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travelpics. by Molly Buzzway - Mon, 09 Oct 2017 09:34:51 EST ID:nTIrRein No.35476 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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just pics of places you've been to.
Guess the location in spoilers

Tonle Sap lake, Cambodia
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Molly Buzzway - Mon, 09 Oct 2017 09:44:53 EST ID:nTIrRein No.35477 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>35476
Thu Bon river mouth, Vietnam
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Molly Buzzway - Mon, 09 Oct 2017 09:50:35 EST ID:nTIrRein No.35478 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>35476
Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
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Molly Buzzway - Mon, 09 Oct 2017 10:17:15 EST ID:nTIrRein No.35479 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>35478
Hanoi, Vietnam
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Molly Buzzway - Mon, 09 Oct 2017 10:23:38 EST ID:nTIrRein No.35480 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>35479
street market in Hong Kong


Biking 101 by Graham Guttingstock - Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:46:44 EST ID:c12rQIID No.35089 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Sup /vroom/

Where can I learn about the bike gears? (1-3) & (1-6)

What is there to know about general bike upkeep? Like checking tire pressure and making sure everything is lubricated

Are there any resources about "pimping out" and modding bikes with accessories and that sorta stuff?
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Martha Porringhood - Wed, 10 May 2017 05:59:01 EST ID:yInb+y+p No.35122 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>35089
Learn how to fix your bike?
Bicycle Repair Manual
https://volafile.io/r/9pv7wn5r

Bonus:
http://www.bicycles.net.au/2017/03/berlin-bike-show-showcases-the-latest-trends-in-cycling-photo-gallery/
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Rebecca Pongerstock - Wed, 28 Jun 2017 08:33:33 EST ID:FkTDJU1F No.35249 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>35089
Pimp yourself out; bicycles need to be light, yo.
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Thomas Fettingfoot - Sat, 05 Aug 2017 22:01:54 EST ID:pUDvby1l No.35335 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Bicycle trails that avoid cars are the best
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Matilda Worthingfuck - Sun, 01 Oct 2017 08:35:14 EST ID:7O+PDJ2n No.35463 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>35089
Bike gears have a lot of overlap. Mostly you want to set your front cog (1-3) based on the general slope of the terrain and make fine adjustments with the rear (6).
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Caroline Nucklelark - Tue, 03 Oct 2017 03:54:34 EST ID:/KwTebKA No.35472 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Like a soldiers rifle, keep your bike clean. From both a psychological and a physical perspective it will work better and faster.

This channel here shows a good 5 min bike clean, good guides for all kinds of repairs can be found here.
For most repairs I think its better to buy the tools and DIY, It will save money in the long term, and will give you a better understanding of your bike.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QvzVRxlIUL0
Personal advice: buy a chain length checker tool and use it every few months, replacing your chain when necessary. Eventually your chain gets longer as it wears, and this chain will gradually destroy the gears. Replacing gears and chain is expensive and arduous, so avoid it!


aero plane by Ian Pinkinkire - Wed, 20 Sep 2017 22:19:32 EST ID:EUv5Djrj No.35442 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Gonna fly for the first time, short flight should be less then 2 hours. Gonna go with spirit cus I'm a poor nigga.

What should I expect? Should I pre-lube my butthole for the TSA or do they provide lube?

>MFW they say flying is statistically the safest way to travel but I still wish I had a parachute
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Nicholas Chunnerlock - Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:12:59 EST ID:RhcgsOtw No.35444 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35442
Don't make jokes or do anything other than be a complete robot dead serious the whole way and you'll be fine. Don't even speak to the fat troll ladies that work as TSA agents.
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CrazyFolksTribe !owU3wSU682 - Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:27:54 EST ID:yJKvTk7F No.35445 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Before you even get to security, make sure there are no coins hiding in your pockets. They gave me a pat-down once and I wasn't sure if I'd been randomly selected or what. But after they let me through, I realized I'd entered the metal detector with a nickel in the bottom of my pocket. Whoops!

Get a window seat if you can. That way, you won't have to deal with your neighbor getting up to use the bathroom (you wouldn't think many people would use the bathroom on a two-hour flight, but it happens).

