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Old 08-12-2007, 06:36 PM   #1
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Default 2006 Chevrolet van RV conversion with GTRV T-top up for sale

I have decided to put my 2006 Chevrolet van RV conversion with GTRV "T-top" up for sale.

Price: $34000
Mileage: 7000

This is a big savings from a new GTRV

You can find specifications and details at http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/gtrvwesty/files/ > "Terry's Chevy.rtf"

You can view photos at http://autos.ph.groups.yahoo.com/group/gtrvwesty/photos > "Terry's Chevy with GTRV Top" and "Terry's Chevy RV Construction"

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Old 08-12-2007, 07:49 PM   #2
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Terry's Home Built Chevy with GTRV Top Aug 12, 2007

I ordered a new 2006 Chevrolet 1500 Express Cargo Van and "T" Top from Mike Reed of GTRV in November 2005. (I selected the Chevy van because of the superior gas milage that I got with my 2005 Chevy truck with the same drive train)

I picked up the van in Vancouver, B.C. with the "T" Top installed, in mid March 2006. (I selected the GTRV top over Sportsmobile top, because it would be garageable) I live in Lincoln near Sacramento, Ca.

I did the internal conversion of the van to an RV myself. (This was the fourth van that I have converted to an RV) .(My last conversion was a 2003 Dodge van using the Sportsmobile top (It was garageable) with similar floor plan to my Chevy conversion)

I orded the van with the following options from the Chevrolet factory:
5300 V8
Tilt & Cruise
Power Windows & door locks
Cloth high back bucket seats
CD radio
Side door & rear door windows
HD trailering equipment
Remote keyless entry
145 Amp alternator
Chrome bumpers

I ordered the following option installed in the "T" Top from GTRV:
prewire for solar
prewire for roof mounted Fantastic Vent
TV antenna embedded in "T" Top
added vinyl windows to side of "T" Top

I installed the following items:
Note - layout of my van is similar to Sportsmobile RB-12
Norcold DC0051 12 DCV refrigerator
Rear dinette/bed (72" x 48" x 4" bed/matress)
Penthouse bed (3 ea. - 24" x 37" 3/4" oak plywood panels)
Tri fold 2" x 37" x 72" Penthouse mattress
WFCO Converter, 3 stage battery charger, & AC/DC electrical center
4D AGM battery
110 ACV electrical inlet
sink, faucet, 12 DCV water pump, & fresh & grey water tanks
12 DCV outlets
110 ACV outlets
Sure Power battery separator 200 Amp
interior 12 DCV lights
Trimetric TM2020 battery monitor
Fantastic Vent
cable TV
TV Stand
Vinyl Flooring over plywood
two side windows
window curtains
privacy curtain
Porta Potti
110 ACV rear door Air Conditioner
Portable one burner stove
wall paneling
Oak cabinets
Suburban NT-12SE furnace
Manchester #6814 propane tank

I have posted pictures at http://autos.ph.groups.yahoo.com/group/gtrvwesty/photos | "Terry's Chevy RV Construction" and "Terry's Chevy with GTRV top"

The summer of 2006, we took a trip to Glacier NP and Banff & Jasper National Parks in Alberta, Canada. We then went down the Oregon coast. Our Chevy GTRV got 20 mpg highway. I am very happy with milage. In September 2006, we went to Yosemite NP. Nice time of year for Yosemite.

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Old 09-20-2007, 12:16 AM   #3
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Default 2006 Chevrolet van RV conversion with GTRV "T-top"

2006 Chevrolet van RV conversion with GTRV "T-top" has been sold.
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