Warpath
Finally back in a Showhauler

Well it's been 5 years, 7 months and 6 days since I sold my last conversion and became a conversion trader first owning a pusher and more recently a Class C, but hey who's counting :-)

It was good...
Forum: Coach In The Making 09-03-2011, 06:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,789
Posted By Warpath
We had basement air in our pusher which was...

We had basement air in our pusher which was equivalant to 2 15k units. It was great if the temps wher 85 and under, above that it did not keep up. It was ineffiecient to run the air from the back...
Forum: Coach In The Making 08-07-2011, 05:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,789
Posted By Warpath
Yes we do have a king at home, and in an effort...

Yes we do have a king at home, and in an effort to keep the length reasonable we have currently spec'd a queen. The current RV has a small queen and it is ok, we have not totally ruled out a king...
Forum: Coach In The Making 08-04-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,789
Posted By Warpath
Thanks guys for all of the suggestions! Actually...

Thanks guys for all of the suggestions! Actually alot of the things you guys are bringing up are/where concerns of ours.

We found a compromise on the rear cabinets, these will be 10" deep and the...
Forum: Coach In The Making 08-02-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,789
Posted By Warpath
2012 ShowHauler - Floorplan

We have picked a tentative floorplan for our conversion. Michelle (my wife) made it clear that this rig will have a washer/dryer, dishwasher, king bed and residential fridge. I want to keep the box...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 07-26-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,314
Posted By Warpath
I wanted to mention that Showhaulers box is 100"...

I wanted to mention that Showhaulers box is 100" currently and not the 96" I mentioned in an earlier post.

Taildragger, the only way your going to win that fight with your wife is to make a run...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 07-26-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,314
Posted By Warpath
Gene thanks for the info. Unfortunately...

Gene thanks for the info. Unfortunately Showhauler made the fairing for the Columbia and it does not fit the Cascadia. They are not sure if they will build a fairing for the Cascadia since the...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 07-25-2011, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,314
Posted By Warpath
Hey Gene, just checked out your rig, how do you...

Hey Gene, just checked out your rig, how do you like the setup with garage, smart car and bed area raised? Would you do it again or just flat tow a car or use a trailer?

How do you like the...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 07-25-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,314
Posted By Warpath
Ya know it has been so long since I have really...

Ya know it has been so long since I have really crawled around a Renegade that I would not be a good judge as to a comparison of the two. The Ikon stuff really looks nice and it would appear they...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 07-24-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,314
Posted By Warpath
A trip to Showhauler - Wow!

The last time we visited Showhauler was back in 2004 when we picked up our M2 Conversion so I was very excited to see what Showhauler was up to these days. The first thing we noticed was a much...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 07-21-2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,636
Posted By Warpath
Kwikee # 904209000 $1233.00 Gene you will...

Kwikee # 904209000 $1233.00

Gene you will have to thank Social Network as well for keeping it going although even if I had not sold it with my other site iRV2.com I would have still kept it...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 07-20-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,636
Posted By Warpath
I was just doing some digging on the draw or tray...

I was just doing some digging on the draw or tray style entry steps and found Kwikee makes them. I can see why no body uses them since they are about $500 more than the shitty looking style.

I am...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 07-19-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,636
Posted By Warpath
Doc your rig is excluded, projects like yours are...

Doc your rig is excluded, projects like yours are far harder to tackle than ground up builds with all of the resources conversion companies have to work with.

This is also not meant to trash on...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 07-19-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,636
Posted By Warpath
Some things that really bug me on conversions

Not meant to offend anyone who has any of these items on their rig, and maybe there is something I am not thinking about.

1) A window at the head of the bed. I just think there has to be a...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 07-18-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,011
Posted By Warpath
Usually with Bostrom seats that have 3 air...

Usually with Bostrom seats that have 3 air valves, the other 2 control upper & lower lumbar. Not sure why they would have a manual control as well. If you are not finding the air valves doing...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 07-17-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,012
Posted By Warpath
When we had the bunk the kids would never sleep...

When we had the bunk the kids would never sleep up there because they where afraid they would roll off the bed and crash to the floor. One thing I did like was the separation from the rest of the...
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