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1979 renovated camper van with bathroom


Listed 2 years ago
Escondido, California

Seller's Description

Recently sold this van to someone who had a sudden life change and can't keep it, so he is up for sale again, now in Escondido. Let me know if you're interested and I'll put you in touch. Jimmy VanDura! Take him on the road! Make him your backyard office! Turn him into a profitable Airbnb! Make your own Nomadland movie, but with a flushing toilet. This was our pandemic project that we had so much fun fixing up, but sadly lack of parking and 2022 life is making it hard to get out of town. We have put a lot of work into this to get it running smoothly and comfortably however, it's time to let Jimmy run free. Here are the details: Class B Camper van 47,000 original miles V8 6.6 400 Engine Fiberglass body All 7 tires are in great shape, including spare Trailer hitch CA registration is good until June 2022 Clean title What Jimmy Vandura lacks in decent gas mileage (we averaged 16MPG) he makes up in turning heads wherever he goes. Newly rebuilt transmission - 2021 new radiator - 2020 new rear drum brakes - 2021 New stereo with backup camera and slide-out screen Engine voltmeter, USB outlets and backup camera switch controls installed and concealed in old dashboard ashtray New interior AC and DC outlets (installed behind driver's seat for the electric cooler)Rooftop and Dash A/C and heat both work Roof vent with fan SIde dinette with storage under each seat. Dinette table collapses to become part of the bed Full-sized sofa Can keep as two twin beds or fold down part of the sofa to become a king-sized bed King-sized bed comfortably sleeps someone over 6ft Full kitchen with sink, propane stove (large propane tank under the vehicle), and lots of storage with hardwood cabinets Minibar!!! Fully self-contained toilet, shower, sink in bathroom with original wallpaper in incredible condition. Medicine cabinet New plumbing (2020) works great with new fresh water tank, grey water tank, and water pump. Large propane tank under vehicle with no leaks (was inspected by a motorhome repairman in 2020) Carpets, upholstery, and pillows are all new (2020) Interior has no mold or mildew smells Very comfortable interior with nice light Also included: sewer hose kit freshwater hose hose regulator and meter camper cord power adapter (a pigtail) extra bulbs, wires, fuses Haynes manual for GMC vans GMC motorcoach manual printout Custom-made front cab velcro-on privacy curtain California king sheet set and bedding decorative pillows Curtains and carpets New Massimo portable e-cooler Everything has been inspected by both a mechanic and an RV specialist within the last year and a half. The only repair we have not done is the gas tank gauge, which currently is not operational, however the van does have two large gas tanks -- a main tank and an auxiliary tank -- so running out of gas has never been an issue. You just need to be mindful of your milage. We love this van and have loved taking a lot of love and care in fixing it up. However, we moved to a house without a driveway to park it in and are back to work in person, making spontaneous road trips hard to find time for now. It is currently in storage in South Pasadena, so serious inquiries only. Cash or cashier's check only.


  • make: GMC
  • model: Jimmy Van Coach
  • year: 1979
  • fuel: Gasoline
  • odometer: 47,500 miles
  • sleeps: 2
  • seats: 2
  • type: Class B
  • roof: Regular


  • ac_unit
    Air conditioner
  • health_and_safety
  • Solar panels
  • electrical_services
    Power inverter
  • Heater
  • Ceiling fan
  • Backup camera
  • shower
  • Extra storage
  • Toilet
  • accessible_forward
    Wheelchair accessible
  • AWD
  • 4WD
  • electric_rickshaw
  • Tow hitch
  • tv
  • Water tank
  • Leveling jacks
  • pedal_bike
    Bike rack


  • kitchen
  • Stove
  • Sink
  • dining
  • microwave
  • Oven

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