Mack,or others with a opinion, currently looking for a new work van.

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by JJDealer, Mar 9, 2013.

  1. JJDealer

    JJDealer Well-Known Member

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    How is the 2013 E350? I currently drive a 2002 E350 and have never had a major issue. She has approx 275,000 on it and it is just time to move on. Still runs great but things are starting to go bad. Sliding door, some minor electrical etc... I know transmissions have been a issue but this one is still original.

    We also have a few GMC Savanas, but from the first week there have been some issues. The Ford just seems to drive better. IDK.

    Any info is greatly appreciated. TIA. :hat:
     
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    nazdrowie Sultan of Sweat Gold

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    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    i'd go with a 1976 ford econoline, two tone brown/tan, with brown/tan checkered interior.
     
  5. JJDealer

    JJDealer Well-Known Member

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    That is very close, all our vans are silver though.
     
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    That sounds like it would be a sweet around town car.
     
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    JJDealer Well-Known Member

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    Guess I should of checked if Mack was on, :dontknow:
     
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    Bump it every few hours.

    He'll see it


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  10. Crazy Marcus

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    if you want a new one get it soon, ford e series is being replaced with the ford transit next year.

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  11. JJDealer

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    I have seen those around, but they are mini van size. Will they be making a full size?

    Just seen some pics of a full size in Europe, I guess 2014 they will be here. Hmmm
     
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    Dave Active Member

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    You don't need him to be here to tell you to buy a Ford. You think he'd recommend something else?
     
  13. Crazy Marcus

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    yeah the transit connect is the smaller one and the transit is the full size one. im sure they will drive a lot better than the current e series and get better mileage, but who knows if they will be as reliable.
     
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    With gas here at $4.20 and going up mileage is a factor. We can get the E350 out the door for $33g, I wonder if I should wait to price the Transit. Or wait for the Transit to come out then try to get a lower price on the E350. Thanks Crazy Marcus
     
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    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    you could buy dawgs van

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  16. JJDealer

    JJDealer Well-Known Member

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    Mack? :depressed:
     
  17. Mack

    Mack Well-Known Member

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    You might even want to wait a few months, Ford is dropping the E-series vans and switching to the "new" Transit van.

    I'd bet there will be a ton of Econoline vans on the secondary market really soon.
     
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    Mack Well-Known Member

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    :ninja:
     
  19. Mack

    Mack Well-Known Member

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    A lot of leasing companies will liquidate their current fleet to "upgrade" I'd jump on a newer Econoline when they do.
     
  20. Apple the cat

    Apple the cat Moral conscience of the Shed

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    If you need size, there's always the Freightliner/ Mercedes van. Quite a bit larger than an E350, not sure on the price, though.


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