Built for two years driving around Africa. I wanted a strong 4×4, big enough to sleep in, and something that would fit inside a 20 foot container. Has a pop-up camper roof.


Link: theroadchoseme.com/the-jeep
Link: jpfreek.com/2017/11/28/diy-overland-ruibcon/


Travelling full-time

I installed sound and heat insulation in the entire floor of the Jeep, then covered it with lino for durability.

  • Dynamat 10455 Self-Adhesive Sound Deadener with Xtreme

Link: theroadchoseme.com/jeep-build-phase-1-complete

Cabinets and bench seats made from lightweight aluminum tube and plywood. Stores all my stuff. The whole setup also converts to a sleeping platform when required


Link: theroadchoseme.com/jeep-build-phase-1-complete

Check out the build blog - great, versatile setup.

Water is the number one limiter for days without resupply. I have a 12 gallon under-body mounted drinking water tank.

  • 12v Shurflow Revolution 3.0 pump
  • Pura UV 0.5 micron filter and UV lamp

Link: theroadchoseme.com/diy-4x4-water-tank-pump-filtrat...

Likely to be of any perfectionists builder with limited interior space.

  • 35L Dometic CFX-35
  • Dometic Insulating Protective Cover
  • Coleman Single Burner Gasoline Stove
  • GSI Outdoors Bugaboo Fry Pan
  • MSR Base 2-Pot Set
Bed

Customised pop up camper top. Bed can be half or full width.

  • Ursa Minor J30 Pop Up Camper
    Slats held together by webbing


Link: theroadchoseme.com/ursa-minor-j30-pop-up-camper

Dual purpose mattress segments, also used for seating on storage boxes in cabin.

Isolated batteries mean I can run the fridge for days without starting the engine. I have two D34s.

  • Optima Yellow Top D34
  • Painless performance wiring kit
  • Nemesis Industries Dual Battery Tray

Link: theroadchoseme.com/diy-jeep-wrangler-jk-isolated-d...

To charge the second battery. I have 2x 100W panels

  • 100w Renogy Eclipse Solar Panels
  • 20A Renogy ViewStar Solar Charge Controller
Fan

USB powered fan. Light, charges off USB, has speed settings and internal battery.

  • Petzl Tikka head lamp

No roof storage, only the pop up camper top. Had concerns about carrying weight high on the vehicle.

Spare tire and recovery mats

Sun shade over the kitchen area at the rear.

  • ARB 1250

Simple and light.

  • 10L MSR Dromedary Bag
  • MSR Dromedary Shower Kit

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