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      09-20-2018 12:17 PM #51
      Too bad you aren't like Kim Jong Un and never poop. Then you wouldn't even have to worry about this problem!

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      09-20-2018 01:21 PM #52
      Quote Originally Posted by patrikman View Post
      So, it has come to this.
      Quote Originally Posted by cockerpunk
      this is due to your inexperience with performance driving . . . you really do have to take a car to a performance driving event, track day, autocross, ice race etc to get a feel for how a car actually performs. and you have to have the knowledge and skill to be able to manipulate the car in such a way as to get it and keep it at the edge.

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      09-20-2018 02:31 PM #53
      Welcome back to the hero of the common man, our saviour from the stress of the daily rat race.

      Got any pics of your divorced mom?
      The content above does not represent the views or opinions of any sane or logical human being. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, or actual events is purely coincidental.

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      09-20-2018 02:44 PM #54
      I feel much the same way about this as I do about most of these trendy "Tiny Homes."

      A good used RV is cheap and does this job better than any homebuilt thing (especially a crappily home built thing.)

      The idea that somehow you are sneakily using this on a city street is just fantasy. People notice you living in your car whether it's a Previa, or a broverlanding Land Cruiser.

      Meanwhile, you can park overnight in an RV in any Walmart parking lot, legally.

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      09-20-2018 03:10 PM #55
      Quote Originally Posted by Shmi View Post
      Stop trying to put the fire out, some of us just want to watch it burn
      A poo fire?
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      09-20-2018 03:42 PM #56
      Quote Originally Posted by Cabin Pics View Post
      A poo fire?
      Just build a sock drawer.
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      09-20-2018 05:47 PM #57
      OP, I am certain 90% of your problems can be solved by having sex with your cousin.

    9. 09-20-2018 10:13 PM #58
      Never read such wiser words here... who needs a house or a ferrari when cousin attraction alone and there after copulation will accomplish my evolutionary goals.

      Quote Originally Posted by Cr4shT3st View Post
      looks like Toyota beat you to it with this RV2:
      Except that such a vehicle is only reserved for kings and lords.
      A minimum wage worker will one day be able to afford my version.



      Quote Originally Posted by JMURiz View Post
      Just buy an Aztec with the rear camper attachment ]
      Quite amazing that the tent was designed by Pontiac to come as a stock option...

      4 min mark for tent setup.
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      Quote Originally Posted by MatchStick View Post
      I want some exposition on the "poop bag" in the previous page's diagram.
      Phase one would be to open the rear hatch and fold out a bag mount with its liquid funnel tube.

      Phase two is lifting the cage out and to button snapping on a tent cover (which also divides and seals the rear end from the front)

      3rd move is to insert an elaborate metallic pooping box (dividing slots for liquids and solids) into the floor which would align with the funnel and bag mount below.

      4th, insert small garbage bag into the setup, using the bidet inbetween finish your business while the fan is on, then use large pre-loaded zip ties on the foldout mount to seal the bag.

      Finally bidet rinse and remove the metal pooping box and fold the mount (with the poop bag) back under the car... resting into the removed spare tire location.


      Westcoast van dweller Dave recently made a video about pooing into a bag.



      Quote Originally Posted by Shmi View Post
      Let's just call it an Ara**** for short.
      I like AraPoop-on better.

      Quote Originally Posted by MCTB View Post
      Okay, so you are going to hang out of the back of the van in a tent or something to take a dump? The smell will be fanned out into the street and the poop goes into a bag under the car?
      Correct... and somewhere without foot traffic of course.


      Quote Originally Posted by MCTB View Post
      Why not just get a cassette toilet like a normal person? $59 on overstock.
      First of all you cant entertain women in a van where poop particles fly and land on everything.. including food. If there is a cassette toilet that can do this Im all ears.
      Second I can imagine discharging one of those to be rather disgusting.


      Quote Originally Posted by VdubXXIV View Post
      Too bad you aren't like Kim Jong Un and never poop. Then you wouldn't even have to worry about this problem!
      I went on a fruit diet for two months once and now know that poop and sweat only smells bad when one adds breads, milk, meats ect.

      Quote Originally Posted by Baltimoron View Post
      Welcome back to the hero of the common man, our saviour from the stress of the daily rat race.

      Got any pics of your divorced mom?
      I had to join the rat race recently and truly discovered how awful it is to have ones time taken away from you and freezing advancement. To think Bolsheviki/Hollywood parents do this to their children from the age of 18. Dont think looking at my mom will full fill the mother you never had... although Ive not had to endure moving out and paying rent... ive had to go through many years of naggery (if thats even a word) and at times mental abuse to have my father be forced to let me live at his house.


      Quote Originally Posted by Sporin View Post
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      Meanwhile, you can park overnight in an RV in any Walmart parking lot, legally.
      Maybe in Vermont Walmarts (others are banning this) but then you are also made to be around other car dwellers which can bother you. What should be key for anyone is getting a sound sleep and you can best get this in rich neighbourhoods just before sleep time where theres no crime or noise.

      Park a large vechile in front of someones house and they have the legal right to have to towed or ticketed. These are the bylaws\ordinates in large urban areas, welcome to the new world order.

      Quote Originally Posted by Cabin Pics View Post
      A poo fire?
      People collect their poop to fertilize their vegetable gardens... I had an idea of burning mine along side my wood burner... but the bag idea is much simpler.

