$150k vs. $40k SPRINTER VAN (full tour)
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  • Kara and Nate
    Kara and Nate

    Sooo which van do y’all prefer? 🤔 🚐

    • Donald Oberloh
      Donald Oberloh

      Go with yours,. get ideas from Sports Mobile and others then design your own interior and build it together. For les than 40k you can convert to 1-ton suspension 4wd, exterior roof and rear sparring /gas can racks, fully plumbed water and heater, propane or electric, solar panels under roof rack for protection too. Full kitchen, custom cabinets and a convertible bathroom with shower. That saves what? $70K as a travel. I get and a much more versatile van.

    • Shelby Lyons
      Shelby Lyons

      Your fan, it’s more cozy and Kate good job decorating❤️🥰

    • Its Ya Boi :p
      Its Ya Boi :p

      the van i paid 1000 bucks to steal kids with

    • Donald Oberloh
      Donald Oberloh

      @John Green nOw that you know what you really like and want more of, your Van, a little research and 30k can build you one that is perfect for your needs

    • Shovon Shovon
      Shovon Shovon

      The Van that Ben 10's grandpa had. 🚙

  • belsebub noncristen
    belsebub noncristen

    0:04 pucahontas trimbes inted to END and tax that to hell IT DONALDS FOULT

  • shelia french
    shelia french

    This is what happens with everything and idea starts out and it’s great like tiny living and then big companies jump on it and tiny living from building a really nice home for like three $5000 turns into 150,000 come on finding $150,000 I have me a nice little cottage forget about the van I would not spend that much money even if I won the lotto that’s crazy I know some people wouldn’t great but my goodness now tiny living is so expensive you can afford it and that’s why I got started because people couldn’t afford to live in apartments and houses or buy them now you can’t afford tiny living so sad

  • J K
    J K

    👍

  • Andrew Grey
    Andrew Grey

    You dont number 2 in the van. All touring bands know that rule.

  • Uber Adventure
    Uber Adventure

    They make AC swamp coolers that are super energy efficient and run on 12v so it's perfect for off-grid life

  • C.S.Rodney
    C.S.Rodney

    Could you just imagine if you guys would install all those things that the Revel has that the Sprinter don't have, BUT WAIT you guys are too lazy to even imagine all those things and even more lazy to actually install them....

  • DAVID THOMPSON
    DAVID THOMPSON

    This dude is prone to accidents

  • Roo
    Roo

    I love you guys..but things have gotten boring. Sorry❤️

  • David Habart
    David Habart

    Your not supposed climb the ladder on the back door you remove the ladder from the back door and pull on special mount point on the side

  • Ardy Goudarzi
    Ardy Goudarzi

    I am planning to start travelling all over the world with a small RV that i can use it as a car and park inside the cities. I know nothing about RVs and just start learning. Where should i start. Lots of info and different combination it is so confusing.

    • Ardy Goudarzi
      Ardy Goudarzi

      I am ready to DIY too.

  • Guncho06
    Guncho06

    What jacket are you wearing? It's cool.

  • Cawayne Picton
    Cawayne Picton

    U should buy this van

  • Suaosbfn Dsjtjwifn
    Suaosbfn Dsjtjwifn

    I love that I only spent 6k and I’m doing the exact same stuff

  • Topwater Tony
    Topwater Tony

    Excellent !!!

  • Deniera
    Deniera

    Honestly I think a lot of the points for the expensive one come from the fact that it was engineered by professionals while you built yours yourselves with a rough idea of what you'd need (in terms of space and storage). Now you actually know exactly what you need and want... so I think if you could totally build your perfect van for a fraction of the cost. $150.000 for a car is just outrageous in my opinion.

