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Old 11-30-2012, 10:32 PM   #1
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New 4x4 Build/03 7.3 with SMB top

This is a great example of a van with a ton of potential getting what is deserves. A SMB pop top and a UJOR 4x4 conversion! This 03 van is a gem with under 15K on the clock and it still smells new. The customer had it sent directly to SMB IN for the pop top and then we started to play with it. 6" lift, stage 2 front axle w/RSC, Stage 2 Sterling rear, all of the good stuff. There's still a lot to come like a rear skid with an interior floor box, onboard air, modified stock bumpers and some steps. I'll post pics as we move along.

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Old 11-30-2012, 10:40 PM   #2
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Wow. Now that could be the holy grail, hens tooth, hope diamond, forbidden fruit, etc.!
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Old 11-30-2012, 10:50 PM   #3
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Beautiful color makes great look.
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Old 11-30-2012, 11:36 PM   #4
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Wow!!!

15K... I can't imagine.

Really cool project though. Definitely will be watching this thread for updates.
Curious also what the modified stock bumpers will look like...
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Old 12-01-2012, 01:45 AM   #5
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Where'd they find that? In a barn in the back country? So few miles. Looks so clean.
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Old 12-01-2012, 03:19 AM   #6
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I am shure it will get a realy great composition. Will follow this threat and hope to see a lot of pics

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Old 12-01-2012, 07:27 AM   #7
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mean looking setup! sounds like a cool build. look forward to the progress and pix, pix, pix
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Old 12-01-2012, 08:02 AM   #8
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Re: New 4x4 Build/03 7.3 with SMB top

Yes, holy grail of the van world! This van was on an AF base.
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Old 12-01-2012, 09:30 AM   #9
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Re: New 4x4 Build/03 7.3 with SMB top

At the risk of prying into business that isn't mine, do you know how much the new owner paid for it? That is gonna be a very sweet ride when it's done.
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Old 12-01-2012, 06:08 PM   #10
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I asked him if it was ok, and he said yes. 18K for the van. There were 3 of these that came available at the same time and they all sold for that.
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