Ultra Van Features

A set of tables listing features on specific Ultra Vans


Coach numberEnigneFuel Pump
Corvair 110Electric fuel pump
222Corvair 95
Electric fuel pump
247Corvair 140Electric fuel pump
268Corvair 110 - 140 headsManual fuel pump
328Corvair 95Electric Fuel pump (dual)
333Corvair 110 - Step milled, 9.66/1 compression ratio RV244 reground cam
Electric fuel pump,
338Corvair 110 Electric fuel pump
339Corvair 140 - It came new with a 110 HP it had electric fuel pump. I am rebuilding a 140 HP and will use a manual fuel pumpManual fuel pump
346Corvair 110
Manual and electric pump. Electric for initial lift from tank, vapor lock, and as a backup
358Corvair 140Electric fuel pump
366Corvair 95Manual fuel pump
372Corvair 110Manual fuel pump
380Corvair 95Manual fuel pump
388190 cuin Corvair using a Ray Sedman cylinder heads and camshaft (160 hp @ 5,500 rpm and 190 ftlbs or torque at 3,600 rpm)
389Corvair 110Electric fuel pump
392Corvair 140Electric fuel pump
3982.9L with modified 95 headsManual fuel pump presently but soon to have fuel injection
407Corvair 110Electric Fuel Pump
409Corvair 110Electric fuel pump - MSD ignition system Pertronix
417Corvair 110Manual fuel pump
424Corvair 110Electric fuel pump
426ToronadoElectric and mechanical fuel pumps
436It will; 3.8L V6 Buick
4451970 Oldsmobile Toronado FWD 455 engine 425 turbo hydromatic transmission and final drive
4603.0 liter Corvair. Custom 140 heads and 92 mm VW barrels, headers, etc.American Pi EFI
462Corvair 110Manual fuel pump - auxiliary electric
481Corvair 110 Manual fuel pump
486Corvair 95Electric fuel pump
499Corvair 140

Electric fuel pump
500Corvair 110Electric fuel pump - MSD ignition system Pertronix - Bob Galli 9:1 squished heads with Michael LeVeque deep seats. '889 (98hp) cam with a 2deg retard offset key. Twin folded-fin oil coolers. FC transmission cooler. Reversed exhaust manifolds. Roger Parent full bearing throttle linkage. Mechanical fuel pump delete with and Vega style (oil pressure) electric fuel pump shutoff. Safeguard knock retard. 78 amp 12SI internally regulated alternator. Remote/rear starter switch.
5451971 Olds Toronado 455 with TurboHydramatic 425 3 speed automatic transmission. . - Large Toronado engine cooled with two large automotive rear-mounted radiators and two smaller front mounted radiators under front bumper. Front mounted passenger engine coolant heater added.Dual switchable electric fuel pumps
T2004Olds 455Manual fuel pump


Coach numberTire size and type
Nanking 185CR 14
222205/70/15 Sears
247Cooper 185r14 D
268Roadrunner 195/75/14
328Stock 14" rims
333Bridgestone 205 65-15 extraload on 15 by 7 Rally Sport rims
33814" Continental
34614" - 8 ply
36614" - Goodyear
38015" Goodyear
388Kuhmo 225/60-15 front and Kuhmo 245/45-17 rear
38915" coopers 225
392toyon 215-65r 15
39814" Yokohama load range D
40714" 185/80R14 Faser RTLSI/Wingstar
409BF Goodrich TA radial, P225 / 60 R15
41315" Goodrich
424Front -Goodyear 195 75 R14LT Back - Hancook Vantra LT 195R14
42614" Dunlop
460Michelin pilot 245-45-17xl rear, 235-45-17xl front
46214" Nexxen 185R14
48614" Goodyear
Tire brand and size:
Kumho Ecsta 4X II 235/45-17"
545Michellin LT 225/50R17 front tires with LT245/70R17 rear tires with Tire Traker TT-500 wireless tire pressure and temperature monitoring. Rear tires are huge providing about 20% overdrive and lowering highway engine speed about 500 rpms to improve gas mileage.
T2004Unknown, I am in Hawaii and the Tiara is in Northwestern Washington.

