Truck camper and mods

This is a list of the modifications and changes we have made to the truck camper.  You can use these words to search our blog for more information.  Or send us a note and ask…. we will be happy to respond with more info!

The truck is a 2013 GMC 2500HD with a 6.0L gas engine and an automatic transmission.

The camper is a 2005 Northstar Arrow 8.5.

Modifications:

TRUCK

Air bags

Grill guard

Nerf bars

Rear seat removed

Back seat storage box with locking drawers and cabinets

Auxiliary battery shared with camper charged by alternator and solar

Shocks

Sway bar

Seat covers

12 ton bottle jack for emergency lifting

CAMPER

Bed frame- IKEA ladder style frame

New mattress

Cabinet latches from plastic catch to magnetic catch

Fridge removal

Stove hood removal

Microwave removal

Valance and curtain removal

Privacy curtain removal

Medicine cabinet removal

Solar—add detail

Map behind stove

Steel behind stove

Peg board inside closet

Wood lining of former fridge closet

Cut larger opening near sink, finish trim

Shoe cabinet under shower area, finish trim

Rebuild cabinet door above bed to accommodate higher mattress

Remove stereo panel, replace with wood and steel panel

Engel refrigerator

Custom hanging drawers mounted under cabinets

Remove sliding door on bathroom

Add shower curtain on track

Paint inside new cabinet opening above sink

Paint overbed panel that formerly held speakers

Bulletin board near couch

Magazine rack near bed

Bulletin board near bed

Baskets on cabinets next to bed

Sliding drawer unit in space over sink

New doors on microwave and fridge openings

USB/car charger installed in multiple locations

Clever cabinet door handles in a few locations

Flush mount hallway light

Finish clothes closet walls in balsa wood

Adhesive tile in clothes closet

Metal racks in pantry

Removed TV stand

Oxygenics shower handle

Towel hanger in bathroom

Towel bar above back door

Lightweight bamboo shelves in large closet, formerly fridge

Lightweight wire shelves in pantry closet

Side storage boxes with locking cabinets

Dual 6v battery system charged by alternator and solar

Side marker lights

Inverter 12v to 110v

Second water tank for drinking water only- linked to faucet at sink

Rear deck attached with chains and receiver hitch mount

Custom rear steps to access rear deck

Rotopax spare gas can mounted to ladder

Custom paint on sides and rear

Sand ladders mounted to sides of frame

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