Mercedes LF409

5 person family travelcar (father, mother, 3 sons aged 1, 3 and 5)

General Information

Manufacturer and model Daimler Benz
Name Red Bull
Country Netherlands
Year of manufacture 1981
For sale? yes
Asking price? 10.000 negotiable, For SALE from END 2018


Engine type M115.952
Cubic capacity 2.3
Number of cylinders 4
Horsepower 90
Baumuster: 309.050 – 059
Fuel consumption RON98 20l/100km (1l/5km). LPG= possible (not installed)
Odo: 34.000km Original
Weight: 2450kg


Radformel (4x2, 4x4, 6x6, 8x8) 4x2
Number of seats 5 (6 on paper)
Tyre size 6.50R16
Rim size 16
Type of tyre On- Offroad
Tank capacity 80
Diesel filter no
Permanent or manually selectable 4-wheel drive None
Diff locks None


Manufacturer of the cabin Daimler-Benz
Inner dimensions (LxWxH) 4000x2000x1600
Kind and thickness of insulation Akotherm 20mm, Vibraflex Normal, Vibraflex Extreme (dammung), Whool in the doors.
Number of beds 2 fieldbeds above cabin, 1 table place and 1 fixed doublebed 1400x2000
Windows Roofwindow Seitz Midi Heki
Subframe None

Sound isolation:
60 km/u = 72db
70 km/u = 74db
80 km/u = 77db (before 89db)
90 km/u = 77db
100 km/u = 79 db

The VAN is thermal and sound isolated.

Floor plan

Explanation of floor plan

Need to sleep and eat with 5. Fixed double bed with thick matress and garage underneath. Two kids sleep in the fieldbeds above the steeringwheel and 1 sleeps on the table. Small benge for storage.


Material of furniture Recycled wood from an old house

Cooking stove

Cooking stove Portable 2 burner with 5kg GAS PROPANE and 2x protable single burners GAS PROPANE
Gas installation None

Refrigerator; cool box

Manufacturer and type of fridge / cooler Waeco CF40 compressor

Power supply

Voltage in the chassis 12V
Voltage in the cabin 12V
Charging converter 24V-12V None
110V / 230V in the cabin? yes
Inverter Victron inverter 12V/350A

Battery consumption 20Ah/ day (mainly fridge). With this consumption we can stay put for 4,5 days (50% battery capacity). Solar not nescesary.

(1x) BAttery 180Ah AGM
Victron Cyrix-ct 12/24V-120A
Inverter 12V – 230V Phoenix 350 Victron
230V intake
Battery charger (Ctek 25 mxs)
Battery monitor Victron BMV-700

Capacity of batteries in the cabin

Capacity of batteries in the cabin 180Ah
Battery type AGM
Battery charger for cabin batteries Ctek MXS25
Battery management Victron BMV700

Power generation

Solar capacity None
Solar controller None
Fuel cell no
Power generator None

Heating system

Manufacturer and type of heating system Planned: Webasto 2000ST air heater
Warm water processing None

Gas system

Explanation of gas system

Water system

water flow Submersible pump
Water filtration system None
Capacity of fresh water tank(s) 12l
Capacity of waste water tank(s) 12l


Manufacturer and type of toilet Porta Potti
Capacity of black water tank Enough for a family of 5

Vehicle accessories

Rear carrier Fiamma bicycle carrier
Roof rack Yes, self made
Storage boxes Plenty
Outside cooking facilities Yes portable camping stove
Awning Fiamma F45 3500mm
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