Truck Update 7/8/18

  • Prepped, tacked, and welded on rear tire mount frame:
    • Marker light mounts
    • Upper driver side grab handle
    • Sand ladder mount studs
    • Tire mount plate assembly
    • Tire lift strap clearance slot
    • Ladder mount tabs
  • Final welded all tire mount frame structural joints
  • Welded sand ladder hold down nuts
  • Sandblasted, primed, and painted sand ladder hold down nuts
  • Final match drilled ladder to rear steel mount frame
  • Fabricated locking tab for spare tire
  • Ordered flooring samples
  • Ordered ARB awning
  • Ordered assorted electrical components and hardware for rear tire mount
  • Machined, sand blasted, primed, and painted tire locking plate
  • Welded tire locking tab to tire mount
  • Drilled solar wire passthrough holes in rear frame
  • Machined steel solar wire passthrough tube
  • Drilled, prepped, and welded in steel passthrough tube in upper frame beam
  • Received flooring smaples
  • Machined and welded to rear frame marker light wire guide mount tabs
  • Received ARB awning
  • Received from McMaster-Carr:
    • 4-gauge welding wire (for solar panels)
    • 3M VHB to mount solar panels
    • Assorted hardware
    • Aluminum tube for forward marker light mounts
    • Aluminum angle for mounting solar panels
    • Solar panel wire guide tube
  • Started ordering process for (3) lithium BattleBorn 100 Amp-Hr 10012 batteries
  • Machined nylon spacer sleeves for sand ladder mount
  • Machined aluminum sand ladder retaining caps
  • Test fit sand ladders on rear frame
  • Drilled mounting holes for wire support adel clamps
  • Cut aluminum solar wire guard tube
  • Prepped, masked, primed, and painted rear frame
  • Started solar panel mounting plan
  • Reviewed door installation instructions
  • Started prepping interior cabinets for painting
  • Started fabricating forward marker light mount
  • Final sealed rear habitat wall to extrusion joints with Korapop 225
  • Installed door in habitat
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