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Old 04-27-2016, 07:37 PM   #1
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El Diablo

Just came to say hello..!!!
and to share the idea of my futre rig.
without further adoo ill try and keep it short and simple.. i am very excited and honored to be here. i get to do this before the wife and kids era of my life
im 26, and will be a fulltimer under the beautiful southern california sun. the best part about this build is that i am not on a budget i am going all out. what ever i want for my build im buying it...

My build list on a macro level,

*2002 (20) passenger ford e450 with handi acc. side door, dwr with 200,000k will be glossy black

* 6k hid lights

* aftermarket black crystal headlights and corner lights.

* T-rex aluminum billet grille

* fiberglass 2"flared fenders for the front

* custom prerunner front and rear bumper with 20" led light bar on front

* 05% window tint all windows with window screens

* 6" lift kit

* pro comp alloy rims powder coated red

* 37" general tires

* complete solar system

* outdoor propane hot water shower

* 20 gallon fresh water system and sink.

* full aftermarket intake & exhaust

* 2" wheel spacers for front

* train horn

*rv door fabricated

* custom red off road roof rack

* c/b radio and police scanner

ill save the inside for another time but there she is, my futue build on a macro level. aka EL Diablo your thoughts and opinions are always welcome, a no budget build comeing soon as i get my leg cast off.
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Old 04-27-2016, 07:46 PM   #2
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Pal, you've obviously run your life differently than I have to be able to do a 'no budget needed' build. I'm very happy for you and wish you the best in your project.
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Old 04-27-2016, 08:47 PM   #3
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Save yourself the trouble and skip the CB radio. Unless its necessary to keep up your level of bling.
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Old 04-27-2016, 09:06 PM   #4
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Yes sir, i been working hard majority of my life now its time to sit back and realx a little.
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Old 04-27-2016, 09:20 PM   #5
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this sounds like a BadAss build!! I say Keep the CB-radio they are just plain fun!!

canty wait to see you get started and what you come up with... I love watching some of the higher budget builds.. I believe in spending and building what you truly WANT.. not just necessity...

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Old 04-27-2016, 09:54 PM   #6
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I have a little bear cat for my bus, I thought it would be good to hear what's going on when there's backed up traffic, cops on the highway, or if I was plane bored.
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Old 04-28-2016, 05:24 PM   #7
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Man, that is gonna be one nasty muhfuh! DEFINITELY gonna need some pics on that baby!
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Old 04-28-2016, 07:24 PM   #8
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Just came to say hello..!!!
and to share the idea of my futre rig.
without further adoo ill try and keep it short and simple.. i am very excited and honored to be here. i get to do this before the wife and kids era of my life
im 26, and will be a fulltimer under the beautiful southern california sun. the best part about this build is that i am not on a budget i am going all out. what ever i want for my build im buying it...

My build list on a macro level,

*2002 (20) passenger ford e450 with handi acc. side door, dwr with 200,000k will be glossy black

* 6k hid lights

* aftermarket black crystal headlights and corner lights.

* T-rex aluminum billet grille

* fiberglass 2"flared fenders for the front

* custom prerunner front and rear bumper with 20" led light bar on front

* 05% window tint all windows with window screens

* 6" lift kit

* pro comp alloy rims powder coated red

* 37" general tires

* complete solar system

* outdoor propane hot water shower

* 20 gallon fresh water system and sink.

* full aftermarket intake & exhaust

* 2" wheel spacers for front

* train horn

*rv door fabricated

* custom red off road roof rack

* c/b radio and police scanner

ill save the inside for another time but there she is, my futue build on a macro level. aka EL Diablo your thoughts and opinions are always welcome, a no budget build comeing soon as i get my leg cast off.
Hey party boy. Most people on here build on a very limited budget and have experienced advice.
If it was me researching what you want and I am sure you are? I would look into the 4x4,rock crawler, extreme off road rigs.
If I could afford it?
I would convert a MARINE CORPS vehicle I knew as a dragon wagon? Sorry don't know the VID? I was and always will be GRUNT. Every trailer they hauled had a drive shaft connected like a caterpillar.
Talk about a Mansion over the hill/sandbar or on top.
Always wanted to play with 1 but I always/most of the timehad to hump/walk?
Been to Bridgeport,RENO,29 stumps,Pendleton/delmar, OCEANsideSLIME,Carlsbad, San D /Tijuana.
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Old 04-28-2016, 07:39 PM   #9
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I was thinking about 4x4 conversion in my plans but if I'm going to spend 15k on a 4x4 i would just buy a jeep wrangler. I'm just not interested in 4x4 yet.
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Old 04-28-2016, 08:18 PM   #10
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I was thinking about 4x4 conversion in my plans but if I'm going to spend 15k on a 4x4 i would just buy a jeep wrangler. I'm just not interested in 4x4 yet.

Jeeps are fun.. ive built a few... ive owned 8 of them over the years...

owned a lot of hotrods too.. fun stuff..

but I wanted something different.. so a school bus it is!!

I love your build ideas.. cant wait to watch you start putting this together!!!
except for the 6000K lights... I had them on my last jeep and they were way too blue.. 4500K gave me the greatest lighting distance and least amount of oncoming traffic flashing me for lights that were too bright..

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