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HBDA-T2: Body Skin, Door & Electric Lift

Posted on October 15, 2015
HBDA-T2: Body Skin, Door & Electric Lift
The body skeleton is re-attached and floor set in place. Then its onto finishing the skin. The upper portion gets skins cut to fit. More cutting sheets of aluminum to fit then attaching using 3M's VHB tape. Between installing the skin I start w...
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HBDA-T2: Chassis Paint & Assembly

Posted on October 12, 2015
HBDA-T2: Chassis Paint & Assembly
Next I pull off the body from the frame. Then take it outside to sand blast. The tires are covered and chassis is cleaned with thinner. The whole chassis gets a layer of heavy duty paint. (Customer requested paint over powder coat) Once dry I...
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HBDA-T2: Camper Body Construction 2

Posted on October 8, 2015
HBDA-T2: Camper Body Construction 2
The door turned out to be tricky. Lots of weird angles. A better shot of the lower rear section On to the upper roof section. Following the same bending technique we form the outer roof supports and weld in place. Supports and lower tubing welde...
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HBDA-T2: Camper Body Construction

Posted on October 5, 2015
HBDA-T2: Camper Body Construction
Now its onto the long process of building the body out of aluminum. The entire trailer was build by me in a CAD program. So from that I disassembled the parts of the trailer (tubing) and made cut lists. A friend of mine came to help start making all the c...
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HBDA-T2: Suspension & Chassis

Posted on October 1, 2015
HBDA-T2: Suspension & Chassis
Then the whole chassis is flipped over to align the axle for mounts. Once aligned and mounts tacked in place I begin welding up the chassis. After welding I grind down the exterior welds. Next I square up the tongue. Then weld the outside se...
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