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Hello:  I am about ready to sell my jeep and get a FTC that I can use for camping.  In my head I am trying to design a folding bed, but came across a site for a bench seat that folds into a bed.  I do not know the exact inside width dimensions in the cargo area, but I think one would fit.  Are the seat bolt locations already in the cargo area, or would they need to be added - of course it must be safe and with seat belts.  Some of the widths I have seen are 48" and 52".  Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.

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I haven't camped in my TC yet but have looked at beds a lot.  Mine is the wagon version and for camping would probably take out all the seats.  Ive looked at the 3 section foam mattress on Amazon.  At night a bed but can be stacked as a sofa if desired - probably not a great one but with a little ingenuity could probably figure a way to make it better.  I haul my scooter in the back of the van so would need a bed that could be folded up and out of the way.  Scooter can be good local transportation without having to drive the van.  

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This has worked in a Jeep, pickup truck, Honda.......because i'm lazy, and not trying very hard to make things work.  

 

If you are lazy, like me:

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Great recommendation from fifty150. I should have seen his recommendation before I did all the work I have done. I built out an L shaped couch/bed system that is removable piece by piece. All of the cushions are hand made and backed with 1/4" ply for support. The frames/supports keep everything 1 foot of the floor so that there is plenty of storage. I will post pictures.

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I'm lazy.  For me, the simplest solution is not to do all that work.  I just want something to sleep on.  

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My solution for camping in my LWB is a 9 foot tied end hammock.  I close one end in the left rear cargo door and the other end in the front passenger door.  I didn't even have to lay down the front seat.  This is probably not the best thing in the world for the rubber door seals so proceed at your own risk.  

 

I did this on a 3 night trip last fall and slept way better than my buddy who slept on the ground in a very expensive tent.

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On 5/6/2019 at 3:03 PM, Hooty said:

My solution for camping in my LWB is a 9 foot tied end hammock.  I close one end in the left rear cargo door and the other end in the front passenger door.  I didn't even have to lay down the front seat.  This is probably not the best thing in the world for the rubber door seals so proceed at your own risk.  

 

I did this on a 3 night trip last fall and slept way better than my buddy who slept on the ground in a very expensive tent.

 

If you're in a cargo van, anchor inside instead of through the doors. I have a 10ft double hung in mine and wish it was a 9ft, lol. But, I pulled the front headliner/storage shelf out, so I'm hooked onto the steel ceiling directly, front & back. At some point, I'll be putting in insulation, so removing the headliner for now is multi-purpose. 

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