My little project "Le Porto II" - Fiberglass RV


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Old 08-18-2008, 07:48 PM   #1
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First, let me tell you that i got my Boler from Jewelie. Its in good shape but ill probably spend a part of the winter working on it. Good thing i have a heated garage. I got it 4 weeks ago and i already spent 4 weekends in it. I LOVE IT. The first major modification i did was to convert the front couch into a dinette. It works great. My dad even tried it last weekend. Ill post a few pics in the next few days. I also took out the 120V fluorescent and put a 12v fixture instead. Finally, i redid the whole wiring with fuses. From the answers i got from a question I posted earlier, i decided that i should change the axle, especially since ill be going to Vancouver next summer. I also noticed the floor sags a little around the frame and that the frame itself isnt perfectly flat anymore so ill definitely take the shell off the frame this winter. This will give me a chance to sandblast, straigten and paint the frame, do a little body work and adjust the door.

Ill keep you posted on how my project is going. By the way, "Le Porto I" was my boat. Its now for sale. I might as well get rid of it since im not using it anymore. Ill be sad to let it go.
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Old 08-18-2008, 08:03 PM   #2
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ooooh, sounds like a plan. We'd love to follow along and view picture too as you're making the changes/upgrades

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Old 08-18-2008, 09:28 PM   #3
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First pictures.

As you can see, it still needs lots of work. That configuration gives me a large storage space on the right accessible from the side door. Under the left bench is the battery, at least for now. Its acessible from the top. I may put it in front of the trailer, I havent decided yet. The fuse pannel is under the sink.
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