2018 Raptor Overland build

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Finally completed the rack and mounted my RTT. Going camping this weekend!
That looks great! I like that it integrates with the bed cover. I just noticed you were in WY. I grew up in Casper! Where are you headed to this weekend?
I dropped off my iKamper to get sprayed with LineX for some added protection this AM, should pick it up tomorrow or Wednesday. I’ll post up a pic once it’s done!
 
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Thanks! I wanted to utilize my Bak Flip Tonneau Cover for security, that's why the height. Plus my wife doesn't like critters...:yum:
Looking at hiding somewhere in the Medicine Bow National Forest, around Pole Mountain.
Want to go up by Dubois and camp, sometime late summer/early fall.

What part of New Mexico? I use to live in Trinidad and would sneak into Northern New Mexico quite a bit.
 

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Finally got to go camping this weekend. Perfect weather, great location (only get there with a high clearance 4x4 :grin:). Gotta love Wyoming!
Did I mention I love my Raptor...:blush:
 

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Finally got to go camping this weekend. Perfect weather, great location (only get there with a high clearance 4x4 :grin:). Gotta love Wyoming!
Did I mention I love my Raptor...:blush:
Sorry for the slow response. Been laid up fighting the flu for over a week!
Looks like the setup worked out great! Anything you would change from this trip?
 

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One of the cool things to happen this month was the truck was featured in the Decked BOM!

 
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Show Off! LOL!
Congrats! That's Awesome.
 

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Sorry for the slow response. Been laid up fighting the flu for over a week!
Looks like the setup worked out great! Anything you would change from this trip?
Being sick sucks, hope you're fully recovered.

Need to be a little more organized (forgot some items), but getting there.
Installing my awning tomorrow. Will post pics when completed.

Anything new with yours?
 
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What happen to you ? Did you get kidnapped by wild, sex crazed Amazon Women and have no strength to type?!
 

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What happen to you ? Did you get kidnapped by wild, sex crazed Amazon Women and have no strength to type?!
I wish, but an fortunately it has just been crazy the past few weeks with work and all that is going on in the world. We provide support for disaster and refugee relief so nothing but work, work, work.

I will say that in a couple of weeks I will have a huge update on the truck! Lots of work going on in the background so once it is finalized I will post up some pics, complete change to my set up if it all works out!

my truck is going in for the suspension updates end of next week. Shock rebuild all 4 corners, geiser springs up front and a set of air lift bags and cradles in the rear to help with weight for the “new” set up or just with the current set up.

Still need to get my WeBoost wired up and looking at adding a yaesu ham Radio also.
 
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I wish, but an fortunately it has just been crazy the past few weeks with work and all that is going on in the world. We provide support for disaster and refugee relief so nothing but work, work, work.

I will say that in a couple of weeks I will have a huge update on the truck! Lots of work going on in the background so once it is finalized I will post up some pics, complete change to my set up if it all works out!

my truck is going in for the suspension updates end of next week. Shock rebuild all 4 corners, geiser springs up front and a set of air lift bags and cradles in the rear to help with weight for the “new” set up or just with the current set up.

Still need to get my WeBoost wired up and looking at adding a yaesu ham Radio also.

Wow , I guess. Stop that work crap and get your priorities straight (and leave those Amazon Women alone :yum:)...LOL!
Don't mean to harass, just making sure our fellow Raptor is ok. I felt like I was taking over your board...lol!

Finally got my awning installed, only to have a huge gust of wind catch it and break it. Fixing that his weekend. Installed chase lights and installed an additional Raptor switch panel. Will send pics later, it turned out cool.
 
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Wow , I guess. Stop that work crap and get your priorities straight (and leave those Amazon Women alone :yum:)...LOL!
Don't mean to harass, just making sure our fellow Raptor is ok. I felt like I was taking over your board...lol!

Finally got my awning installed, only to have a huge gust of wind catch it and break it. Fixing that his weekend. Installed chase lights and installed an additional Raptor switch panel. Will send pics later, it turned out cool.
No harassment at all! If I could ditch work completely and just play with the Raptor life would be amazing haha! unfortunately I have to pay for my obsession! Still hoping to become independently wealthy somehow!

that sucks about the awning. Those Wyoming winds are no joke! Looking forward to the pics of the lights and switch panel. Once I wrap up this new camping Set up I am going to be doing some additional lighting on mine!
 

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No harassment at all! If I could ditch work completely and just play with the Raptor life would be amazing haha! unfortunately I have to pay for my obsession! Still hoping to become independently wealthy somehow!
that sucks about the awning. Those Wyoming winds are no joke! Looking forward to the pics of the lights and switch panel. Once I wrap up this new camping Set up I am going to be doing some additional lighting on mine!
Remember, when you become " independently wealthy", I look good in a chauffeur hat...:sunglasses:.

Any new updates?
 

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Remember, when you become " independently wealthy", I look good in a chauffeur hat...:sunglasses:.

Any new updates?
Well the suspension is still “under construction” so to speak. My local Shop had a couple issues on the shocks rebuild that were outside of everyone’s control and a couple of additional parts are on back order but they are working through it! Should have that all wrapped by end of next week as long as parts ship, the truck is operational currently but trips will be delayed until the shocks get knocked out.

This past weekend I did get my new set up, picked up a Camp King outback canopy camper from Sloop Imports in Steam Boat Springs Colorado. This thing is pretty awesome! Going to give me some more security while the truck is parked and help keep the dust out of everything, along with simplicity of set up/tear down, about 2 mins to set up and 2 mins to put down!

Only problemI have is enough time to sit down and finalize my aux power set up, have to run DC/DC and solar power to the battery and convert my fridge plug to an Anderson style and relocate the wiring for the lights inside the unit to fit my set up. Once that is done along with my shocks, the wife and I are hoping to take a 7-10 day trip up into Colorado/Utah if I can get the time off!

The blue raptor is just for reference on what the unit looks like fully opened up!

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