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Travel with our family

Join us as we explore the world in our carbon-neutral, 4x4 expedition vehicle called The EcoRoamer. We are happy to share our travel adventures, family memories and homeschooling experiences as we journey down the road less traveled.

Originally Posted by howell_jd  Just want to remind you all that you have a welcome mat out in Mississippi at our home in Clinton and at the Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC).  Thank you sir. Very kind of you. We will let you know if we’re ever down that way again. Cheers & Thanks,

Originally Posted by Dools  I came upon you guys on the fork from the Hurley into Bralorne. I got quite the fright in that close knit trail when I turned the corner and saw your rig. I was a Jeep on 33’s with the cedar strip canoe on top. Would of loved to seen your vehicle […]

Originally Posted by TomH  Were you able to use that adapter or did you have to bore new holes in the floor?  We converted the cab to a “flat floor” by cutting out all the unnecessary humps that the F250-F550 require. So we had to back new bolt holes anyhow. Originally Posted by TomH …are your seats […]

I can’t believe it!

200,000+ Views! I really can’t believe all the interest and support the Expedition Community have shown for our little truck. Thank you all so much! PS – As an interesting statistic: it took 26 months and 254 posts for this thread to break the first 100,000 – and just 11 months and 140 posts to […]

carseats and children car seats

Originally Posted by TomH  …Early in the thread, you mentioned searching for seat swivels for the front seats. Did you ever find what you were looking for? If so, what’s the model and where did you get it? Thanks!!  Tom, When we bought the F-650 it had a horrible vinyl bench in the rear. We knew […]

Father forgive me…

Father forgive me, for it has been 4 months since my last posting on ExPo. Hi Guys, Sorry about the Looooooong delay since my last posting, it has been a crazy / wonderful / busy few months and almost all blogging / ExPo-time / Sleep have gone by the wayside. We have now been “on […]

Rock crawlin’ in Moab…

Hi Guys, Historically, Whenever somebody asks me “Can that thing really go off-road?!?” We would usually respond: “Well, it’s not going to go rock crawling in Moab, but otherwise, ya.” (foolishly) we found ourselves in Moab this past weekend, hanging out with Jay Couch and the guys from Moab Mogfest. A really great group of […]


Originally Posted by Jeep   If you would be inclined to share a few measurements it might make my life a little easier! How much room is between the overhead and the cab? I noticed a lot of flex and nothing appearred to hit. Also what is the overall height and the height of the top of […]

Desert Fun

Hi Guys, Hope everybody had a great time at the Overland Expo. It was really fantastic to meet so many of you in person. It’s one thing to spend endless nights exchanging posts on the forum, but to be able to actually sit with so many of you and compare notes on the EcoRoamer and […]

Why can’t we all just… Get along

Jeep, Thanks for your great comments. I really appreciate them and am relieved/delighted to know that they MANY hours that have gone in to this thread have helped to inspire at least one other build. As for your comment about the devolving lack of civility on this forum (and in my opinion, across America in […]