HBDA-T2: Final Construction
Posted on October 19, 2015
With the lifts working properly we finished skinning the exterior and installed the windows. The door was trimmed with 2 inch wide aluminum strips for an outside edge for the weather stripping. The split between the doors has weather stripping as w...
HBDA-T2: Body Skin, Door & Electric Lift
Posted on October 15, 2015
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...
HBDA-T2: Chassis Paint & Assembly
Posted on October 12, 2015
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...
HBDA-T2: Camper Body Construction 2
Posted on October 8, 2015
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...
HBDA-T2: Camper Body Construction
Posted on October 5, 2015
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...