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What type of car are you driving?: 
E 250 FORD VAN ,H D ROADKING AND 24'BOX TRUCK FOR BASE CAMP
Summarize your trip in a couple of sentences: 

DRIVING FROM BOSTON TO JACO IN THE SUMMER , CAMPING AND SURFING THE COAST

Do you have any advice for others who may be considering driving the Americas?: 
DON'T LET YOURSELF GET IN THE WAY OF A GOOD TIME
What type of car are you driving?: 
looking for one that can sleep four adults
Summarize your trip in a couple of sentences: 

Drive from Colombia south to Tierra del Fuego, and back, four adults, about 6 months.

My road trip history:

I drove from Connecticut to Alaska alone during 3 months: ct2ak.blogstpot.com

I drove from California to Connecticut with my sister during 1 month.

I drove to from Connecticut to Florida to pick up my then fiancee, and did a road trip back to CT during about one month, then we drove to Canada, and then out west to our new home in Kansas.

Now...we plan to drive ALL of south america with my parents...

Do you have any advice for others who may be considering driving the Americas?: 
I am looking for advice, I have only crossed USA to Canada as a US citizen and that is too easy.
What type of car are you driving?: 
Winnebago Travato 59G - Built on the Dodge Promaster 3500
Summarize your trip in a couple of sentences: 

Purchase in Winnebago Travato in April of 2016 and will be driving toward the Darien Gap in early 2019.  Retired technology and US Federal Government people :-)

Do you have any advice for others who may be considering driving the Americas?: 
We found in useful to spent a couple of week vacationing in several location renting cars to gain familiarity with local driving conditions, etc.
What type of car are you driving?: 
motorcycle - 2004 Yamaha V Star 650
Summarize your trip in a couple of sentences: 

I started riding my Yamaha V Star 650 from Florida, USA in January 2017 and plan on heading to Punta Arenas! Have seen the deserts of Mexico, volancoes of Guatemala and Nicaragua, the blue waters of Carribean and the incredible vistas of the Andes.

Do you have any advice for others who may be considering driving the Americas?: 
Dont't overthink it, save the money, and jump right in. Will there be problems along the way, of course. Is it good to plan ahead, of course. But don't get so bogged down by the details you never make the plunge.
What type of car are you driving?: 
A 2006 Sprinter Van
Summarize your trip in a couple of sentences: 

We're a spanish couple traveling with an astronomy, art and education project: La Furgoneta Cósmica (The Cosmic Van). We plan to do astronomical observations and art workshops in rural schools from Mexico to Argentina. We are also climbers, so we plan to do short stops in every interesting rock face we found. 

Do you have any advice for others who may be considering driving the Americas?: 
We are rookies here, we prefer taking advices than giving them...
What type of car are you driving?: 
Ford Fiesta flex 950cc
Summarize your trip in a couple of sentences: 

Driving the Americas

Do you have any advice for others who may be considering driving the Americas?: 
2 wallets - 1 with very little money the other hidden on your person - a smile and all the time in the world with a total ignorance of Spanish when faced with a request for a "multa".
What type of car are you driving?: 
TOYOTA 4Runner FullSize Silver For Sale (Clean Title, California Plate)
Summarize your trip in a couple of sentences: 

We are Jack and Ruby, from China.

We bought this SUV in San Francisco (California, US) in June, 2016, to drive around the whole America (from North America to South America).

This car is very precious to us, it keeps very good condition during 18 months in America we spent with it. We checked it every month and never found any problem with it. 

Do you have any advice for others who may be considering driving the Americas?: 
Prepare 2 credit cards, 1 VISA and 1 Mastercard, don't leave important things and your documents on your car, stay in hostels with free parking lots.
What type of car are you driving?: 
1999 Toyota Land Cruiser
Summarize your trip in a couple of sentences: 

Our tip has yet to begin. We are prepairing and working on getting financially ready.

Do you have any advice for others who may be considering driving the Americas?: 
Not yet.
What type of car are you driving?: 
2001 Toyota Landcruiser
Summarize your trip in a couple of sentences: 

We started our trip from Seatlle in June 2017, we are Matt Clo and Wilbur (our Lancruiser), we are slowly going south. Enjoying this awesome life and eveything we get to discover!! 

Do you have any advice for others who may be considering driving the Americas?: 
Just go for it!!
What type of car are you driving?: 
A 1981 Toyota Landcruiser FJ45 Troop Carrier (Australian Right Hand Drive)
Summarize your trip in a couple of sentences: 

To drive from the top of Alaska to the bottom of Argentina in my Australian 1981 Toyota Fj45 Landcruiser Troopie

Do you have any advice for others who may be considering driving the Americas?: 
Do lots of reading into boarder crossings and what to expect. Talk to people who have done it before as they have so many good gems of advice that you will never find on line.