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Old 07-19-2016, 05:50 PM   #21
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I doubt your van will see much abuse or twisting, but you might consider some gussets or metal angle brackets for your cabinets. They add lots of strength, and they prevent "racking" during a crash. I used 2 of these brackets in the corners of my galley, and then put a bolt/rivnut to secure the bracket to the van wall.
Will do , I plan to add some aluminum angle anyways to my three mounting points. I will make sure to make a few corner braces as well.
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Old 07-19-2016, 08:58 PM   #22
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When your rollover couch bed comes in but you drove your Prius to work.
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Old 07-19-2016, 09:16 PM   #23
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Ooh, I like where this build is going. Is that going on drivers side aft, or?
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Old 07-19-2016, 10:07 PM   #24
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Sofa bed is going behind the drivers seat along that wall. Behind that will be a small bench/day bed with storage. Passenger wall will be galley, closet , shower from front to back.
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Old 07-20-2016, 02:28 AM   #25
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Which brand and model Rollover Couch Bed did you buy? What is the overall height of the back rest when upright?

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Old 07-20-2016, 02:58 AM   #26
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They are made by Newhouse, sold by blazinbelltech.com / moduline cabinets / rb components
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Old 07-24-2016, 11:20 PM   #27
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Today's progress. These rollover sofa beds are made to be mounted to the wall. I thought outside vans were on to a great idea when they built frames instead. With space at a minimum, I decided to panel the front of mine and hide battery bank and all electrical underneath. (To come later).

After I verify all will work, these will be removed and powdercoated.
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Old 07-30-2016, 02:13 AM   #28
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Today finally saw some additional progress. Pulled the walls back down to run wiring, installed the maxxair fan (cutting the second is easier like most have said), dicor'd all the roof seams, and installed the two 100 watt solar panels. We used stainless 6mm bolts instead of the self tapping screws they sent. Generous Dicor on those as well.
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Old 07-31-2016, 04:55 PM   #29
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Did you leave a big enough air gap under the solar panels?
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Old 07-31-2016, 05:12 PM   #30
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No clue,
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