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86 Burb 'The Strugglebus' (Pic heft)

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Hey guys, so I've been daily driving this burban I scored off craigslist for about a year and a half. I have some plans to turn it into an overland rig that I can essentially be self sufficient from(minus fuel and food of course).
Here is when I bought it:
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After multiple tire failures and some fun poked by friends, the strugglebus label was officially applied.
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I began with the interior, fully striped and painted in 3 days.
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Apparently, with all of the foam and vinyl removed, the factory dash actually is pretty cool!
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Then began work on the exterior. Being from Arizona, the rust was limited to the two Ohio winters she experienced. But her previous life left her ding and scratch ridden. Here's a rough view of the bodywork/prime/paint process.
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A little emblem spruce up.
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On the road as I moved to Georgia. Added a roofrack from an old twin bunk bed frame. Sis's '75 van in the back drop.
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The future holds a fresh 3" lift and bumpers, drawer system, lighting and solar, RTT/awning, fridge, onboard air and of course some other goodies.

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