Truck Update 8/19/18

  • Welded shortened roof rack brackets
  • Opened up roof rack mount holes from 5/16″ to 3/8″
  • Drilled drain holes in roof rack rails
  • Fabricated diagonal roof rack braces
  • Fit checked roof rack mount brackets
  • Test fit diagonal roof rack braces
  • Laid out and cut expanded metal for side and back of bike enclosure cage
  • Received marker lights
  • Received auxiliary fuel tank locking filler neck
  • Received candidate gray water tank
  • Welded expanded metal to side and back of bike enclosure cage
  • Prepped, primed, and painted roof rack support struts
  • Prepped, primed, and painted roof rack mounting brakcets
  • Made hardware kits for mounting the roof rack
  • Final test fit folding bikes in roof rack
  • Removed roof hatch from cab
  • Looked at locations for candidate gray water tank
  • Cleaned, prepped, and painted roof hatch
  • Made hardware kit for mounting roof storage boxes
  • Ordered rubber shovel mounts for roof rack
  • Researched alternate heater fuel tanks
  • Receivedย Seagull IV X-1F drinking water purifier
  • Receivedย Planar 2D-12 diesel heaterย and accessories from Total Composites
  • Fabricated aluminum large area washers for roof rack box mount
  • Cut replacement fiber board insulation backing disc for roof hatch
  • Cut melamine acoustic foam for roof hatch insulation
  • Painted roof hatch backing board
  • Machined and weld prepped bike tie down tangs
  • Machined and weld prepped shovel attach plates
  • Assembled refurbished roof hatch
  • Added additional weather stripping seal around roof hatch edge
  • Finished all welding on roof rack
  • Ordered P clamps for bike enclosure
  • Fabricated aluminum plate for bike enclosure
  • Prepped, primed, and painted aluminum plate for bike enclosure
  • Prepped, primed, and painted roof rack
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