Brake Modifications

Coach numberBrake Modifications
Dual Master Cylinder
222dual master cylinder
247Chevy II front disc, Electric/Hydraulic Assist. Stock rear drum brakes with electric parking brake actuator.
333wilwood 4 piston calipers with 11.75 diameter rotors from C2/C3 corvette. dual master cylinder
338Dual master cylinder and S-10 front disc brakes
3461975 Chevy dual chamber master cylinder
358Dual master cyclinder
388dual master cylinder, dual 8" power vacuum boosters (front and rear), 12.19" Willwood disk brakes with 4 piston calipers with BP-20 disk pads Rear finned cast iron 9.5" drum brakes with Porterfield carbon-Kevlar brake shoes
392power disk brakes front - dual master cylinder
398Dual master with braided stainless front flex lines.
409Not yet installed but soon.. Wilwood front discs.
413Front disk, rear disk brake power assisted
426Hydro boost GM 2500 Front disc brakes
436Will have disc front/rear
445!968 Olds Toronado power front disc and rear drum
460Wilwood 12.2" front discs with slotted drilled rotors, 4 piston calibers. Stock Corvair rears.
481Dual master cylinder was added by PO. It is mounted sideways with linkage to change the direction of the pedal actuation.
486Dual master cylinder
499Dual master cylinder
500Norm Standal style underfloor vacuum assist dual reservoir master cylinder. Mechanical brake light switch on steering column. Emergency brake indicator switch/light.
545Added front disk brakes in addition to the Toronado rear disk brakes
T2004No - Tiara has power disk brakes in front - standard - along with dual brake fluid reservoirs.


Coach numberGenerator? If yes, what type
247Onan Microlite, Gasoline.
328Koehler 2.7 kw
333dual fuel gasoline and propane,
338Onan 2500, Gas
346Onan 2800 micro lite
372Used to have one, that system is now stripped
380There was a genset installed in the rear storage compartment that I removed after purchase. I don't remember the brand but it barely fit in the rear compartment and was mounted solid.
388Genterac 4000XL , gasoline
3922200 watt inverter - fuel from main gas tank
409Onan gasoline RVQG2800 Cummins Onan remote start station
460Onan Microlite 2500 propane
499original lRalph propane

545Propane fed Onan Microlite 2500 2.5 KW generator.
T2004gas - one honda IS 2000 and one honda is 2200 = run in parallel

Air Conditioning

Coach numberAir conditioning?
247Dometic, with heat
268Duo Therm
328Coleman Mach 3PS with aux heat (5,200 btu)
33315000 btu low profile Coleman heat pump with supplemental electric heat element and remote digital wall thermostat
338Dometic,with heat.
346Dometic with wall thermostat and heating coil
380This has roof AC and it looks to be the original AC unit that still works.
388Coleman Mach 3PS with aux heat (5,200 btu)
392Duo therm w/heat element
398Coming soon. Probably the Coleman Mach 3PS
409Coleman Mach8 plus heat pump. Model 47003B876 There's a heating element option not installed
424Original - Armstrong Manufacturing, Columbus, Ohio. No heat element.
426Duo therm at roof vent location
460Carrier low profile 15k but heat pump.
462Carrier 2000 watt
481Roof mount - removed since it was in poor condition
486Believe to be original and still working
499Original. Still working

545Coleman Mach 3 Power Saver with heater element that is not recommended due to excessive noise with the required fan.
T2004Don't know brand - is located in rear window. Doesn't have a heating element. When air conditioner is confined to bedroom area, takes temp down to 60 degrees in 90 degree weather.