Bring the smallest carry-on bag you can get away with.

Eat lots beforehand so you won't get the urge to buy overpriced food at the airport.

I usually have anxiety going into new situations but I enjoyed flying from the first time. Waiting in the terminal sucks, but the takeoff, landing, and aerial views can be fun.
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CrazyFolksTribe !owU3wSU682 - Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:49:26 EST ID:yJKvTk7F No.35446 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35444
And this. Don't bring obviously sketchy items and don't act like a lunatic and things will go smoothly. TSA agents aren't always friendly (Who can blame 'em? They have to deal with government bullshit and the irritable public.) but they generally get you through security in a timely manner.
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Ian Pinkinkire - Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:34:37 EST ID:EUv5Djrj No.35447 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Looks like I can bring a 18" x 14" x 8" carry on bag free where can I find something of that size? Any recommendations?
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Fucking Bungershaw - Fri, 22 Sep 2017 02:45:31 EST ID:F6Y82VKl No.35448 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35444
>Don't make jokes or do anything other than be a complete robot dead serious the whole way and you'll be fine.

What a magical world we have created.


Californian driving in the everyday by Lydia Dingerhall - Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:21:24 EST ID:AliVfKWJ No.35435 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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In this thread we ask the question,

"why in the fuck cant californians use their goddamn blinkers before making turns or lane changes?!"

My conclusion is that everybody in California is literally retarded and shouldnt be driving.

So since im tired of almost getting hit everytime i drive, lets start a new trend. Everytime i get cut off, or mr. Jackass decides not to use their blinker, im gonna throw a handful of pennies as hard as i fucking can at your car. :)
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George Sebblestock - Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:02:11 EST ID:sBI+3mYH No.35436 Ignore Report Quick Reply
actually the further north up the west coast you go, the more aggressive the drivers. in terms of driving aggression/tailgating/cutting off/extreme lane changing, etc. i would say BC > WA > CA > OR


I'm Gonna Do It by George Smallhall - Tue, 07 Feb 2017 12:33:04 EST ID:MOamb9yK No.34790 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I've lived 1/4 of my life as an expat almost half way around the world without stepping foot back into the Western world (best period of my life actually) but I have gotten both bored and too comfortable. So, I am going to move to Nepal, I know very little about the place apart from Buddhism which I semi follow and the usual stuff, mountain etc.
I plan on moving to Pokhara and lets see how things go. I knew nothing about Asia when I first moved there and I survived, so why not survive again on round #2...
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Henry Blannerville - Tue, 07 Feb 2017 19:16:44 EST ID:qq9fKA5q No.34791 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>34790
how are you funding this? please be clear and don't leave out some crucial part like that inheritance you got or whatever

question 2--why are you not sailing the world?
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Fuck Hendlematch - Thu, 09 Feb 2017 18:00:41 EST ID:DT61jxM/ No.34794 Ignore Report Quick Reply
what countries have you live in?
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Fuck Fablingfuck - Thu, 07 Sep 2017 12:36:06 EST ID:bidgq+0I No.35421 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>34790
you are gonna have more than enough weed. Great country, altough i only lived 4 months there. Rent is cheap af. Dont go for *anything* tourist and you basically wont be spending money. Never was in pokhara but in kathmandu there are a lot of unorthodox ways to make money as a foreigner


2015 Legacy 2.5i Limited by Earthly Wayferer - Sun, 03 Sep 2017 12:19:37 EST ID:f2bgb8Yx No.35405 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hey I was considering purchasing a 2015 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Limited but have been informed that Legacy's up to the 2014 model year have the Takata airbags that have caused deaths and injuries due to shrapnel shooting from the airbag inflator from the front passenger airbag into the driver. Some people told me the 2015 model Legacy gets it even though the Subaru Legacy says only up to year 2014.

I'm a cross because the Legacy has the safety gadgets I'm looking for but this Takata airbag recall and other recalls commonly associated with Subarus listed on their website make me question buying this Legacy.