      Quote Originally Posted by LT1M21Stingray View Post
      Just build a sock drawer.
      A poop drawer.. I like where youre going with this.
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      09-20-2018 10:51 PM #59
      The only thing more hilarious than the ideas you come up with are the notions that you are going to "market" these brainstorms to the public ........... for money.
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      so basically the OP has no clue about anything and just posts out of his ass?

    11. 09-20-2018 10:55 PM #60
      Show me a better looking mid engine van... only robots think car design should only exist from the likes of Honda and Ford.

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      09-20-2018 11:26 PM #61
      You present this as a "mid engine van" as though there is something special about engine placement. This isn't a sports car that you are trying to turn into a tiny house, so the polar moment of inertia that comes with mid engine isn't something that is of value here. For a shoebox you are trying to live in, seems the engine in the middle is actually in your way.
      Quote Originally Posted by mitch hedberg
      I drive a rental car, I don't know what's going on with it, right? So a lot of times I'll drive for like 10 miles with the emergency brake on. That doesn't say a lot for me, but it really doesn't say a lot for the emergency brake.
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      How hard is that to understand without getting your panties in a bunch?
      Surely some of you guys managed to make it out of middle school.

    13. 09-20-2018 11:38 PM #62
      So do you think the front engine Toyota Sienna has more room and is as fun to drive?

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      09-21-2018 07:46 AM #63
      Quote Originally Posted by VigorousZX View Post
      First of all you cant entertain women in a van...

      Yeah, sure. Thats it. It will be the self contained cassette toilet that will prevent your entertaining of women in your Previa van...

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      09-21-2018 08:26 AM #65
      Quote Originally Posted by VigorousZX View Post
      Maybe in Vermont Walmarts (others are banning this) but then you are also made to be around other car dwellers which can bother you. What should be key for anyone is getting a sound sleep and you can best get this in rich neighbourhoods just before sleep time where theres no crime or noise.

      Park a large vechile in front of someones house and they have the legal right to have to towed or ticketed. These are the bylaws\ordinates in large urban areas, welcome to the new world order.
      Yeah, I'm sure no one in a nice neighborhood will mind when you park your janky Previa in front of their house. You'll have a cop at your window before you even have time to deploy your poop sock.


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      09-21-2018 10:08 AM #67
      Quote Originally Posted by MatchStick View Post
      I hope this gets posted on every page of this thread.
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      09-21-2018 01:22 PM #68
      Quote Originally Posted by Cabin Pics View Post
      I hope this gets posted on every page of this thread.
      Done. Just for you.



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      09-21-2018 01:57 PM #69
      Quote Originally Posted by spockcat View Post
      Done. Just for you.


      You missed it by a page.
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      Quote Originally Posted by spockcat View Post
      Housing in the Vancouver area must be really expensive.



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      Quote Originally Posted by Cabin Pics View Post
      You missed it by a page.

      No, it is on page 1, 2 and 3.

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      09-21-2018 05:45 PM #71
      For anyone familiar with BBC's People Just do Nothing, I'm seeing parallels with this thread and Chabuddy G's van.


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      09-21-2018 07:08 PM #72
      Quote Originally Posted by Sporin View Post
      Quote Originally Posted by VigorousZX View Post
      Maybe in Vermont Walmarts (others are banning this) but then you are also made to be around other car dwellers which can bother you. What should be key for anyone is getting a sound sleep and you can best get this in rich neighbourhoods just before sleep time where theres no crime or noise.

      Park a large vechile in front of someones house and they have the legal right to have to towed or ticketed. These are the bylaws\ordinates in large urban areas, welcome to the new world order. <img src="https://www.vwvortex.com/Anthony/Smilies/smile.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Smile" class="inlineimg" />
      Yeah, I'm sure no one in a nice neighborhood will mind when you park your janky Previa in front of their house. <img src="https://www.vwvortex.com/Anthony/Smilies/biggrin_upper.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Big Grin Animated" class="inlineimg" /> <img src="https://www.vwvortex.com/Anthony/Smilies/biggrin_upper.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Big Grin Animated" class="inlineimg" /> <img src="https://www.vwvortex.com/Anthony/Smilies/biggrin_upper.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Big Grin Animated" class="inlineimg" /> You'll have a cop at your window before you even have time to deploy your poop sock. <img src="https://www.vwvortex.com/Anthony/Smilies/screwy.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Screwy" class="inlineimg" />

      Oh this thread is going places!

      But on the parking front, there's plenty of large west coast cities where boondocking even in nicer neighborhoods goes completely unenforced, if there are even laws on the books to prevent it (which typically isn't the case).
      Which brings us back to.... Just get an RV

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      09-21-2018 07:37 PM #73
      Quote Originally Posted by ValveCoverGasket View Post
      Oh this thread is going places!

      But on the parking front, there's plenty of large west coast cities where boondocking even in nicer neighborhoods goes completely unenforced, if there are even laws on the books to prevent it (which typically isn't the case).
      Which brings us back to.... Just get an RV
      You need rat-race money to afford an RV. We're talking about leftover-construction-site-junction-box finances here.

      Edit: Oops! Page 4.


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      09-21-2018 07:43 PM #74
      Quote Originally Posted by ValveCoverGasket View Post
      Oh this thread is going places!

      But on the parking front, there's plenty of large west coast cities where boondocking even in nicer neighborhoods goes completely unenforced, if there are even laws on the books to prevent it (which typically isn't the case).
      Which brings us back to.... Just get an RV

      As a resident of Seattle, this is a factual statement
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      09-21-2018 07:47 PM #75
      Quote Originally Posted by whiteboy1 View Post
      As a resident of Seattle, this is a fec-tu-al statement
      Fixed? Or is that just San Francisco?

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