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Holy Mother of HUGE.

-= Francis =-

These, in the day when heaven was falling, The hour when earth's foundations fled, Followed their mercenary calling, And took their wages, and are dead.

Their shoulders held the sky suspended; They stood, and earth's foundations stay; What God abandoned, these defended, And saved the sum of things for pay.

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Looks like a school bus and a UPS truck had a kid.

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It is an interesting approach to an RV / toy hauler that eliminates the trailer and the speed limit that comes with it. There is a photo of it with a jeep in the bed and a pair of Quads
Up top. It has plenty of power and top speed. They opened up a beautiful shop to go
Into production on these beasts in Southern California, but the economy tanked at about
The same time , so they pulled the plug.

In looking at the Green Bus, that rear bumper is in a fixed position, I'd have to say. The
Lowest steps look to be mounted with rubber type blocks for deflection.
I like the Bus/Van body style, and appreciate the amount of work involved in the project. I
Would have done things a little differently, but it is nice to see this UNIMOG which has
Been here for years, but not seen around the community, it seems.
I always liked the " park it and walk to the back " feature of a van, and the sheer volume
Here is enticing. It is well on its way to being a great camper-van, and it'll be interesting
To see what the future holds for this one.
I'd love to get my hands on it and give it a go, if you want to donate it to a good cause...
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Lets put the pictures of the mog being discussed here.

I'm diggin' that switch panel.
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So just to give this a bump, did we ever learn the fate of this truck?

-= Francis =-

These, in the day when heaven was falling, The hour when earth's foundations fled, Followed their mercenary calling, And took their wages, and are dead.

Their shoulders held the sky suspended; They stood, and earth's foundations stay; What God abandoned, these defended, And saved the sum of things for pay.

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Ya, Von bought it up and is cutting it into pieces as I type!!!
Seriously though it seemed a little pricey.
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You could definitely take the whole fam damly in that rig--an the neighbors too!!
I wonder how flew worthy it is off road with that long one piece combined cab?
Pretty cool looking.--I have seen a pix of it one other time---here maybe?
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I wish I could have gone to school in a bus like that when I was a kid
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I would have even settled for this.
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