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On a serious note..
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fancy kitchen is fancy

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looks like they went to ReStore, thats a good place for many things
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nicely built
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I like the swing out organizer here
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This is kinda my aesethic... camo or green fabric :D looks very well thought out

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Someones making these for sale I think?
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Another DIY setup.
 
I'm still looking at ideas for a field/camp kitchen module for my Dodge Caravan GT.. this came up in image search :s0064: clicky to embiggenView attachment 1864139
My Dad made a camp box kitchen for the back of our Jeep Wagoneer. Now days I think I'd just buy something like this:
 
My Dad made a camp box kitchen for the back of our Jeep Wagoneer. Now days I think I'd just buy something like this:
Yea but the van is the stow-n-go version, so there's a literal pit under the cargo liftgate level, so one would need to build a deck or something to raise that chuck box up.. might be something to look for at antique stores or even local sales
 
Yea but the van is the stow-n-go version, so there's a literal pit under the cargo liftgate level, so one would need to build a deck or something to raise that chuck box up.. might be something to look for at antique stores or even local sales
I wouldn't want to cook off on the tailgate of either my pickup with it's canopy or my wifes Jeep Liberty. I'd set up a dinning fly over a picnic table and carry the camp box, Ice chest and water jugs over to it.

Edited to add; right now we use totes but it would be nice to be a little more compact, modular and organized.
 
I wouldn't want to cook off on the tailgate of either my pickup with it's canopy or my wifes Jeep Liberty. I'd set up a dinning fly over a picnic table and carry the camp box, Ice chest and water jugs over to it.
Its partly why i like the ideas that incorporate a sink n water system, washing hands especially with two small kids.... enough of a challenge without a good sink :s0064: have never gotten anything close to warm running water at any State Park or Rest Stop :rolleyes:
 
Its partly why i like the ideas that incorporate a sink n water system, washing hands especially with two small kids.... enough of a challenge without a good sink :s0064: have never gotten anything close to warm running water at any State Park or Rest Stop :rolleyes:
When I had kids I used all the throw away plastic and paper stuff. The paper stuff can just go in the fire. When I did forestry I used as much simple clean-up meals as possible, like stuff you added boiling water to, breakfast bars, etc.
 
I guess as a lone traveler things are different. Never thought a mobile 'kitchen' as in sink, burner, stove, would be desirable. Wouldn't want to cook food in something so contained as a van/truck. Maybe some fold down burner in an exterior steel box.

Same with a toilet. A portable $50 toilet for poop emergencies where I can't be somewhere, just a stand/bags.
20oz bottle with a red warning tape for peeing as in 'don't drink me.' I've used that in my cargo van for years.

Most people are so into retaining the same luxuries on the road as they had at home. A pass.

Like I said before - gear hauler/internet/desk office over turning something into a foodies' fantasy.
 
I guess as a lone traveler things are different. Never thought a mobile 'kitchen' as in sink, burner, stove, would be desirable. Wouldn't want to cook food in something so contained as a van/truck. Maybe some fold down burner in an exterior steel box.

Same with a toilet. A portable $50 toilet for poop emergencies where I can't be somewhere, just a stand/bags.
20oz bottle with a red warning tape for peeing as in 'don't drink me.' I've used that in my cargo van for years.

Most people are so into retaining the same luxuries on the road as they had at home. A pass.

Like I said before - gear hauler/internet/desk office over turning something into a foodies' fantasy.
I've traveled with a wife and kids, with girlfriends, and by myself, and it really depends on the skill sets you're dealing with, as far as traveling with others. Some people just can't handle primitive living, or changes in their routines. Personally I just deal with the circumstances of the moment, whatever they may be. The cool thing about picking up a girlfriend overseas is they can teach you new ways of looking at situations.
 
Some simpler ideas that my wife may be more likely to approve :rolleyes: maxresdefault (1).jpg
A lifted chuck box or one put on top of folded down 3rd row seat
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A heavier looking shelf system, pull whatever one needs out to picnic table or whatnot.
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A simple open counter with shelves and small sink.
 
Blam! Press mounted. I put it on the back in case embers from the smoker want to get spicey with my powder while loading. Safety first kids! Almost done with this thing, just zapping on last minute stuff before paint. First test ride went great. Went around 50 mph with the high torque gear ratio.

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Well @Burt Gummer , it sounds like the engineers at Ford didn't quite think things through with the Transit Trail model :s0140:

Trail model has bigger tires, but tire rub issues were apparently reported by owners/lessees and Ford's "fix"? Same size tires (smaller :s0064: ) as the regular Transit vans :rolleyes:
 

Well @Burt Gummer , it sounds like the engineers at Ford didn't quite think things through with the Transit Trail model :s0140:

Trail model has bigger tires, but tire rub issues were apparently reported by owners/lessees and Ford's "fix"? Same size tires (smaller :s0064: ) as the regular Transit vans :rolleyes:
There's a low cost engineering fix for ya…
 
Just sad. Their answer is to put on smaller AT tires??? Funny stuff!!

Was drawn into a lot of the extras of the Trail model, but in reality the $12k price isn't worth it.

WeldTek(?) makes/installs a much nicer suspension setup for around $5k, $10k for an extreme off road setup. The Trail is pretty much just a 2-inch block lift, same shocks and all.

For $12k a person could really build up a basic Transit for real. Of course, putting a bunch of $$ into any vehicle is always a money pit.

View: https://youtu.be/E7LWDQ3cdRM


Not really feeling Ford quality at this point. Still laughing about my friend buying a new Bronco a couple years ago and they installed the 4-digit door opening key pad upside down.
 
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The pride of people selling OLD vehicles is amazing. Yes, this Sprinter has traveled all over the world. That makes it worth less, not more. Delusional.

 

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