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  • How to Remove the Rear Seats From a Toyota Prius V

    I removed the front seat in my gen 2 prius the red airbag light is on since the seat was unplugged and removed. My plan was to put the seat back when the car had to be inspected but last year we had a flood and I threw the soaked seat away. I was not putting that nasty thing in my car. If you do this save the seat so you can put it back in later for inspection some states want ALL FACTORY components in the ride.

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  • How to Remove the Rear Seats From a Toyota Prius V

    Sienna is said to have 150 square ft in the van with all rear seating remove. I wanted to know what is the Prius V space with rear seats removed? With seats folded down it is said to be just over 67 square ft but I bet it is a lot more than that with them seats out. I have a gen 2 passenger seat gone and the console gone the 60% out the back too I got some milk crates a crib frame and mattress and I put them in with some crutches for support long way underneath and some angle iron from a scrap bed frame to go across shoulders and near the foot. If you think about it you need a quality mattress only for your shoulders and your hip you got your torso covered the rest is pillows and it makes for the best nights sleep. I am 350 lbs 6 ft tall had major back surgery and I sleep very well in m...

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    Sienna is said to have 150 square ft in the van with all rear seating remove. I wanted to know what is the Prius V space with rear seats removed? With seats folded down it is said to be just over 67 square ft but I bet it is a lot more than that with them seats out. I have a gen 2 passenger seat gone and the console gone the 60% out the back too I got some milk crates a crib frame and mattress and I put them in with some crutches for support long way underneath and some angle iron from a scrap bed frame to go across shoulders and near the foot. If you think about it you need a quality mattress only for your shoulders and your hip you got your torso covered the rest is pillows and it makes for the best nights sleep. I am 350 lbs 6 ft tall had major back surgery and I sleep very well in my car thanks to the mods. Prius is about the only car you can truly afford to run the climate control all night to get a good nights rest. Hot or cold I am where I need to be. I have a video on YT Geaux Prius Cowboy.

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  • sadams16 commented on donnacat's instructable How to Make a Prius V Into a Camper4 months ago
    How to Make a Prius V Into a Camper

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwuhJGor6vY This is what I did with my gen 2 not good for 2 but perfect for one and hardly any skill required just take seats out get a crib mattress and frame some milk crates gather some pillows and you got it.

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  • Make an open kayak from recycled bottles

    That or cut a hole in the bottom that allows me to rest my feet on the axle or the ground option. I can line that with a screen or no seeum mesh.

    36"prevents a cot I tried it and it does not work. I am going to get a serta mattress and rigging it up so I can store it on the wall. Adding a lounge chair to the inside for when I wish to watch tv and compute.

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  • sadams16 commented on i.hate.karl.kilburn's instructable DIY Micro Camper1 year ago
    DIY Micro Camper

    I OWN a run away 4'x8'x36" my complaints are that the camper is way too narrow needs to slide but I love the track of the trailer it follows the foot print of my Prius and it needs an attachment added to it so it can save more fuel. I a slide but I think to make my camper work I will chop a hole in the floor that I can use to lower my feet into a foot well that allows me to sit up and watch tv and compute. If it had that it would be on its way to being ideal. Oh and if you get or build a camper like this get a REMOTE control AC small spaces get very cold very fast. I sleep in the winter with electric blankets and mattress toppers I am toasty but summer you need to have an AC that is remote controlled fan too. With gen 2 Prius keep it below 60 mph get 30 mpg towing easy. Drop trai...

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    I OWN a run away 4'x8'x36" my complaints are that the camper is way too narrow needs to slide but I love the track of the trailer it follows the foot print of my Prius and it needs an attachment added to it so it can save more fuel. I a slide but I think to make my camper work I will chop a hole in the floor that I can use to lower my feet into a foot well that allows me to sit up and watch tv and compute. If it had that it would be on its way to being ideal. Oh and if you get or build a camper like this get a REMOTE control AC small spaces get very cold very fast. I sleep in the winter with electric blankets and mattress toppers I am toasty but summer you need to have an AC that is remote controlled fan too. With gen 2 Prius keep it below 60 mph get 30 mpg towing easy. Drop trailer you got a 45-50 mpg car all day not bad.

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  • Make an open kayak from recycled bottles

    I have an idea. I have a micro camper. 4'x8'x36" very small space. I can't live without a bench to set my things on that makes 2 spaces out of 1. I tried a cot way too large too close to the roof. I tried stacking the best foam mattress it was not enough without a box spring it is not worth it. So I was thinking maybe getting a sheet of plywood using bailing wire to tie the bottles to the plywood. This should make a decent hobo box spring to put 2 layers of memory foam on? I think I will use 20 oz or 16 in the center around the outside use 2 liters that should make a bowl like sleeping quarter. Nothing better than a bed that cradles you.

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  • 68 Ways to Reuse Old Prescription Medicine Bottles

    I have bottles that are large enough to fit Q tips in. I cut a hole in the top to let a Q tip out and I can place them in the drug bottle and shake one out and not contiminate the others.

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  • Living out of a 2016 Ford Focus In San Francisco for 5 Days $135

    The micro camper I have is 100cubic ft the Prius V has about 64 ft cargo space not counting the front seats. I would say the car has MORE space than the camper and with the power resources in the car are just perfect I have camped in the car at Padre Island and I slept very well. Showered at the PLFT gym in Corpis Christi Tx.

    The IDEAL car to do this in is the Prius V It has mondo space and you can use the car to power your things and never worry about your battery going dead the car will start and turn off on it's own. So if you have to run heater AC or just watch TV you are kosher. I would take out the back seats and build a decent bed use hot glue gun sticks to attach felt covered panels in the window to keep privacy. Some of the best parking is in garages especially in the summer when the sun can heat your car just park on the side with the most Shade, That be the North East Side if you want to wake early or NW side if you arrive at night and want to sleep in. You can catch the best SW radio there too if you get high up. Shower at the gym ~$25 a month for the best PLFT membership or pick one club for $1...

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    The IDEAL car to do this in is the Prius V It has mondo space and you can use the car to power your things and never worry about your battery going dead the car will start and turn off on it's own. So if you have to run heater AC or just watch TV you are kosher. I would take out the back seats and build a decent bed use hot glue gun sticks to attach felt covered panels in the window to keep privacy. Some of the best parking is in garages especially in the summer when the sun can heat your car just park on the side with the most Shade, That be the North East Side if you want to wake early or NW side if you arrive at night and want to sleep in. You can catch the best SW radio there too if you get high up. Shower at the gym ~$25 a month for the best PLFT membership or pick one club for $10 a month. WIFI there you can watch TV on the treadmill. Best of all the Prius gets 40 mpg. I have a Prius but it is not the V it is the gen 2 07 I have trailer hitch and can tow a camper at 60 mph getting 30 mpg. When I don't have the 4x8 micro camper I can get 45-50 mpg.

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