Vehicle Name VivaLaVida
Model E350 Extended 6.0L Diesel
Packages Customized U-Joint Offroad 6'' 4WD conversion
History Was a Penske cargo van I bought with about 108',000 miles. Converted to 4WD by U-Joint Offroad in Fletcher with many add on. Interior was made mostly by myself and Brandon Willard in Morehead Design Lab plant.
Already about 65,000 quite rough miles driven since conversion. Thanks Chris for the performance and reliability of your conversion!
Custom 24'' High top, custom front Aluminess bumper with 12 ton winch (movable to rear end), rear Aluminess bumper and Hitch receiver, tire carier and Deluxe box, second diesel filler, custom lader & rack with canoe roller and solar panels
Custom made interior inspired from Westfalia traditional florr plan, space to carry a mountain bike Inside, Webasto diesel glass stove on side door (interior and exterior kitchen), Webasto diesel air & water heater, combined microwave & grill, 22 gallon interior water tank, rear underfloor storage, etc.
Wheels, Tires, & Suspension
Wheels, Tires, & Suspension Images
Pro Comp 17'' x 9'' wheels with 35/12.5 x 17 Toyo M/T, double Fox 2.0 shocks in each corner, Dana 60 front axle with ARB locker, Sterling 10.5 rear axle with ARB locker too, rear airbags, upgraded brakes front & rear.
Under the Hood
Under the Hood Images
6.0 Powerstrocke diesel engine with many Bullet Proof work done, oïl to water heat exchanger delete, oil cooler with electric fan, Atlas transfer case, 46 gallon main tank + 25 gallon auxiliary tank, ARB twin compressor onboard air, Webasto engine pre-heater.
Systems, Solar, & Electronics
Systems, Solar, & Electronics Images
Three 135W solar panels with BlueSea controller, 2000W Xantrex inverter, 220V to 110V converter, three 140 Ah deep cycle batteries, three marine brakers pannel, BlueSea relay between house and engine batteries.
Favorite Destinations Images
Too many to describe all but espacially northern and desert landscape (Alaska, Yukon, Northwest territories, BC, Oregon, Nevada, California, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, Baja...) :-)
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