Truck Update 6/3/18

  • Finalized layout of rear wall tire mount
  • Measured position of hardpoints in rear wall
  • Cut primary steel components for rear wall tire mount
  • Used wire wheel to remove scale and rust from tire mount steel
  • Measured and trimmed rear vertical extrusions
  • Cleaned and rough trimmed aluminum ladder for tire mount
  • Fit and weld prepped tire mount steel primary frame joints
  • Purchased paint for tire mount
  • Fabricated long shanked drill bit for wire runs
  • Drilled wire run hole in ceiling panel and side extrusion for roof hatch
  • Fit checked remaining wall extrustions
  • Clearanced upper fore-aft extrusions
  • Started structural welding on tire mount frame
  • Lifted roof panel
  • Tested new ignition keys
  • Adjusted engine idle
  • Verified function of air warning lights
  • Fit checked tire, ladder, and sand plates on tire mount frame
  • Started cutting secondary steel for tire mount frame
  • Fit checked water tank through habitat door
  • Laid back wall on floor for edge champhering
  • Fit checked, prepped, and bonded forward extrusion to roof panel
  • Started fabricating spare tire boom hoist for tire mount
  • Fit checked, prepped, and bonded side extrusions to roof panel
  • Finished fabricating spare tire boom hoist
  • Prepped and bonded roof panel
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