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    Some questions about AWD Express/Savana

    I'm just a soft cupcake. With chocolate icing. I've started reading up on sound insulation though, and thinking maybe I can make it quiet enough that my ears won't be ringing after a few hours on the road.
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    Some questions about AWD Express/Savana

    Finally got to drive one of these today, and wasn't particularly bothered by the four speed transmission. What I was bothered by was the noise. Holy cow this thing is LOUD. I mean, I know it's a work vehicle but jeez. The road noise and engine noise...I can't imagine driving this thing for...
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    Some questions about AWD Express/Savana

    Ah! So the issue is suspension more than power? Not so worried about that then.
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    Some questions about AWD Express/Savana

    Yeah, this will be a pretty basic build - mostly for weekend camping, usually in campgrounds. I'm coming from a 4runner with a sleeping platform and just looking to take a little step up from that: A bed I can sit up on, space inside for my whitewater kayaks and mountain bike inside, etc.
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    Some questions about AWD Express/Savana

    AWD only comes in 1500 with 4 speed.
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    Are there any awnings that don't need poles?

    I know I've seen them on full-size RVs, but are there awnings for something like a Chevy Express that don't need support poles?
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    Some questions about AWD Express/Savana

    Hello! I'm in the market for an AWD Express or Savana as both a daily driver and to build as a simple RV for weekend camping (whitewater kayaking, mountain biking, etc). I see pretty minor changes over the years. Are there any years that should be targeted/avoided in my search? My number one...
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