I'm thinking of getting a Volvo or Hyundai which are two cars that don't have Takata airbags and have any safety recalls that harm the vehicle's occupants. I know it's like a 0.8% the Takata airbags hurt you but it's not worth it to me to drive knowing it would injure or kill me. Meh. Should I get the 2015 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Limited or which other vehicle would be worth looking at?
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Sophie Shakewater - Sun, 03 Sep 2017 17:23:35 EST ID:kLBxN1J0 No.35406 Ignore Report Quick Reply
if it was sent in for recall wouldn't the airbags been replaced? If it bugs you that much then I'd say look at other cars. I know a couple people who've bought hyundais who are very happy with them.

That being said my mom bought a subaru outback a few years ago and she likes it.


About 6 months of backpacking ahead by David Brookcocke - Tue, 11 Apr 2017 10:09:04 EST ID:FpMClnTb No.35034 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Anyone here done the whole South-East asia backpacking trail thing here?
Im leaving in June to go to Tokyo then to South Korea and basically overland all along the coast from Shanghai to Singapore. A couple of weeks for Java and Bali and then onto australia. Im going solo, except for a week with friends at the start in Tokyo. I have a few destinations picked out, most of them are the well known big ones you'll find in most travel guides.

I just wanted to ask anyone from here to share their experience of backpacking and shit to see/do along that route.
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Rebecca Gommleford - Thu, 13 Apr 2017 04:27:10 EST ID:FpMClnTb No.35046 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35044
thanks. Lol I didnt even know about happy pizzas, will find. Def gon try some mushroom shakes too.

>>35042
yeah, I'll have to be careful.

>>35035
I was planning to go to Taipei at first, then I swapped it for Hangshan in china. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xbM8DL3ubzo look at this shit. Visas are on the way.
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Doris Goblingdod - Fri, 28 Apr 2017 06:42:29 EST ID:uH/dgx+R No.35086 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35035
+1. Taipei is phenomenal! Was a true blessing to visit Taiwan after having been in Ho Chi Minh City for a bit over a week. Ho Chi Minh was great and all, but goddamn, the pollution, rude people grabbing you to sell knockoff-whatevers, all that sort of shit gets old after a short while. Can recommend both places, though.
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Augustus Fammerwick - Wed, 26 Jul 2017 06:31:39 EST ID:Bx+BYz0V No.35313 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Did you stop by Singapore?
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Simon Dittingfuck - Wed, 02 Aug 2017 01:38:30 EST ID:xY6gtnhL No.35330 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Fuck some asian bitches and post that shit online.
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Dr. Mario !gWLn19/oKs - Thu, 31 Aug 2017 01:08:57 EST ID:YIhzI9Cu No.35385 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35034
I'm planning a multi month SE Asia travel trip.

Will post eventually.


;oo0oooOO0000oo by Priscilla Menkinham - Thu, 24 Aug 2017 01:00:50 EST ID:kLBxN1J0 No.35355 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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should I sell my subaru wrx and buy a dodge charger r/t?
;oo
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Doris Fomblekidge - Tue, 29 Aug 2017 21:45:57 EST ID:xbi2YeVg No.35378 Ignore Report Quick Reply
just watched a video of a guy with a 6.0l ls in an s2000 with a big turbo and the hood was on

v8 pushrods are great because they're small

I would rather have a wrx over a charger I think, no stick in the charger? these questions are always dumb though because you have to drive them to know
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Nell Pickfoot - Wed, 30 Aug 2017 04:01:18 EST ID:kLBxN1J0 No.35381 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35378
chargers dont come with a manual transmission. To both of you I am most definitely getting rid of the Subaru as after the accident it bugs the shit out of me and I want something that rides quieter and either gets better fuel economy or offers me something (Like the sound of a v8 in the Charger)

Other cars I was considering were actually a manual transmission chevrolet cruze and a toyota IA. I may look at a Honda fit or a hyundai accent but I would prefer getting an American car. (I know dodges are assembled in Canada) These are all waaaaaaaaaaay different from a V8 boat but if I were to get a cheaper car I would have quite the chunk of change after selling my subaru.

The subaru has 16k miles on it ...
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Fuck Buddlestodge - Wed, 30 Aug 2017 16:20:36 EST ID:Z/s84Jm/ No.35382 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35381
After everything you just said, I want to hug you. Back when I sold cars on the side, I'd get some kid like yourself to come along once or twice a year. And holy shit could I make a killing off you types.

