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Old 05-17-2017, 09:03 AM   #1
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Hello everyone, my name is mike. About a month ago i bought my 72 e200 sportsmobile, lil did the wife and i realize how much coolness this van would bring us. We are so glad to have found this van. We recently took it over to the overland expo, the sportsmobile family accepted us with arms open and asked to display our beuty there. We had tons of fun. This van is amazing shape, its hard to belive how well its been taken care of. I'll be doing a 4x4 conversion soon and will be posting it
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Old 05-17-2017, 09:06 AM   #2
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Outstanding. It does look like it's in incredible shape.

It is great to see all these old-school camper vans coming out of the woodwork lately.


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Old 05-17-2017, 09:17 AM   #3
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Old 05-17-2017, 09:25 AM   #4
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I saw some pictures of your van at the Overland Expo. Very cool. I would carefully rethink converting your van to 4x4. It is a classic as it is -- in pristine condition. Any conversion changes it from a classic vehicle to a conversion vehicle, just like people who have turned their old 30's and 40's cars into hot rods. A hot rod is in a different category than a classic 30's or 40's vehicle. I'd hate to see a very limited edition of a classic Sportsmobile be turned into something else. Just my opinion!
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I wont be changing or modifying, it'll be a simple bolt on. 1978 f150 dana 44 and radius arms. Np205 and c6 4x4. Easy. Thus not changing anything else. It would be a simple bolt on
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I wont be changing or modifying, it'll be a simple bolt on. 1978 f150 dana 44 and radius arms. Np205 and c6 4x4. Easy. Thus not changing anything else. It would be a simple bolt on
Sounds interesting. Look forward to seeing the pictures.
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Sweet rig. I saw you in pictures from Expo too, on Instagram, I think.

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Old 05-17-2017, 11:32 PM   #8
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I remember your van for sale last year and was very tempted, such a clean and rare example! I think it's great to see it in use but this thing almost belongs in a museum, honestly! I too wouldn't modify it but that's just me...

Hope to cross your path one day while driving one of my oldies

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great find, take it out and have fun with it!
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At times i do feel it belongs in a museum. But we love it too much to not use it. It would look even better once its 4x4
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