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DRB Adventure-mobiles: Ram Four Wheel Camper

Make: Ram

Model: 2500 Cummins Turbo Diesel 4×4

Year: 2016

Mileage: 10K miles

How long have you had your adventure-mobile ? Since March 2016

Owners’s name: Dave Bennett

What do you do? Active Duty U.S. Navy / Founder of  American Adventurist Web Forum

Hobbies? Anything outdoors !

Does your rig have a name? The Torque Wagon. The camper is named Project Zephyrus after the Greek god of the West Wind.

Is it a daily driver? Not a daily driver (Subaru Outback is the commuter)exterior7

Modifications or add-on accessories? Too many to list, but here are the greatest hits:

Front Bumper by Buck Stop

Warn Winch

Electrical Controls by S-Pod

Airbags by Airlift

Coils by Icon Vehicle Dynamics

Wheels by Icon Alloys

Lift and Suspension Tune by CJC Off-Road

LED Lights by Rigid Industries

Rock Sliders by White Knuckle

(All Work Below Done By Adventure Trailers In Prescott Arizona)

Stock truck bed removed and replaced with aluminum flatbed.

Fiberthane light weight/ weatherproof storage boxes under flatbed and between camper and truck cab.

External mounts for Maxtrax and Jerry Cans.

Foyr Wheel Campers “HAWK” Camper Shell featuring:

Pop-up roof

160 Watt solar panel with back up battery storage

20 gallon water tank for heated shower and galley sink

Cassette toilet

Refrigerator

Gas stove

Forced air heating by Truma

Cab over King sized bed with storage beneath

Where do you take it/ use it for? Memorable trips?  This is the escape capsule, ensuring sanity and my home away from home when on the road.

Memorable trips: the build “finished” in August 2016 (a build is never REALLY finished) so the big one so far was our SoCal Mountain Rendezvous event and Overland Expo West 2016. In January I’m leaving for a 2 week cross country trip in it.

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