2020 Ford Transit AWD

Victorian

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In the European Transit both cv joints have the same length. They are both long enough for a lift.
How much lift could you technically get? Let’s forget the tuev for a second 😂 . It’s kind of disappointing that you can barely get more than 1” on the North American transit.
 

Victorian

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I know you speak German. Check out this website https://www.extremfahrzeuge.com/transit-4x4/ . It looks like 10 cm or 4 inches.
Yep was in contact with them in the beginning. Sadly the differences between the European and North American transits are too big to use their system. I would have done it in a heartbeat .
on a side note: other than the ground clearance, I’m very impressed how far our transit has gotten us with bigger a/t tires without 4x4
 

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sg1

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Yes the European system is integrated into the 6 speed manual transmission and is mechanical /hydraulic. There are zero common parts with the US system.
 
so i did a bit different but is is not 100% i lift about 60 mm front and rear and an other extra 30 mm on the back with the extra leaf
 

Christian P.

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This looks very nice. Can you stand up with the middle roof? We have not had the opportunity to check one yet, and I am hesitant to go to a dealer and go through the whole sales pitch just to check...
 

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This looks very nice. Can you stand up with the middle roof? We have not had the opportunity to check one yet, and I am hesitant to go to a dealer and go through the whole sales pitch just to check...
I can stand up in the middle roof, its about 5'10". That is with about 1/2" floor and 1/4" foam/fabric + 1/8" hardboard on the ceiling. I'm literally head against the roof.
I don't find that I stand THAT much in the van. Cooking and dishes, and I try to do those outside as much as possible.
High roofs are nice but they are +$3K, +extra interior labor, +more vulnerable to low hanging things.... this mid roof is 9'1" as it is....
Looks great! What windows?
Thanks Chris, CRLaurence awning in the second row all others are OEM.
I have installed a couple of these AMA full slider with screen (bonded vs clamp ring) if you are looking for an alternative with a "OEM look"
 

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I can stand up in the middle roof, its about 5'10". That is with about 1/2" floor and 1/4" foam/fabric + 1/8" hardboard on the ceiling. I'm literally head against the roof.
I don't find that I stand THAT much in the van. Cooking and dishes, and I try to do those outside as much as possible.
High roofs are nice but they are +$3K, +extra interior labor, +more vulnerable to low hanging things.... this mid roof is 9'1" as it is....

Thanks Chris, CRLaurence awning in the second row all others are OEM.
I have installed a couple of these AMA full slider with screen (bonded vs clamp ring) if you are looking for an alternative with a "OEM look"
Thanks. Looks the CRL stuff is on backorder, until October. I'll look for the AMA.
 

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What color is your van? Have you started your interior build? What do you plan?
The van is Magnetic Metallic. Last year for this color I hear.
Interior build is done (and likely to be for sale soon), 4 seater, 3.5 sleeper, second row seat turns into a bed or reverses to form a dinette. 17 gal fresh, 7 gal grey under the floor, indoor/outdoor kitchen, Isotherm fridge, Wabasto heat, 200w solar/200ah AGM bank, bike drawer, porta potty, passenger swivel seat, etc. etc.
Flatline Van Co roof rack, Van Compass Topo 2.0 lift, and front skid plate.
Still working on a full spec sheet and web page for this thing.GOPR0599sm.jpgGOPR0602sm.jpgGOPR0587sm.jpg
 
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86scotty

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This looks very nice. Can you stand up with the middle roof? We have not had the opportunity to check one yet, and I am hesitant to go to a dealer and go through the whole sales pitch just to check...
I'm 6'2" and could stand up fine in my mid roof Transit, head slightly cocked. I got used to it and it didn't bother me at all. Mine was a passenger van with the thick ducted floor as well. I chose minimal interior ceiling paneling to maximize available height. Basically, Reflectix and 1/4" panel screwed right to the ceiling trusses. It was not bad and I would do it again over the high roof for reasons listed above.
 
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