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Old 07-29-2016, 08:48 PM   #1
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Unusual Astro/Safari camper

I'm unfamiliar with these ... a friend with a Safari project hadn't either

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Old 07-29-2016, 10:58 PM   #2
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Yea I have a neighbor that has one, they are actually on their way back from a road trip to NJ in it right now. Theirs is 2wd, but it's a sweet little camper. Their's has grey water, black water, propane, pop top, inverter, etc... Tiger also made a fixed high top version as well. The pop top 2wd version actually fits in a 7' garage. It's pretty amazing how much of the RV crap Tiger was able to fit in these things. I assume it's because they are pretty much cutaways with a wider body aft of the cab. Which makes me wonder how much more SMB could do with their SMB classic prototype E350 version, once they are no longer tethered to a full van body.


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Yeah my friend wants to do the pop top then solid axel / NP T-case mod

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Which makes me wonder how much more SMB could do with their SMB classic prototype E350 version, once they are no longer tethered to a full van body.


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That sounds like a Chinook build... I see those online w/a V10 4x for around $30k from time to time ... usually less than 100k mi

It will be interesting to see the pics of the SMB cutaway chassis prototype...
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It will be interesting to see the pics of the SMB cutaway chassis prototype...
There are a lot of pictures & videos of the cutaway.



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I bet that Astro Tiger is gone already. Those move FAST when they pop up.


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