Author Archives: Michael Wendell

This Steyr 791 would make a great offroad camper.

The Steyr 791 has been used by armies worldwide, and is the ancestor of the US Military’s current family of Medium Tactical Vehicles, so you know it’s got the chops for serious off-road travel. Add to that, the fully insulated bus-like body on this 1986 looks incredibly interesting, and rare too, and would make a … Continue reading »

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1979 Magirus 4×4 Camper in Germany

Here’s a pretty rugged looking Magirus 4×4 motorhome for sale on eBay in Germany. Based on a 1979 170 D15 AK/2 chassis, the rig is powered by an 8.4 liter, 175 Hp air-cooled 6, and has a 5 speed manual with crawler gear and diff locks. Maximum speed is 80 kph, which is just 50 … Continue reading »

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1988 Mercedes 1017A-based Camper For Sale in California

This 1988 Mercedes 1017A-based custom 4×4 camper just popped up on eBay with very little information, and only the barest minimum number of pictures. I requested the PDF of information that the seller describes, but he or she seems to be having some trouble getting it sent (UPDATE: The PDF has shown up with a … Continue reading »

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Exclusive: Paul Aalmans’ Amazing Actros 6×6 Camper Build

Dutchman Paul Aalmans knows his off-road campers, this is the third one he’s built, and by far the largest. Starting with a tired but capable Mercedes-Benz Actros 3343 6×6 cab over tractor, the first three months of the (quite fast) nine month build were spent replacing lots and lots of technical parts. Paul added remote … Continue reading »

Categories: Cabby, Class A - Full Size, Custom, Exclusive, Mercedes-Benz | 1 Comment

Update: EarthRoamer XV LT Relisted on eBay, Lower Price

  The 2005 EarthRoamer XV LT we featured last month is back on eBay, and the Buy It Now price is $16,000 lower at $139,000. If you recall, this is a 2005, and based on a rugged Ford F-450 chassis with 60,000 miles on the clock. The luxurious EarthRoamer interior features a full bathroom, queen … Continue reading »

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