Vans!

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by Hayduke, Feb 18, 2009.

  1. a1fa

    a1fa Throttle Jockey™

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    Oh great interwebs, please tell me about Ford E250 Factory Campers.. They are cheap, and a lot of bang for the buck -- am I missing anything (besides mpg)?
  2. Gummee!

    Gummee! That's MR. Toothless

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    Oy veh! You too good to post pics now?

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  3. SGrider

    SGrider 376 miles to Chicago

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  4. a1fa

    a1fa Throttle Jockey™

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    Looks like "our friends" Drive Nacho Drive had their gear stolen out of their van:

    http://www.drivenachodrive.com/

    They have a donate page if anybody wants to lend them a hand.
  5. Otis the Sasquatch

    Otis the Sasquatch Long timer

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    Wow!

    "Let's go park next to the bus station and troll for runaway's." :evil
  6. LeadDoggy

    LeadDoggy Adventurer

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    That's just too cool for a bus!

    :nod
  7. rawdog

    rawdog Been here awhile

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    Bow-chika-bow-wow!!:lol3
  8. a1fa

    a1fa Throttle Jockey™

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    anyone migrating south this winter?
  9. MitchG

    MitchG Iron Collector

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    Arizona Dec/Jan to do some desert riding with my daughter before she goes off to university(probably never get a chance after that:cry).
  10. drewcrew

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    Passed this one today
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  11. a1fa

    a1fa Throttle Jockey™

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    WOW!! NICEEE!!!!!! Looks like my grandpas.
  12. Geek

    Geek oot & aboot

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    If I didn't have a Sprinter I would be on my way to Michigan :tb
  13. Ahar

    Ahar Retired in place

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    didn't see anything that said this is just for motorcycle carrying vans, so if this is offending your eyes, tuffshit

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  14. TooFast

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  15. c.vestal

    c.vestal Rally On

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    Seeing those EU models in the video spurred me to do another round of searching. We know the rumor of the 2013 is dead. Now on to the 2014. The article says "official" but who the f will believe that until we see something on the Ford website. But the PR looks official and Autoblog has been around a while. Overall this is leaning toward good news.

    http://www.autoblog.com/2012/09/06/2014-ford-transit-offers-big-utility-with-ecoboost-and-diesel-po/
    click on press release

    "In North America, customers can choose from several engines, including the proven 3.5-litre EcoBoost or a powerful diesel option; each features rear-wheel drive and at least 25 percent better fuel economy than a comparable E-Series. Multiple roof heights and wheelbases will be available. North American Transit vans will be manufactured in Kansas City, alongside the Ford F-150."




  16. TooFast

    TooFast Long timer

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    Anyone have news/pics of the new van GM is working on?

    Hopefully they will offer 4WD - a big competitive edge over Ford
  17. broncobowsher

    broncobowsher Long timer

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    GM has been selling 4WD full size vans for years. Trouble is you can only get them in the half ton version.
  18. a1fa

    a1fa Throttle Jockey™

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  19. TooFast

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    That's the current Express van with the glorified Astro AWD van full time 4WD components from the 1990s... mediocre mpg

    I was commenting on the new van that GM is designing...supposedly a tall van like the original Transit which Mercedes Bends Over copied, then Dodge sold as the Sprinter, Nissan copied (Quigly now doing Fugly 4WD conversions) and now Ford has redesigned as a world wide vehicle and will be making in the USA apparently with different drivetrain options - no 4WD drive like the Euros will get. ^WTF^

    Was hoping the new GM, etc vans would get our latest design 4WD pickup drivetrains getting 20 MPG or more.

    Maybe Dodge will do one with the 2013 Ram 1500 technology - start/stop, grille shutters, variable ride height with it's air suspension, improved aerodynamics, MDS, VVT, variable intake length, PWM fuel pump and cooling fan, electric PS, 8 speed trans,etc

    I smile when my 09 Ram Hemi gets 20 mpg ...but I still want a 4WD van

    After selling/maintaining Sprinters, Dodge should know what not to manufacture. :1drink
  20. TooFast

    TooFast Long timer

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    Nice Alfa, but I was talking about real trucks :freaky

    You have proof Dodge did not invent the soccer mom minivan :evil

    Last bus I drove had a "Big Foot" accelerator pedal and "Flowers" on the clutch and brake pedals - could smoke a whole bowl by the time it got to 35mph