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    My life goal is to become an ambi-turner...

    My life goal is to become an ambi-turner...
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    Very cool, but right hand drive though... ...

    Very cool, but right hand drive though...



    Thank you, we do love it...
    Categorically not a conversion though, its a class C motorhome.
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    My understanding is that gaps negate the value of...

    My understanding is that gaps negate the value of good insulation.
    There are a few good articles out there on the subject...

    I will be re insulating our Tiger with R-max (hopefully next Summer)...
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    Has it worked since, or no? Assume you've...

    Has it worked since, or no?

    Assume you've already seen this?

    Specifically: 5 FMP - Fuel Metering Pump

    This had to be replaced on ours, relatively early in it's life.

    Also possibly this: 6...
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    Is that bumper to bumper? It would be worth...

    Is that bumper to bumper?

    It would be worth having IMO based upon all of the anecdotal reports I have heard from various people who work out of these things or manage fleets. Something to keep in...
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    One could argue, that as described above, it...

    One could argue, that as described above, it would be of more utility.
    The key difference being that you might be less inclined to use if for some of the messier tasks that you wouldn't think twice...
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    This... Webasto also makes a decent product......

    This...
    Webasto also makes a decent product...
    Being able to draw from the fuel tank is a plus and the fan does not draw a lot of current.
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    Gas or diesel?

    Gas or diesel?
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    Is it the new Cummins?...

    Is it the new Cummins?

    If that is the case he could run an Espar or similar hydronic or forced air unit.
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    What did I miss? Nice looking rig...

    What did I miss?

    Nice looking rig...
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    We came very close to doing the same, but then...

    We came very close to doing the same, but then Tiger...
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180126/63e01fa0c974558139061b4ac761971c.png
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    "no good deed goes unpunished" Fuck...

    "no good deed goes unpunished"

    Fuck Yukonrider, super bummed for you.
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    Nice remodel. That's in the not to distant...

    Nice remodel.
    That's in the not to distant future for our 96.
    Did you guys post a thread in another forum with the build out (the interior shots seem familiar to me)?

    Ours has a 6.5 turbo...
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    Slammed with work today (and then skiing). I'll...

    Slammed with work today (and then skiing).
    I'll come back to this and post some details when I have a spare moment.
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    Your math is broken. $6,500 + 15,000 + the hours...

    Your math is broken.
    $6,500 + 15,000 + the hours it will take is quite a bit beyond $20k for a Tiger.
    Also, there really isn't any such thing as a "stock Tiger".
    I've seen more variations on the...
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    I wish the battery compartment on the Tiger was...

    I wish the battery compartment on the Tiger was easier to access.
    Topping off water means an awkward process of unhooking and pulling them out completely
    Ended up replacing both my Trojan cart wet...
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    Hey, good on you (and everyone else here that has...

    Hey, good on you (and everyone else here that has commented likewise) if that works and fits how you roll.
    Not having 4x4/AWD as a purchasing requirement drops your level of ($) commitment and opens...
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    Lol... From the comments: You quote me...

    Lol...
    From the comments:




    You quote me above, however my original comment was directed to the used market, and your comment that suggested that it would be flooded with unwanted #vanlife...
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    Probably true for most. In our case, where we...

    Probably true for most.
    In our case, where we live, two wheel drive wont cut it once the snow flies (Nov ~ May).


    Whatever the market will bear.
    Though I some how doubt that the market will be...
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    ^^^ Yes it's pricey, but that is also driven by...

    ^^^
    Yes it's pricey, but that is also driven by the fact that there aren't a lot of this variation of Tiger out there.
    Most of the Astros were pop tops, this one is a CX. Also, AWD versions of...
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    AWD Astro Provan Tiger in the Denver area...

    AWD Astro Provan Tiger in the Denver area

    https://images.craigslist.org/00707_c2rCMye0Hh6_600x450.jpg
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    Not that I disagree necessarily, however you...

    Not that I disagree necessarily, however you might consider bovine's local.
    It get's pretty damn cold in that part of Colorado. Average Winter temps there are much colder than here in the PNW.
    Just...
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    We have a 2000, was this a mod or....?

    We have a 2000, was this a mod or....?
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    Make sure to ask for BSL and number of mounts...

    Make sure to ask for BSL and number of mounts :fmicon:
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    I have seen several baller (home) builds that...

    I have seen several baller (home) builds that have utilized both furnaces (forced air) and boilers (hydronic).
    These are not always propane however, some run on diesel.

    Webasto and Espar brand...
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    Same, had (work related) a high roof for about 6...

    Same, had (work related) a high roof for about 6 months.
    Managed a heavy payload well too.
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    Reminded me of the Clampett's... :D

    Reminded me of the Clampett's... :D
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    Sweet rig and if it checked out, the price is...

