I am need of a cheap van for hauling the dirtbikes out to the desert and camping for the weekend. Problem is I need a van that cost about $2000 -$3500 and this leaves me with vans that are getting old or lots of mileage on them. I need some help in narrowing down what models I should be looking at Ford or Chevy, what models and the peculiarities with those models to look for when viewing the used vans. Towing is not a concern so I could even get away with a E-150 if i need but a E350 extended would be better. I see vehicles with 195K miles and that scares me. Is my fear justified or can these things go 300K without rebuilds? Gimme your tales of woe, advice, scary stories, words of wisdom or harrasment on how to choose the vehicle and your experiences. Thanks All. Edit: I'm coming to California for 4 months and need the van in California and not Thailand.