I want to build own RV


Old 06-23-05, 07:35 PM
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I want to build own RV

I'd like to design and build my own RV. If anyone has any experience in this I would apreciate their help. I need info such where to get axles/wheels, sewage and waste removal ect.
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Old 06-26-05, 09:43 AM
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What are you going to convert? bus, van or something else? If going the bus route try obtaining the bus converters bible. Try jims bus page at http://n6ecv.net/bus.htm
Old 07-25-05, 07:26 PM
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If you are wanting to build a trailer IMHO start with a Frame already built.
Use a salvage trailer or a old trailer and strip it. Lots of variables with building one from scratch. Axles are placed using a weight distribution percentage.

Most trailers are pretty much all built the same except for the length.
Glen L plans on the internet sells building plans for trailers for55.00 to 65.00.
these are pretty dated design but a good start point.

Some books mostly for redoing busses on the net which crossover well to trailers.
RVtimes.com in issue 102 has a story on someone building a trailer from scratch.
Good luck.

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