Front Seats

Coach numberFront Seats
215 came with the stock bench seats, but we used buckets seats - no swivel. More comfortable for long trips
222Bucket seats - no swivel
247Pontiac Fiero
268Original bench seats
328Bucket seats - swivel base
333Heated captain chairs with swivel
338Bucket seats with swivel - AstroVan captains chairs with swivel....Thanks to "Cash For Clunkers".
339Original bench seats
346Original - Added locking strap to front of seats so they don’t slide back when you floor it of press the brake pedal
358Bucket seats with swivel
366Original bench seats
372Right now.. this is a question, unsure where I am going with it
380This coach has the original bench seat but there were buckets installed and I don't remember if there were solid mounted.
388Original aluminum seat frames with 6 inch automotive grade foam cushions, frames and cushions covered with Herculon automotive fabric
389Made our own so it could turn into a double bed. and is fastened down and has seat belts
392Auto Mazda 626 with swivel
398I have the original seats but have recently put buckets in and left them loose like the original seats
407Original bench seats
409Original bench seats
413Custom made
417Original bench seats
424Original bench seats
426Bucket, no swivel from a Cadillac, white leather
436Undecided. If retaining stock, they will be set up to swivel and lock
445Bucket seats - with swivel - driver's power seat
460Bucket seats - no swivel - Custom made by Cerullo in LA. Free standing
462Bucket seats - passenger with swivel
481Bucket seats - no swivel - looks like Corvair seats
486Bucket - Swivel - Seats were installed by previous owner. I was told they were out of a van, also have seat belts with shoulder harness

500Original bench seats AND a set of first-generation Miata seats. I use the benches when I am close to home, but swap in the buckets for longer drives.
545Steelcase custom van bucket seats with swivels.
T2004Tiara original seats

Instrument Panel

Coach numberInstrument panel typeGauges
CorvairVacuum, Head Temp, Oil Pressure, Oil Temperature, Voltmeter, Tach
247OtherAuto Meter Speedo, Tach, Fuel, Voltmeter, Cylinder Head Temperature, Oil Pressure, Oil Temperature, Transmission Fluid Temperature.
268CorvairAirplane tach gauges. Cylinder head temp gauge
328CorvairVacuum, Tachometer, large warning lights wired to the instrument cluster
333Otherelectronic spedo, tach, oil pressure, cylinder head, engine oil and transmission temperature gauge, oil pressure, voltmeter and manifold vacuum
338CorvairSpyder dash with Stewart Warner gauges
Vacuum, Oil pressure, Oil temp, Voltage, GPS
366Big Max by Walt Davison
372ImpalaCurrently updating to a digital dash
380OtherCustom instrument panel
388Impaladual cylinder head temperature, oil pressure, engine oil and transmission fluid temperature, voltmeter, engine vacuum
389instrument out of 68 chev. Truckair pump gauge, vacuum gauge, oil temp gauge, voltage gauge
392custom made 3 angle panelright panel has fuses and fail safe display, center panel left side has vacuum, air pressure, air bag suspension pressure, hour meter, center of panel Corvair Spyder speed & tach, and back up camera screen, right side, temp gauge for engine, oil, trans, engine bay. oil pressure gauge, volt meter, gas gauge. right side panel shift lever , 17 switches
407ImpalaOil Pressure, Amps, Cylinder Head Temperature, Tachometer, Oil Temperature
409ImpalaAuto Meter 0- 30", HG vacuum gauge, The sensor Connection MPG, 4C digital 4 channel head, oil, trans temp gauge & alarm
413Other1964 Ford
426CorvairOil, temperature, voltage
436Custom Impala from Dakota Digital
445OtherStewart Warner gas gauge, speedometer, oil pressure, amp, water temp and a vacuum gauge.
460UltraExpanded stock late model panel, with Fuel, volts, vacuum, cylinder head temp left and right, oil pressure, engine and trans oil temp, Air fuel ratio, clock, tach, GPS speedometer. Computer control pad, air spring controller and level indicator, idiot lights for oil press and fan belt, stereo, 2 aux. cooling fan switches.
462UltraSensitive altimeter, outside temp. clock
486OtherSteward Warner Speedo, Tach. Gas, Volt, Engine oil temp
500UltraAdded voltmeter, vacuum, and oil temperature gauges (removed ammeter, cylinder head temperature, and oil pressure gauges). Added Safeguard monitor. New indicator light module (oil pressure, alternator, parking brake, turn signals, headlights, and high beams). 7"" rear-view camera display. Automatic headlight switch (on/off with ignition key). Campground horn disconnect switch (on/off with ignition key)."
545Other - Custom aircraft inspired dashStewart Warner including propane level, fuel saver vacuum gauge, Tachometer, and four wheel digital air suspension controller for dual air compressor and air storage tank
T2004Toronado Oil pressure

