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    I have tried several keywords in the search.. but nothing comes up. Anyone done a cab to box pass through that is flexible? I attached a couple of pictures that show the current pass through and i know this won't work as its air ride cab.. and frame flex etc..
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    I haven't seen any, though I'm confident it could be done. This topic comes up periodically, and most people seem to post saying that they think it would be too complicated to be worth doing. I think a really nice one could be designed and built, including a disconnect mechanism for when raising the cab, but it might be pretty expensive to make just one.

    And it looks like that camo paintjob is the one I saw on eBay, listed as a "prepper truck" or something, with the field phone in the cab.

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    Some type of disconnectable rubber accordion boot might work.

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    I have tried several keywords in the search.. but nothing comes up. Anyone done a cab to box pass through that is flexible? I attached a couple of pictures that show the current pass through and i know this won't work as its air ride cab.. and frame flex etc..
    How does one tilt the cab with a setup like that?
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    You have to be able to disconnect or remove the pass-through to tilt the cab @scottmandu. Take a look at the Global Expedition site. They have pass-throughs in many of theirs where they have a 1078/1088 / Brazos chassis. Like a few of these for example: http://globalxvehicles.com/safari-extreme/.

    You can also post / talk to a few people on Expedition Portal (http://forum.expeditionportal.com/fo...edition-Camper), but many who I've spoken with say that (1) it's a risk for water to seep in, (2) potential for more noise (3) a pass-through is "nice" but if used here in the US, who will you be running from? (4) a roof window from the RV body on back is enough for an able-bodied person to get out from this top, walk on the roof, and slide down on a ladder (if installed) to get into your truck if you need a quick getaway.

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    Due to the high center hump in these rigs.. a crawl thru is VERY awkward and not something many folk can physically even handle. IMHO your best bet is:

    Remove spare tire..... put a door on both camper box and back of cab that meet behind passenger seat. Allows for you to make it a walk thru not crawl thru. You can still use an accordion set up if you like. Putting Co-pilot and Center Pilot seats on swivels for easy access would be icing on the cake.

    PS.... some type of added cab structural integrity or instead an internal or Exo cage will be needed IMHO cause door in back of Cab really reduces its overall structural integrity.. and Forward Cabs in general do not have much of that anyway.
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    Go to, uni-grip.com. They have various sizes and widths available. Use the term, Accordion Seals, for your search.

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    Maybe these people have figured it out...

    Mule expedition outfitters
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    Quote Originally Posted by scottmandu View Post
    How does one tilt the cab with a setup like that?

    One would not..

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    Quote Originally Posted by jcee View Post
    Go to, uni-grip.com. They have various sizes and widths available. Use the term, Accordion Seals, for your search.
    I spent some time on that site.. but for the life of me couldn't think how i could make the pass through work using their accordion seals..

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