Camping in 2016 Prius

Discussion in 'Gen 4 Prius Accessories and Modifications' started by Mike Prevost, Mar 10, 2017.

  1. Mike Prevost

    Mike Prevost New Member

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    Skreenz on the front windows
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    Use storage bins to fill the space between front and back seats. Army surplus camp mat and sleeping bags.
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    Plenty of room for two to sleep comfortably

    Plenty of room for 2 to sleep comfortably
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    Nice work Mike. (y)
     
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    Very clever with the bins.

    Congrats on having having by far and away the most fuel efficient Prevost conversion ever! Not to mention the easiest one to park.
     
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    Hi Mike, could you share the dimensions of the storage bins that you used? The brand and model could be helpful as well.

    I have been looking for a storage solution to also act as a head rest. Ideally, something with sliding drawers to avoid having to unpack the bins when I need to access something. I would appreciate any other suggestions.

    Thank you!
     
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    The storage containers measure:
    Big one: 17"long, 12" high, 11" wide
    Little one: 17" long, 8" high, 11" wide

    You could definitely go wider to fill in more gap if you wanted. Looks like 20ish inches is about the right height to match the height of the seats. Got the bins at Target. Not sure of the brand.
     
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    I'd like to try this. Does anyone have a suggestion for how to even out the heigh difference between the folded seats and trunk in the touring/no spare trims?
     
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    I've slept comfortably in both the Gen 2 and Gen 4. With the Gen 4, I was initially concerned that the higher level for the folded seats would bother me, but with an air mattress the difference in height was not even obvious. Plus I believe I sleep better with the upper portion of my body in an elevated position anyway.
     
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    I raised my cargo area with styrofoam. I have a nice flat deck and some additional storage "cubbys" with cutouts in the foam.
     
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