ABOUT THE PRODUCTS
Just as in my Truckumentry build, the products I use are generally multi-purposeful, of middle to middle upper end quality, most of which have been supplied or installed by one of two of my trucks current sponsors.., Myself and 12° North, Industries which has been generously helpful.., Located in Las Vegas, Nevada. I only use the products that fits the needs and the means of the situations I create with this trailer and those associated with it..
NOTE:: “Generally it’s against most forum policies to engage in outright site commerce without permissions from the Administration” so that we are CLEAR; it is not my goal to sell anything here either by this thread. My goal here is to now showcase what has been done to create a truck-body matched companion offroad trailer meant for use as a stand alone B.C. [base camp] as a multi-user tasked B.C. for larger group outings. It is also my intention to spark up ideas and or conversations of the how, what and why this trailer is set up for the use it is.
It's all about function & form which will lend to its own uniqueness as the build progresses. This is an addendum to my personal and master goal here, a overly thought out theme, well defined purpose, with much shared ingenuity & creativity behind it as the Truckumentry builds (I & II). What follows is the design and build sheet for what is to come as of today, some changes may be made to meet new challenges or better options; corrections will be made as needed.
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94’ Ford Ranger XLT
TRAILER INTENDED FEATURES:
- Keeping needed or extra gear secure and under lock & key
- Reduction of initial weight in truck while retaining needed equipment but being able to leave behind at campsite
- Trailerable reserve power source via solar and battery bank, fuel, water and additional camp lighting
- Provide added shade, additional supplies, or a RTT for main or additional sleeping needs
- Spare fluids: 17 Gal of extra Gasoline [currently], 14 Gal of Water,
- Spare Parts: 2nd Matching Spare Tire, specialty tools
OEM Solid Rear Axle W/Diff: 3.73 (Future Static PTO Option)
SUSPENSION & Lift:
Performance Accessories (Daystar) 2" Body Lift Kit
Rockauto - Universal Group HD Leaf Pack (HD 1750lb – 1.7” of lift)
Deaver 10" U-bolts
2.0 Smooth Body Shocks W/External reservoir (Not Installed yet due to current R&D from & by 12° North Industries)
BRAKES / WHEELS / TIRES:
17x9.5 Sand on Black "Arsenal" Wheels by Black Rhino
LTS 285//70/17 Hankook DynaPRO MT (34" 8 Ply tires)
Bronson 1.50" spacers (5 lug to 6 lug adapters)
DX Series Electric Over Hydraulic Brake Actuator (Drum Actuation)
Rear Stock 10" Shoes
Pace Edwards JackRabbit Tonneau Cover w/ Explorer Series [metal tonneau cover but with the look and feel of a soft cover]
Ride-On Auto Formula tire sealant (30oz Fluid ea. tire)
Reserve Fuel Tank Skid Plate*
SUV Asymmetric Drawers / Large
Stainless Steel Water Tank for Pick-Up Drawer System / 52l
Coolgear 12v USB Charging Hub – 7 USB Port
Charging Station for Streamlight Strion LED Light
50ft Extension cords @3 (W/3-way adapters)
Tailgate Dust Kit
Ford Ranger Pick-Up Truck (1993-2012) Slimline II Load Bed Rack Kit [Modified]
Quick-Release Tent Mount Kit
Front Runner Outfitters RTT (lightest tent currently on the market)
Easy-Out Awning / 2M
Pro Table Under Rack Bracket
Pro Stainless Steel Camp Table
Big Frig Cooler - Denali 75 (Desert Camo)
**Exide Flat Plate AGM Mega-cycle 200 @2 [Reserve capacity, separate from truck]
**Zamp 200-Watt monocrystalline Solar panels @2
**Zamp 30a Solar Charge Controller
**Zamp Triple Solar Port & Expansion
**Zamp PS2000PRO 2000-Watt Pure Sine Wave Inverter W/Automatic Shore/Generator Power Sensing
OEM Fuel Tank (17.2 Gallons)
Roughneck 12V Fuel Transfer Pump — 8 GPM, Manual Nozzle, Hose
12° North, Ind. Dual-Interior Bed Light Kit
12° North, Ind. Tool Box Light kit
GG Lighting Scene Light LED Pod Work Light @2 One front one back, opposite corners
GG Lighting LED 2x2 Flush-mount Cubes @2 [Reverse Bumper Lights
GG Lighting LED Compact Flush Mount LED Pod @4 [One each corner, sides of outer bed skin]
GG Lighting LED RL3W Rock Lights @2 [White, tandem mounted]
12° North, Industries. Multi-carrier bumper (Receiver hitch style, shackle mnts.)
*12° North, Industries. Fuel Tank Skid-Plate (Prototype Unit)
Custom Buggman LED tail lights (93' [3-wire] to 05' [2-wire] - red-clear only, hardwired clears as turn signals with amber LED bulbs)
**Addition of Power Inverter W/Solar Controller [Completes E-panel and shore DC/AC pwr]
As you see it, is where it all starts. The bed, the frame & axle, the parts - both here and on order, and the opportunity combined with an unparalleled creativity and penchant for some real adventures and life experiences.
And so it begins…!
Last edited on Wed Aug 1st, 2018 09:32 pm by Undrstm8ed
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