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garysxterra
05-01-2011, 08:11 PM
13006 First camping trip, Costonoa KOA.
13012 Modified Elfa slide out drawers from the Container Store. One handed and will remain in place with about two inches of drawer in modified track.
13013 View of the modified track. 1/2" aluminum angle mounted opposite original track. The "H" frame towards the rear had to be widened slightly.
13015 Coffee maker secured with safety straps.
13007 Two 6v AGM's replacing single deep cycle.
13008 Original rear stab's moved to front, one to each side.
13009 New BAL scissor jack installed across rear end.
13010 Shower caddy. Items are stored in box between trips.
13011 Pull out storage boxes.
My son-in-law is in the process of upgrading the stereo/DVD player right now! There are few more ideas on the drawing board as well. I'll post those changes as they occur.

SilverRhino
05-01-2011, 08:21 PM
Great Mods!!

No matter what the brand or the model.......adding your own special touches is always fun and rewarding.

Travel Safe!

jimtoo
05-01-2011, 08:24 PM
Hi garysxterra,

Some really neat looking additions and changes to make it your own.

Only thing I see is,,, I hope those are 6volt batteries...cause if they are 12v each,,, you got 24 v the way they are wired.

Jim M

garysxterra
05-02-2011, 07:29 AM
Thanks, jimtoo. Yes they are 6v batteries.

PapaMikey
08-29-2011, 01:10 PM
These are some terrific modifications. My wife and I just took our 181 out on its maiden voyage this past weekend and wrote down all kinds of things that are pictured here. Great ideas and I hope to use some of them and perhaps come up with some more. Thanks for sharing your ideas.