Cruise Control

Coach numberCruise Control? If yes, what type
247Cruise Tech
389this was my 2nd one neither worked well bought thru catalog
392Global - not working at present
426Rostra with signal generator at Toronado transaxle speedometer drive
445GM 1970 Olds Toronado cruise control
545Although I do have a vintage correct cruise control that needs to be installed.
T2004Yes - Don't know brand, aftermarket.

Exterior Modifications

Coach numberScreen DoorRear HatchAwningBumpersOther
328Yes, Exterior door with large fixed windowYes, fixed windowYes. slide railFiberglassWheel wells cut back to be vertical. Black water tank shortened to accommodate generator
333Silverado rack and pinion with Saturn electric power steering. Coil over shocks front and rear. Two alternators, stock corvair for automotive loads and 100 amp driven by AIR pulley for RV loads with two Trojan T105 deep cycle batteries in wheel wells below front seats. Three stage battery tender and 3000watt inverter below floor between front seats. Heated remote controlled outside rear view mirrors. Rear view camera.
338Magnetic screen door
339The foam bumper is missing but I will try to duplicate the bumper out of clear white pine.
35817'Fabricated front and rear
improved LED front headlights and side lights, 
366Walt's #366 is still as he left it - it's pretty much well documented 0 changed front windshield - Rear hatch - removed almost every thing iside - he even removed all but one spoke on the steering wheel. Go figure
380The left interior side of the coach had been taken off for some reason before I purchased the coach. I was in the process of getting it at least derivable. I managed to get it movable under it's own power. I ended up selling the coach and the new owner finished all of the mechanical repairs then drove it from Michigan to Main! He made it safely with no issues. His plan is to put a small Volvo drive train in instead of the Corvair.
388Originals removed
392Doors- entry enlarged window , with screen doorRear full size enlarged door/ hatch with screen doorTrack mounted 12 x 8 ftFiberglass - front and rearBack up camera. front suspension- under frame chrome molly with sway bar. rear suspension air shocks' electric power steering with rack & pinion, flaming rivers steering column. air bag suspension with air compressor & three gallon air tank. led directional brake marker lights
407YesCustom paint job
409Ridetech front Shockwave air shocks Ridetech rear monotube shocks Ridetech rear airbags - LED headlights LED tail lights
424Original canvas with rail Made from flat aluminum stock with polished finish
426 Silverado power steering dash AC,120 amp altranator,tilt telescope steering column, intermittent wiper
436Coach currently stripped to the outer walls. Everything interior will be redone and custom
460YesYes2x8 awning on factory slide rail Full airspring suspension with Fox shock absorbers and Ride Tech Shockwaves front, Firestone bags rear. Electric power rack and pinion steering from 2012 GMC 1500, electric. Pump from 2005 Toyota MR-2
462YesAluminum bumpers front & rear
486The awning is from a pop up camper and fastens to the rail but rolls up into a pouch that is in the rail and zips shut
500Stanton style Chevy pickup mirrors. Hard spare tire cover. No bumpers. New porch light. New shore power outlet. LED taillights, turn signals, and backup lights. Hybrid side turn signal repeater/marker lights. Defoamed. Insulated full size/full access rear bed platform. Redesigned dump system. Interior is currently completely gutted out. Complete in-wall rewire with headlight, starter, ignition, running light, and accessory relays. Shockwave front air suspension. Polyurethane front bushings. Sway bar removed.
545Custom entrance door and screen with dual Airstream aluminum hinges eliminating the entrance door piano hinge.Custom rear hatch with Airstream curved full rear window.12 foot Catalina 25 by Dometic awningCustom circuit breaker panel controls shore power, 2000 watt pure sine inverter and 2500 watt propane generator. Electro-hydraulic powered front rack and pinion steering. Tadi Brothers rear view and side view cameras connected to coffee bar mounted 10 inch monitor. Large side view mirrors with remote control flat and curved mirrors. All lights have been converted to LEDs. About 90% of original aluminum skin has been replaced with 25% thicker Allclad and extra formers added to ensure siding remains flat. Custom front remote controlled fresh air intakes added. Hunter Douglas day or night custom shades. Roman shade for entrance door. Added storage under seat platforms for storage and AGM battery. Added tool storage under between seat platform area. Under floor storage for floor jack/bottle jack and wheel chocks

