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1978 Dodge Chinook 18ft Fiberglass Motorhome


This fiberglass camper van has been gutted and renovated professionally with a rustic farmhouse interior decor and custom stripe paint job.  It has been a local beach cruiser/weekend camping beach rig.  Owner lives in Encinitas, but registered and title in sellers name in Montana because it doesn’t have the necessary smog equipment for California (yet).  Needs a E-valve and a smog pump to pass smog inspection.  Selling “as is” 


The Van 

  • 1978  a 5.9L v8 360 Dodge B-300 chassis with twin exhaust pipes

  • Duelly tires (6) with great tread, but not new tires, a few years old, no spare

  • Starts right up, tuned up, new starter, and aluminum radiator, updated maintenance

  • Engine odometer at 90,000 miles, brakes are good, e-brake has broken cable

  • Rear Air bag suspension, tow package, custom rear bumper

  • Custom exterior paint a few years ago with custom stripes

  • Original seats, seatbelts in rear and dashboard in nice shape, new stereo


The Camper

  • Chinooks are very popular small campers this one fits in any parking spot

  • Fully gutted and newly custom renovated rustic farmhouse interior 

  • New upholstery, new floors, new cabinets, custom bed system

  • Twin couches come together to be a bed

  • New large Dometic 3-Way fridge with freezer - chalkboard paint on front of fridge 

  • Microwave, two burner propane stove, sink, shower, toilet, water tank, black tank

  • Shower can reach outside for hot water rinsing off

  • New propane hot water heater, exterior propane tank

  • Roof top AC works great when plugged in to power, roof rack and ladder

  • Small upper bunk area for kids or storage, large windows for outside feeling w screens

  • Storage cabinets and upper storage cabinets

  • Generator is there, but not sure if it works, never tried it

  • Auxiliary camping battery could use replacement - 12v and 110v capability

  • Rear door screen and locking handle

Asking $18500 or best offer


More details and videos on Instagram @freedomvessel 

Looking for a good new owner for this beauty owner is sad to sell but isn’t using it enough



  • front windshield replaced, quoted $300 from mobile windshield company

  • new auxiliary camping battery $100

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