The StealthStudio is a box truck converted into a modern apartment on wheels designed for urban stealth living. Borrowing from vanlife and tiny house concepts, the StealthStudio offers the flexibility and mobility of a van with the roominess and amenities of a tiny house. From the outside, the StealthStudio looks like an average work truck, but once inside, it feels like a hip and modern studio apartment. The build has been featured on two YouTube channels with the tours garnering over 7 million combined views and overwhelmingly positive reactions. It has been incredibly flattering! I have been living in the StealthStudio full-time since January 2021 and am enjoying it thoroughly. I built it for the purpose of having cheap housing while I pursued a masters degree in urban planning. Recently, however, some enticing opportunities to travel abroad have come my way and it makes sense to part with the "Stealthy." I built the StealthStudio with the intention of living in it full-time. If I'm not going to do that, I'd rather find it a home that will get good use out of it. This would be a great vehicle for a dj/musician/producer, travel nurse, tech worker, or anyone looking to live an urban lifestyle while avoiding the insane cost of housing in our cities. Willing to deliver for serious buyers! There's nothing quite like the Stealthy making it difficult to price. The list price is based on the expense, time, labor I'd put into it along with comparing it to other listings. That said, I'm willing to negotiate within reason. VEHICLE INFO -2004 Ford E350 Box Truck -67,900 miles -6.8L V-10 gas engine (305 HP 420.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,250 rpm) - lots of power to get up mountain passes -These trucks are expected to last for 300,000 miles and some have been known to go up to 500,000. - 4-speed automatic transmission with overdrive -45-gal gas tank, 9-10mpg -Anti-lock brakes -15' long box, 23' 8" bumper to bumper -Dual airbags -Dual wheels in back Ford E350 is a very popular vehicle that is easy to work on and parts are readily available - including used parts if you want to save money on repairs Registered as a Motorhome in CO and insured as a motorhome Fully serviced: Before I owned this vehicle, it was owned by a non-profit that insulated homes for low-income veterans. They did an exceptional job making sure the vehicle was serviced and kept meticulous records that are organized in a folder. I have continued to add service records to that folder which is included with the vehicle. The shop where I did the buildout was right next to an auto mechanic that took excellent care of the vehicle. -New Fuel Pump -New brakes (front and rear) -Newer tires URBAN STEALTH / EXTERIOR -Nondescript work truck aesthetic -Entrance from the cab to further enhance stealth factor -Window covered by louvered grill to conceal while allowing airflow -Two skylights provide plenty of natural light -Ladders on roof to conceal fans and add to work truck aesthetic. Rear ladder doubles as a roof rack. -Back door includes original roll-up door panels in keeping with regular box truck aesthetic. -I can provide tips, tricks, and resources for urban stealth camping that I have learned along the way. ELECTRICAL -600W of solar -420ah Lion Energy lithium batteries -Victron 3000W Multiplus Inverter / Charger -Victron charge controller -Victron BMV-702 battery monitor -Victron components all connected via bluetooth to app -Li-BIM Battery Isolator specifically designed to work with Lithium house batteries -Five 110v outlets -Ten 12v/usb outlets -LED task lights mounted to underside of upper cabinets with dimmable switch. Provide excellent bright white lighting -LED ambient lights mounted do top of cabinets with diffuser strips. Provide excellent dimmable ambient light in a wide array of colors. -Dimmable, multi-color LED strips provide lighting to the loft. CLIMATE CONTROL -Webasto Airtop 2000 STC petro heater with digital programmable thermostat professionally tuned for high-altitude by a van outfitter in Boulder that installs lots of Webastos -GE Portable Air Conditioner -2 Maxxair fans -Side-mount openable window -Embedded mylar heat shield in roof for enhanced solar rejection -3.5" Havlock wool-based insulation in walls -2" closed-cell spray foam insulation in ceiling -1.5" closed-cell spray foam insulation in floor. ACCESSORIES -Wilson cell signal booster -WiFi extender -Backup camera (connected to an app, doubles as a security camera and also has a light that can be turned on) -Induction cooktop -Microwave (600watt) -Engel 12v fridge -Telescoping ladder PLUMBING -Full-size Shower (30" x 31" shower pan, handheld showerhead with hose) -55-gal of fresh water in a food-grade plastic tank, located inside the vehicle -44-gal gray water tank located outside of vehicle. Insulated with an integrated automatic heating pad for four-season use -Natureshead composting toilet -6-gal electric water heater -12v electric water pump (45 psi/6 gpm) -0.25 gallon accumulator tank -Deep bar sink with hose faucet INTERIOR -Pull-out closet provides plenty of space for hanging clothes -Clean modern studio apartment aesthetic -Upper cabinets provide lots of storage -Kitchen counter cabinets with marine latches stay shut even on rough terrain -Full desk -Comfy couch -Full-size 8" foam mattress SAFETY & SECURITY -Hidden emergency exit -2 cameras connected to wifi with motion sensors, wifi connection, and app-connected allowing for vehicle to be monitored remotely from your smartphone -Back-up camera is connected to an app, doubles as a security camera, and also has a light that can be turned on -Sensor alarms on window and all doors -GPS tracking -Security film on windows -CO Detector -CO2 Detector -Smoke Alarm -Fire suppression ball in the electrical compartment -Fire extinguisher UNIQUE -Back door patio/stage -Gearage -Bike rack - 4-season capable -Shower-loop ready (wiring and plumbing in place) -Thanks to havelock wool and spray foam, the StealthStudio is quiet - outdoor noise is kept to a minimum Advantages of a Box Truck Approach Box could be removed from chassis and converted to a tiny house / accessory dwelling unit (ADU) Could also make for a clever way to get around onerous local regulations on Accessory Dwelling Units (aka backyard cottages, casitas, ADU's). For instance, most cities require ADU's to have a foundation with permanent water, sewage, and electrical hookups. The StealthStudio could get around these regulations and still function much like an ADU with relatively inexpensive modifications that would not be subject to local regulations/inspections.
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