It is your money so spend it how you want but holy fuck guys, that shit is just dumb all around in so many different ways.

>I am most definitely getting rid of the Subaru as after the accident it bugs the shit out of me and I want something that rides quieter
What kind of accident? I don't know how old your Subaru is but if it has 16k it is likely near new so you've probably got a lot of debt on it and possibly negative equity. Which translates to HOLD THE FUCK ONTO YOUR FUCKING CAR HELLO? NEGATIVE EQUITY!?!?!!

>I want something that rides quieter
Then a used Charger is not for you.

>and either gets better fuel economy
Then a Charger is not for you.

>or offers me something (Like the sound of a v8 in the Charger)
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Oliver Sigglewadge - Wed, 30 Aug 2017 20:17:31 EST ID:tVPP9NFR No.35383 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35382
I like you, angry salty car guy who shows up sometimes. you have that jaded appeal like a burnt out salesman or something.

I'll take pretty much any boxer over a weak v8, sound wise. weak v8 is really disappointing sounding.

old shit cars are still best tho, mainly cause weight, and
>borrow money for car?! when you aren't retired on a yacht already?!

the charger weighs 1000lbs more than the wrx. you're gonna feel it bro
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Shit Clarrymurk - Thu, 31 Aug 2017 00:07:57 EST ID:kLBxN1J0 No.35384 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35382
The subaru was paid for in cash, new

It was a rear end accident where a hyundai hit me at 40mph while I was at a red light. Not good and should have been totaled. paid 27k after tax for it and bluebook for it is close to 24k. I have yet to get the diminished value from insurance. I want to get rid of it because it bugs the shit out of me and doesn't feel right anymore because the seats were fucked because of how hard we got hit and it never has felt 100 percent since getting fixed.

I've also driven a new charger R/T and I liked the way it rode. I'm not after cornering performance because I have a motorcycle that is plenty fun in that setting.

So I'm torn between selling the car, buying an econobox and pocketing the leftover cash or getting something that's "fun"

although now that I'm typing this and thinking about it, that subaru was a "fun" car and now I just want to get rid of it - albeit due to an accident.

call me whatever you want, but I'm looking at new for whatever I get. I wont ever pay over invoice for a car, that's how my dad used to buy cars and how I intend to do so


Liveaboard Life by Reuben Miffingbury - Tue, 01 Dec 2015 12:29:39 EST ID:5DvRBJj3 No.33125 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hey /vroom/,

So I've been saving money for a year now and living cheap at my parent's place with the general plan that "I'm going to go travelling when I feel ready." Well, I have around 10,000 saved and am feeling pretty ready to go out and do something!

So initially I thought of backpacking for a few months, but plane tickets would eat up most of my savings and then when it's over it's over, time to save money again.

Then I thought of two other things I'd like to do - living in an RV or a Sailboat.

I have years of experience with both RV camping and Boating, so I'm pretty confident on the technical side of things. I guess why I'm posting is just to get it out there - fuck it, I think I'm gonna drive down to the beach after christmas and trade my car for a sailboat and start following the coast!

I work online and don't need 24/7 internet access so long as I can connect every few days to upload documents and answer emails. That and I'm open to the random odd jobs on shore.

Anyone on 420chan ever done the liveaboard thing? What was your experience?
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Sidney Hemmlekare - Sun, 07 May 2017 12:34:15 EST ID:9PstFYNW No.35112 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35098
so this is it huh? i enjoyed reading bits about life mate, you're the proof that you can just say fuck it and follow your dreams. wish i had wits and guts to make myself happy. adios amigo!
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Nell Fuckingshit - Sun, 07 May 2017 14:23:34 EST ID:jqLITW2j No.35116 Ignore Report Quick Reply
with all SLAYER and respect, did op run out of money? because that'd be the deal breaker for me. I just need to get a passive income stream and some experience...then I can be a cool sailor guy too
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Zhim - Thu, 11 May 2017 08:18:52 EST ID:C77gzDit No.35124 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35100
>>35101
>>35112

Thanks for sharing in my journey guys, it was great having a place to ramble on about what I was doing out here.

