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Old 09-07-2017, 05:07 PM   #1
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E250 Spy van, includes periscope

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This was owned by the King County Sheriffs department and was used for surveillance. It is very unique inside and has a toilet, heat, cooling system and a periscope. It has an original 17k miles on it. Perfect for a private eye. Call or text with any questions.

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/c...290427113.html
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Old 09-07-2017, 05:11 PM   #2
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That kicks tail. It should be in a museum somewhere. Not sure of it's use otherwise, except that office chair looks really comfy.

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Old 09-07-2017, 05:25 PM   #3
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Yea, a brown 1985 van in absolute mint condition with a portal window in the side looks so inconspicuous.

If I saw that parked anywhere in public I would say to myself,"that's the cops all right". Must be why they are selling it.

Jay Leno has a collection of vintage police cars. It's just funky enough to add to a collection like his.

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Old 09-07-2017, 05:33 PM   #4
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All it needs are the words "Free Candy" painted on the side. Already dark and creepy inside.


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Old 09-07-2017, 07:23 PM   #5
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Stale donuts and coffee not included. Interesting, but $11k?
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Old 09-08-2017, 10:06 AM   #6
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That. Is. Epic.
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Old 09-08-2017, 01:56 PM   #7
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Did I miss it... where's the periscope?
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Old 09-08-2017, 02:15 PM   #8
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Did I miss it... where's the periscope?
Me too, at first....but then I noticed that (based on the floor-mounted periscope spyglass apparatus) it appears to extend *downward* and beneath the floor.

What could be more sneaky? No telltale periscope poking out of the roof. Private eyes totally get the coolest stuff.

(Of course, if anyone noticed a bizarre protrusion under the van that drops down and peers around from deep in the shadows under the van, it might be even more alarming than seeing a periscope on top.....)

EDIT: On second glance, I'm not sure that the apparatus on the floor is actually a spyglass component.....and it would appear as if that would have to drop down right through the driveshaft....so perhaps scratch my "belly scope" theory......
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Periscope or not, the Battery Compartment is pretty cool though.
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Old 09-08-2017, 05:38 PM   #10
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Dave, more on periscopes. I don't think the van in the listing had it installed for the pictures.

[PHOTOS] Surveillance Van, Recently Sold on eBay | Law Enforcement, Security, and Cool

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Surveillance Van's - Periscopes and periscope controller

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