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Old 07-27-2017, 10:49 AM   #1
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97 Ford E350 SMB 4x4 EB for sale

1997 Ford E350 Sportsmobile 4x4, Extended Body, Voyager top
95,000 miles Located in Corpus Christi Texas
$20K

My husband died about 5-6 years ago and I am now ready to sell the Sportsmobile. We had a lot of fun with it. Towed a Wells cargo trailer with our dirt bikes in Utah and west Texas. I have purchased a Class C RV which is roomier for me and my pets to travel in so I don't need this van even though I really like it, i should sell it and let someone else play with it.
I am new to posting on a forum. Hope the photos get posted properly.

• 7.3L PowerStroke Turbo Diesel
• Quigley 4x4 Conversion
• Auxiliary fuel tank (50+ gallons total)
• Receiver hitch front and rear
• Brush guard bumper
• Sleeps 2 queen size/convertible dinette in rear
• Marine deck vinyl flooring with removable carpet
• 20 gallon freshwater tank
• 12,000 BTU Starcool Air Conditioner
• 12,000 BTU furnace
• Onan Propane generator
• 4 cu.ft. Norcold refrigerator
• Microwave
• 2 burner propane stove
• Dual RV batteries
• Fiamma awning
• 3 speed attic fan
• Privacy glass on rear and side doors
• Day/night pleated shades
• Front window privacy curtain
• Exterior windshield and side door sunscreens
• Lots of storage
• Slide out pantry
• Vanity
• Closet
• Bifold Privacy Door
• All doors and drawers have additional custom security straps
• Two tables
• Two volume Ford shop maintenance manual included
• Complete maintenance records

Recent Maintenance:
New Tires, New Isolator, Chasis batteries in April 2016
New RV batteries in May 2016
Replaced Rear Differential and Wheel cylinders March 2017
Regular fluid changes etc. I have complete maintenance records.
All door latches have been replaced.

What's wrong with it:
- Odometer stopped at 77000. Mileage tracked using GPS. I have complete records documenting milage/fuel stops. I did some research on repair. Looks like it is a broken worm gear. I bought the part ($30) but don't have the confidence to remove the odometer myself.
- Glove box door latch in the Dog House broke. Have not been able to find a replacement part.
- Right rear wheel fender missing.
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Old 07-27-2017, 11:09 AM   #2
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screeeeeeamin deal, or scam. you decide!

edit: didnt want to sound harsh, but that is a great deal for someone. GLWS!
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Old 07-27-2017, 11:10 AM   #3
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Robin, I'm very sorry about your husband's passing. Glad to hear of your continued travels with your pets.

I'm no expert, but this seems like a steal. if I had the cash, I'd snap it up in a heartbeat. Best of luck to you!

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Old 07-27-2017, 11:29 AM   #4
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Otter,
Thank you for your kind comments.
I am not sure if I have the correct price. But the guys at the Ford dealer where I get the work done cautioned me not to give it away. They all admired it.
It runs great and has been garaged its whole life. Based on prices of other SMBs i see I think the price is right. I'm not interested in getting a steal, just want someone to enjoy it and take care of it.
I can always lower the price if it doesn't sell, but if I'm too low, well then someone gets a good deal.
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Old 07-27-2017, 11:43 AM   #5
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PM sent! Super interested. Thanks.
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Old 07-27-2017, 11:49 AM   #6
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This won't last long! GLWS but at this price you don't really need any luck


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Old 07-27-2017, 12:11 PM   #7
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Cool! I like how the kitchen and dining/sleeping area are separated.

That 1997 is all original Sportsmobile. Still has the automatic locking hubs! Those dog house organizers are impossible to replace once they break. There just isn't any around anymore.

I'm sure this will sell today. You should accept offers over $20k as you will get that easily.
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PM sent, i'd fly to texas for this
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Hi Robin, I sent you a PM, and hope to hear from you! Thanks!
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I'm in Rockport I can come over now.
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