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Skookum

Make and Model

Ford

Wheel Base

148 Ext

Roof Height

High

Drive

AWD

Features

Custom 2023 Transit Ford Van conversion

Skookum a custom van build on a Ford Transit 148 EXT AWD platform.  Some of the features of Skookum are listed below:

  • Stoked Adventure Outfitters Yukon aluminum roof rack with NightRider LED light bar and 200 watt  Canadian Energy solar panel
  • Tofino aluminum brush guard
  • Moab nerf bars
  • Moab side ladder
  • CanBat 300 amp hour lithium battery bank
  • Planar Expedition heating system for hot water and cabin heat
  • Cedar ceiling
  • 2 MaxAir Vents
  • Custom cabinetry with bamboo counters
  • Galley with 2 burner stove/oven – Ruvatti sink
  • 119 liter fridge
  • 2 seating areas
  • Lonseal flooring throughout

Skookum: The Ultimate All-Weather Adventure Van

Skookum is a masterfully designed custom van built on the rugged Ford Transit 148 EXT AWD platform. Crafted to handle all terrains and weather conditions, Skookum is the ideal companion for adventure enthusiasts seeking both functionality and comfort. This custom van is equipped with top-of-the-line features that make every journey an extraordinary experience.

Exterior Features:

Skookum’s exterior is built to endure and impress. The Stoked Adventure Outfitters Yukon Aluminum Roof Rack is both durable and lightweight, providing ample space for additional storage. It is equipped with a powerful NightRider LED light bar, ensuring excellent visibility during nighttime adventures. The roof rack also houses a 200 Watt Canadian Energy Solar Panel, providing a sustainable and efficient power source for all your needs.

The Tofino Aluminum Brush Guard offers robust front-end protection, perfect for off-road excursions. It safeguards the van against debris and minor collisions, allowing you to navigate rough terrains with confidence. The Moab Nerf Bars add another layer of protection while making it easier to enter and exit the van, especially on uneven ground. Additionally, the Moab Side Ladder facilitates easy access to the roof rack, making it simple to load and unload gear.

Interior Features:

Stepping inside Skookum, you’ll find a thoughtfully designed interior that blends comfort and functionality. The Cedar Ceiling creates a warm, inviting atmosphere and adds a touch of natural elegance to the van’s interior. Cedar is also known for its aromatic properties and natural resistance to moisture, making it an ideal choice for van life.

The van is equipped with two MaxAir Vents, ensuring excellent ventilation and airflow throughout the interior. These vents are essential for maintaining a comfortable climate inside the van, whether you’re in hot or cold environments.

Custom Cabinetry with Bamboo Counters offers a sleek and modern aesthetic while providing ample storage space for all your belongings. Bamboo is a sustainable and durable material, perfect for withstanding the rigors of adventure travel. The cabinetry is designed to maximize space and functionality, ensuring that everything you need is within easy reach.

The Galley is a chef’s dream, equipped with a 2 Burner Stove/Oven and a Ruvatti Sink. This setup allows you to prepare and cook meals with ease, whether you’re parked at a scenic overlook or in the middle of the wilderness. The 119 Liter Fridge ensures that you have plenty of space to store fresh food and beverages, keeping your provisions cool and easily accessible.

Skookum features Two Seating Areas, providing versatile spaces for dining, working, or relaxing. These seating areas are designed for comfort and functionality, making the van a perfect mobile living space. Whether you’re entertaining guests or enjoying a quiet evening indoors, the seating arrangements offer flexibility to suit your needs.

Utility and Power Systems:

Skookum is equipped with a powerful CanBat 300 Amp Hour Lithium Battery Bank, providing reliable and long-lasting power for all your electronic devices and appliances. This high-capacity battery bank ensures you have plenty of power for extended off-grid adventures.

The Planar Expedition Heating System is a standout feature, providing both hot water and cabin heat. This system ensures you stay warm and comfortable in cold weather, and it offers the convenience of hot water for showers and cleaning.

Lonseal Flooring throughout the van adds to the durability and ease of maintenance. This high-quality flooring is designed to withstand heavy use while being easy to clean, making it perfect for the active adventurer.

Conclusion:

Skookum is the epitome of a custom adventure van, combining robust exterior features with a luxurious and functional interior. Built on the reliable Ford Transit 148 EXT AWD platform, it is designed to handle any terrain and weather condition with ease. Whether you’re embarking on a cross-country journey or a weekend getaway, Skookum offers everything you need to travel in comfort and style. From its advanced power systems to its elegant interior finishes, Skookum is your ultimate adventure companion.