2020 Tundra Double Cab Build (Adventures)

My journey with GFC began fall of 2018 when I first read about GFC. I thought about it until May 2019 when I placed my deposit for a build spot #733, estimated start date September 2020. The build was to go on my 2017 Tacoma Pro.

GFC improved production times as I expected and 15 months later, 8/13/2020 I picked up my Camper for my 2020 Tundra Double cab!

This thread will be about my build and my adventure’s. I hope to answer questions about Tundra Specific questions, provide documentation in what I add over time and some pictures of my GFC on adventures.

Here is my Tacoma setup, which is what really provided the basis for going all in with a GFC.

Last morning top less before install!


First night! Full stoke!

Thanks Taylor for the recommendation for Breakfast, Western was very good!

Had a great trip out and back to Oregon!

More to come about suspension, solar install, fridge, awnings and more adventures!


Modifications on Tundra so far

Tires Falken Wildpeaks 285/75/18
Method Roost wheels

Front Fox 2.5 front
Diff Drop
Sway bar drop bracket
Rear OME Dakar Leafs
OME add-a-Leaf installed 9/15
Fox 2.0 rear shocks

Lift settled in at:
Front 41 3/4” ground to fender front
Back 43” in back
After install back dropped to 41 3/4”

Probably load CFX fridge and all my typical camping gear, awnings, fridge and measure this Friday prior to trip. I think I will need to add an Add A leaf?

Added solar Goal Zero 100w panel, not sold on rack height yet may try to get the same brackets as @WVTRDPro?

I need to figure out if I want to run wiring through panel with cable gland or go down and punch through the access hole in bed? Going to plug into Goal Zero in bed.

Here’s the panel on roof.

Installing CVT awnings back and passenger side tonight.

Install additional crossbar on back as well.

Thanks and thoughts on add a leaf or other options, wiring, brackets are welcome.

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Awnings—CVT front and back

Installed CVT pioneer awnings 55” and 79”

Used the GFC universal mount on passenger side with supplied mounting hardware

Used Leitner Design awning mount kit for rear with 1/4 20 bolts and GFC track nuts

Used Awnings on trip this last week to Sawtooth’s. Setup was easy with two people.

270 would be great but this is working good for now.


** next install leafs and Rigd**

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7 DAY Camping Trip—1st extend stay
Pros and Things to think About for permanent setup

Stayed 7 days at Redfish Lake used camp spot as home base for hiking and paddle boarding.


  • Ladder
  • Windows both on the rear and front
  • Added Doors on both sides of tent
  • Ability to go in from bottom to have dog jump off fridge
    Translucent roof, like the light in the morning

Things to figure out:

Condensation when it’s low teens, frozen breath on tent walls and roof. Tried pocket windows open only, tried back door with pocket windows and side door. Both result in frozen condensation, not horrible but did cause sleeping bags to get wet.

Zippers, Tent when closed the zipper on side doors is rubbing on tent material creating pin holes. Temporary fix added Bungee to pull in side doors Tight when closing. Eliminated the issue seems the stiff zippers on new design may not lay flat When closing without help?

Mattress, well documented on its own thread but yeah it’s stiff!! 2-3 days not a problem, 6 nights It was similar to backpacking, hope your so tired you pass out!

Really that’s about it other than hinges which I plan to replace next summer!

So far trips have been great, setup and tear down was easy!

Adding add a leaf for my Dakar leaf packs tomorrow. Full tank of gas and gear is creating about an 1” of sag.

Pics of camp:

One last picture on the way out Saturday of little Redfish before I headed back to Oregon.


Nice pics of an awesome looking truck! Do you think the rear awning, more specifically the awning brackets you used will work with the new hinge? Thanks

@RamBam thanks! good question on the new hinge. I think I can go up one more track if I need too. It will be close. I hope to get new hinges next summer unless I have a failure.

Bonus of rear awning is a place to set shoes on awning cover!

Thanks for replying! I didn’t even think about using the awning as a shoe holder, love it! I’m pumped on copying your rear awning, thanks for sharing!

There are two sides to the foam - one is softer than the other. Took me a few nights to figure that out. Unzip the cushion and you can feel which one is softer (I can’t remember which colour is which).


Thanks! I’ll check it for sure.

Looks like mine were installed with the softer foam up on the square sections but the rectangle were upside down. Flipped them see if this helps!. Thanks for suggestion

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Rigd Mega Swing Tire Rack

Purchased Rigd Mega swing the install was easy.

Added the table and Side hack for water.

Added wobble not extension to be able to install 1up.

My original bike setup was Yakima back swing and the 2 bike holdup. I went back and forth on full bumper setup but settled on the Rigd no complaints so far

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Installed the Fitted Sheets from GFC… caution washing can cause some issues!


A note to those who purchased the sheets from GFC, use Cold water and don’t over dry if washing!

Or you could end up like this,

Just thought I would pass on the note!


RCI Offroad Sliders Installed.

Install was straight forward.


Drawer Build

First shout out to @WVTRDPro, his initial single drawer setup was my inspiration/template!
I wanted to have some storage for miscellaneous items that hang out in the bed all the time. It is a partial drawer 32” long and storage behind

Used Baltic birch plywood 1/2
28” locking slides
Truck Bed liner
And a ploy coating on non bed treated parts

I will add my fridge with tilt and finalize tray/shelf for goal zero after a couple trips.


That looks wayyyy better than the one I did, nice work!

Howdy, I’m looking to do something very similar, do you happen to have measurements, supply list and build plans that id be able to utilize? I’ve got a 2019 tundra double cab.

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Sorry for Delay @pcurran , was out on a trip this weekend

Supply list

2 heavy duty 28” slides with lock out Amazon

VEVOR Heavy Duty Drawer Slides 28" Length, Locking Drawer Slides 500lbs Load Capacity Long Full Extension Drawer Slide 1 Pair Side Mount Ball Bearing Drawer Glides Push to Open Drawer Runners Rail

3 pieces of 4x8 x 1/2 Birch 9 ply plywood

1 of these from Amazon

Southco C2-32-25 Series Powder Coated Zinc Alloy Adjustable Lever Hand Operated Compression Latch, 0.20" Thick, 0.04"-0.94" Grip Range, Black

Stainless steel screws and some 1/2 aluminum c-channel for front
1/2 in. W x 1/2 in. H x 96 in. L Aluminum C-Channel with 1/16 in. Thick
Angled aluminum for length, 96” all from Home Depot

My objective was to be able to use my bed to haul every day loads but have some storage for my bike gear, fridge elevated to use as dog step and storage for chairs or misc stuff not needed in a drawer. I also wanted a little cubby on side next to bed to throw hiking poles, hatchet and other little misc stuff always in my way.

I put my most camping gear in a taped square on garage floor and then built drawer based on these dimensions

Below are some photos with measurements let me know if you need something specific.

Sorry had a bit of a glare on the tape in a few photos