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Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 03-03-2007, 01:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,404
Posted By LooseClu
Off the top of my head it seems that the best...

Off the top of my head it seems that the best view is more often out the right side so I'd opt for the diner to be on the right and the sofa on the left (facing the right window).
Roy
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 02-03-2007, 12:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,231
Posted By LooseClu
Yes & no. In Texas you can register a truck...

Yes & no. In Texas you can register a truck conversion as an RV but you must have a class B nonCDL license to operate it if its over 26,001 lbs. At least that's what the state's DOT assistant...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 02-02-2007, 03:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,744
Posted By LooseClu
[quote]Do you want a roll up door or a ramp door...

[quote]Do you want a roll up door or a ramp door on the back of the conversion to drive the mini into the conversion, or would you attach a power winch to it and pull it in with a cable?

Ramp...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 01-31-2007, 11:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,744
Posted By LooseClu
All questions I was asking a year ago but here's...

All questions I was asking a year ago but here's what I decided on: a Mini, 13' garage, 17' living room, beaver tail & attached ramp. You would have to drive a Mini to understand why buy a Mini. The...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 01-29-2007, 11:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,231
Posted By LooseClu
Hiya BravestDog, Texas seems focused on the...

Hiya BravestDog,
Texas seems focused on the weight more so than the length. At 26,001 pounds TX regs require a Class B (no CDL requirement for motorhomes). If you tow a trailer above a stated...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 01-18-2007, 04:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,504
Posted By LooseClu
I have been impressed with Anthony Desnick's...

I have been impressed with Anthony Desnick's ToolSet motorhomes. Like you I''m still planning but Tony's responsiveness and ideas have pretty well convinced me he will be my builder. Take a look at...
Forum: Coach In The Making 11-05-2006, 12:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,340
Posted By LooseClu
I like the beaver tail and had not seen it...

I like the beaver tail and had not seen it before. Would that permit loading of a vehicle without having to raise the lift gate midway through the process? The car in question has a 97" wheelbase...
Forum: HDT Discussions 09-30-2006, 02:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,257
Posted By LooseClu
Anyone out there have a prefab garage for their...

Anyone out there have a prefab garage for their RV? I've looked online but would really like to hear from someone who has already been there and could recommend a reliable brand. There seems to be...
Forum: For Sale: Toterhomes, Motorhomes, HDT & MDT's 08-21-2006, 12:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,995
Posted By LooseClu
It would be a tight fit for a Mini (they are 11...

It would be a tight fit for a Mini (they are 11 ft. 11 inches in length). They also weigh 2900 lbs. which I suspect would overpower that lift gate. I'm looking for a garage unit to hold a Mini and...
Forum: For Sale: Toterhomes, Motorhomes, HDT & MDT's 07-11-2006, 12:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,916
Posted By LooseClu
BravestDog wrote: "What's the difference...

BravestDog wrote:

"What's the difference between the Columbia and the M2 Chassis that Warpath is selling? Both are newer and priced similar."

I recently asked the local Freightliner shop the...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 07-09-2006, 10:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,686
Posted By LooseClu
While going through the lengthy wishing/planning ...

While going through the lengthy wishing/planning
stages I have encountered this problem. If I begin with a Freightliner Columbia 112 (tandum rear axels), will I still be under 40' total length with...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 06-13-2006, 12:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,220
Posted By LooseClu
Camping Dutchman, I've seen many windsurfing...

Camping Dutchman,
I've seen many windsurfing trailers that carry their masts inside PVC pipe. Capped on the front end and cut to the necessary length, removable cap on rear end and put it on the...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 06-05-2006, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,282
Posted By LooseClu
Thank you Smile for the correct washing process. ...

Thank you Smile for the correct washing process. I would have used soap forgetting its the salt with which I should be most concerned. My wife has come up with the ultimate solution- move off this...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 06-02-2006, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,282
Posted By LooseClu
I live on Padre Island (Corpus Christi end) and I...

I live on Padre Island (Corpus Christi end) and I have seen new RVs all but rusted out in a year if parked outside. A neighbor's entire exhaust system was laying rusted on the ground under his rig...
Forum: For Sale: Toterhomes, Motorhomes, HDT & MDT's 06-02-2006, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,712
Posted By LooseClu
BravestDog said 'I'd like to see a Truck...

BravestDog said 'I'd like to see a Truck Conversion with one them thar new Mini Coopers in the belly or in the rear.'

That's what I'm working on- so far I've only...
bought the new Mini. No way...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 05-25-2006, 08:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,424
Posted By LooseClu
In view of some recently discussed cases, I think...

In view of some recently discussed cases, I think it would be wise to verify the engine's hp & torque (if the truck is new). I'm still in the planning stages but its one thing I will look at before...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 05-20-2006, 01:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,276
Posted By LooseClu
I'm not a fanatic but I am curious if anyone has...

I'm not a fanatic but I am curious if anyone has ever had a problem with formaldehyde in their truck conversion? I suspect it would not help my already damaged lungs but have noticed most all...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 05-06-2006, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,273
Posted By LooseClu
Is there a similar rule of thumb for garage...

Is there a similar rule of thumb for garage conversions? I'm still in wishing/planning stages but will want to haul a Mini Cooper garaged in the back of the RV. They weigh 2900 Lbs and most (not...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 04-22-2006, 12:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,318
Posted By LooseClu
Unfortunately, carbon fiber has a very high...

Unfortunately, carbon fiber has a very high demand and lagging supply problem. I too am a windsurfer and the price of our carbon gear has gone sky high in the past few months. An article in...
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