Thursday, July 26, 2012

Travel Report: Greenville, Illinois, to Loyalty Mobile Innovations, Gallatin, Tennessee

Driver: Scott Darnell, C-5/6 Quad
Vehicle: 2008 1500 2WD Chevrolet Silverado equipped with award-winning Further OPTIONS DMS mobility system.
Date: July 26, 2012
Distance: 630 miles round trip


I would like to thank Sherry Schaefer for introducing me to Joe Loy - owner of Loyalty Mobile Innovations in Gallatin, Tennessee. Thank you for taking such good care of us yesterday… your personnel / facilities / capabilities are incredible, and I cannot wait to work with you!

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Loyalty Mobile Command Vehicles, Custom Coaches and Motorhomes

Loyalty Mobile Innovations is the leading manufacturer of high caliber mobile outreach and command facilities, luxury motorhomes, luxury buses, custom coaches, luxury RVs and conversion buses. We stand apart from our competitors by combining cutting edge technology with an old school approach to actual customer service - an approach that begins and ends with LOYALTY and INNOVATION. INNOVATIONS are our means to an end. No two of our conversions are alike. Joe Loy (CEO) himself interfaces with each customer to design and build custom conversions that consistently exceed client expectations and industry standards.

Monday, July 23, 2012

Chevrolet Silverado Extended Cab 2500HD 4x4

EVERYTHING is new! New company, new lift, etc. Much to report, we will get it up as soon as we can. In the meantime, here is the latest.

Chevrolet Silverado Extended Cab 2500HD 4x4
- 3" body lift/56" of floor-to-ceiling-height
- Users chair: Bounder Plus "H" Frame (user plus chair = +560lbs.)
- The new DDS Lift has 32" of stroke

 All buttoned up!

...doors open from the back...

 ...doors open from the front…

...lift in the "driving" position *this client had not yet had his wheelchair 
synced up to the truck - so the aluminum "forks" are especially long…

...lift in the "all the way up" position straight on...

…"all the way up" from the side…

…lift all the way down in the "load / unload " position straight on...

..."load / unload " from the side (forks have been modified for user in this picture)...
The DDS lift has 32 inches of stroke - it is 28 1/2 inches on this truck from the lower door rubber to the ground.

...manual backup switch-box wired directly to hydraulic pump...

Emergency Situation - Step one (electrical and hydraulic pump failure)
*the power door system operates on air - when doors close, they operate just as from factory - grab the factory door handles and open the doors

Step two

Step three

...backseat from the passenger side...

...front portion of the drivers compartment...

...drivers compartment floor...

...rear portion of the drivers compartment...

...center section...

Stay tuned...more to come!