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Old 07-14-2014, 08:04 PM   #1
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FOUND!!! WANTED: SMB RB50

Hi all,
Just toured the SMB complex in Fresno last week. I must say, I was impressed. If you have not seen the cut-away with the fiberglass body, you will soon. Great look with the wrapped finish. So, now we are pretty sure of what we want: A brand new one of course, though the cost seems prohibitive.

So...Looking to buy a Sportsmobile!
Preferably a Gas Powered 6.8L V-10 Regular Body with the "50" Floor Plan.
Preferably 4x4, but if 2WD and if the price is right, I am willing to have a conversion to 4x4 done.
Preferably low miles.

I am located in Southern California, but I am willing to fly or drive just about anywhere to see something worthwhile!
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Old 07-19-2014, 11:28 PM   #2
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Re: Wanted: SMB EB50 Low Miles or Late Model

I know there is someone out there w the right truck for us.

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Old 07-20-2014, 07:33 AM   #3
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Re: Wanted: SMB EB50 Low Miles or Late Model

Yes, without a doubt there is. LOTS of vans have changed hands this summer. Just keep looking. They almost always pop up here. An EB50 will probably be the easiest to find. You have checked the used ones at all 3 SMB locations, right?

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Old 07-20-2014, 08:37 AM   #4
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Re: Wanted: SMB EB50 Low Miles or Late Model

I too have been looking for "50" Diesel for a while and have missed a couple.

Looking for low mileage 4x4 diesel 50 and would be willing to travel. PM me if you have or know of one for sale.
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Old 07-20-2014, 09:11 AM   #5
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Re: Wanted: SMB EB50 Low Miles or Late Model

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Yes, without a doubt there is. LOTS of vans have changed hands this summer. Just keep looking. They almost always pop up here. An EB50 will probably be the easiest to find. You have checked the used ones at all 3 SMB locations, right?

Good luck!

Yup, and thanks. Been seriously looking here and elsewhere for about 3 months so far and just missed 3 or 4. I am not in a particular hurry, but I am getting antsy. Perhaps some owners are on a last hurrah this summer with their SMB's.
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Old 07-20-2014, 09:56 AM   #6
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Re: Wanted: SMB EB50 Low Miles or Late Model

As someone thinking of selling their van (2000 EB-51 Quigley 7.3), I'd support the last hurrah theory. It's always, "Just one more trip". I'd think buyers want to purchase in Spring, and sellers sell in Fall.
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Re: Wanted: SMB EB50 Low Miles or Late Model

Just posted today, if this fits someone's needs. No affiliation.

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Old 07-22-2014, 11:04 PM   #8
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Re: Wanted: A Gas SMB RB50 Low Miles or Late Model

After much time and consideration, including this thread http://sportsmobileforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=14144 we have decided to concentrate on finding an RB as it "fits" our situation a bit better. While we like the room afforded by the EB for camping, the RB will fit our driveway much better and should park and maneuver a bit easier in the city if it becomes the second vehicle at some point. We have also decided to stick with a gas power-plant, until we change our mind again, anyway.
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Re: Wanted: Gas SMB RB50 Low Miles or Late Model

Still Searchin'
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Re: WANTED: SMB V-10 RB50 Low Miles or Late Model

Updated my original posted wish-list!
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