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Old April 4th, 2012, 04:06 PM
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Need help visualizing inner wing

After months of deliberation, I've finally chosen what I think is the best spot for my onboard shower hookup when encamped. It's in my RH wing area. I'm going to get the external shower port from Adventure Trailer, which is flush when shower hose detached (as seen in stock photos below). A picture of my RH wing is below with the tentative location outlined by the yellow circle. What I can't visualize is what is between that spot and the inner wing that might obstruct the install. When mounted flush, the mixer valve needs some room for the hot and cold water lines to connect. Getting the lines up to that point is not an issue; I just need help with the few inches past the templated cut.

I plan on removing the headlight on that side to better assist with placement of the cutout, but any help in advance planning is appreciated.
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Old April 4th, 2012, 04:19 PM
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Here is looking in from the fender well into that very space. The backside of the bottom front marker light is seen for reference. Thinking you will have plenty of room. Fun project!
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Old May 4th, 2012, 12:24 PM
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Got it installed last night! I usually don't think twice about drilling holes in my body panels but I had to conjour up big BALLS to drill that 2" hole in my wing! What do they say? Measure 150 times and cut once?

There was in fact tons of room in there. I fed the water lines up in 1" holes drilled underneath the headlamp bucket and was easily able to pull them over to the mixer.

Tested system out and was quite please with results. The wing seems the perfect height for putting soap, towel and stuff on, and is well away from the exhaust should I need to keep engine running to keep the exchanger toasty hot for several people to shower. Next test is to see if Webasto can keep coolant hot enough for the exchanger without engine running.
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Old May 4th, 2012, 12:32 PM
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Could be pretty near. What will you shower in? This pod over on the right?

http://www.defendersource.com/forum/.../2146/1148.jpg
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Old May 4th, 2012, 12:44 PM
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Yep, that's my pop-up shower tent. It self errects by itself with one of those springy frames.

That's an old pic. Good job finding that one!

http://www.hotcampshowers.com/inc/sdetail/379
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Old May 4th, 2012, 12:46 PM
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ha it's in your registry!
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Old May 4th, 2012, 12:48 PM
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Dang. I need to upload more in there. Thanks!
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