Re: [MH-list] What choice of well-equipped 4WD campervan?
On 2/11/08 01:07, "Pet Human" <email@example.com> wrote:
However, nearly all of these panel van conversions share a problemI have a Sprinter coachbuilt with a permanent double bed, L shaped kitchen,
shower and a 2 seater dinette. I solo in it most of the time, and I have
wildcamped and used aires for over 5 years. I have only ever been stuck
once. At a car boot on Bath race course.
You do not mention any spending limits or budgets, but if you have one, a
4WD is going to make a hell of a dent in it and significantly restrict the
range of suitable vans. For what? As insurance against a 1 in 1,000 chance
of being stuck in the mud, when it could go to providing a few creature
comforts. Believe you me, you will need one or two on the long, cold nights
of winter. Here we are talking about 'sitting in a box' for maybe 16 hours.
Buy yourself a 2nd hand Tirfor from someone like this: -
They are easy to use, and I am sure the vendor would show you how to operate
As to insulation, when I started looking, I was warned against British vans,
which, generally speaking, are designed for summer use. There was one
incident reported in the MH press where two journalists nearly died of
hyperthermia in a well known British marque, while road testing it in the
To end, I second Andy's advice and take a look at www.mobile.de.