BAT2 Specifications


  • Camper built on an AM General M923A2 6×6 Truck (1996)
  • Camper is custom built with a steel frame and bed rigid system
  • 5 Speed Allison automatic transmission (with modifications)


    Allison Transmission with modifications

  • Cummins 8.3L / 6CTA turbo diesel engine
  • 48 gal primary fuel tank and 30 gal secondary
  • Cabin Reddot air conditioner
  • Air ride seats for cab
  • Weight 27,700 lbs / Height 13’6″ / Length 30′
  • Average 10 mpg highway / 6 mpg off-road
  • Forge 5′ of water
  • Winch spare tire carrier w/air bag jack
  • Outer skin, Filon siding on marine grade 1/4 plywood.
  • Painted Desert Tan.
  • All windows are emergency exit type
  • Carbon Monoxide, LPG, and Smoke detectors with smart technology – LPG detector will shut down electrical system and LPG at tanks
  • 7 gallon horizontal LPG tank with a 5 gallon LPG backup tank
  • R75 2″ thick insulation on all sides to include floor and roof


    Power control system

  • LED Dimmer Lighting with external RGB lighting
  • Communications: 2m/440, CB, 6/10M and HF, SAT Phone
  • 360 degree video / 168 hours recording time with IR capability (video can be switched to monitor clearance and undercarriage)
  • 3000 watt Yamaha generator
  • 450 watt solar system with 60 amp controller
  • Water purification system (10 gallons/hour)
  • Hot Water on Demand 50K BTU
  • GPS PPS w/tracking & digital mapping
  • Sleeps six (queen, fold down twin and cabin twin}
  • 160 gallons fresh water with 100 gallons reserve
  • 15K BTU Rugged Coleman Air Conditioner
  • Full kitchen with 6 cu ft fridge (rugged)
  • Full bathroom with indoor/outdoor shower
  • 100 gal grey tank / 45 gal black tank
  • Cabin walk through to camper
  • 2 battery banks (24V Primary for truck & 12V secondary for camper)
  • Tripp Lite PowerVerter PV3000HF 12V Mod Sine Wave 3000W and a 1000W PowerVerter APS1012SW 12VDC 120V Inverter/Charger with Pure Sine Wave
  • 2,500 watt stereo system with DJ capability (outdoor speaker plug in capability)


    Primary water tanks under the rear bed and storage area 

  • LCD Projector to play movies on ext 12′ screen
  • Intruder Detection System with smart technology
  • Electrical Key Pad entry to camper


  • Upgraded GPS Tracker/Messaging / 15 min. updates
  • Installed a Wilson DB Pro 4G Yagi +65dB Amplifier Kit
  • Upgraded current alternator to a 12V 30AMP / 24V 80 AMP alternator as to tackle battery charging issue.
  • Installed a Vanner 65-100 Rev C 100 Amp Equalizer (Charge both battery systems 12V and 24V by new alternator)
  • Switching current camper battery configuration from four 27 AGM to six 31 AGM. Trying to avoid using generator
  • Upgraded cabinet latches to 10 lb push release latch system and had cabinet doors flush mounted

Interior of camper looking toward cabin of truck (walk through)


Checking out the RGB lighting system


Back bedroom done. 500 watt stereo system, 26″ flat screen tv, storage and more storage, TEMPUR – Flex Supreme Mattress (nothing like a good night sleep after a good day of overlanding), USB charge ports…




2 thoughts on “BAT2 Specifications

  1. WOW, This is totally awesome !! What did it cost to build this thing ? Doug DeJong

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  2. Spencer

    This is such an awesome truck. Do you have more pictures. I’ve looked all over for someone that has build something like this. How much room do you have inside the camper and what is the height of the camper clearance wise? I’m really interested in building a truck like this. Thanks


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