Very rare ex UPS 1984 camper conversion

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    BeckyKentonLake
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    German, left-hand drive, diesel – UK plates. Chassis based on Mercedes 508D, 4 litre diesel, 5995kg, twin rear wheel. DVLA registered conversion.

    575,000 km on clock, but replacement engine, clutch and brake refit less than 1,000 km ago. Engine and transmission flush June 2018.

    11 months MOT plus 10+ years of service and MOT certificates – no mechanical problems for years! Doesn’t use oil or water. All tyre treads are very well within the legal limit.

    I’ve had this amazing truck for nearly 15 years, having bought it in Germany from a friend who also lived in it for 7 years. ‘Upster’ is very much loved and a real head turner, especially at festivals! Need to sell as we soon won’t have a place to park it but mostly because my partner can’t drive anything this heavy. (If you passed your test after 1997 you’ll need an HGV licence) Will run on pure vegetable oil but I’ve only done this a few times just to see if it would do it – this was well before I changed the engine.

    Ole Upster has taken me on some fantastic adventures across Europe and around the UK and will be sadly missed! 🙁

    For more info call 07513 551922

    Note: need to be able to drive up to 7.5 tonnes / passed test before 1997

    EXTERIOR SPEC:
    Green and cream custom aluminimum bodywork – no rust!
    3.5m high x 7.5m long
    Split front windscreen
    ‘Georgian’ side window
    Sliding side doors
    Split ‘stable doors’ at rear with windows
    Large roof platform (for alfresco dining!) with rear access ladder
    Rear folding rack and ramp for large motorbike or 2 bikes.

    INTERIOR SPEC:
    Custom built EU and DVLA certified conversion with full paperwork
    Incredible insulation keeps it warm in winter, cool in summer.
    Wooden floor, Beech worktop, Cherry dining table
    Lots and lots of storage, book shelves, wardrobe, etc
    Quirky features such as mosaics, velvet seat, magnetic wall, etc.
    Opening skylight and ‘Georgian’ kitchen window
    Double bed converts to 2 bench seats with new 4 piece mattress made from firm sleep-foam.
    Electric water pump with 60 litre water capacity (internal tanks)
    25 litre waste water container
    4 ring gas hob
    Vented unit for 15kg gas bottle
    TRUMAN gas heating system with thermostat
    All vents, etc. for fridge installation
    New smoke and carbon-mox alarms
    Cab seperated by aluminium sliding door
    New hydraulic driver’s and folding passenger seat

    ELECTRICAL SPEC:
    24v starting, 12v internal electrics
    Small roof solar with split charger
    2 x 110Ah leisure battery (unsealed)
    LED internal lights throughout
    12v socket charging
    External hook-up connectors and cables
    240v plug sockets if hooked up.

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