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Old 05-29-2009, 02:45 AM   #11
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Re: What if there were no SMBs?

How much is your fuel in US dollars over there Saabman?
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Old 05-29-2009, 02:52 AM   #12
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Re: What if there were no SMBs?

Well I guess you measure in US Gal, so that would be about 5.5 USD per US Gal.
We pay 1.57 CHF per Liter. that is for 95 Unleaded
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Re: What if there were no SMBs?

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Quigley4x4s ad got me thinking, if you couldn't have an SMB, what would be your next choice?

Say it's an alternate reality and SMB went out of buisness in the 1970's instead of transitioning to full size vans (after the VWs they go belly up). You can convert to 4x4 or go 2wd as you like it.

What would you get or build?

Personally, I'm going with the Chinook Baja with an Aluminess front bumper, Deavers and Toyo M/Ts.
Probably a Sprinter Custom Van conversion or maybe a UniMog Camper but I have a strict policy that my campers must be able to go thru an In&Out Drive Thru!

Now if there ever was a military surplus auction available for a pretty light 2.5 Ton M1079 VAN:

http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ ... /m1079.htm



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Re: What if there were no SMBs?

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Oh God what am I saying, this fat boy loves his SMB no matter how much it costs.
This seems to be the story of my life. Every time I find a vehicle that I'm passionate about, they stop making it

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I have a strict policy that my campers must be able to go thru an In&Out Drive Thru!
x2 Oh I can't wait to get back to SoCal so I can hit up In & Out!!
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Re: What if there were no SMBs?

Pinzgauer! Hard body with a SMB style PH roof
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Pinzgauer! Hard body with a SMB style PH roof
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The Pinzgauer will fit thru IN&OUT's drivethru, no problem..

UniMog, most likely not, maybe the one near Lenwood/Barstow on the way to Vegas..
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Re: What if there were no SMBs?

Loads of Pinzgauers here! Aren't they Swiss made? Or maybe German...
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Austrian- Made by Steyer/Puch I think. You can get a really cherry one for about 15 grand.
Has to be the deal of the century.
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Re: What if there were no SMBs?

hhhmmm.... nothing funny about this thread.... I had bad dreams last night because of this thread...

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Old 05-29-2009, 07:01 PM   #20
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Re: What if there were no SMBs?

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hhhmmm.... nothing funny about this thread.... I had bad dreams last night because of this thread...

That you were driving something that SWAT uses which gets 5 MPG and fuel went up to 10 bucks a gallon?
Just turn it around; you're driving something like that because you can.
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