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Old 02-11-2013, 07:16 PM   #136
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60,000/+ and no issues...Love it!...

Is it pregnant?
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Old 02-12-2013, 07:47 AM   #137
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Is it pregnant?


I can't tell what it is, but if its one of those Renault things, I guess it gives new meaning to the term 'bastard child'

I thought it was more of an escape pod.

I'm pretty sure TooFast considers it a parts runner.
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Old 02-12-2013, 07:50 AM   #138
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Uh oh.... wonder if its got its mother's face.
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Old 02-12-2013, 08:13 AM   #139
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I'm pretty sure TooFast considers it a parts runner.
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Old 02-12-2013, 08:18 AM   #140
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Sure earns its keep when ya need to haul something...

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Old 02-12-2013, 08:57 AM   #141
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They swallow a GS whole... A legal width ATV will fit right in between the wheel wells too.



But they aren't afraid to spite you at a moments notice, either.
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Old 02-12-2013, 09:39 AM   #142
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I can't tell what it is, but if its one of those Renault things, I guess it gives new meaning to the term 'bastard child'

I thought it was more of an escape pod.

I'm pretty sure TooFast considers it a parts runner.
It's a Citroen 2CV, a legend in it's own right
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Old 02-12-2013, 10:03 AM   #143
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I saw a Sprinter advertised for $5500 the other day and it made me think about replaceing my '84 Dodge Maxi-Van.
Then I remembered I don't use it much , so what's the point ?
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Old 02-12-2013, 11:06 AM   #144
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probably a black death sprinter, or scam.
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Old 02-12-2013, 11:55 AM   #145
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probably a black death sprinter, or scam.

Or stuck in Limp home mode (2nd gear no turbo) with a diagnosis of "replace every expensive part until it runs correctly"- but they couldn't ever get it to run right, and the owner moved to the Stuttgart Insane Asylum for the Indignant.
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Old 02-12-2013, 02:07 PM   #146
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Went to Grove City today to check on the Sprinter. They are building the interior......



Compared to a standard Sprinter this is a little bigger.
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Old 02-13-2013, 06:03 PM   #147
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Ad reads 2005 Dodge 2500 Sprinter. Mercedes Diesel Engine, runs out good. 12' box $5500.

It's in Ky. I'm going to call for more info.Oh yeah it's white.
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Old 02-13-2013, 08:14 PM   #148
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Ad reads 2005 Dodge 2500 Sprinter. Mercedes Diesel Engine, runs out good. 12' box $5500.


It's in Ky. I'm going to call for more info.Oh yeah it's white.

A box van? That always cheepens them up. As aerodynamic as a brick too. But it may fit your needs and situation. But a similar Ford or GM box van would be about $3000
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Old 02-14-2013, 04:58 AM   #149
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Or stuck in Limp home mode (2nd gear no turbo) with a diagnosis of "replace every expensive part until it runs correctly"- but they couldn't ever get it to run right, and the owner moved to the Stuttgart Insane Asylum for the Indignant.
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Sorry you had such bad luck with your sprinter...what went wrong?
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Old 02-14-2013, 05:42 AM   #150
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Sorry you had such bad luck with your sprinter...what went wrong?

No, I didn't, and haven't- but I've heard horror stories like that. My plan is to do as much preventative maintenance as possible, learn as much as I can, and do what I can myself. My worst experience is the 'flywheel' plate between the engine & torque converter went shrapnel- a known problem on '02 & '03s. It also took out the crank sensor, so the engine stopped too (close to home too). I have access to a good shop so I could drop the tranny myself, and a local Sprinter genius in Toledo helped me with the sensor and parts. I also did a ATF & filter change, and the rumble strip fix. I've learned to clean my EGR, that seems to be a potential problem as well.

Some day it may bite me in the ass, but so far, its really been a handy and fuel efficient vehicle.
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