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Old 12-07-2015, 02:19 PM   #29
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Next up remove the last tank! which was a bear, and fire ants were very intent on walking on my concrete pad while i took down the tank.

The tank was at least half full but i was able to brace it so it didn't fall.

Cleaned up that frame section with the grinder and primed it,

Couple hours of measuring because of the wheel wells and i cut section 3.
Test fit a few times then sealed it.
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Old 12-07-2015, 03:47 PM   #30
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And now i removed the Magic Chef and the Kitchen I've been avoiding it for a while as i used it to store tools and such. took about 4 hours. Didn't want to break anything so i can use it for measurement and a template.

Removed the furnace duct, and started drilling out the rivets for the kitchen wall panel.
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Old 12-29-2015, 08:37 AM   #31
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Its starting to feel like the ball is starting to level out instead of rolling up hill.

Kitchen Wall removed, next section of old subfloor removed.

One thing ive been doing for the subfloor removal is if the elevator bolts are too rusted to be removed i will use a hole saw with my drill and cut away the floor surrounding the bolt. After the floor is removed you can use pliers to unscrew the bolt.

Next wire brush and grind off rust in the kitchen frame section, and welded in a angle iron piece for some reinforcements in the center. Used rust treatment and painted with Por-15 and top coated with rattle cans.

Took the old Brace-Boxes that holds the fresh and the grey tank and used the wire cup brush to remove rust. Removed the black tank section from the brace since i will not be using it. Had to Patch one small section on the fresh which i riveted in. Treated with rust treatment and painted black inside and out.

Put in Section 3 of the subfloor (8ft-12ft), which is the start of the bath. Cut holes for grey water, shower, and water fill.

Assembled New water system in house and reassembled in trailer.
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Old 12-29-2015, 08:39 AM   #32
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Water system (not final)
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Old 02-17-2016, 02:01 PM   #33
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Continuing forward, Front of the frame was about as bad as the rear. but got it done.
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Old 02-17-2016, 02:24 PM   #34
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Subfloor Done!

Big milestone, felt really good when it was done.

On to everything else! lol

Got the center Fantastic fan installed 1 down 2 more to go!

Electrical and PV Solar system, LED lights up next
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Old 03-10-2016, 10:38 AM   #35
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All 3 Fantastic fans have been installed! SO did a great job

Currently building out the Electrical, and PV system.
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Old 03-10-2016, 10:55 AM   #36
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All 3 Fantastic fans have been installed! SO did a great job

Currently building out the Electrical, and PV system.
Good job! Keep going! We're just wrapping up our '79 Excella remodel. I'm looking forward to watching you complete your's!
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Old 03-11-2016, 10:04 AM   #37
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Replaced the old melted plastic lens on the door light, and added a LED bulb! Decided to Rivet the housing instead of the machine screws that were used.

As you can see ive got it wired up!

Had the Frankenstein "Its Alive" Moment
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Old 03-11-2016, 10:12 AM   #38
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Good job! Keep going! We're just wrapping up our '79 Excella remodel. I'm looking forward to watching you complete your's!
Thanks trekerboy

Ive seen some of your posts, and there very helpful to me

Funny We started out rebuilds only a few months apart
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Old 03-16-2016, 10:25 AM   #39
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Things Are going Great!

Here's what the Rivets on the door like look like. (Still got to seal the pop rivets)

Wired up a solar panel & charge controller and charged up my 10AH SEL Test battery in no time.

Using a Renogy 40amp MPPT, and a HQST 100w flexable, ultimatly will have 4-5 100w panels

Got new cable layed out for the water pump, Fantastic fans (3), and some LEDs. few more runs to go.
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Old 03-17-2016, 06:11 AM   #40
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SpitFireRX, if you aren't already planning on it, I HIGHLY recommend you apply a sealant from the inside to deter any water from leaking into your trailer, especially since it looks like you already have your interior panels off. I, unfortunately, skipped this step in my Excalla rebuild and now am trying to track down some persistent and nasty leaks, and my only available option to remedy these leaks is resealing from the outside (total pain, and who wants to see to caulk or silicon on the outside of their AS?).

https://hofarc.com/learn/7-advantage...am-insulation/
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Old 03-17-2016, 08:46 AM   #41
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Besides Tempro have you used anything else to seal on the inside? Would a spray rubber sealant be wise?
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Old 03-18-2016, 09:31 AM   #42
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12v Fuse Panel installed to its permanent location,
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