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Sale Pending - 2003 Sprinter T1n Dream Van / My Home of 6 Years


Listed 2 months ago
Los Angeles, California

Seller's Description

I am selling my home and rig of 6 years. This is not your normal Sprinter, at all. This has been my passion, love, and home of 6 years. I am changing entire careers and life paths. This is a sprinter that only comes around so often. I am the second owner. This van has no accidents, clean carfax, is extremely well cared for, and is a rust free van from Lousiana orignally. It was purchased from a guy who ran computer/tech company, it even had a designated umbrella holder, thats the kind of meticulousness this guy had about it. This van is not normal. It has a completely one off custom 12'x5' composite roof deck (second floor here) with a 1.5' overhang to possibly hang a swing with the back doors open (no joke) and 300 watts of solar with tilted panel for winter/low sunlight. It has an insane maintenance history, as listed below. Belu is an incredible rig. I am incredibly sad but ready to part ways. I want to just overall recommend you have a mechanic or yourself go through the entire van but I just did a two hour round trip in it and drove it from Colorado a few months ago with zero issues. Mint Mercedes T1n 2003 Sprinter 2500 - 158" - full length high roof van - One owner with zero rust from Louisiana 165k miles - 4/25/2018 - $16,500 All five new injectors replaced brand new OEM Bosch October 2021 at 212,000 - VERY little miles since then -new injectors $2000 + $1500 labor - mirrored clean and polished -perfect install New radiator June 2019 - $600 New fan clutch 2022 $80 Replaced flexplate/flywheel from 04-06 because 02-03 is known to crack - $600 - June 2022 Entire moog front suspension replaced! 205,000 in 2019 - links-lower control arms and bushings - $800 plus $600 labor 2006 sprinter intake manifold mod $700 New tires (set of five Cooper 60k mile) 2020 ($800) New brakes and rotors all four sides $1200 - 2020 Agm 250 ah battery $600 Renogy 1000w inverter $209 Blue seas on/off main cutoff switch $50 Blue seas buss bars $150 Electrical cables and lugs $200 Three renogy 100w panels $300 Solar mppt wire, waterproof ingress 30ft double $200 Custom ladder $500 Custom welded CNC designed roof rack with full composite board 10ft x5ft (ideal for large group hangs, sleeping under the stars, yoga etc. literal second floor!) custom overhang deck and solar aluminum rack $6000 $1200 12v DC RV electrical system install - labor New Egr $350 - 2023 New starting battery $350 - Replaced November 2023 Full van Polyiso insulation $300 Real Eucalyptus floors $300 Custom converted super efficient fridge (twice the internal size of the largest Dometic) Brand new with sticker inside! $800 200lb drawer glides $100 Real Hickory and Purple Heart custom five piece kitchen countertop $1350 Real stone composite sink $350 Professional real Japanese Shou Sugi Ban Custom poplar burner drawer fronts with Purple Heart handles $600 Real slate stone backsplash with real Koa wood trim $250 Real Koa wood upper cabinet $300 Custom Shou Sugi Ban overhead front clothing/storage unit with black fabric inner liner $200 Full hand sanded cedar ceiling $300 Eberspacher true German diesel heater $800 Passenger seat swivel! $350 Sliding rear bedside window $250 Kitchen faucet in black $100 Maxair Deluxe Vent fan with remote - $340 Shureflo pump and accumulator/water tank/parts and labor $600 Stove oven combo $250 All the other small bits! $2000 plus easily (metal bed frames, murphy bed, wood slats, pex, recessed angle iron step, plywood, wood all over, walls, etc) Koa wood (South American hardwood) all over 2020 Lucid 6” charcoal and bamboo mattress $230 Custom welded Murphy Bed frame that folds into the driver wall and clips, to allow for extremely easy couch and storage access, and metal couch frames to maximize space (no 2x4s taking up room) All the other mechanic work: New low pressure pump, every single fuel line and fuel hose back to the tank replaced in 2021, fuel return line replaced, new fuel filter, new fuel filter T-fitting in 2021, new timing chain, new Bosch 90 amp alternator, diagnoses, new OEM mercedes crankshaft and camshaft sensors, new crankshaft sensor plug, etc etc etc. ~$6-7000 labor!! On the low end I've got roughly $51,619 into this van over 6 years. On the high end (more realistically), I would venture to say closer to $65,000 plus... I am not counting a lot of my own labor and many other things. Not everything is about money but I want to show you how much has been done and paid for and invested into a super high quality mobile home. This van is turn key; fridge, stove, sink, water tank, solar, battery, inverter, faucet, are all running I just did a diff flush/service but noticed a very light leak on the back passenger rear wheel, might need serviced. the German diesel heater under the passenger seat is running, but needs a service I think, I haven't used it lately, but all the internals and glow plug were rebuilt in 2022. All fluids are topped. Van comes with a bunch of goodies, for full or close to asking, I'll throw in a spare turbo, but it also comes with a full trans fluid change with the really expensive mercedes fluid ($24 quart X 7-8 quarts = no joke), a gray water tank for the sink for national parks etc that I never installed, the original 2003 intake manifold, extra new parts and pieces, extra heater gasket, etc.) The van has scratches and scuffs, it is not perfect but in good shape. Recently I did a little scrape on the back drivers side, sadly, as I have cared for this van for so long. A fresh paint job/ new color could be a cool add in its future! Van has a front tow bar installed and the rare rear step bumper! Comes with two working keys. This van is turn key. No check engine, no dash lights at all. This van is ready to roll. Clean TX title in my name on hand. We have to go to a bank and do a legit transfer, no checks, no cashiers checks. Asking $44,000 obo - I'm open to offers, if you're interested just contact me, worst I can say is no. This one-off van is insanely well done, and is truly a rare gem in the world and built well to last. These vans are known to be more reliable that even the newest sprinters. I know several friends with over 500k on theirs. I have poured my heart into this van, and now its someone else's to enjoy for a long time! -Jay


  • make: Mercedes
  • model: Sprinter 2500
  • year: 2003
  • fuel: Diesel
  • odometer: 221,865 miles
  • sleeps: 2
  • seats: 2
  • type: Camper Van
  • roof: Hi Top


  • 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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