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Old 06-07-2017, 08:50 PM   #21
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BenJJ, fwiw I passed on three perfect low mile '03s, the first for $8,700, the second for $10K and the third for $14K. (Notice the trend.) Then I was super stoked to find a "bargain" '99 in FL (sight unseen) for $4900.

Suffice to say the hemorrhaging began long before it made it to CA. I'm in it for $7K already and it still leaks a quart of oil every 200 miles. It also needs a right rear axle seal, and basically a body swap as almost every panel is dented, the roof has lots of rust, and the floor looks like a strongman used it for keg toss practice.

$13.5 is market for a good 7.3 these days. Blame #vanlife and don't look back.
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Old 06-08-2017, 05:03 AM   #22
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FWIW if you don't want to pay the premium, you can probably get a newer v10 for less money. They don't quite have the same torque off idle and don't make neat noises, but otherwise work just fine.
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Yeah Ben!
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Yeah Ben!
Thanks Corey! Have to get it ready for the next big trip and join you guys.
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