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    Default Wrangler sleeper...

    I know I've heard people talking about designing something that would allow them to sleep in the back of their jeeps w/o being curled up in a ball or exposed to the elements.

    I came across this on ebay:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/JEEP-...sQ5fLiterature

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    Interesting find. I may try to do something like that as there is currently no comfortable way for me to sleep in my jeep. such are the problems that us tall people face.

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    Think of this - they have the storage bins that slide out from the rear. Could you take a couple pieces of metal, one on the other so that the top would slide out. Now have drop legs for the platform - wouldnt that give maybe 6 feet? if you did an inflatable matteress on top? Either that or a hammock from tire to tree.

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    Thing looks like a coffin

    Cool idea though.


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    Made me remember.. once I slept on my fold -n-tumble rear seat in a ball with my head on my tire well & my body curled up inside my tire cover for warmth. LOL
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    Interesting concept, however looks like you would have to unload all your cargo/gear in order to use it. Still I like that people are coming up with new ideas that will certainly be improved on.
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    Quote Originally Posted by HillBillE View Post
    Thing looks like a coffin

    Cool idea though.
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    Not sure how it fastens in the jeep. Looks like it might need some legs to help stabilize it.
    I think the sliders that Tuffy uses for their rear drawer assembly could be used to put a platform on to put a assembly on just like this one.
    You could also use part of a tent to keep the rain and bugs off you, rather than the little top portion.

    There is a company that makes a tent that will attach to the back of your jeep.

    I will find the link for them.

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    Here are a few options: First the AEV Pop Top Camper, Second the Earther Roamer JK Convesion (Only $70K) and the last is the Mopar Tent for the TJ. Personnally I just recline the front seat or pitch the two man
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    I don't have that problem. Fold the seats down and I have a truck bed.
    I do remember the days of huntin trips sleeping in Dad's old topless CJ-7 with a tarp over the cage and firewood to hold it down on the edges.
    That's just part of being a Jeeper. Freezin our asses off and my feet stuffed in the heater vent. Roughin' it for sure, but not a place in the world I'd rather have been than in that Jeep with my Dad.
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