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Old 07-21-2018, 08:55 PM   #1
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Random thoughts on towing with a Converted Van.

Our setup contains a 2018 FC 23cb and TV is a diesel (stick 4x4) 2500 Dodge Ram. Great pairing with our AS, but Iím thinking of buying a van to convert for our dogs and extra space should I want to stealth camp. I love the idea of designing and converting a van, yet I havenít a clue which Make/Model would pair with towing our AS and best suited to convert.

Any thoughts on models or possible issues?
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Old 07-22-2018, 05:28 AM   #2
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These "van as tow vehicle" results, using the new blue search box above, may lead to some green pastures:

https://www.google.com/search?q=van+...=airforums.com

In particular, this thread is pretty good IMO:

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f238...se-171397.html

See Post #25/28 for our Ford Transit 350 van.

You could also search for "Nissan NV tow vehicle" although we did not like driving that particular model.

Good luck,

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Old 07-22-2018, 09:05 AM   #3
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Peter thank you for the direction. I canít believe I missed that thread when I ran a cursory glance for vans. Pfft Iím getting old - me think. No matter itís exactly what I was looking for by way of suggestions.
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I would not go for the extended van...too much overhang to compensate for. 😏

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We towed our 34' Airstream with a full sized Ford E-350 van for years and years. We liked the short rear overhang (hitch is close to the rear axle), and the extra room inside the van for gear. The E-350 gave us more cargo space.

We had the V-10 gas engine that had adequate power for mountain climbing. We usually booked about 10 mpg towing. Cross winds were more of a hassle in the higher profile van.

They don't make this vehicle anymore, but there are always good used ones available.

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