When we were kids we used to dip cleaning cotton to oil, drop a 350 fuze on it, light it up and watch the audiovisual show. When we got older we thought that it might not be safe, so we switched to blasting caps :)
This made me think of "Extended bed" using sliding rails within the bed. Pretty similiar to demountable platform on real trucks but in smaller scale. With this system you could shorten the bed to normal for "around the city" travel or off-roading, but you could extend the bed to actually...
Put webasto on half an hour prior to leaving and remote start at 15 minutes prior to leaving.
Then you get toasty +20'C in the cabin when you jump in :)
More in-depth analysis (purely assumptions).
- 5G has PTC heater
- Engine heat is transferred to cabin through coolant loop
1. Front light
2. Rear light
3. Hub dynamo
24/7 lights without need to charge batteries.
Example below (front light, site got all). Bonus feature is that you can charge your mobile with it.
It's pretty easy to do, just simmer young tips of spruce tree in (sugar) water for 4 hours or so until the water has evaporated. If you want a taste, you can just make tea out of it by boiling them for few minutes.
Now collecting the tips is the pain as you'll need a lot of them and the...
Some thoughts as a Raptor owner.
- Possible electric issues in below -25'C. Check if the truck has Webasto/Eberspracher. Mine occasionally has some weird computer stuff happening if I don't put the heater on in advance.
- Had an issue with AdBlue tank dropping off.
- Creature comfort is great
Joe's life expectancy is 77 years. That leaves 13 years. Monthly expenditure is roughly 10k with 7% inflation (averaged, current is way up) plus Joe's expenditure of ~2k. That makes Joe's bare minimum to 4,511,229$.