As for tips on sailing and boating, I highly recommend getting over the anxiety of taking the boat out onto the water. I've seen a lot of people in the past year and a half who bought boats only to sit in a slip or have it on a trailer in their yard for the whole process. And without ever being asked they're quick to give you all their excuses - "I have no time" or "it needs more work." Most of them will tell you all the parts it needs, and no joke it's usually cosmetic things. The truth is they're afraid to take the boat out and so they never do.

My boat was never in proper "seaworthy" condition by rich people's standards, but I went sailing hundreds of times anyways and only had the engine give me trouble once. Grab sailing for dummies and get on the water!

Taken as a larger example, I think a lot of people are afraid to travel or do something they want for similar reasons. They never have the time or money or they're sick. If you think like that you'll never get into an adventure.

>>35112

Didn't run out of money, but that would certainly make it tough to sustain this. You've gotta have some basic income or getting hurt or sick or hungry could pose some serious threats to you. I have a decent amount of money saved up still, and will be using it to set up the next part of my life. I guess I just feel complete with this part of my life now, other than the fact that it's fun I have no reason to continue it. I learned to sail and had my fun. But I've got to admit, I'm ready for indoor plumbing, A/C, and a kitchen again! Plus, I've got lots of music projects I started out here that I'd like to tackle more seriously now and that's tough to do on a rocking boat with wind blowing rigging around.
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Martin Derringshaw - Wed, 24 May 2017 17:10:13 EST ID:S8/iomwG No.35175 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Interesting fucking read, op. Definitely inspired by/jealous of your awesome adventures. I've met a lot of really cool travelers through my current job who have been an inspiration for me to do the same.

I've been living on my own and in serious relationships the whole time since getting out of highschool ten years ago and I have to say I have no desire now of living a traditional lifestyle. I'm a homeowner (primary on a co-loan), and have kept horses/goats, almost got married twice. I know what the every day life is like, and there's no consolation for me there. I spent the last year living alone, working, doing a bunch of psychedelics/empathogens, writing music, and having decent amounts of wild sex, and I quickly realized I don't care for that either.

I put in my one month notice with my landlords last week, I'm getting rid of/storing my furniture, going to spend the rest of the year couch surfing/living out of my car while I save money to travel. I should have my new car paid off and about $10,000 saved up by the end of this year. All expenses tallied this should be enough to travel for a minimum of six months cross country if I like it enough.

I'm not expecting much out of this besides a breath of fresh air from the hum drum of ordinary life. Good to read other people's stories. Like I said I've met a lot of travelers through my job and they're always the most interesting and likeable people that I come across.
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Eliza Bluzzlesodge - Mon, 28 Aug 2017 20:59:27 EST ID:tKCGBcot No.35371 Ignore Report Quick Reply
hey boatman is your boat ok?


Chicago & Portland by Rebecca Gesslenare - Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:40:37 EST ID:J5dUHswS No.35305 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I'm taking Amtrak from Washington, DC to Seattle with layovers in Chicago (9:45AM - 2:15PM) and Portland, Oregon (10:30AM - 6:00PM). any recommendations on shit to do on the layovers?
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Low-key - Sat, 26 Aug 2017 04:06:00 EST ID:vu1I/GGV No.35361 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>35305
French restaurants
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Edwin Grandbury - Mon, 28 Aug 2017 04:16:55 EST ID:vppZ2vTX No.35365 Ignore Report Quick Reply
thats hardly enough time to do shit without a car. just try some restaurants i guess


buyin korea w/ mastah kard by Hannah Sankindag - Tue, 08 Aug 2017 14:31:06 EST ID:a8SHR3eB No.35340 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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hello everynyan
n lemme get str8 2 ze kaze
my kuso of a bank jewed me into gettan 2 master card credit uhh cards
one is casual 15$/y w/ 1.25k(up to 5k) limit while another is 50$/y 2.5(5)k limit
while im definitely gettin rid of one of them i dont seem to make up my mind which one exactly
besides, would embassy lemme in w/ just 5k anyways?
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Hannah Blatherford - Tue, 08 Aug 2017 18:48:48 EST ID:vKBL0Ykq No.35342 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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DICKS EVERYWHERE
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Henry Pockman - Wed, 09 Aug 2017 06:38:12 EST ID:a8SHR3eB No.35343 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>35342
hi how are you
fine thank you
My thoughts about this being inappropriate board were right ones, 9/10 threads are about cars not travels. Heck, /lang/ would do a better job


