anybody got a diesel sprinter

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by raindog, Jan 30, 2008.

  1. mark883

    mark883 and the mysterians

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    They swallow a GS whole... A legal width ATV will fit right in between the wheel wells too.

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    But they aren't afraid to spite you at a moments notice, either.
  2. asphaltmueller

    asphaltmueller nomad acc. § 2(3)AVV

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  3. bk brkr baker

    bk brkr baker Long timer

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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 ?
  4. a1fa

    a1fa Throttle Jockey™

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    probably a black death sprinter, or scam.
  5. mark883

    mark883 and the mysterians

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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.
  6. Beemer Bob

    Beemer Bob Long timer

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    Went to Grove City today to check on the Sprinter. They are building the interior......

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    Compared to a standard Sprinter this is a little bigger.
  7. bk brkr baker

    bk brkr baker Long timer

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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.
  8. mark883

    mark883 and the mysterians

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    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
  9. hwy61

    hwy61 Been here awhile

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    Sorry you had such bad luck with your sprinter...what went wrong? :ear
  10. mark883

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    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.
  11. hwy61

    hwy61 Been here awhile

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    :thumb Oh heck, I thought something bad had happened...:lol3:lol3
  12. mark883

    mark883 and the mysterians

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    Just wait, it might- I haven't driven it anywhere lately. :lol3
  13. bk brkr baker

    bk brkr baker Long timer

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    Not a box van. I guess they are reffering to the length of the cargo area.
  14. Beemer Bob

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    We went to Grove City and picked up the Mauck2 Sprinter....Here is a picture of the interior.....

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