The van seen in the photos on this page is a Mercedes Sprinter owned by a firm that sells, installs and services car and truck washing systems. It is used mainly for on-site servicing. To provide all the necessary support, it needs to carry components, spares, tools and sundries and act as a workshop for modifications, repairs, and adjustments. Syncro System installed racking on both sides of the van having first protected the interior of the bodywork with custom-made liners.
The cargo compartment of this Sprinter has been almost completely lined with pre-shaped and pre-drilled panels. The floor is covered by a plywood liner with a marble-look surface. Liners in the same material has been used to cover the bulkhead behind the cab. All originally unprotected sections of the van’s walls and doors have been lined with painted steel panels.
High-roof vans can easily be fitted with full-height racking to transform them into mobile workshops. This is exactly what the Syncro team did in this Sprinter for servicing carwashes. On the left, we have:
To power compressed air tools and to clean carwash machines and equipment, the van is fitted with a 12 V compressor complete with a hose reel, and an inverter. These items are installed inside the innermost floor-level compartment (one of those with a door). The valuable equipment is therefore normally invisible from the outside. Current is delivered to a power panel with a switch for the inverter and a set of 220 V sockets, fixed to the racking side panel alongside the work bench.
The right of the van is also fully equipped. The racking on this side starts with a floor-level compartment with a top-pivot door, and also incorporates eight drawers arranged in two columns of four, and four configurable shelves with non-slip mats and internal space dividers for creating separate compartments. A fold-away vice bench with metal vice is fixed to the side of the racking at the rear of the van. When closed, this bench occupies very little space. It nevertheless opens out easily to form a robust work surface with a support that reaches the ground, guaranteeing the strength and stability needed for vice work.
This Sprinter has been fitted with a broad selection of accessories:
If you like the racking system described on this page and want something similar in your van, book a no-obligation appointment now and show these photos to the team of installers at your nearest Syncro System dealer.
If you want to see other racking solutions for the Sprinter, start here.
Or you can see another model of van fitted out for servicing carwashes here.