Buying a van to live/camp in by Priscilla Dorringgold - Sun, 18 Jun 2017 14:36:31 EST ID:y5SfCHsj No.35225 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Greetings, /vroom/. So I'm finally at a place where I have a halfway decent chunk of change saved up and I'm considering buying a van for the purpose of living in it. Yes I've already done a lot of research on this, I know it's not going to be easy and likely there will be a lot of trial and error involved. That said, the main purpose of this thread is figuring out where to get a used van for as little money as possible that will still fit my needs. This thread can serve as a van-dwelling general thread but that's my main concern.

A bit about me and my situation; I live in the US (Texas if we're being specific) and I'm wanting to move to Houston in December after I get out of school. I'm looking at the van as something of a short term dwelling because I feel like it would be incredibly difficult to live in a van in Texas in the Summer. It gets pretty hot here but hey, maybe one of you might have a solution to that. I have a gym membership so showering and whatnot shouldn't be an issue.

Specifically, by the end of this summer, I should have roughly $5000 saved up. I can either buy a van at that point or attempt to save up a little more between then and December. Realistically I could probably save another $500-$1000 in that time, probably not enough to make too much of a difference tbh. Anyways, I've been looking at some options on Craigslist. I'm also considering looking into police auctions as well, not sure if that'd be a waist of time or not. I'm flexible on the type of van: main things I'm looking for are reliability and no huge damaged areas. It could be a cargo van, a conversion van, hell even an old school Astro van. So long as it runs well and has a decent amount of space, I'm not too picky.

Any tips on where I should go? Or is there anything else for that matter that maybe I'm not factoring in? I'll be checking back on this thread regularly and look forward to any help I can get.
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Walter Momblegold - Sun, 30 Jul 2017 00:20:03 EST ID:EUv5Djrj No.35318 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Why not buy a old short bus? Tons of room in those things.
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Fanny Marrystadge - Sun, 30 Jul 2017 05:33:32 EST ID:LFbnmztE No.35319 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35318
School buses have a 45mph governor on them generally. And never more than 55 mph. Also, due to bus barns and maintenance, school buses are kept in service for so many years that they only get dumped when they are so beyond saving that the cost of buying a new bus is cheaper than repairing the old one.

You also have heavy truck grade everything on them making them a bitch to service and upkeep. A new set of tires would be well over 1200 dollars alone for shitty regrooves. That isn't even mounted either. Plus, school buses are complete turds in addition to all the other bullshit.
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Lydia Benkinham - Tue, 01 Aug 2017 01:05:03 EST ID:NxNS3g7i No.35328 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35319
> Plus, school buses are complete turds in addition to all the other bullshit.

Can you elaborate on that?
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Sidney Nedgecocke - Sun, 06 Aug 2017 15:28:09 EST ID:FVvEeN+k No.35337 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35328
Just look for an 80s Chevy G30 with a V8. Parts are cheap, easy to work on, and easy to modify. They come in van, full size van, and the rare but epic Hi-Cube (yep, High fuckin cube!) and they're solid fucking steel.
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Sidney Nedgecocke - Sun, 06 Aug 2017 15:32:59 EST ID:FVvEeN+k No.35338 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>35319
>governor
They're usually broken in the old ones. There was a trick for breaking them while driving that the drivers used to do all the time. Also, if it's not broke, just upgrade. That said, busses are not cost effective like you stated. Unless you plan on taking a band on tour with you, or otherwise bringing a crew to help with expenses, you're better off getting a box van or a flatbed dualy trruck and building onto it. Even if you can't weld, laying fiberglass is fucking easy... an if fiberglass is too expensive, just use a layer of wire mesh and some cotton duck cloth.


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