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Hi,

Yes, pictures please. Does it have skid plates.

If you straddle the sidewalk with the van parked and off and brake set. Chock the wheels with 2x4 and put cardboard down, crawl under with camera and get some nice photos, please.

Thank you,

TA
 

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Yes, yes pictured please.....

And congrats, you are the envy of many Transit owners. :)

Cheers,

GRC
 

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I am anxiously waiting on their list to get mine done.

Any extra choices......... like adding an Air Locker or something while he does them? Just was hoping to make it a little more capable yet.
 

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C'mon 4wd guys. Where's the beef? We want to see pics of the lift and how it was done, see what was changed with the 4wd kit.

Anyone willing to climb under their van with a camera?
Yeah...no kiddin'! Every time one of these dudes busts out the 4X porn, none of them ever give us the money shots. I wanna look underneath the front end of that thing.

If I had one of these, there'd be closeups. Probably a few with my grin from ear to ear.

I love my work van so much I'm actually considering swapping out my personal pickup for one of these.
 

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Noobie to the FTUSAF here and *still* believe the a Transit and aftermkt. 4x4 conversion is in my future. It won't be easy making the choice between the QV, SMB, and Quigley options. All limitations aside, doesn't this QV conversion look pretty low underneath? I mean clearance wise, we're talking front to rear skid plates a must. I'm guessing the QV's a 4" lift and the Quigley's is still only 2".

I'm trying to figure out where to budget this project from factory order to phases of conversion so $12,000 give or take for 2" or 4" higher clearance sounds a little crazy. Maybe that's the hurdle I've yet to "clear" mentally that other Transit 4x4 potential and real owners have long passed.

Still on board . . .
 

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My Quadvan

Just got my unit converted last week. Good guys at quadvan that do good work. I have some rubbing still that I'm working on rectifying and I will get that sorted one way or another. Also got them to put 3.73 gears for my Ecoboosted Transit that came with 3.31.

Tires im running are a full 32" tall so they may be one of the largest diameter on these for now???

Here are the pics. I'm super happy with the look and stance, it's what I had in my head for quite some time. Enjoy.





 

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Thanks for the photos. Starting to like that Aluminess bumper sans the brush guards. Finally heading to Quigley next weekend for the drop-off, and took the leap and ordered the Ronal R44's.
 

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Finally got my T250 Quadvan. Could not be happier. Very high quality product!


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Hello,

Based on your screen name I was hoping you could help me understand how well a medium roof 2wd van would work in Montana as a daily driver.
We are looking to relocate to Montana within the next couple of years and i am worried that without 4x4 I might regret owning one as my daily driver over my truck that I currently have.

What are your thoughts? I wish I could have them both but that isn't in the cards.
 

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Hello,

Based on your screen name I was hoping you could help me understand how well a medium roof 2wd van would work in Montana as a daily driver.
We are looking to relocate to Montana within the next couple of years and i am worried that without 4x4 I might regret owning one as my daily driver over my truck that I currently have.

What are your thoughts? I wish I could have them both but that isn't in the cards.
Saw your comment on using your van as a daily driver in Montana. From my perspective, the answer depends on where in the state you are moving. East Montana has significantly different weather than west and south-west Montana.
I live in the Flathead valley and have a 350HD XLT. Forum members and friends said to stay away from a dually in the snow/ice, but when I put on studded tires in the back and K2Os in the front, along with a an Eaton LSD, I've had no problems driving the van in any weather conditions.
In the past year, Transits in the valley have become as common as flys on sh--. Must be 50+ of them in all shapes and sizes here in the valley. (Majority are cargo version, with business graphics on them, but that means they are driving them year round.)

If you plan on living where there are gravel roads, and steeper hills, you could have problems. Luckily, the majority of the roads here are plowed or hard pack so it has been no problem.
 

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I drove the van in 2WD for one winter and it did ok. I would say over all it is needed without question. While at a stop on an incline and making a turn van won’t go until 4WD engaged. If you drive on the interstate and around city streets you’ll do ok with the limited slip.

Also depends on how much weight you have in the rear end. We run really light when using the van as a daily driver.


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I too had mine for one winter before doing the Quigley thing. You do not want a 2wd/1wd Transit in Montana. As I said before there have been instances that even with BFG AT KO2's all around & limited slip sometimes I have to engage 4x4 just to move forward.

I spent many years in Montana, the mountain forest roads require seasonal grading contracts just to remain passable. I know I sound like an old man but I cut my teeth on a Cat 12 doing just that, good memories and beautiful scenery.
 
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