Some Casita Mods - Fiberglass RV


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Old 11-01-2006, 12:02 PM   #1
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My brother sold his house and decided to full time it for several months. He and his wife have a teenage son, and a cat.

My brother is 6 2 tall. His Casita is the 17 Liberty Deluxe. He tows with a 2006 GMC Yukon.

Some of the mods included a lengthening the tongue, replacing one propane tank with a Honda 2000 generator, adding a bicycle rack, and making a diamond plate box.

Other mods you we had done are satellite TV, and a screen room.

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The finished Trailer


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The tongue lengthened 1 foot & lowered.


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Welding the box frame.


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The Frame


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Checking the generator fit.


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Mounting the new diamond plate box.


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Finished Bicycle rack & Generator box.

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Old 11-01-2006, 02:54 PM   #2
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Very nice Mike! Love those diamond plate covers.
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Old 11-02-2006, 10:21 AM   #3
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OK mike 'splain the awning room, please.
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Old 11-02-2006, 02:52 PM   #4
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OK mike 'splain the awning room, please.
I think this is the Florida Room in the Photo.

These are great, I have the older model which is grey in colour. They are designed to work with the Horizon (Fiamma) awning on the Casitas
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Old 11-02-2006, 03:01 PM   #5
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OK mike 'splain the awning room, please.
It is Fiamma Florida Room - Florida Room - Screen Enclosure for the F45i. Very easy to set up. I was amazed, about 15 minutes.
http://www.fiammausa.com/products.html
http://www.fiamma.it/en/homeng.asp
http://www.fiamma.it/en/products/cat...asp?id_line=02

We bought it from a VW dealer in Los Osos, CA. He will NOT help with any warranty if needed.

PS: The fit around the wall is not good. It is designed for a flat wall. My brother is going to fiddle with it.
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Old 11-09-2006, 07:34 PM   #6
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nice job Mike, bring your welder when you come to Florida
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Old 11-10-2006, 03:17 AM   #7
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They're all going to live in that
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Old 11-10-2006, 11:26 AM   #8
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They're all going to live in that
They lived full time in it for about 6 months. They found a nice 20 acres in eastern Oregon with a little 2 bedroom, 1 bath ranch house on it.
My brother the RANCHER

The Casita is once again for trips and fun.
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Old 11-10-2006, 08:54 PM   #9
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Mike, your brother is pretty handy--he'll make a fine rancher!
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Old 11-10-2006, 09:03 PM   #10
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Mike, your brother is pretty handy--he'll make a fine rancher!
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OUCH!
My brother is the one supervising. Im the one with the welding helmet on.

PS: He will do fine as a rancher.
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Now I know who to come to for my frequent frame breaks
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Yep, come to Mike, not his brother, the gentleman rancher....
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Mike is a gentleman too!
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Old 11-21-2006, 09:40 PM   #14
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Send a message via Yahoo to Kurt & Ann K.
How about that...buttering him up already!
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