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  1. theron

    1985 Saurer 6dm Overland Vehicle for sale

    At 4mpg what is the vehicles range?
  2. theron

    2016 Earthcruiser / Perfect vehicle to LIVE OFF THE GRID! Get lost in the great outdoors and STAY LOST for months!

    There isn’t a sweeping size limitation, each site is unique, range is between 20-40’ or so But 24’ is prob a fine sweet spot. Short enough for most of ‘em and Pacific Coast Highway and such Also why am I replying on a post for a 200k rig?! 🙃
  3. theron

    2020 Ford Transit AWD

    2 weeks later check in: any updates?
  4. theron

    2020 Ford Transit AWD

    We should all personally check in when we hit 100k on our AWD 3.5 EB vans
  5. theron

    2020 Ford Transit AWD

    I’m just asking y’all to show your work I’m always down to be wrong! But Ive cited my source, you can google them and even visit their shop in person. Their fleet is 2010-2014 with over 150k each I wonder if that’s a connection? Maybe the factory pcv system can handle a newer engine, but once...
  6. theron

    2020 Ford Transit AWD

    Would you be able to cite a source / post pictures / Ford diagram images for this? Im not suggesting y’all are incorrect but always curious for data My friend runs a shop in Denver, Baker Garage, and they have a fleet account for a group of F150’s with the 3.5L EB and their experience is...
  7. theron

    2020 Ford Transit AWD

    The Ford 3.5L EB has a factory catch can?
  8. theron

    2020 Ford Transit AWD

    You’re right, I was thinking of the 2020 na 3.5 engine option. But even turns out that is port & direct injection But anyhow, carbon build up really isn’t a reason to take an engine on a journey. It’s a well proven burner
  9. theron

    2020 Ford Transit AWD

    IMHO there’s no universal engine for travel. Anytime you have a problem it’s problem solving production time. I’ve been all through Mexico and beyond with a Toyota 2F, Chevy 5.3L, and Ford 7.3
  10. theron

    2020 Ford Transit AWD

    That’s a lot to unpack and I can’t comment on it all but it does look like the catch can system I linked to simply improve the PVC system, by not allowing the unwanted oil to return to the top, but still function as intended.
  11. theron

    2020 Ford Transit AWD

    I’ve never owned a direct injection vehicle but it sounds like carbon build up becomes a issue with em, since fuel doesn’t get sprayed onto the valves, which in the past is what kept them clean Sounds like the first thing a 3.5L ecoboost deserves is a catch can The Ford Raptor has some plug...
  12. theron

    2020 Ford Transit AWD

    Billiebob has spoken. Go get your deposit back
  13. theron

    2020 Ford Transit AWD

    Every Sprinter 4x4 I saw for sale on lots when I was looking in December 2019 was 62-65k. That’s 15k more (compared to $62k sprinter) than the well optioned 3.5L ecoboost, AWD, high roof I ordered. Included the bigger fuel tank, swivel seats, towing, electronic packages, etc etc. Edit...
  14. theron

    2020 Ford Transit AWD

    It’s interesting to see more clearly now that it might still be cheaper and a better path to get the 2WD van and go with the Quigley system @ $15,000. Unless that price on the Quigley website doesn’t include labor? There isn’t a ton of detail on what’s included If you want to run 33” tires that...
  15. theron

    2020 Ford Transit AWD

    For sure! Trade off is that’s $5000 to get the Transit to where the Sprinter is stock, for tire size and ground clearance. Just trying to think about it all holistically: then you potentially have to you calculate Ford denying a claim on the suspension & AWD system because of the aftermarket...
  16. theron

    2020 Ford Transit AWD

    Yaw! The AWD Transit being around 15k less than Sprinter will be a huge selling point. And nationwide Ford dealer support. And 3.5L being a fantastic engine (aside from direct injection carbon buildup). But I am a bit bummed it's looking like it will prob cost $5000-6000 to lift an AWD...
  17. theron

    SOLD: 1995 F350 7.3L w/ Grandby camper & Alumline flat bed

    Hate to break a heart but we chat on IG every now and then :) He posted about it on the Expo IG when I had it posted for a personally less heartbreaking price
  18. theron

    SOLD: 1995 F350 7.3L w/ Grandby camper & Alumline flat bed

    Sale Pending! Someone is gonna be getting one amazing truck
  19. theron

    SOLD: 1995 F350 7.3L w/ Grandby camper & Alumline flat bed

    No Denver plans for me, as of right now at least. Whitefish has a bunch of non-stop flight options around the country so I’m gonna sell it from here My buddy who co-owns Baker Garage in Denver did a bunch of the work on the truck and could speak to it. They do a bit of UJoint 4x4 conversions...
  20. theron

    2020 Ford Transit AWD

    Right right, I hear that! But it’s just speculation till the AWD system is tested and data is provided that larger tires don’t hurt the system. Since it sounded like you were going full steam into it and the vans are expensive, it just would be nice to be able to provide documented data of its...
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