Building an Adventure Van

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by Geek, Aug 12, 2011.

  1. Otis the Sasquatch

    Otis the Sasquatch Long timer

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  2. Geek

    Geek oot & aboot

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    If I was going to drive it around the world.. spending $50K on fuel instead of $25K on fuel would be a consideration; I wasn't asking as a deal killer.. I was asking as a budget consideration... but its all mental masturbation :D

    :freaky
  3. a1fa

    a1fa Throttle Jockey™

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    Otis is that your van?
  4. Geek

    Geek oot & aboot

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    Esteban (banned from ADV last year) is a local guy here who has a Unimog on his property in the mountains. He uses it as a fire truck and a snow plow. Pretty cool vehicle for sure.
  5. Geek

    Geek oot & aboot

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  6. pfb

    pfb Riding, not skiing.

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    And for the uber-wealthy-hummer-ain't-nearly-big-enough crowd, the Mercedes/Brabus Unimog Black!

    Big HP bump, interior lifted from Mercedes S-class,

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    Or you could just buy a nice little condo in Boulder...
  7. Mercury264

    Mercury264 Once you go Triple...

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    I'm sure it's a very good/competant vehicle but that thing is absolutely hideous.
  8. 984gasm

    984gasm Adventurer

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  9. Geek

    Geek oot & aboot

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    Disagree 100%.

    If I won the lotto and money was no object THAT would be my daily driver :D
  10. Hayduke

    Hayduke ///SAFETY THIRD/// Super Moderator

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    I just happen to be working on my Lotto wish list. Mine would be this:

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  11. Mercury264

    Mercury264 Once you go Triple...

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    Sure, you couldn't see how hideous it was if you were driving :D
  12. Geek

    Geek oot & aboot

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    What is your license plate number? (so when I come up behind you I can run you over) :rofl

    :freaky
  13. Mercury264

    Mercury264 Once you go Triple...

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    :huh

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    Not telling ya....it's still FUGLY :lol3
  14. Hardware02

    Hardware02 Long timer

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    If by "third world" you're referring to post-WWII German farmers trying to recover from the collapsed German economy then you're bang on.
  15. a1fa

    a1fa Throttle Jockey™

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    my p5nis is not big enough for that unimog..
  16. Otis the Sasquatch

    Otis the Sasquatch Long timer

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    No, just one of the ones I saw on the local CL.

    But I think I'm going the Other Way, meaning a Cheap Van, with the rest of the Play Fund going towards the two-wheel side of the fence.:D




    Otis





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  17. RedRocker

    RedRocker Native Texican

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    But, the Mog would solve that problem!:lol3
  18. straightrod

    straightrod Long timer

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    ^ I think that Mog is big enough for several appendages.
  19. Geek

    Geek oot & aboot

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    Apparently in Europe (and Mexico) they have opening "slider in glass" windows available. :tb that for whatever reason are not available here :patch

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    Here we have the CRL windows with the "awning" glass in the bottom.. but you can't get them for the right rear of the van because the sliding door could snap the awnings off if they were open when you opened the door.

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    I'm trying to find a dealer in the UK that can sell me a couple of the sliders :deal
  20. D-Train

    D-Train Ridin' Dirty

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    Nice Edward! I rememeber the "pee pee" day:lol3