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Forum: Building Your Own 01-12-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 92,645
Posted By volvoman
Used it three times. First trip to lacrosse...

Used it three times. First trip to lacrosse Wisconsin started leaking automatic transmission fluid . Got back home after adding about 10 quarts of fluid. Found out shift modular was leaking air...
Forum: Building Your Own 06-10-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,926
Posted By volvoman
How far are you on your build? I am in Rockford...

How far are you on your build? I am in Rockford il. I built one with a 20 ft garage if you want to come and see it. How do you plan to tie down car?
Forum: Building Your Own 05-24-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,705
Posted By volvoman
Call who ever you have car insurance with. I...

Call who ever you have car insurance with. I called Allstate and they did mine. Just asked what I valued it at. Also got towing insurance. They pay up to $250.00
Forum: Building Your Own 05-24-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,926
Posted By volvoman
When you get done building rv you need to call...

When you get done building rv you need to call Springfield in to get a packet to fill out. Send a check for any parts bought out of state for sales tax. They will sent a inspector to your address. I...
Forum: Building Your Own 01-22-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 92,645
Posted By volvoman
Vnlcoach. Thanks for coming out to check my build...

Vnlcoach. Thanks for coming out to check my build out. Let know if I can give any more advice or help you.
Forum: Building Your Own 01-05-2018, 04:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,082
Posted By volvoman
A lot of people just use a small sleeper boot. I...

A lot of people just use a small sleeper boot. I cut out about all of my rear wall.
Then you build a frame around opening to rivet or screw boot to it. Then just figure out how much you need and...
Forum: Building Your Own 02-22-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 92,645
Posted By volvoman
more updated pictures of rear bumper

more updated pictures of rear bumper
Forum: Building Your Own 02-22-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 92,645
Posted By volvoman
updated side compartments and rear bumper

updated side compartments and rear bumper
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 10-23-2016, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,392
Posted By volvoman
How did you move bags? Did you change height? Get...

How did you move bags? Did you change height? Get me your last 8 of Vin# and I can tell you. How to measure height.
Forum: Building Your Own 03-29-2016, 10:16 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 92,645
Posted By volvoman
Got exhaust put on. Made another trip to...

Got exhaust put on. Made another trip to bontragers surplus. Bought a chair for $295.00, 6 more compartment doors 4 for $15.00ea & 2 for $35.00 ear.
Forum: Building Your Own 03-29-2016, 10:10 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 92,645
Posted By volvoman
Hooked fuel lines back up to generator. Attempted...

Hooked fuel lines back up to generator. Attempted to start and was not getting fuel. Removed electric fuel pump and started pumping for a short time. Reinstalled and still wouldn't start. Put a new...
Forum: Building Your Own 02-16-2016, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,738
Posted By volvoman
i built one. if you look under volvoman you can...

i built one. if you look under volvoman you can see pictures. have not finished conversion yet to see how it will hold up. i built it off front of box. i thought about raising roof on cab. body shop...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 02-04-2016, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,997
Posted By volvoman
on a manual transmission main shaft in...

on a manual transmission main shaft in transmission will spin when vehicle is moved with driveshaft and axles in. counter shaft in bottom of transmission is not turning when transmission is not in...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 02-02-2016, 11:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,997
Posted By volvoman
towing

Get a price up front. Make sure they pull driveshaft or axle shaft. Make sure front bumper and oil pan have clearance. Will bounce about 6 to 8 inches. Prices should be about 125.00 to 150.00 per...
Forum: Coach In The Making 01-24-2016, 08:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 19,937
Posted By volvoman
What are you doing for rear bumper?

What are you doing for rear bumper?
Forum: Building Your Own 01-24-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 92,645
Posted By volvoman
rear bumper

What is used to build rear bumpers? What materials did you use?
Forum: Building Your Own 12-17-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,042
Posted By volvoman
i used 2" angle iron 1/4" thick for frame. i put...

i used 2" angle iron 1/4" thick for frame. i put 3/4" plywood on for floor and side walls. bought doors from bontragers also. they are in michigan.
Forum: Building Your Own 12-02-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 92,645
Posted By volvoman
Installing lights

Installing lights
Forum: Building Your Own 11-12-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 92,645
Posted By volvoman
updated pictures

updated pictures
Forum: Building Your Own 11-12-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 92,645
Posted By volvoman
Thumbs up Updated pictures.

Updated pictures.
Forum: Building Your Own 10-17-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,434
Posted By volvoman
do you plan on using camp grounds or remote...

do you plan on using camp grounds or remote camping?
do you live in Savannah Il?
i live in Rockford Il.
you should draw out plans for what you want inside to figure out size needed.
Forum: Building Your Own 09-02-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 92,645
Posted By volvoman
i going to use ramps to load a pickup in rear. i...

i going to use ramps to load a pickup in rear. i will open side door so can open truck door to get out of it.
Forum: Building Your Own 08-25-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 92,645
Posted By volvoman
Window installed in bunk and trim pieces on...

Window installed in bunk and trim pieces on driver side
Forum: Building Your Own 06-16-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 92,645
Posted By volvoman
Working on side trim pieces and the roof

Working on side trim pieces and the roof
Forum: Building Your Own 06-16-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 92,645
Posted By volvoman
Installed windows

Installed windows
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