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Old 09-18-2013, 10:14 AM   #1
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1996 Bigfoot Camper - E 350

I have never seen a bigfoot branded class B. Truck campers (had one) and class C's but not a van. Bigfoot is known for reasonable quality when compared to other RV brands.

Not mine...

http://newyork.craigslist.org/brk/rvs/4073694319.html
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Old 09-18-2013, 10:17 AM   #2
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1996 Bigfoot Camper - E 350

Nice setup and great price. Just add 4x4.

Here's the ad:





CAMPER VAN (class b), fully self-contained (1996), 94000 miles only - $10000


After one year on the road all across the US, we're heading back to Germany and sell our 1996 Bigfoot Camper Van. This fully self-contained class B motorhome was only built for a few years, so there aren't many around. It's a great, reliable rig with everything you need in it. Trust us: We've lived in it for a year.

Everything you've heard about Germans and their cars is true: The van is well maintained and clean.

Some facts:

- 94,000 miles only
- Ford E350 chassis
- 13-15 miles to the gallon
- stove, fridge, sink, microwave, hot water heater, furnace heat and air conditioning
- toilet and shower, plus outside shower
- AWNING
- a small built-in TV
- generator with only 60 working hours
- lots and lots of storage room
- complete brake job, new starter battery, spark plugs and fuel system cleaning in April '13
- inspection in April '13
- regular oil changes
- 10000 dollars or best offer

There are some minor problems:
- a small dent in the left rear door, barely visible. We overlooked a tree while parking in, so no big accident
- when it's raining heavily for a long time, some water is leaking in through the rear windows. Probably the sealing needs to be renewed
- the display which should show how full the holding tanks and the propane tank are doesn't work as it should - probably holding tanks need to be cleaned
- the generator needs a new carburetor; this will cost around 500 dollars - we already had it diagnosed by a Cummins mechanic

If you're interested in the van, please send us an e-mail and we'll get back to you.
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Old 09-19-2013, 02:29 PM   #3
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Re: 1996 Bigfoot Camper - E 350

If I recall, the Bigfoot was super-insulated. I think they had a urethane bonded top with no gasket as well. It was a really top-end unit.
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Old 09-20-2013, 12:02 PM   #4
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Re: 1996 Bigfoot Camper - E 350

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If I recall, the Bigfoot was super-insulated. I think they had a urethane bonded top with no gasket as well. It was a really top-end unit.
Your right, these are super rare as they only made them for two years and very low production numbers. Bigfoots have double pane windows, insulated to the hilt and sealed and heated holding tanks, true four season.
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Old 09-20-2013, 01:22 PM   #5
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Re: 1996 Bigfoot Camper - E 350

If this van were closer, I'd buy it and put my long travel 4x4 TTB system under it and have an awesome Baja traveler. I've been looking for the right one since day one.
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Old 09-20-2013, 02:14 PM   #6
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If this van were closer, I'd buy it and put my long travel 4x4 TTB system under it and have an awesome Baja traveler. I've been looking for the right one since day one.
Complaining about distance?

You just did a 24hr turnaround for your sprinter located way East from here.

This is a killer deal and with your 4x4 added at your cost its a steal.
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Old 10-04-2013, 08:46 PM   #7
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Re: 1996 Bigfoot Camper - E 350

Ad flagged...too bad....would have been interested.
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Old 10-06-2013, 01:10 PM   #8
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Ad flagged...too bad....would have been interested.
Try this one instead, I think the ad was just updated. If I had more time, I would try going to look at it myself. I told my wife we could just take our diesel out and put it in this along with a 4x4 ttb set up and I was told I was crazy

http://newyork.craigslist.org/que/rvs/4101742819.html
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Old 10-06-2013, 01:15 PM   #9
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Re: 1996 Bigfoot Camper - E 350

$10k seems like a screaming deal for this rig. Roadtreks of that vintage go for more.

If anyone here is seriously considering buying it from afar, I live "down the road" a bit in Philadelphia, and would be willing to check it out if the buyer would meet me in, say, Trenton, NJ, or someplace thereabouts.

I'm not a mechanic, but I've been poking around my 1998 Ford SMB enough to be able to spot red flags.
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Thanks Slicks!
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