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Sold - 1990 GMC G2500 vandura, 5.7l V8 aka. Betty


Listed 5 months ago
Detroit, Michigan

Seller's Description

What I offer you here is a GMC G2500 from 1990, with a 5.7-liter V8 engine that I named Betty. For a guided tour, see this little video on youtube. (Sorry for the bad English, I am a german dude) Betty is pretty roomy and for her age she works perfect. I bought her in March to fulfill myself a dream and drive around the U.S. in a van. 14,000 miles and 22 states later here I am. I want to sell her, because I will start a job here in Detroit by the 1st July and I see no necessity in driving around in a small mobile home. The van is nearly 8 foot high (fits in 8-foot parking decks) and has an automatic transmission, air conditioning in front and back and a ton of storing opportunities. For the perfect camping trip, Betty includes: • Solar panels on the roof • An electrical management system • Two truck batteries under the bed that are charged through solar power • A diesel heater under the bed (kept me warm in the Rocky Mountains and Yellowstone in April/Mai) which is powered by the batteries • An Air exhaust the get fresh air in, also powered by the batteries • A fridge, with plenty of room for food and for me as a German one or two beers that is also powered by the extra batteries • A camping cooker with two fields • A sink with a 5-gallon fresh water and 5-gallon grey water tank (the pump works mechanically and is powered by a lever with your foot) • A bed with enough room for two (I slept in the bed with a travel buddy for the first three weeks. We are both about 200 lbs. and 6’3’’ /6’4’’ tall and both fit in it. • A camping toilet (that one was pretty useful for the last four weeks, where my girlfriend joined me, and we did not had a toilet nearby at night) • A CO2 detector (I recommend keeping the air exhaust running, when you fire the diesel heater at night) • Blinds with magnets, so you can darken everything for the night • Additional interior lights all over the back of the van Additionally, I want you get ready for your road or camping trip as fast as possible, so I will give you with the van: A small shovel, matches, wires for repairs at electrical components, a camping shower, a shower certain, a fire extinguisher, salt and pepper, an electrical terminal assortment kit, two propane gas bottles for the gas cooker, a lighter, jumper cables, oven gloves, solar lights for outdoors, funnels for gas or oil, a torque wrench, a towing rope, a hand brush for cleaning the floor, engine oil, transmission oil, cooling fluid, an extra 5 gallon tank for gasoline, a mosquito net, a repair manual, some cups, silverware, plates, an aluminum french press for coffee, small bowls, a pan for cooking, a big bowl for dishes, a sieve, flashlights, blankets, pillows, two camping chairs, an umbrella for the sun and probably I forgot some things, but you basically just need to buy some grocery to start your trip. I went through more than 20 national and state parks and it was awesome. Betty managed everything very good and even very uneven roads on the 17-mile drive in monument valley or hill up in Death Valley were no problem. The previous owner put some new parts in the van, and I fixed a couple of things as well. Here is a list of the things, I have a receipt about: • Overworked transmission: Done at an AAMCO in April 2022 at 158,900 miles. Warranty for 18,000 miles or 18 Months. • Differential sealing: Done at an AAMCO in April 2022 at 158,900 miles. Warranty for 12,000 miles or 12 months. • Radiator with the transmission: Done at an AAMCO in April 2022 at 158,900 miles. Warranty for 12,000 miles or 12 months. • Tires: All five tires were renewed by the previous owner in November 2021 at about 156,000 miles. • Tie rod end left side including front end realignment and wheel bearing repack: Renewed at 155,500 by the previous owner in September 2021 • Oil change: Done at an AAMCO at 170,900 miles end of June 2022, so you can just get in the car and start your trip. • The previous owner put in a new climate compressor (Cold air is working very well) but I do not have a receipt, nor do I know how old it is. • Windshield wiper: June 2022 • Fluid pump for windshield: by May 2022 • Window opener passenger side: by May 2022 • Headlights: 2x by May 2022 I really enjoyed the ride with Betty and I am looking forward to find a new owner for her that will appreciate her as much as I did on my journey. Please do not send me unrealistic offers with a much lower price. I will not answer them. If you have any question, feel free to shoot me a mail. Cheers Andre


  • make: G M C
  • model: G2500
  • year: 1990
  • fuel: Gasoline
  • odometer: 170,900 miles
  • sleeps: 2
  • seats: 2
  • type: Class B
  • roof: Hi Top

Video Tour


  • ac_unit
  • health_and_safety
  • Solar
  • electrical_services
  • Heater
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Backup Camera
  • shower
  • Extra Storage
  • Toilet
  • accessible_forward
    Wheelchair Accessible
  • 4wd
  • electric_rickshaw
  • Tow Hitch
  • tv
  • Water Tank
  • Leveling Jacks
  • pedal_bike
    Bike Rack


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

About The Seller

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