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Sprinter Land Yacht
The First 4×4 Sprinter in North America?
The Great Canadian DIY Sprinter Conversion
Snazzy Sprinters from McLaren Featured in Mercedes Magazine
Buying a Used Sprinter Van – Top Ten Problems to Look Out For
A “Stealthy” Sprinter Camper

Rock-Crawling 4×4 Sprinter

by Greg Keith on October 13, 2014 in Sprinter RV conversion info

Rock crawling with the 4x4 Sprinter (photo: Doug Chase)

You’ll notice the gnarly-looking custom Sprinter tackling very rough terrain on the cover of my Sprinter RV Conversion Sourcebook – would you tackle that road in your van? In Europe, there are plenty of 4×4 Sprinter vans, but here in North America we’ve had to subsist mostly on a diet of rumors and aftermarket conversions. […]

Every Cyclist’s Dream Sprinter?

by Greg Keith on January 15, 2014 in Base Sprinter info

A cyclist’s nightmare: just before the big race, your beloved Colnago road bike needs an immediate fix. You swear despairingly, it’s impossible! But what’s this? A giant red Sprinter van, the Velofix Sprinter appears, fully equipped with all the parts you might need and an expert mechanic to boot. The work is done in a […]

The AdventureMobile Sprinter Hits the Road

by Greg Keith on January 10, 2014 in Sprinter RV conversion info

Dakota Gale's DIY Sprinter by the highway

One of the things I most enjoy is hearing stories about how Sourcebook readers have put the info to good use by building their own DIY Sprinter conversions, then getting out there and having an adventure, and especially the big road trips! Dakota and Chelsea Gale built their own rig, then dropped everything and left rainy […]

The Sixth Edition of the Sourcebook is Out!

by Greg Keith on October 21, 2013 in Sprinter RV conversion info

Sprinter RV Conversion Sourcebook cover

You may know by now that I’ve just released the sixth edition of the Sprinter RV Conversion Sourcebook. This update took me the last several months, but I’m pretty happy with how much new information I managed to squeeze in there…I’ve added about 65 new pages, including: a new chapter on RV Internet access, covering […]

Mercedes Brings Its Own Sprinter Camper Van to 2013 Dusseldorf Show

by Greg Keith on September 3, 2013 in Base Sprinter info

Mercedes Sprinter camper on 2014 Sprinter 2500 144" WB van (photo: Mercedes-Benz)

At the Dusseldorf Caravan Salon, perhaps the world’s largest annual motorhome show happening this week in Germany, Mercedes-Benz is displaying a very photogenic cut-away model of a new 2014 high-roof Mercedes-Benz Sprinter fully converted into a camper van. The right-hand side of the Sprinter has been peeled back from the middle of the front passenger […]

Carving Out the Essential Sprinter Getaway Van

by Greg Keith on August 28, 2013 in Sprinter RV conversion info

DIY Sprinter camper in Eureka Valley (photo: Urs Willimann)

Urs Willimann is a stonemason, and used to working with his hands. When it came time to craft his own DIY Sprinter camper conversion, he was more than ready. Urs was kind enough to give me some details and pictures of his Sprinter build. What were your reasons for doing this camper conversion on a Sprinter? Urs: “We […]