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Old 08-11-2018, 10:08 PM
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Allright...so some more pics. All pretty much done now....fuel line to be relocated/replaced as well.





Lugs come rated for two sizes of cable...regular electrical shit (rw90) or flex (welding cable). Typically he next size up is used for welding cable as it is misery to get all strands under the lug when the lug is the same size....but being the anal prick I am....tape the strands before the insulation is removed and then start in lug....then remove tape



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Shoved the phone up so I could get a decent pic of the starter bolt....wanted to make sure the lug wasn't getting hung up




Refeeding the POS Xantrex Inverter...









Mocking up the beer fridge:



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Old 08-11-2018, 10:17 PM
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Beautiful, Duncan! Centigrade thermometer?
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Old 08-11-2018, 10:20 PM
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Used some angle iron with velcro to secure the fridge:



Custom door latch





And the custom anti-tip device:



Since I simply extended the inverter cct, I did the same thing BB did for a transfer switch. Might extend it for the propane fridge as well.



Once underneath I started to see "stuff"...as in crappy ass corroded connections.



Relabeled for future reference and less grief



Then crimped, soldered and heat shrink with sealant:



One of the originals:



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Old 08-11-2018, 10:28 PM
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So the genny oil leak turned out to be blowby hence the stink tube thread.

Wasn't a whole bunch of room so I improvised:











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As always, beautiful work and of the highest quality, NICE JOB!
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Thanks guys.

Pretty much wrapped up now.

Put the muffler back on....much better for for residential situations...hell, made my Harley with a D&D Fatcat seem quiet...hehehehe.

For the record, I never, ever want to run cable that size again in such shitty quarters.

Removed the access panel for the poop valve control to get better access.



Picked up 100' of nylon loom



Those are the chassis coolant lines for heat....you can see the marks where the original cables were run



Awesome roomy working quarters....



New stuff being run along with a couple of data cables for the battery temp sensor and future.



The existing hole was not big enough and the access was the shits, so a new one was drilled.





15 ton hydraulic crimpers for the 350 mcm cable.



Old muffler going back on



New steer and drive rubber

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Very nice work! So, when is the next outdoor adventure?
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Looks like a lot of work for a little bit of fun.
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