Turning a Blown out RV into a Global Expedition Vehicle(GXV)

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by bmwktmbill, Dec 9, 2012.

  1. SgtDuster

    SgtDuster Long timer

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    I would kill for this kind of "cold" weather.


    Tomorrow, in my neck of the wood (this is without the wind factor, count -50 C in the morning)

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    Freaking crazy, even here!



    Nice project BTW!
  2. George Papadopolis

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  3. dirtydeeds

    dirtydeeds I'm alive.

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    Snow and cold and the storm back east probably slowed things down.
    I'm sure KBill will be back at it after he can get his front door open.
    Or he finished it and is cruising around Louisiana - getting ideas on how to make the GXV into something AMPHIBIOUS!!!! :clap

    I may be getting ahead of myself. :norton
  4. bmwktmbill

    bmwktmbill Traveler

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    The Bill is all messed up.

    Skiing the Birkie this weekend...

    http://www.birkie.com/

    10 thousand skiers...34 miles.

    I will either be dead or back on the Winnie next week.

    Cold is just a matter of degree.

    Got my race face on for the...


    DEATH MARCH.


    bill
  5. bmwktmbill

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    Bill,

    Congratulations on finishing the Birkie :clap The fresh snow the day before the race must have slowed things down a bit.
  8. LoJack

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    They had the foresight to plow it off. It was too warm for it to set properly in the short time before the race.

    Nice trophy!
  9. bmwktmbill

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    Thanks to all for the congrats. The classic trail was well groomed for the race but the skaters suffered heavily in what looked like beach sand.

    The Hamms Trophy is a special honor.

    I'll try to be worthy.

    bill
  10. bmwktmbill

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    Digging out...

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    New tires, 200 a copy....yikes!!!

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    Camouflage paint

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    bill













    digging out...
  11. Mr. Fisherman

    Mr. Fisherman PROUD 2B Riff Raff!

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    Good to see this back on track. Congrats on your finish.
  12. bmwktmbill

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    All cleaned out inside.

    Ready for ceiling work.

    Chaos earlier.

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    Rip and tear almost over.
    bill
  13. dirtydeeds

    dirtydeeds I'm alive.

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    Camo paint? did i read that right?
    I'm excited to see that thing in camo!
  14. dirtydeeds

    dirtydeeds I'm alive.

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    Also, a Willys that has been turned into a GXV:

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  15. Ken

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    What all that white shit everywhere?
  16. bobfab

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    :lurk , just read the whole thread. keep it coming!!
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  18. bmwktmbill

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    Holy shit!!!

    It's smoking.
    WTF?

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    Just burning the paint off...

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    Fire in the hole.

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    Headed down to Madison for a Canoecopia weekend and to see the new baby.

    When I get back monday I think the sap will be running.
    You know what that means!!!!

    bill

    ps.
    Got a kayak for sale on the flea market and Madison Craigs list.
    Nice one, British sea kayak.
  19. bmwktmbill

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    This is getting monotonous.
    Dumped on again.

    Heavy white shit.


    Oops, isn't nature God's face?

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    bill
  20. bmwktmbill

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    Plugging holes....

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    Making holes.

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    Progress on the inside. Firing up the stove tomorrow(god willing).

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    Snowing tonight, warmer during the day.

    bill