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Old 09-17-2018, 06:57 PM   #1
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Anyone in Indianapolis available to check out an SMB?

Anyone want to scope this thing out for me?

https://indianapolis.craigslist.org/...700041679.html

Mostly curious about rust and overall condition of the motor/trans. Only mildly interested because the price is good, so not really trying to get someone to bend over backwards to see it. But if you're close and have some free time, I would appreciate it.
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Old 09-18-2018, 05:33 AM   #2
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Not a bad looking van, not a lot of visible rusting I can see from just the photos. I'd double- and triple-check the engine CID and type, definitely not a Modular Motor with what I think is the more reliable and dependable ignition system and OBD-II system.

Nice looking though--not a lot of miles for that age.

I'm not even close to Indy but hoping someone here can help you out.
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Old 09-18-2018, 11:37 AM   #3
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E250 with a single side exhaust should be the 351. Thirsty but solid.
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Old 09-18-2018, 02:51 PM   #4
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Agree with 86Scotty. I had a very similar 95 with the 351. I felt it was severely underpowered but gearing probably could have solved that. I don't remember what fearing mine had but 4.10's would be your friend.
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Old 09-18-2018, 02:52 PM   #5
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At that price, even if you went with a rebuilt engine, you'd be in good shape.
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Old 09-18-2018, 03:05 PM   #6
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At that price, even if you went with a rebuilt engine, you'd be in good shape.


Thatís how I feel. Mostly worried about rust.
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