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Hudride
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 20, 2008 2:45 pm    Post subject: Rock and roll conversion? Reply with quote

Has anyone converted their full width rear Kombi seat to a rock and roll bed using rock and roll hinges?

How easy was it to do?
Does anyone have any pictures?

Cheers.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 20, 2008 3:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Z products [in the USA] made a kit to do this. It was called a Z bed. No linger made.

Use the search feature and look for Z bed.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 20, 2008 3:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yeah I know all about that conversion.

That's not what I'm asking though. Laughing
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 20, 2008 3:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

OK, what are 'rock and roll hinges'?
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 20, 2008 3:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

http://busdepot.com/details.jsp?partnumber=98553

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I think thats what he means.

personally, id try and find a camper at a junkyard and pull the parts from it instead, so you have something a little more stock and a better idea of how it all goes together.

though I guess it depends on how handy you are. if your a whiz at woodwork and math, you may as well get the new hunges and build your own setup.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 20, 2008 3:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Rock and roll hinges as above...

Rock and roll bed...

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Except I want to use the original seat, like on Z hinges, but with rock and roll hinges.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 20, 2008 3:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Never mind. Just wondered if anyone had done it.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 20, 2008 3:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

i have these hinges on my bus and its pretty easy to do.

it folds out into a full bed that matches up to the back pad that sits on the engine hatch.

what i did was make all new patterns of the original so i could take the compartment lid off.

then i re wraped it vinyl and layed on the hinges.

its awesome
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 20, 2008 6:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lets remember that in the UK products offered are a little different than in the USA! I would go for it. you will just have to make a cusion for the rest of the rear.
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