  • 67UR1
    67UR1

    08:38 ... 120k, and the builders not use spirit level? 😟

  • Kristen Jones
    Kristen Jones

    When you screamed a bird made that sound too

  • Matteo 70
    Matteo 70

    The "sink drain pump" sounds like a tank climbing up a hill and the vertical pantry is no a slide out. For 150k is no good for they could surely find a less noisy pump and have done a tour in the neares IKEA store to find a slide out pantry. I don't argue the overall quality but honestly i saw much better at a fraction of the cost in DIY conversion - or lower budget as well. Just my two cents...

  • FrancisSpeak Life
    FrancisSpeak Life

    whats annoying about videos like this? I pay monthly fee to UZload so I don't have to watch adds yet I'm watching adds. fuck me.

  • James Nohl
    James Nohl

    Hey guys, I live in a 2019 backcountry Travel trailer. I’m looking at purchasing a class b . Any advice as far as which class b can handle our brutal - 40 winters?? Dealing with the cold is my #1 concern. Thanks for your time . Peace

    • Sheila Athay
      Sheila Athay

      Keep the sink or tub drizzling in the winter to prevent freezing.

  • Legless LEGO Darth Maul
    Legless LEGO Darth Maul

    If the awning is not the SunSetter Retractable Awning, then I don’t want it.

  • Live Differently
    Live Differently

    👀Rich Rebuild

  • joanna harvey
    joanna harvey

    (her daughter) are those for sale?

  • Sawyer Dieckman
    Sawyer Dieckman

    Or put 10k into a school bus

  • James Faction
    James Faction

    Lots of food for thought for upgrades...

  • JP3
    JP3

    so you had a propane leak and you set the leak on fire? why am i not subscribed to this channel!?

  • nbreretonb99
    nbreretonb99

    new van new van new van new van

  • nbreretonb99
    nbreretonb99

    say it with me kids new van

  • nbreretonb99
    nbreretonb99

    new van

  • Judd Film Productions
    Judd Film Productions

    You should look at afvbuilds.com they take everything that you want from the $175K van and sell the entire package Van and Upfits for just under $100K Its the best I have ever seen for that price!

  • Stephanie Vegter
    Stephanie Vegter

    🇿🇦♥️♥️

  • Sailing Rona AKA Breezy Rider
    Sailing Rona AKA Breezy Rider

    The more complicated it is the more there is to go wrong and even if you can afford to pay somebody to fix it for you (which most van dwellers cannot) you still gotta find the person and bring the van to them, all of which takes time. Keep it simple...

  • Mr. Gigi
    Mr. Gigi

    You can buy a brend new van with less than that money.

  • brrrlak
    brrrlak

    0:19 did he use a lighter to check for a gas leak?

  • Nigel Silva
    Nigel Silva

    9:05 I winced

  • Gary Gallant
    Gary Gallant

    Fun if your 12 yrs old.

  • ReaTexas
    ReaTexas

    Clutch LOLOL

  • toneloak
    toneloak

    Those features are not worth an extra 100k I think but that van is not priced to be owned outright.

  • Hunter Stansbury
    Hunter Stansbury

    I’ve been wondering why he don’t just pee outside instead of inside bc it would save more room in the pee bucket

  • Phil Balogh
    Phil Balogh

    They put a lot of convenience in the Revel, but not more functionality for $100,000 more. Although the toilet set up in the Revel way better. And I love, love the roominess of your van verses the the revel, cause at 6’3” their bed and table size are deal killers. Fun comparison, great video.

  • Ralph Buchwitz
    Ralph Buchwitz

    A commercial done by the class clown. Go find a job! Did you not intend to do travel vlogs? All I've seen is you drive around and break things. Not worth watching anymore...

  • Fred
    Fred

    There is no such thing as a perfectly built RV but in my opinion this van uzload.info/fun/Z5Vpfmnct42jm4E/video comes close to perfect. I recommend anyone check this out, you won't be disappointed.

  • MeesterDash
    MeesterDash

    "Gives you just enough room to mount the bed horizontally"... Yeah, I hate those vertical beds.

