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seat delete platform is done! Concealed SOSS hinges lift the platform to gain access to the space below. Also removed the plastic storage bin onbthe back drivers wall for an additional 6" of platform space. Covered the whole thing with paint on bed liner. I will eventually add a keyed lock to one of the lift up lids.
I couldn't justify spending the money on GG seat delete. I feel these turned out just as good if not better than the GG ones.

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What a clever idea. I'll have to try that :LOL:



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Where did you get the topographic vinyl? Would love to add that to the side vent area of my build. Thanks.
It is a custom wrap from a local company. There is a company on here that will also do them possibly. I reached out to them initially.
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Added a cargo net surround to my bed to house my 2 big dogs during overlanding trips.
Purchased some large cargo nets and cut each to fit between my rack. Looks good with the tube doors. Dogs are happy and it keeps them safe.

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Completed my last major addition to my set up.. the OVS 270 degree awning.
From here on out my pocket book will be much happier. All mods from this point forward will just be small tweaks to my full overlanding set up.
Still plan to come up with a custom soft top set up to include a tonneau over the back seat area and a Windjammer. This will probably be accomplished over the fall & winter.

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seat delete platform is done! Concealed SOSS hinges lift the platform to gain access to the space below. Also removed the plastic storage bin onbthe back drivers wall for an additional 6" of platform space. Covered the whole thing with paint on bed liner. I will eventually add a keyed lock to one of the lift up lids.
I couldn't justify spending the money on GG seat delete. I feel these turned out just as good if not better than the GG ones.

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What bediner did you use for this? It looks great!
 

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It will be interesting to see how warm/hot the water gets in the summer with the sun on the black rack. Love the rack and your entire build. Ideally, it doesn’t get too hot, but I’m thinking it may get too hot for comfort in the heat of the summer. Have you thought about how to address this?
So after a summer of camping and even in Temps up to 100 degrees the water never got over 80 degrees and as soon as the sun went down it cooled off quite fast. I was actually surprised it did not reach warmer temps. Even a bit disappointing actually, either way its handy to shower off even if its a bit chilly.
 
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Nice build.

A couple of comments about your "water tank"

First, without some sort of vent on top at the highest point, you'll never get it filled with water. If the air can not escape, it will not be compressed by the water and will take up volume that you intend for water.

Second, the outside air temperature has nothing to do with your water temperature in the daytime. Aluminum, which transfers heat easily, coated black will heat up to a higher temperature in direct sunlight than what the outside air will ever reach.
If you fill with water from a hose bib (appx 50 degrees) in the morning and then go wheel all day in direct sunlight, by mid-afternoon the water temperature is much higher than you think AND the pressure inside the tubing has increased greatly.

You may want to consider installing a bung on the topside somewhere where you can install both a manual vent and some sort of safety relief valve.
After a summer of camping, none of these issues ever happened. The water actually was always much cooler than I would actually want but it worked perfectly.
 

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