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Old 04-21-2020, 04:51 PM   #1
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2002 Chinook Baja in SF-Bay on craigslist for $50k

This is not mine...but I wish it was!!!

May be the same as this??? -

4X4 BAJA CHINOOK- Half the price of sprinter.. - $49900 (San Francisco)

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Baja Chinook
fuel: gas
rv type: class B
transmission: automatic

Chinook Baja 4x6 Class B RV - $49,900 (PRICE REDUCTION)

*NOTE- Completely inspected and any and all things suggested to be updated have been completed! New shocks, steering, ABS etc. This is the most comfortable 4x4 ready to roll RV in class B park anywhere RV you will find. The V10 Triton E350 motor will last forever and is in GREAT shape. This is your vacation home and shelter in place all in one! Truly a gem you must see and at this reduced price its not something I’m looking to negotiate its priced VERY fairly and i want to see this beauty go to a good home as its a passion project of mine.

2002 Chinook Baja
condition: very good
cylinders: 10 cylinders
drive: 4wd
fuel: gas
odometer: 73000
paint color: orange
rv type: class B
size / dimensions: 22' x 7'7" x 10' 8"
title status: clean
transmission: automatic
I am sure you were looking at an overpriced basic model sprinter before you landed on this. This 4x6 beast has every conceivable piece of utility and luxury equipment that you could possibly pack into a Class B.

The "Baja" model is an extremely rare version of the Chinook. It was only made for a few short years, during this time Chinook packed every top end appliance they could into it. They priced the these models at 150-170K new in early 2000's!

The Chinooks are known for their single-body fiberglass frames that insulate and never leak. (hence the lifetime warranty) . They also are great for their class B size, which allows you to park in an average parking spot or navigate through a busy city.

This RV has only 73K miles and just got a full inspection, alignment and oil change. It's equipped with a v10 engine that can get you up any road smoothly and ABS breaks to get you back down. It's got a Warn winch on the front enough to pull a full-sized RV out of a rut and an air compressor in the bumper to lower your pressure for sand or soft dirt and fill back up when you're done.

On top of the countless included features:
+ Brand new Dometic wireless AC unit
+ XM Radio
+ Alpine Stereo System
+ PS4 with 2 wireless controllers
+ New Carpet
+ New Hydraulic hinges throughout
+ 4 new deep cycle marine batteries

This thing has heated, oversized tanks for long journeys in the cold or heat. It's got oversized appliances, privacy shades, interior lighting packages, awning, roof storage rack, solar, tons of storage, leather all around. And tons more.

Please don't waste my time with low ball offers or come for a visit unless you actually have the money.

Additional Specs and features:

Comfort & Livability

* Front and side overhead storage space with interior lighting
* Expanded rear wardrobe with cedar lining
* Total interior/exterior storage space of 102 cubic feet
* Deluxe reclining driver and passenger captain chairs with lumbar support
* 6-way power driver/passenger seat base
* One-piece wall-to-wall carpet with high-density urethane pad (including driver compartment)
* Cab area privacy drape and rear door blackout curtain
* Day/night fabric shades
* Decorative hardwood valances with indirect lighting
* fold-down sofa bed with under bed storage
* Deluxe hardwood cabinetry with raised-panel doors
* Overhead fluorescent lighting

Kitchen Features

* 3-way (110/12V/LPG) double-door 6' flush-mount refrigerator
* 3-burner propane cooktop with flush-mount Corian cover
* Recirculating power range-hood with light
* Larger Corian counter top with double-bowl poured Corian sinks
* Single handle Euro style Moen pull-out faucet with water filter
* Flush-mount Corian sink covers
* Corian cutting board with double slide-out silverware drawer
* Three hardwood drawers with deluxe roller slides
* Full-length pantry with three pull-out drawers and three storage drawers
* Glass mirror on pantry door
* Tip-out sink storage
* Hardwood spice rack


* Fiberglass shower with molded seat
* Recessed medicine cabinet with Corian shelf
* Recessed sink with Corian top
* Marine-style china toilet
* Power roof vent with light
* Recessed, marine-style, covered toilet-paper holder
* Water-saver chrome shower head
* Shower curtain
* Carpeted floor mat
* Raised-panel hardwood bathroom door
* Two robe hooks on bathroom door

