Category SEMA

10/23/19 Update Poptop, bumper, swingouts and more

It has been a mad dash across the country but the pleasure of working with great companies has made it worthwhile. The frustrations caused by others is part of the process but still sucks. This is a quick update with… Continue Reading →

10/16 Update… Fat Ford and Real MPG

PLG & Forum Update 10/16  only 18 days to Build a Van Currently at in the Aluminess Customer Louge writing this up while the shop folks make front bumper magic happen. Like many things along “the road to SEMA” (I… Continue Reading →

Day 1-4 of SEMA 2019 4×4 Ford Transit Overlander

So well, yeah, I am still in Kansas City….yeah yeah I know me too. I wanted to use this “little” delay to talk about how great everyone from hourly security guards to Ford Corp Comm folks have been. Even when… Continue Reading →

Budget, cash flow, cash flood as of 10/4/2019

This isn’t some magical logo that results in parts and free labor flying in to save your project. Usually, this is what gets burned into your wallet as all the little things you forgot to add up along with all… Continue Reading →

Day 0 of SEMA 2019 Build a Ford Transit 4×4 Poptop Van Roadtrip

Today is the Day a Van gets built…..I think, I hope, I have not been able to make sure, but I trust the power of positive thinking, and a little 1 leg luck. Yesterday I spent a bunch of time… Continue Reading →

Day -1 of SEMA 2019 Build a Ford Transit 4×4 Poptop Van Roadtrip

Update time for everyone, we ARE in Kansas anymore Toto! Or Claycomo to be more precise. But amidst the soybean fields, I found where Ford grows Transit vans! And some of them grow pretty tall. And I admit I geeked… Continue Reading →

SEMA 2019 Transit goodies Unboxing #1

Well even without a van we can still have a plan and check the boxes by opening boxes and here is what has come in so far.

The Way it SHOULD work with “Influencers”

Heatshield Products is a company I knew I wanted to work with as soon as the idea popped into my head to build a Ford Transit Poptop 4wd. I had worked with other companies before like Sportsmobile West, Extreme Outback… Continue Reading →

Why these wheels?

Choosing a wheel, it should be more than good looks… Normally I am not a fellow that goes crazy when it comes to wheel choices. I either run a stock looking steel wheel so I can beat it back into… Continue Reading →

SEMA Status Report 8/27

We more moving right along lining up the right partners who make the best goodies for this Overland, VanLife, Chase Van. Sportsmobile has us on the schedule for the electric poptop, it will have a Thule rack rail that we… Continue Reading →

SEMA 2019 4wd Transit Poptop

Our 2019 SEMA project is a 4×4 Transit poptop race chasing campervan.

Giving away all our SEMA swag…Free shipping even!

We grabbed some neat stuff at the SEMA show this year and figured why not give it away as thanks for everyone who subscribed to our YouTube channel, follows us on Facebook or Instagram or just sends an email to… Continue Reading →

The WAVE at SEMA & San Diego Autoshow

Ok here is another from the “wayback machine”…..Before we were Peg Leg Garage my son’s and I ran Disabled Explorers. After our FJ Cruiser that traveled the Continental Divide we needed something more wheelchair friendly. Our good friends at Sportsmobile… Continue Reading →

SEMA FJ Cruiser

Always fun to look back at what you did before. This is the first vehicle we had featured at SEMA. It was a 2007 Toyota FJ Cruiser that we built to travel the geographic Continental Divide. Disabled Explorers was a… Continue Reading →

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