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Re: What does your SUP carrying vehicle look like...?
« Reply #1425 on: September 04, 2018, 10:39:30 PM »
Finally had to get out of the "soccer mom's van", and into something that doesn't get nearly as good of gas mileage.  :(





Still setting up the interior, but just not having to take apart the foil every sesh makes it all worth it.  :)
I saw Dan's new van right when he got it... I should say I smelled that brand spanken 'new car smell' and I bet that push you over the edge:)
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Re: What does your SUP carrying vehicle look like...?
« Reply #1426 on: September 05, 2018, 05:00:46 AM »
nice builtin repair stand--oh wait...that's a foil!
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Re: What does your SUP carrying vehicle look like...?
« Reply #1427 on: September 11, 2018, 06:24:51 PM »
I like the look of the different sized boards on my CRV with the fins on. I like to place them a little aft of center to avoid a lot of lift at highway speeds.
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Re: What does your SUP carrying vehicle look like...?
« Reply #1428 on: September 28, 2018, 04:18:41 PM »
My newest surf/ride rig. Thankfully, it's a dedicated surf/ride rig...the 13mpg hurts.
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Re: What does your SUP carrying vehicle look like...?
« Reply #1429 on: September 28, 2018, 06:27:42 PM »
^^^ NICE SSG!!! ^^^

I'm digging mine, and look forward to when I'll need new tires (which will be another 5 years for as little a distance I drive it daily) so I can upgrade the wheels at the same time, and I'm liking yours a lot! And yeah, only complaint is that the MPG blows!! :o :( :)
Me: 6'1"/200...5'11" & 6'0" Chelu Foil Boards...9'6" Bob Pearson "Laird Noserider"...9'6" Costa Azul Wide Body...14' Lahui Kai "Manta"...8'0" WaveStorm for when proning urges still hit, and 7'3" Chuck Glynn foil board backup.

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« Reply #1430 on: September 28, 2018, 11:50:37 PM »
^^^ NICE SSG!!! ^^^

I'm digging mine, and look forward to when I'll need new tires (which will be another 5 years for as little a distance I drive it daily) so I can upgrade the wheels at the same time, and I'm liking yours a lot! And yeah, only complaint is that the MPG blows!! :o :( :)

Yeah, I lifted it, new wheels/tires. My vanity overtook me as I wanted to not be confused with an Amazon delivery vehicle *as much*. Haha. Plus, ground clearance.
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Re: What does your SUP carrying vehicle look like...?
« Reply #1431 on: September 29, 2018, 03:59:25 AM »
Your rig is sweet ssg.  I’ve just given up my used sprinter van self build plan and will probably bite the bullet and go with a finished ‘19.  Europe is way more restrictive with the inspection norms.

And now for the roof extension or pop up top. Or maybe just a full Aluminess platform rack with a pop up tent.

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Re: What does your SUP carrying vehicle look like...?
« Reply #1432 on: September 29, 2018, 03:57:02 PM »
Nice Eric. Hard to carry all those boards and MTB's in a prius ::) Hope to see you out on the water. It's been too long. 

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Re: What does your SUP carrying vehicle look like...?
« Reply #1433 on: September 30, 2018, 11:27:22 AM »
Sano and Giant...   There's a course for DIY conversions.  I just got this promo...

http://www.doityourselfrv.com/van-conversion-workshop/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email


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Re: What does your SUP carrying vehicle look like...?
« Reply #1434 on: September 30, 2018, 12:30:13 PM »
^^^ Very cool...thank you Jim, I'll definitely look into that! ^^^
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Re: What does your SUP carrying vehicle look like...?
« Reply #1435 on: October 17, 2018, 02:23:40 PM »
University of Fritz?
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Re: What does your SUP carrying vehicle look like...?
« Reply #1436 on: May 08, 2019, 05:24:09 AM »
Added a third wagon to our 'long-sedan' quiver.  These Outbacks have become as common as F-150s around here for the over-50 crowd.  Those flinty guys from Vermont who wear wool t-shirts and have chin knots are all pissed that geezers are coming along and wanting 'comforts'.  (I am amazed there are twenty Subaru dealerships in Florida—for 4WD cars?!)

Marjie was born/raised in the Canal Zone and keeps dual passports and would like to winter up in the coffee growing region. It's not going to happen, but I let her dream a bit by making her a dealer frame.

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Re: What does your SUP carrying vehicle look like...?
« Reply #1437 on: May 08, 2019, 06:17:47 AM »
re mpg, loaded vans may not do much worse than my 19 forester with bikes/boards on a rack---racked gear effs mpg up significantly--could easily reduce mpg from high 20's to teens--a pair of mtb's on the roof is said to reduce mpg 30%--sounds about right to me

that's why i flip down front and rear seat and shove my boards in the car supthecreek-style

i put the least bulky, seemingly aerodynamic crossbars on the roof rails, in case of occasional rack needs--whistled noticeably, so they were removed, left in garage til rack need emerges
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Re: What does your SUP carrying vehicle look like...?
« Reply #1438 on: June 24, 2019, 07:43:17 AM »
My old beach cruiser finally gave out. Turns out duct tape isn't enough to keep it going forever.
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Re: What does your SUP carrying vehicle look like...?
« Reply #1439 on: June 24, 2019, 09:27:18 AM »
Awwww, Matt...  You can't give up on it now!  Screw it - treat yourself.

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