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Wanted a folding bed platform to make the Spirit of Adventure more versatile without having to add a rooftop tent.
Whole thing folds up into the trunk space, with room for a backpack or two atop the platform. Minimal underneath storage; two jackets, spare nalgen, and a small blanket stuffed under in pic.
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Can be unfolded without opening the hatch (I've got it open here for illumination for the pics). Designed to fold in on itself to minimize cargo impact.
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Lift up the "front" (towards nose of vehicle) and the main second panel flips forward. Lift until clear of subframe.
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Third panel/Headrest with wings folds up tight against the second panel.
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Flop out the wings, and fold out the head rest, then lower down the platform.
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Flaps/ears on headrest can be folded for clearance or laid out for final sleeping position.
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All joints are faced to maximize rigidity. 3/4inch ply ensures even us huskier dudes get no flex. At 5'10" I barely have to
nudge up the seats to fit it deployed.
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Toss my camping pad on there, and we got a roadtrip warrior. Longer folks could make the headrest section wider and move the seats more forward.

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One sheet 3/4" ply, 1 2x6.
Removable folding bed platform.

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Nice! Always love seeing people modify stuff to make it fit their needs.
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