Guest Coverage: Vanfest 18

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I’m generally pretty lucky when it comes to scheduling events around personal commitments, for the most part things just kind of work themselves out.

There are a few exceptions to this however and one event that seems to consistently fall on a weekend I’m busy is Vanfest.

If I even think that I’m going to be available a week later I get an invitation to something I can’t skip. It sucks. Thankfully I know a lot of people who attend each year which allows access to some pretty awesome coverage.

Last year Kristina Doyle was behind the lens and this year it’s Adam Douglas picking up the camera in one hand and and adult beverage in the other.

As always it looks like a great event and as always I wish I was there.

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Since this coverage is going to be mostly trucks here’s a wild Van to put the Van in Vanfest
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Executing a theme to the fullest
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Very interesting work in progress… C5 Vette wheels?
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Awesome cream coloured Caddy
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Fist gen s10s a plenty at Vanfest
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Awesome IRS and bed set-up in this first gen
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Love the subtle details in this paint, almost didn’t notice those scallops at first glance
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James has had a few issues with this truck this year but I’m assuming they all got sorted out
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The Tiki truck reppin Low Class Customz with it’s roof rack full of accessories
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Jeff and his wildly popular daily driver
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Things go up as well as down at Vanfest
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This would roll over my car as if it were a speed bump
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Hard to beat a laid out C10
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Chris (whose truck you may remember from Importfest last year) recently added suicide doors and brought his truck back to primer
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Can’t wait to see it in paint for a second time around
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Nice looking ’51 or so Ford
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Matt’s Ranger
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I love the classic style of this truck, it’s the exact thing that got me interested in Minis way back
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Gary’s Ranger which I need to shoot..
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Those of you that read Minitruckin’ may remember this truck from  the cover not too long ago
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…those of you who don’t might remember me drooling over it in the Detroit Autorama coverage
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So stoked that this truck has found a home locally
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Hope to see more of it soon
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Chris Grantham’s project ‘Dool-Eh’
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He’s been posting teasers of the build on facebook for awhile, looks like it was a hit at the show
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Rob’s International now with more doors
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This truck gets more insane every time I see it
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This brings a very specific Biggie/Too $hort song to mind

Thanks once again to Adam Douglas for the coverage.

I think I’m out of friends/family who are going to get married so hopefully I can be around for 19… if not maybe I should just make plans for 20 now.

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