Mister Dodge – part 1 – a 1974 b300 royal sportsman maxivan (2012)
This article is part of a series:
sounds a bit like a big mac ? In the porsche elferteam community already a celebrity because the history of that specific van has 75.000 hits. In a porsche forum ? – a van ???
chapter one – what van ?
That story started six years ago…my girl wants a vw combi…these little buggers
everybody likes – so – you have to take a trunk full of cash and get a rusty seventies
german van with an free astmatic engine ? Every uphill you downshift two times and
that engine screams with an 35mm carburator to get somewhere close to the summit ?
My focus was more to these american breeder busses….that name comes from
families with lots of kiddos. Bigger and better and much cheaper. Well not everyting
is cheaper with that ironpigs but – most of it.
On an evening walk in switzerland we saw that bus….and i said to my girl…something
like this would be my van for roadtrips. Mister Dodge was sitting there and my stommach
gave two kind of feedbacks. Thats a candidate for restoration – the owner did not
start it or gave up…lets find out !
to be continued …
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