Convenience & Safety

* Cockpit warning light system which informs driver of open compartment doors, open entry doors, and TV antenna stored
* Lighted entrance grab-handle
* Entrance door with window, screen door, and deadbolt lock
* Fire extinguisher
* Smoke detector
* LP gas detector
* Hardwood magazine rack
* MagLite flashlight with brackets
* Coke bottle opener
* Towel racks with towel
* Three double coat hooks (one inside closet)
* Cedar clothes hangers
* Molded fiberglass overhead console with switch cluster
* Paper-towel holder
* Hardwood note pad holder
* 110V night light

Heights, Weights, & Dimensions

* Exterior length: 22'
* Exterior width: 7'7"
* Exterior height W/roof air: 10' 8 3/4"
* Interior height: 6'5"
* Gross vehicle wt: 11,200
* Dry weight: 10,275
* Wet weight: 10,875
* Gross comb. Wt: 18,700
* Wheel base: 138"
* Bed Dimensions:
Sofa Sleeper: 72" x 50"
Dinette: 70" x 36
Sleeper/dinette combo: 72" x 86"

Ford Chassis

* 6.8 liter Triton V-10 fuel-injected engine
* 4-speed automatic transmission with overdrive
* Power steering
* 4-wheel antilock brakes
* Dual rear wheels
* Tilt wheel with cruise control
* Power windows
* Power door locks
* Heavy duty, 130 amp alternator
* In-dash air conditioner
* 37 gallon fuel tank
* Driver and passenger side airbags
* Engine block heater
* 4.10 limited slip rear axle
* AM/FM, compact disc, cassette stereo
* 138" wheel base (provides excellent driving)
* Full frame chassis
* Twin I-beam front suspension system
* 3-year/36,000 mile, bumper-to-bumper warranty

Heating, Cooling, Power & Water Systems

* 5-way systems monitoring panel
* 32 gallon fresh water tank
* Pressurized city water hookup
* 19 gallon LPG frame mount tank
* Pre-wired for roof air
* Two heavy duty, deep cycle auxiliary battery systems with 200 amperes of 12V Power
* Deluxe slide-out battery tray
* 6 gallon hot water heater
* Exterior G.F.C.I. receptacle
* Power Fantastic Fan roof vent with thermostat and rain sensor
* 16,000 BTU furnace with auto ignition
* 23' service cord
* Water pump
* Dual holding tanks: Gray - 35 gallon/Black - 15 gallon
* 120V/12V power center, 45 amp converter/charger with automatic transfer Switch
* Auxiliary battery disconnect switch
* Bi-directional charging system
* Low-voltage disconnect with audible alarm
* Emergency start switch

Exterior Body

* One-piece fiberglass body, fully reinforced
* Arctic foam insulation
* Double-laminated, fiberglass inner-roof liner with foam insulation
* Thermopane windows
* Swing-down spare tire carrier with continental kit
* Side and rear lockable outside storage compartments
* Exterior base coat, clear coat, and 2-color custom paint graphics
* Entrance door with window, screen door, and deadbolt lock
* Chrome rear step bumper
* Sewer hose storage compartment
* Roof rack and ladder
* Rear and side porch lights
* Lighted dump valve
* Insulated, solid floor laminated to body
* Limited, lifetime warranty on CHINOOK fiberglass body
* Exterior cable TV/ telephone jack
* Pre-wired for digital satellite system
* Powder-coated exterior brackets
* Stainless steel wheel covers

Base Off Road Package

* Seven LT235/85r16 all-terrain tires
* Four upgraded polished aluminum wheels (steel spare)
* Warn heavy duty front bumper
* Warn heavy duty self recovery winch
* Warn steel front grille guard with two, PIAA driving lights
* Warn heavy duty skid plate with diamond plate step tread
* Warn front bumper tow hooks
* Steel, powder-coated nerf bars with diamond plate step tread
* Front and rear Pro-Flap mud flaps with stainless weights
* Diamond plate protectors for fuel and black tanks
* Powder-coated, tubular rear taillight covers
* Banks muffler system

