condition: excellent cylinders: 6 cylinders drive: rwd fuel: diesel odometer: 107000 paint color: white rv type: other title status: clean transmission: automatic
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Selling our 2008 Dodge Sprinter 2500 Cargo Van converted into an off-grid/shore power recreational vehicle.
• 2008 Dodge (Mercedes-Benz) Sprinter 2500
• Approx. 107,000 miles
• Clean “Motor Home” title, currently registered in Arizona
• 3L turbo diesel
• New turbo & other parts along the system
o (no mechanical issues and shouldn’t be any for quite a while)
• All receipts & documentation since December 2018 included
o (totaling in excess of $10K)
• Diesel vehicle
o Generally gets between 16 and 19mph
• New stereo connects to iPhone and Android
• Backup camera
• 20ft length
• 170” wheel-base
• Easily livable full-time
• Queen bed
• Hot running water
• Compostable toilet
• 12V & 120V electricity
• Rear windows
• Ceiling fan in front and back
• Furnace with an easy-to-use thermostat
• Chest refrigerator
• Toaster oven
• Removable counter-top induction stove
• Large storage drawers
• Removable, pivotable table-top
• Rotating pilot seats
• Removable magnetic window covers
o Black out light completely
o Allow extra privacy
• Two sets of dimmable lights
• New hardwood countertops, bench tops, and bed frame
• Flexible netting storage
Starting in the driving area, the pilot seats have easily washable covers with a locking glove box and additional locking storage under the passenger seat. There’s an upgraded stereo, which will connect via Bluetooth or USB outlet using Android Auto and Apple Carplay, and which also shows the backup camera. Above this is a storage area where we’ve kept all vehicle records and user manuals for house items. Over the seats are partially hidden shelves and a large netting to hold the window covers.
Behind the seats, a countertop pivots up for easy use of the sink, behind the driver’s seat, and access between the driving and house areas. There are also additional small storage areas between the seats and counter, where the drinking water filters can also be easily accessed (last changed late June).
Under the counter, six drawers have push-to-lock/unlock buttons which extend to pull open towards the center of the aisle. Over the sink is a medicine cabinet with magnetic closure and mirrored door. Next to the sink is one of two benches with removable cushions (each with machine-washable covers) over hardwood oak tops which open to expose storage areas. This driver’s side bench hides a chest fridge and extra storage space, and sits below a large flexible netting storage, which we use for towels and spare sheets. A removable table-top connects to a Laguna stand along this bench and is easily rotated into the aisle or over the bench and out of the way.
There’s a tall cabinet next to the fridge bench with an additional three large drawers and cabinet above with three shelves, where the microwave and toaster oven sit. Above the large cabinet is another smaller shelf space with the signal amplifier; this will help you to get better phone signal or hot spot Wi-Fi when you’re in low signal areas. Additional storage is hidden behind this cabinet, where we keep the table-top, when not in use.
Behind the counter on the passenger side, is the sliding door entrance where there’s a large window, part of which cranks open at an angle. On either side of this entrance is a slim space for holding trash bags and a control area for lights, thermostat, and viewing the house batteries’ status. Behind the slider, opposite to the tall cabinet is the second bench which holds a Nature Head compostable toilet and a separated area for additional storage. There’s a flexible netting storage above this bench, as well, which is divided into three pockets to more easily store smaller gadgets or cords.
Continuing back, the queen-sized bed is held up with a hardwood oak frame, with a little bit of space on either side, we use for our phones as they’re charging, books, or small spare blankets we want easily accessible. There’s also a window on each side which slides open with or without a screen. Along walls around the bed is more flexible netting storage, which we use primarily for clothes in packing cubes. It should be noted that these storage spaces will only take up as much space as the items they hold and will only take on the hardness of what they’re holding as well.
The walls and ceiling are well-insulated and padded behind the vinyl surface, so hitting your head doesn’t hurt. There are 12V outlets at the base of the driver’s seat, in each of the benches, and on ether side of the bed, so it’s easy to charge via USB with an adapter, which we will include. There’s also 120V outlets just beneath the bed, next to the passenger bench, as well as extension outlets behind the tall cabinet, at the front of the sliding door, and in the back, under the bed.
Going around to the back of the van, there’s an outlet to charge the van house batteries through an extension cord, when needed. On top of the van, are three solar panels which will charge the van house batteries throughout the day, the ceiling fan, and a small antenna for the signal amplifier. The back doors open out and can either sit open 90deg or fold around to sit on the outside of the van. On the far right in the “garage”, under the bed, is a row of batteries against the wall and the electrical system above. Next to the batteries is the water tank, which has a PVC pipe coming up for easy filling via hose and to keep water from sloshing around while the tank breathes. It also has a white plastic box with hot and cold knobs for easily attaching a sprayer hose out of the back. To the left of the water tank is a box for the water heater/furnace, easily accessible by unscrewing the back panel. Heat will come out of the furnace from the opposite grated panel towards the front of the van, where hoses can also be attached to direct hot air more specifically. There is a lot of room for storage, tough wooden floors throughout, except in the driving area where original vehicle flooring is easily removable for extra cleaning.
In addition to the van, we’re including all appliances (fridge, toaster oven, microwave, induction stove, compostable toilet, and heater/furnace), foam bed, seat cushions, 12V to USB adapters, extension cords, water hoses, signal amplifier, fans, extra jug and peat moss for the compostable toilet. We’re also willing to part with a large portion of items we’ve used to live here for the past year, if you’re interested, including camping dishes and utensils, other kitchen accessories, and blow-up 2-person kayak, .
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Electrical uses three 200aH house batteries, which can be charged via solar, vehicle alternator when the van is running, or outside electrical source. There are various house outlets (120V) and car-type outlets (12V – think cigarette lighter), which is more efficient, throughout the van. When not in use, there are shut off switches from the batteries on top of the water tank and from the alternator behind the emergency brake.
The water system uses a 44-gallon holding tank, which can be filled via hose. We generally use a filter before the hose, just in case, but you should be fine without one if you’re getting good potable water. There are water shut-off points over the water tank, before the pump, and behind the driver’s seat, before the sink. The water heater can be turned on at the thermostat and works well at the sink and back hose. Water from the sink drains via gravity behind the fridge to the gray water tank, under the van. This tank has a spigot to drain water as well as air holes, from which the water will drain if the tank gets too full.
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