  • xandersons
    xandersons

    nice guys, nice Vans. but honestly, I prefer yours and the Details, you can still fix if u want to.

  • Duke of Prunes II
    Duke of Prunes II

    Burning up $150K negates almost every benefit of camping in a van. Invest $145K of the money into an Edward Jones account, and use the remaining $5K to covert and old box van.

  • Kaisers Playlist
    Kaisers Playlist

    Why are you in the desert though ?

  • Red
    Red

    how much would it cost to upgrade your van to a build similair to the revalate with only the features you want?

  • Red
    Red

    12:00 shed probably never really lock herself in the bathroom LOL but I guess its peace of mind.

  • Robert Sliwowski
    Robert Sliwowski

    Chłopie skąd żeś wziął tą egzaltowaną babę? Czy każda Amerykanka jest tak egzaltowana? Chłopie uciekaj chyba że sam jesteś taki. Współczuje ci bardzo!

  • Dolin Ahongshangbam
    Dolin Ahongshangbam

    Is it me or does she sounds like dani daniels

  • Breeze Mccaig
    Breeze Mccaig

    ::cries in 6'3":: ::Laughs in Sequoia::

  • Christie Bronson
    Christie Bronson

    How did I miss the couple who has traveled the world is also now into the trend of van living?!!!

  • Tomasz Surażyński
    Tomasz Surażyński

    Hallo! Very nice life UZload got. I just wonder If You got any children...

  • steven Moskalev
    steven Moskalev

    awesome video

  • Rylan Harmon
    Rylan Harmon

    Just buy one

  • koejoe
    koejoe

    Great video, thanks guys

  • Shane Robinson
    Shane Robinson

    A/C is best, but if you can pickup ice every couple days, I had a great experience with a DIY A/C : Plastic ice chest / cooler with a drain to let water out - you could probably reuse it - as you add ice; bilge pump in the bottom to pump ice water up through a heater core (from any vehicle, mine was from a ford bronco I think) and then back down. Add two vents on top, one to let air in, one attach to an adjustable dryer vent elbow - and then a roadpro tornado fan - almost exactly the same size, runs on DC just like the bilge pump; or use a flexible pipe if preferred, and stick the end under your blanket. shivering cold on 100+ F nights. I went with this design because it isn't a swamp cooler, so it doesn't add significant humidity, and works in humid climates as well. Thanks!

  • I love data
    I love data

    whats the model of you van?

  • Tony Lee
    Tony Lee

    Rich people are sickening. However, I would not be able to live or sleep in a van.

  • Conrad Shields
    Conrad Shields

    Would you consider taking some of those nifty features and incorporating them into your van through a refit. Bed design seems quite easy to incorporate to your existing setup (keeping the existing seats and have a slim piece drop down to fill the middle - design a foldaway table).

  • Conjoquanito
    Conjoquanito

    Being a dutch european its so weird for me to see the prices in america like its crazy the differences in all kind of things

  • Florin O.
    Florin O.

    You were really lucky you escaped unharmed from that gas leak testing with a lighter. You never ever test gas leaks with fire.

  • Mr. Clean
    Mr. Clean

    millennials... i hate 'em.

  • RLT
    RLT

    You can spend $10,000 on your van and have most of the same upgrades. You can also spend $50,000. It just depends on how selective you are. Either way, there is a lot you can do with $100,000 and fancy windows, urine removal and an outdoor table aren't the way I would go.

  • shifty picle
    shifty picle

    For 150k you could by a 45 foot boat and sail the entire world. Why by a van

  • NihatNL
    NihatNL

    Nice video!

  • Johnny Applesead
    Johnny Applesead

    Honda does make a very nice very quiet generator

  • Andrei Bejan
    Andrei Bejan

    you should take a look at some romanian travel vloggers with their home made vans you have a lot to learn.