Chinook Baja 4x4 - Options

Added Options

* All leather interior
* Leather, heated front captain's chairs
* Aftermarket 4-wheel drive
* 3-burner range with oven
* Digital satellite system
* Aluminum wheels upgrade
* Mor-Ryde suspension system
* Awning with crank
* 4.0 generator with remote start switches and hour meter
* 13,500 BTU roof air with heat pump
* Rear camera with visor mount LCD display screen
* G.P.S. (global positioning system)
* 12 Volt heated holding tanks

Tubular Steel Package

* Tubular steel, powder-coated rear bumper
* Roof mount, powder-coated, tubular steel front light bar
* Four high-power PIAA driving lights (mounted on bar)
* Roof-mounted rear storage rack with grated floor
* Two rear facing PIAA driving lights
* Powder-coated, tubular steel, heavy duty ladder

Additional Options

* After market 4x4
* IPD suspension upgrade
* Upgraded base coat, clear coat, blended Baja paint scheme
* Banks, high-performance exhaust upgrade
* Warn winch accessories kit
* Rear receiver tow hook
* Tubular steel, powder-coated rear bumper

XL Package

* 13" color TV with remote
* Video cassette player with remote
* Rear AM/FM, compact disc stereo with speakers
* Microwave oven
* Corian counter tops with back splash guards
* 12V vacuum fiberglass running boards with flares
* Stainless steel wheel liners
* Pro-Flap mud flaps
* Solar panel charger (50 watt)
* Trailer hitch with 5000 lb. towing capacity
* Front bumper step
* Remote, heated , deluxe side mirrors
* High-gloss, wood grain dash décor package
* Fresh H20 filter
* Outside shower
* 6-way power driver seat base
* Front bumper wrap with driving lights
* Adjustable amplified TV antenna with power booster
* Holding tank flush kit

Custom Rear Bumper/ Compressor Package

* Powder-coated, custom rear box bumper with step
* Bumper-mounted, Quick Air 2 compressor
* 2.5 gallon air tank with inflator and gauge
* Rear-mount, high lift jack

Luxury Package

* Deluxe, digital rear-view mirror with outside temperature and compass readout
* Hidden safe
* Chrome exhaust tips
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Old 04-21-2020, 06:12 PM   #2
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Long post is long.

I've seen that one in Lake Tahoe. Been for sale before.
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Old 04-21-2020, 06:34 PM   #3
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Why are these so highly coveted? Seems like they are really small inside and really big outside. Are they not just a class C rv without a bed over the cab?
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Old 04-21-2020, 07:47 PM   #4
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They were way before their time. Insulated and 4*4 but also $100k + vans before even Sportsmobile hit that mark. They didn't sell many and most were a unique color. So they are cool but obviously pretty over the top.
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Old 04-21-2020, 08:39 PM   #5
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Must be a Quadvan 4x conversion as it is TTB.

I am not a fan of the interior layouts for our usage. But they are pretty cool for what they are.
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Old 04-22-2020, 01:11 PM   #6
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Price reduction, but still $5k more than it was bought for a year ago, (as mentioned several times in this post)... Cool rig but the paint job sorta makes me vomit a little.
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Old 04-22-2020, 05:56 PM   #7
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I am not a fan of the interior layouts for our usage. But they are pretty cool for what they are.
Agreed. 22ft long and super tall, and it has one king-size bed and kinda-sorta seats extra passengers by putting lap belts in the dinette.

By contrast, I can seat 4 with shoulder belts and sleep 2-up/2-down in a friggin ASTRO van. Would I love to have some of the interior amenities of the Chinook? Sure. But we've got a growing kid who's a wiggly sleeper, so until she goes to college, we need a 2nd bunk.
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Old 04-23-2020, 07:44 AM   #8
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I love Chinooks and probably should've grabbed one when they were aplenty for 20-25k all over the country a few years back. I think they are a great layout and phenomenally built product for 2, not for families at all though. Too tight. Also, the rear door makes hauling bikes or really anything a problem.

Anyway, the Chinook BAJA is a bad idea. Overpriced and ugly. A 25k Chinook if you could still find one with an Expovans or TTB 4x4 conversion would be pretty much unbeatable.
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Old 04-23-2020, 08:52 AM   #9
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^^^ no side door option or was that even more rare? I swear I’ve seen one on expo.
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There are Chinooks with a side door. Very uncommon.
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