    Sweet rig and if it checked out, the price is right - A Maggot should jump on that for sure

    https://images.craigslist.org/00e0e_2XklslLiH9Q_600x450.jpg
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    I guess they took the "Tiger" part seriously

    I guess they took the "Tiger" part seriously
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    ? JKI-KqHEKjs

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    JKI-KqHEKjs
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    No problem, this one looks legit. ...

    No problem, this one looks legit.

    https://reno.craigslist.org/rvs/6021863765.html

    https://images.craigslist.org/00m0m_3yDhC2kk6RA_600x450.jpg
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    Given the sparse details of the listing I'll bet...

    Given the sparse details of the listing I'll bet it's a hoax.
    This category seems to be rife with that type of activity, we see a lot of that with Tiger listings.
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    You mean like a Provan Tiger? ...

    You mean like a Provan Tiger?

    http://forum.expeditionportal.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=103859&d=1338911572
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    ^^^ Holy shit that is rad ...

    ^^^
    Holy shit that is rad

    http://13252-presscdn-0-94.pagely.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/BaT-Dormobile-Outdoors-5-620x413.jpg

    So rad, I would be afraid to use it...
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    Man that is a sweet rig - And on the rare side,...

    Man that is a sweet rig - And on the rare side, most of the Astro Tigers that come up are the pop top variety, not the CX like this one.
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    I've had both, the difference is nominal. In my...

    I've had both, the difference is nominal.
    In my case getting to the batteries to add water was problematic, AGM basically removed that issue altogether.
    ...
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    ^^^ ooooohmydog that is hilarious! Are you...

    ^^^
    ooooohmydog that is hilarious!

    Are you guys getting rain?
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    Is it actually paint, or a vehicle wrap?

    Is it actually paint, or a vehicle wrap?
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    This listing is scant on details, but it looks...

    This listing is scant on details, but it looks pretty clean relative to the price.

    http://sanantonio.craigslist.org/rvs/5887025344.html
    ...
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    ^^^ Nice rig doebedoe Where we live and...

    ^^^
    Nice rig doebedoe



    Where we live and use our RV the most, this hasn't been an issue.
    However, if we decided we wanted to make a trip to Revelstoke, Jackson, Silverton, SLC or the like it...
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    I missed that nuance, snowaddict91's post makes...

    I missed that nuance, snowaddict91's post makes more sense to me now.
    That does seem pretty straight forward if it's already an AWD.
    Side note, I like the look of the lifted Astro's.
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    From several threads on the subject it appears a...

    From several threads on the subject it appears a bit more complex than your post would suggest.



    http://www.astrosafarivans.com/bb2/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=3993
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    ^^^ That with a 12 valve Cummins would be pretty...

    ^^^
    That with a 12 valve Cummins would be pretty dope OTOH.
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    I have a few friends with this particular V10 (in...

    I have a few friends with this particular V10 (in vans), in town they report single digits, like 8 ~ 9 mpg, on the highway, closer to 13 ~ 14 depending.
    Given the lift, and the frontal area on the...
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    OK, one more for Gepeto. This one is in your...

    OK, one more for Gepeto.

    This one is in your neck of the woods.
    About double the cost of the other but a better rig overall.

    http://albany.craigslist.org/rvs/5854198046.html

    4x4 Chinook...
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    While we're at it... 1998 FORD E350 4X4 VAN -...

    While we're at it...

    1998 FORD E350 4X4 VAN - $15000 (LOUISVILLE)

    http://louisville.craigslist.org/rvs/5803522768.html

    https://images.craigslist.org/00X0X_ct0DG0GJ5ul_600x450.jpg
    ...
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    Here's a base for a project rig: F350...

    Here's a base for a project rig:

    F350 AMBULANCE 7.3 DIESEL 4X4 - $14900 (wa.)
    http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/rvs/5833451446.html

    https://images.craigslist.org/01010_b6a6pSpM0Mo_600x450.jpg...
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    I test drove a 88 B class (Trans-van I think)...

    I test drove a 88 B class (Trans-van I think) that was on the same drive line and chassis about 8 years ago, it got somewhere in the neighborhood of 6 ~ 8 mpg...
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    Gallons per mile as well. Big block Ford,...

    Gallons per mile as well.
    Big block Ford, probably with a 700 cfm bbl carb, EFI wasn't introduced for that until 88...
    If the coach and chassis look as clean as the body, I wonder how hard it would...
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    An additional thought on the trailer and you...

    An additional thought on the trailer and you truck/camper.

    In the picture you posted, the tongue on the trailer seemed shortish to me relative to the back of the camper extending of the bed of the...
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