Our MTVR camper:

MTVR

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In going back through this thread, I am not seeing an explanation of what appears to be a really crappy job of paneling the interior right before our trip, so here it is now:

After we cut and fit the wall and ceiling insulation, it was too cold to foam it in place before our trip. One night while my wife and I and the dog were spending the evening in it to try out the cold weather performance of the insulation, one of the ceiling insulation panels fell down on us and spooked the dog. The dog then became very suspicious of ALL the silver insulation, and refused to go in there without barking at it viciously. She is extremely protective of us (mostly my wife), and we think she was trying to protect us from being attacked by the insulation.

We had no time, so I grabbed some thin (and warped) scrap plywood we had laying around, and threw it up to hide the ceiling insulation from the dog temporarily, to get us through this trip.

The dog still wasn't having it, because she could still see the wall insulation, so I grabbed five of our 3/4" plywood sheets and hung them on the walls, which was nice, because it meant that the U-Haul truck had five less sheets of plywood to carry.

At that point, the dog was fine, and we made our trip without incident.

When we get started on it again, we will remove all that stuff, foam all the insulation in place to make it airtight, properly cut and fit the 3/4" plywood for the interior walls and ceiling, glue it and screw it in properly, and then lay down multiple coats of West System marine-grade epoxy to encapsulate it and make it completely waterproof inside, just like we did on the outside...

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Mullaney

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WELL ,
A this thread got crazy, but i still want to post here :

awesome truck man, we got a m923a2 and out a ALASKAM pop camper in it, good luck on the build!
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Wow! Really nice setup. It would be cool to see how you have
the interior fitted too if you have a few pix of that too.
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Hello Mullaney!

I attached two pics for you, views from front to back and vise-versa.

The bed situation we just changed, we got rid of the permanent table we built and inserted a temp table and then installed a king bed there which will break down to what you see in the pic.


We gutted this camper and reframed/rebuilt it to what u see, we even mad the aluminum locker doors. We installed solar for the microwave, Keurig and even the wife’s frigging curling iron..(no shit).

The creative part was building the superstructure for the camper undercarriage for lifting it into the truck and then safely being able to lock it down, so the undercarriage does double duty here
 

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Mullaney

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Hello Mullaney!

I attached two pics for you, views from front to back and vise-versa.

The bed situation we just changed, we got rid of the permanent table we built and inserted a temp table and then installed a king bed there which will break down to what you see in the pic.


We gutted this camper and reframed/rebuilt it to what u see, we even mad the aluminum locker doors. We installed solar for the microwave, Keurig and even the wife’s frigging curling iron..(no shit).

The creative part was building the superstructure for the camper undercarriage for lifting it into the truck and then safely being able to lock it down, so the undercarriage does double duty here
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Neat!! That is pretty cool - and lifting it off and on is a really good way to be able to use your truck for other things.

Yeah, sometimes girls are that-a-way. They want to have their nice stuff even in the woods.
Heck, at least she wants to go out there with you so if all you had to do was a plug for the curling iron - you done good :cool:

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