My Moto Van build thread


snydes

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The original is called an ATK Bike Shoe. They are since long out of production. Nice to see other companys are continuing to manufacture it.

I have 4 of these, two of which I have been using for 20 years, give or take. Never an issue. I highly recommend this Bike Shoe, if it is made as well as the original.

Nice van setup Phillip. Been there done that. My van days are long gone. Now a enclosed trailer or toyhauler depending on the duration of stay.

I question 20 gallons of water. I could not get one wash out of that. Then again maybe the east coast has "stickier mud". LOL

Regardless, nice setup!
I have an original and one of the "repos". Like all repos, they aren't as good as the original.
 

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I was lucky this month I got to use the huge RV garage that my AZ landlord rents separately. The guy who rented the RV garage won't be using it until January, so I got to use it!

I have done some more electrical wiring work, mostly fixing the earlier mess. There is still a lot of work left in that area.

I have been wanting to install a switch to disable to cargo area lights when I do not want them to turn on at night. After 3 years of owning this van I discovered that the two cargo area lights had built-in rocker switches already, LOL! One problem solved.

Here are the pics of the roof fan that I installed this week:
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My pressure washer uses 5-6 gallons to wash one bike. Two bikes and a shower for me -- 20 gallons should be enough.
Doesn't the pressure washer sting a bit when you take a shower with it? I mean, sure, it gets the mud out of all the nooks and crannies. But Ouch!
 

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That's a nifty water heater. Something like that would definitely make living in a van down by the river much more comfortable.

If I show up and use my setup, it will be obvious I was raiding the scrapyard.
Wow, it was only $159 when I bought it last year. But it was worth it, especially with my girlfriend not complaining about having no warm shower, just a pressure washer, LOL.
 

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