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Old 10-08-2010, 03:41 PM   #1711
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SeanF is the guy with the converted bus here.
Indeed.

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Old 10-19-2010, 07:18 AM   #1712
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Bump for my favorite thread

http://vagabonders-supreme.net/

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Old 10-19-2010, 11:44 AM   #1713
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Some goodies on fleabay

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/1978-...f27c4611#v4-37


Not sure about this conversion ...

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/1983-...item230acf70fc

Also seeing quite a few of these for sale lately



any good?
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Old 10-24-2010, 04:20 PM   #1714
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won first place at national truck in in camper division

Hi some pictures from my first place win in the national truck in in greenwich ny this year.
http://i327.photobucket.com/albums/k...w/dsc03040.jpg

http://i327.photobucket.com/albums/k...w/dsc03039.jpg

http://i327.photobucket.com/albums/k...w/dsc03038.jpg

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Old 10-24-2010, 04:29 PM   #1715
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Old 10-24-2010, 04:30 PM   #1716
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Image and link to Kurbmaster





This is a link to pictures of my 1976 Grumman Kurbmaster that was a do it yourself project 33 years ago. Converted to a motorhome. It has been one tough truck, van what ever. A chevy P30 chassis with a 350 engine and turbo 400 automatic. Nicest conversion of one of these I have ever seen tell me if you agree.Will do 80mph and cruises quietly at 65 all day.

http://s327.photobucket.com/albums/k465/kurbmaster/

Truck was bought brand new by my father and he took about two years to finish. Then he sold it after 4 years to my brother who owned it for 19 years. Then I picked it up ten years ago. Still has a lot of life left in it 86k total miles. Runs great and everything works. If you look at the pictures it sleeps four, with a bed that lowers with electric motors and couch that goes into double bed, four burner stove top with oven, double sink, propane heater, tv, microwave, full size closet, shower and toilet, 3 way fridge, two dining tables, fully insulated, 30 gal water tank and 6 gal 2 way water heater, 2 grey water, one black water tank, auxillary battery, air conditioned. Full awning. This is all in a package that is 23 feet long that includes a bumper on the back that can carry a full size adventure bike, back bumper has a generator in a storage compartment and other storage in it. With the bike on the back the rear doors still open. The extra bumper turned attached to the front bumper accomidates a dirt bike. We have towed three bikes behind this thing.

Did I mention that we have had 33 years of family fun in this and it was a lot of fun when my brother was single and I was single, don't want to think about what my father did in this when he was younger.

Oh yea I have been told that these step vans can be coverted to four wheel drive. It is a project but I was told I could get a late 1980's donor 4x4 truck and use those parts. Thought about it but I get back in the remote places with my bikes. Although it would be nice to go on the beach in loose sand.
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Old 10-25-2010, 10:38 AM   #1717
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Bump for my favorite thread

http://vagabonders-supreme.net/

Adventures from a full timer
Have you been reading what's been going on with George?
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Old 10-26-2010, 04:26 AM   #1718
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Have you been reading what's been going on with George?
Yep - a low part of Georges life at the moment indeed. Sad that he lost his son in such a way.
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Old 10-26-2010, 04:29 AM   #1719
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We (my wife, three kids, dog, and I) are considering full time RV living. We move a lot due to the military and think we could pay off our rig and truck...instead of paying $2k per month for our rent, we could save more than half of it with the right rig AND pay it off. We are considering the Raptor toy hauler or a higher end model that can be lived in for the next 3-4 years.

Feedback we get from friends and family is that we're crazy. I think I would purchase a portable garage for the bikes and/or pay for a storage area for other stuff. We tend to move every two to three years and there are numerous military campgrounds. Our kids are adventurous (2,6, and 8) and resilient.

We have 10 more months on our lease and I look forward to the possibilities. I'm enjoying this thread...
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http://www.familiesontheroad.com/
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Old 10-26-2010, 06:31 AM   #1720
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School bus conversion site

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Old 10-26-2010, 04:14 PM   #1721
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Looking to get a motorhome this spring. I will haul 2 bikes with it. I have 3 place bike trailer, but I was wondering it there is a hitch hauler that could handle 2 dual sport bikes. Probably be looking at something in the 28-30 foot range. thanks for any responses.
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Old 10-26-2010, 06:20 PM   #1722
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I was thinking about building a hauler for one bike in the front and a 2nd for the rear of a class A rv. Two bikes off the rear may be too heavy unless your rv can take around 1000lbs tongue weight.
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Old 10-26-2010, 06:28 PM   #1723
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Maybe it's in here already...but...Mr. Cob's rig...



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Old 10-27-2010, 09:45 AM   #1724
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Maybe it's in here already...but...Mr. Cob's rig...



Nice rig ... has anyone told Mr.Cob he sucks?
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Old 10-27-2010, 09:48 AM   #1725
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Nice rig ... has anyone told Mr.Cob he sucks?
Good luck with that....

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