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Old 09-30-2009, 12:06 PM   #1
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Sportsmobile Video with Interview of Alan Feld



From the 2009 Overland Expo

Makes me miss ours.
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Old 09-30-2009, 09:35 PM   #2
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Re: Sportsmobile Video with Interview of Alan Feld

I kinda recognize the white SMB in the background.
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Old 09-30-2009, 10:18 PM   #3
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Re: Sportsmobile Video with Interview of Alan Feld

Hey Blackeye,

How dare they copy your van from the ground up!!!

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P.S. No one can deny that is your Rockin' R Rig.
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Old 10-02-2009, 01:16 PM   #4
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Re: Sportsmobile Video with Interview of Alan Feld

It was our rig at the inaugural 2009 Overland Expo held just outside of Prescott, AZ. It was an incredible experience. The courses, vendors and people were all professional and informative. The next Overland Expo is April 16 18, 2010 in Amado, AZ.

http://www.ovexpo.com

There is so much information related to all aspects of the SMB experience. It would be great to see a bunch of us there.
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Old 10-02-2009, 01:46 PM   #5
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Watch carefully next year for a very very close copy of the Rock'n R
Andy's rig is the inspiration for the new Disabled Explorers ride!
Soon to be seen at SEMA and the off to Baja.
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Old 10-02-2009, 02:26 PM   #6
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Re: Sportsmobile Video with Interview of Alan Feld

Has anyone ever gotten 800 miles on a 46G tank?

I get reasonably good mileage - averaged 16.5mpg for 70,000 miles - but no way could I go 800 miles on a tank unless it was all downhill.

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Has anyone ever gotten 800 miles on a 46G tank?

Mike
Can they still do the transferflow aft-axle tank? Isn't that 28 gallons or so? 46g + 28g should last at least 800 miles. I know transferflow will only sell the aft-tank to mobility outfitters, but I though SMB could still install them.
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It was our rig at the inaugural 2009 Overland Expo held just outside of Prescott, AZ. It was an incredible experience. The courses, vendors and people were all professional and informative. The next Overland Expo is April 16 18, 2010 in Amado, AZ.

http://www.ovexpo.com

There is so much information related to all aspects of the SMB experience. It would be great to see a bunch of us there.

Already signed up, and thanks to Blackeye's hospitality this is where I ordered my Sportsmobile last year.
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Re: Sportsmobile Video with Interview of Alan Feld

I can get 450 miles out of my 31 gallon tank so that would be a theoretical 670 miles on a 46 gallon tank and that is a gasser... 130 miles to go...
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And those numbers are with a stock (light, not 4x4) chevy.

With the 6.0, driving at 55 on a good day I could do 600 miles, provided the last 20 were downhill and I didn't care about ruining the engine to get the last few drops.
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