Interior Modifications

Coach numberGalleyLiving RoomBathBedroomCloset
We removed the shelving and flip up table under the big window. In its place we built a full size couch with storage underneath and a pull out bed? The shelving and table went with the coach when it was sold so the new owner had an option
222Bucket seats - no swivel
in process of changing colour of interior panels, beige with hint of light blue
247Microwave, Dual Fuel Refrigerator, Tankless Water HeaterTelevision
328Non-original gaucho with drawer storage beneath, Hater removed shelf added, non-original lights added under cabinetsBed changed to run side to side with a shelf added to the rear, Engine access under bed with lift-up platform on strutsGenerator installed with a box built over it.
333Refer dc/ac Norcold, oversize SS sink with right hand drain to clear fridge, 3 burner range top cubby for microwave oven below rangeWall mounted TV blue ray player and Sony surround sound.
polyethylene freshwater tanks, ABS grey and black water tanks. Black water tank most aft, toilet mounted to blac water tank and flushed with on demand grey water. Macerator pump for emptying waste
338Oven removed replaced with a microwaveChemical ToiletDouble bed mattress with memory foamShelves added
358Wwell designed stereo system with surround sound and speakersProfessionally completed full upholstery with mattress topper memory foam
3884 cuft 120 volt fridge, Surflo water pump, 1.2 cuft microwave custom lined a winter weight curtains - 26" flat screen TV Same curtians as the living room, bed cushions same as front seat cushions Shelf with 1000 watt Xantrex Prosine inverter and Progressive automatic 30 amp transfer switch
389Took out the cabinet cut it down and put it in the closet. removed wood floor under the beds and put in aluminum foam panels
392Refrigerator w/ separate freezer, micro wave , all cabinets have led lighting insideFull couch, 32" dropdown flat screen tvCabinet under sink, on demand hot water heater for showerFull size 6" thick foam mattress, whole bed lifts up by gas struts to access engine bay which has led lighting
398This coach has a rare option of a gas lamp above the furnace on the closet wall.The bathroom has a new stool and the tanks have been converted to dump style with no macerator
409Seaflo 3 GPM water pump2000 W Pioneer stereoFantastic fan in bathroom - Dometic 5 gallon porta potty
424refrigerator & stove replaced. Stove - Magic Chef; Refrig - Dometic 3 wayNew upholstery on divan and curtains have been replacedNew Thetford Aqua Magic III toilet
460Gerard v.2 tankless hot water system Ceramic bowl toilet King Size Bed
462Table & seats out with 7' fold out bench (to make extra bed) with storage below
499Bookcase removed. Couch with storage underneath installed
545Galley has dual stainless steel sinks and upgraded modern range and oven with propane radiant heater under oven. Custom sliding drawers under sink for pantry and cooking pan storage. Galley kitchen knife storage, under range hood wine glass storage, kitchen tool hanging storage, and wall mounted spice rack.Five foot tall 8 cubic foot refrigerator mounted where original wall heater was mounted. Custom couch/extra bed in the living room with flat screen TV connected to roof mounted rotatable antenna. Plywood floor was replaced with rot-free Aluminacore. Removable dining table mounts to coffee barBathroom upgraded with new toilet and under-sink storageBedroom modified by lowering by 3 inches the previously raised bed platform and custom foam mattress with air cylinder raising mechanism is being installed for easy access to engine and cooling systemCloset modified and made slightly smaller to allow room for enlarged refrigerator.
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