Here is my 2017 Metris for sale. $40,000 OBO My place of residence did not survive one of California’s many brush fires. The small rental I moved into, didn’t have a garage, and being a long boarder, I needed a place to store my surfboards. Also, I used to own a Westfalia, so I knew the benefit of having a car you can camp in. The whole concept is combining surfboard/toy storage with something you can also camp in and not have to set up a tent. I’d rather not sell this van, however, I am trying to buy a house, and this would help greatly with a down payment. It was originally a passenger van, but I had the seats pulled out, and these boxes custom built for it. Not sure what the future would hold, no damage was done to the passenger side of the van. All siding, airbags, seatbelts etc are un damaged and will work properly, all you have to do is pull out the compartments and add a bench seat. Just a couple bolts, and these boxes slide out, then the floor they are attached to, slides out as well. The boxes themselves were professionally made, lined with carpet to reduce noise, and sprayed with Line X to keep it tough against water and wear and tear. There are multiple access points from all sides of the van. The center was left open for surfboards. I routinely have two paddle boards, 10 feet in length that ride in the van with me. If you decide you want to camp, you can leave the boards at home, or put them on the roof in the locking Innoa surf racks. Once the boards are out, there is another Line Xed piece of wood in the van, that spans both sides of the storage compartments and makes a great platform for a bed. The van easily and comfortably sleeps 2 adults. Because I don’t have a garage, all of my camp gear is also easily stored in the van. The two person air/foam mattress, two person sleeping bag, pillows, 3 gallon rinse kit shower, assortment of camp stoves, cookware, and eating/drinking utensils are stored on one side. Fins, wetsuits, skateboards, shoes, chairs, tables, frisbees, card games, fishing poles, hatchet are stored on the other side. Van can also come with rear seat mounted storage bags, which I use for knives, flash lights, sun screen and binoculars. The van drives great, gets 23 mpg, hasn’t met a parking garage it can’t fit in. Goes up hills like a champ, is surprisingly comfortable for long drive days. The only mechanical issue with the van is the rear heater is disconnected at the moment. One of the hoses got hit by rock under the van. It is easily fixed by dealer, but because no one sits back there, I decided against it. I can have it fixed before you take ownership, or it can be used lightly in price negotiations. In the current market, I honestly have no idea what this is worth to someone. Seeing other Metris Vans going for $ 45,000 without the small build I have, and others with a build going for $80,000, I thought $40,000 would be a good starting point to test the water. She is not a show pony for Instagram, but has done everything I have asked of it very well. I’ve slept in the van over 150 nights, it has done Highway 1 trips, wine country trips, Sierra fishing/hiking trips. It has helped family and friends move. And it has gotten my long surfboards to the beach 100s of times, and keeps them nice and locked up while a burrito and beer are enjoyed after. The van has seen all of its scheduled Maintenence,. If more info or photos are needed, let me know and I can be of service. If you like the van but don’t have the full amount, make an offer. I won’t be offended, and the worst thing that can happen is I say no. Thanks for your time and interest.
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