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1972 Dodge Balboa "Bullwinkle"  - SOLD 

1972 Dodge Balboa "Bullwinkle"

These very rare 18ft fiberglass camper vans were produced by a boat builder in Costa Mesa, California from 1968-1974.  There is said to be 1000 ever made.  I have renovated over 30 of them.  More than anyone else in the world!  This one is a beautiful example of an original Balboa Motorhome.  

The Van​

  • 1972 Dodge Sportsman B300 1 Ton Van with Balboa Motorhome unit

  • ​82,000 original miles on rebuilt v8 360 5.7l engine with rebuilt 3 speed transmission

  • electronic ignition, Holley Carburetor, fully tuned up with new spark plugs, cap, rotor, wires, oil change, engine gaskets

  • new duel exhaust with headers - no need smog

  • newer suspension

  • new goodyear tires

  • brakes, pads, lines, hoses, all replaced recently

  • bluetooth hands free stereo and new speakers

  • all lights, blinkers, wipers, and gauges work

  • heater works, dashboard AC is there, but isn't blowing cold

  • new upholstery and flooring

  • polished and detailed and cleaned for new owner


The Camper unit:

  • New flooring, walls refinished

  • New rear door built and locks

  • Windows resealed

  • Double sink, wet bath/shower, toilet room w/hot and cold water (30 Gallon) New faucet in sink and shower 

  • Water pump, with grey / black water tank w/ new drain valves

  • Propane mounted underneath 

  • Suburban propane cabin heater with theremostat

  • 3 way fridge/freezer

  • Clean stove / oven

  • Wardrobe and storage

  • New table/dinettete

  • clean new upolstery

  • sliding windows with new screens and locks

  • new vent covers and sealed on the roof

  • new LED touch lights that dim in camper

  • upper cabinets carpeted

  • very clean rare original vintage camper

 $27,000  for more info on these vehicles see instagram @BalboaMotorhomes or @freedomvessel​


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