  • Becoming CanNoy
    Becoming CanNoy

    This is very informative.it is good info to people planning a van life thank tou for sharing.enjoy your journey.

  • Thomas Quattrocchi
    Thomas Quattrocchi

    you guys should get the 150k one, it looks so worth it

  • CBR R****
    CBR R****

    Garbage. TOTAL GARBAGE.

  • Peace Love
    Peace Love

    Beautiful Couple, Wonderful Life!

  • Jon Moran
    Jon Moran

    Sorry, but Americans pay way too much for mass produced junk.

  • Lead Sled
    Lead Sled

    Great way to see how a someone else built thier custom van.

  • JAY LTC
    JAY LTC

    I swear people are crazy to buy something like this.. I can think of $150,000 more ways of putting that money to use than buying a luxury van..

  • Marcel Straile
    Marcel Straile

    It’s good until you need to fix all of this stuff

  • Rich Samuel
    Rich Samuel

    Guys it must be difficult to have to CONSTANTLY come up with content to keep us entertained. This was a great video.

  • BigDannyK
    BigDannyK

    Montana plates

  • Chester Divish
    Chester Divish

    I hope you guys total the 150k and owe it all and have to sell the other one just to pay for your medical bills and then you have to declare bankruptcy and start working a regular job

  • Nina Blua Kitten
    Nina Blua Kitten

    Nice to always see Kara and Nate :D

  • gotanygrapes831
    gotanygrapes831

    You guys are meant for each other lol

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    Muhammad Siddiqui

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  • lanners86
    lanners86

    What a pair of drips

  • Heather Shobe
    Heather Shobe

    No bloopers 🙆🏻‍♀️🤣?! This was interesting to watch! Thanks for sharing!! Stay you 😘

  • Cheryl Parrish
    Cheryl Parrish

    Newer models have bigger tables. ;) Nice review. :)

  • rdsii64
    rdsii64

    Your van looks like home. The expensive one looks like an RV

  • Alexandra Stevens
    Alexandra Stevens

    If I'm honest although the expensive van has more mod cons I personally would prefer yours, its the feeling of being in a home compared to being in a weekend break vehicle, nice but only for holidays, their are things in the new van that you could adapt to yours if you wanted to but if you were happy with your choices then if its not broken don't fix it. Take care and stay safe x

  • Antoni P
    Antoni P

    I personally prefer yours

  • Corza 4x4
    Corza 4x4

    Thoroughly enjoyed the video, it’s nice to see a comparison like that, definitely some cool features in the pro opposed to the diy but now you know how you can upgrade yours (fly screen, electronic bed)

  • mofoq
    mofoq

    just means you guys now have future upgrade ideas for your own van 😉

  • Peace & Namaste
    Peace & Namaste

    The 150k one is cool, but it’s not worth it

  • Shawn Jordan
    Shawn Jordan

    whelp im screwd 6'3

  • far que
    far que

    how much did you get paid for this promotion BUT PLEASE TELL ME IF I AM WRONG ,just say no ,we didnt get paid but no reply will say I am right ,you monitor these replies all the time ,right

  • MrAdy0207
    MrAdy0207

    I would rather live in a Lambo than in that van, for the same price.

  • Jubilee Plays Roblox
    Jubilee Plays Roblox

    Poor poor nick

  • Jubilee Plays Roblox
    Jubilee Plays Roblox

    Not to be rude but the bed is too small for anyone to sleep on it lol

  • Di O
    Di O

    Re/ Your Sprinter: where did you get the safe? That’s the perfect size for our teardrop camper. I am a photographer and stowing my gear safely and securely is always a concern. I’d love to know where you got it. This was my first time watching. So much fun to watch you two and I loved the off camera gasps and giggling. Adorable!! Will be back for sure.

  • Mirella Davis
    Mirella Davis

    “Put the camera down, I need your help” 😂

  • Yuzuki Isa
    Yuzuki Isa

    I think the 150 k one to