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Action Camper Converts Jeep Into All-Terrain RV

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February 14, 2012 by   1 Comment

Jeep Action Camper

The Action Camper is a drop-in camper that turns the all-terrain Jeep Wrangler into a go-anywhere RV, according to a report on Gizmag.com.

The popup allows two people to explore the vast wilds and enjoy sleeping, sitting, cooking and bathroom use within the confines of their vehicle.

The Action Camper was designed to have a minimal effect on the Jeep’s off-road capabilities abilities, while still offering the conveniences of other campers. Gizmomag.com said it looks like a true all-terrain camper.

The unit was obviously designed for overlanding and expeditions, and is compatible with the JK Wrangler Unlimited, a four-door Wrangler model. The stock hardtop, rear seats, rear roll cage and tailgate are removed to make room for the fiberglass camper. Given the camper’s lightweight design and the components removed upon install, it only adds 440 pounds to the total weight of the Jeep. The fiberglass roof is sturdy enough to stand on and use as a viewing or photography platform. It pops up to provide up to 6 feet 3 inches of headroom.

The camper was designed by Austria’s Thaler Design and is being tested and distributed in North America by Adventure Trailers Inc. in Phoenix. Mario Donovan of Adventure said that they’re currently looking at modifying the Action Camper platform for use on other vehicles in the future.

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One Response to “Action Camper Converts Jeep Into All-Terrain RV”

  1. Vernon Rice on February 14th, 2012 4:04 pm

    If anyone has been around in the business as long as I have, they might remember the “CJ-5” was used as a camper platform back in the late 60’s. It was a cabover style that attached to the windsheild frame and usually bolted thru the floor pan in the rear of the Jeep and had an axle, springs, wheels and tires mounted under the rear overhang of the camper for extra support. It was built by El Dorado Campers. It came with a custom rubber seal that went across the top of the windsheild and custom side curtains to go with the Jeep’s canvas doors. Can’t say it was a 100% weather tight, but it helped. It was suggested that you might want to wear rain gear. The main floor length was 7′ long. Had water heater,stove, porta potty, optional refer, furnace (heater), overhead double bed, dinette bed and single combo cabinet bunk. Strange looking outfit.

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