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Old 02-07-2012, 08:49 AM   #4171
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Speaking of 7.3 psd Afreind of mine is thinking of selling his. only 210k on the clock..
set up for hauling bikes.
He was just at the Barstow to reno on his hp2 ..

was ordered with a 3.08 and locker in the rear end..
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Old 02-07-2012, 08:54 AM   #4172
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What kind of mpg do the 7.3 Powerstroke vans get?
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Old 02-07-2012, 09:40 AM   #4173
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What kind of mpg do the 7.3 Powerstroke vans get?
I get 20mpg average, with sometimes lows of 17 and highs of 23. About 12mpg pulling a 23 ft. travel trailer in the mountains, with two bikes in the van.
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Old 02-07-2012, 09:42 AM   #4174
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Hayduke, the 99 never let down in all those miles. The wiring harness plug under the drivers side valve cover came partially unplugged once. I zip tied it so it wouldn't happen again. The water pump, front brake rotors and rear pinion seal needed replaced at around 360k. It had a bully dog chip in the +75hp setting. I still have the chip. The 02 and 03 have a diferent trans, The chip would have to be reflashed to work on them.
I replaced the water pump last summer and brake rotors and rebuilt the rear end with new seals last fall. Front end was all rebuilt when I put a lift on it last summer, too. She's in great shape.
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Old 02-07-2012, 07:48 PM   #4175
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Am I allowed to cheat and call this a short, Squat van???
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Old 02-07-2012, 08:04 PM   #4176
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I do not think so.
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Old 02-07-2012, 08:04 PM   #4177
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Not by any stretch is that a van.
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Old 02-07-2012, 08:22 PM   #4178
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For me, it is either that or this, I have nothing in between that even qualifies


and I bought the bronco to be towed by this
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Old 02-07-2012, 10:43 PM   #4179
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For me, it is either that or this, I have nothing in between that even qualifies


and I bought the bronco to be towed by this
you suck... the RV bragging thread is down the hall four doors..
"and i bought color matched bronco to tow behind my wonderlodge." in my best whiney voice..
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be a man dodge tree bark!

We’ve said it before, but it bears repeating; the GS handles in ways a two-story building was never meant to.

Taking collections for Faye Butler Training please spare some change.

www.kmotorwerks.com

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Old 02-08-2012, 06:42 AM   #4180
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Old 02-08-2012, 07:11 AM   #4181
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For Transit fans... this dude lives in Dearborn MI (home of ford) and has been snapping these pics around town:

https://plus.google.com/u/0/116904630807690417570/posts

Holy weird shaped wheel well batman (yeah.. the "hide the prototype" thing)




Interesting varient - transit cab with drop side pickup back..
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Old 02-08-2012, 07:15 AM   #4182
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The motovan even tows the mototractor:
8N?



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Old 02-08-2012, 07:17 AM   #4183
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...then I found this Sprinter

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Old 02-08-2012, 07:17 AM   #4184
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What kind of mpg do the 7.3 Powerstroke vans get?
IDK about the vans, but my pickup with 4.10 gears in the rear got 14-17 around town and low 20s on road trips if I kept it below 67mph.

10-14 towing the ex-'s Camaro with my GS-Adv in the bed.

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Old 02-08-2012, 07:18 AM   #4185
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...then I found this Sprinter

Have you figured out how much you have sunk into it yet?



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