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16 hours ago, Lacquer Peel said:

I associate them with breaking down on the Kessock Bridge, breaking down in Germany, breaking down on the Isle of Lewis, breaking down on the Drumossie brae. 

In ten years or so of owning these vans and maybe 40,000 miles, I've only once been stranded. A recently fitted, mint 30K mile gearbox decided to just lose all drive completely out of the blue. They've always limped me home, other than that. But good grief have I spent some weekends stressed out to fuck trying to lash one back together to get me to work on monday morning.

 

15 hours ago, Jim Bell said:

And you thought:

"Now if only I could somehow sleep outside of this thing, like on the roof, this would be the perfect vehicle"

Also if it was 4wd, but much more expensive to run, repair, worse on fuel, slower, noisier, etc. 

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1 hour ago, cobblers said:

I remember we all went out somewhere together and I was sat in the back of this van while we drove along the motorway, I had the table out in front of me and a bottle of beer in my hand, the air conditioning was on and it just felt pleasurable and I think from that point on I just associate them with good times.

I really like these for similar reasons.  I was 14 and coming back from a martial arts conference.  My Uncle (who had taken me down there) was nowhere to be seen so instead I crammed into the back of a T25 with a bunch of new-age hippies the 50 miles from Broadstairs to Gravesend.  I've never been somewhere that smelled so interesting and with quite that much reggae before or since...

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On 04/08/2022 at 10:13, Dyslexic Viking said:

The picture looks like a Swedish registration certificate? And I don't think this one has been in the US as Sweden has a lot of imports of older American cars, so a previous owner probably took the battery from an imported car from the US that's my theory. And the dust can be gravel roads? As Sweden has many of these.

And I tried using my Norwegian phone number to send a text to the Swedish registration office that you have posted here, but it didn't work. So maybe some of our Swedish members can help?

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Yep, i agree with Dyslexic Viking. We import shitloads of American crap while we happily export European cars to countries with better taste than us.

We have lots and lots of gravel roads. Think roughly 50%. 

Yes, it is a Swedish registration certificate. The date 2006-03-29 is the date when the certificate was issued. So it has nothing to do with an export date.

Byggservice i Ånn is still going strong, building stuff. AB stands for Limited company. Submits 2 phone numbers.

I did a search on Trafikverket (Swedish road department) and came up empty. There is no new vehicle registered as DOM201. 

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