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Old 03-17-2014, 10:05 AM   #1
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Which van is a better deal?

I found two vans for sale, 1990's. One is a cop-surveillance 250, 5.8 with only 10k on the clock.
The other is a 1990 150, 300c.i. Club wagon with 80k. 3k for the club wagon, and 5k for the cop shop. Any ideas? Thanks!
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Old 03-17-2014, 10:22 AM   #2
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Re: Which van is a better deal?

A 250 is a better place to start.

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Old 03-17-2014, 10:25 AM   #3
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A 250 is a better place to start.

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Agree, but I'd look carefully for leaks. With that few miles on a motor, seals tend to dry up and fluids tend to leak.


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Old 03-17-2014, 10:44 AM   #4
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Re: Which van is a better deal?

It's for work, I prefer the windows, and my paycheck is as light as my payloads, so 1/2 ton is ok.
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Re: Which van is a better deal?

The 5.8L is a better motor IMO however the cop van was probably idled non-stop while during operations, so actual hours will be much higher than other vehicles with similar mileage.
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Old 03-17-2014, 01:29 PM   #6
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Idle time for sure!
The red van is out, sold.
The "Bacon Cooler" looks like a nice deal.
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