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Old 02-04-2019, 02:38 AM   #1
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Just started the build out on our 170 cargo. We wonít camp in it often so I wonít have as much as others with respect to furniture, but I will at some point add a water tank for washing the bikes between races, solar, compressor, and various electronics.

The first task is sound sound proofing. Started yesterday with Noico on the walls. I will also use Lizard skin on the floor for sound and ceiling for insulation. Probably overkill but, I want it quiet while driving as well as when we camp at races. Hope to have all of that completed this week.

Next is a partition a friend is building for me. It will be behind the door bulkhead (mid-ship), go up 40 inches, in 24Ē to act as a small bed/storage area, and then up to the ceiling. Hope to have that done before we go on a 24 hour drive to Texas for a race.

After that we will need to have seats bought/mounted by April for a trip to a race that wife and daughter will be joining my son and I. Then...no rush, so will have to see where we are...solar, water, new radio, swivel seat bases, compressor, paint the wheels? Lots to keep me busy thatís for sure!

Iíll post pics as I go....if you have any thoughts or suggestions please chime in!
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Old 02-04-2019, 02:45 AM   #2
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Default Re: Moto-van build

I started with a very similar design. After a mock-up of the bed I decided to change to 30" wide.
1. The width of the Sprinter is just a little short, so 30" lets me get just a little diagonal.
2. There was still room for the handlebars behind the wall on mine at 30".
3. I found a nice 30" mattress.

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Old 02-04-2019, 03:07 AM   #3
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So at 30 you’re not hitting bars? I forget what we measured but tire to number plate seemed more like 20-ish....
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Old 02-05-2019, 09:07 AM   #4
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If you’re on the advrider forum you’re aware this guy is known for his travels....here’s a link to his build and he has some great YouTube videos on the build as well. Should be plenty of good tips here....

https://advrider.com/f/threads/tewst...build.1336213/
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Old 02-05-2019, 03:48 PM   #5
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Will you be adding windows?

I am having a difficult time confirming the previous generation CR Laurence windows will fit the 2019 body.
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Old 02-06-2019, 04:47 AM   #6
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If youíre on the advrider forum youíre aware this guy is known for his travels....hereís a link to his build and he has some great YouTube videos on the build as well. Should be plenty of good tips here....

https://advrider.com/f/threads/tewst...build.1336213/
Cool. Thanks!

@sprinty-I did get a sliding door window. Not sure who the OEM is, but it was for an 18 and fit fine.
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Old 02-06-2019, 08:28 PM   #7
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Who did you purchase it from? Did it install into the OEM stamping?

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Old 02-06-2019, 09:33 PM   #8
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Who did you purchase it from? Did it install into the OEM stamping?

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Yes. I got it here in Nor-Cal at Sierra Truck and Van: http://www.sierratruckvan.com/

They had one in stock but I don't think its something they regularly have...that said I think it would be easy from them to get...The window is from C.L. Lawrence and is vented...hope that helps
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Old 02-09-2019, 11:31 AM   #9
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While reading the high idle thread in the ncv3 section I came across a radio kit for a '19 at mid city engineering...I think I saw a post by u looking for one....if not disregard,if so good luck

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While reading the high idle thread in the ncv3 section I came across a radio kit for a '19 at mid city engineering...I think I saw a post by u looking for one....if not disregard,if so good luck

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Not sure it will work with Ď19? Iíll give them a call
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