Since acquiring have purchased from an isolated sale the same running gear separately so no longer have any need to mine this rig of its precious unobtainium parts. However, if you have any unanswered questions, please contact me before bidding. This is a very hard to find vehicle. If you are new to Ebay and have no bidding history or have poor feedback then please contact me or you will be blocked. A great engine, but obviously also a thirsty one. If reserve is not met or buyer faults will re-list within the week so follow this sale. If you meet the criterium and do not win the auction I will make 2nd chance offers to the 2 nearest bidders.
As these were considered administrative use vehicles — despite being an ambulance — the normal rule for replacement was 7 years and 70k miles. Vehicle will be relisted within the week if initial sale falls through. Thanks for viewing and happy bidding! I will answer any questions you may have as honestly as possible. Radio speakers suck and the paint could use a fresh coat. This one takes the prize for the neatest! Any reputable shop could have the rust taken car of in less than 2 days. You can check out the van anytime before the auction is over. This is one awesome adventure rig! Will have to research this.
New front brakes, Parking brake cable needs replacement, horn not working, had a power steering leak but now repaired. Please call with any questions at 319-277-2566. I daily drove this van every day last winter in Wisconsin weather. Typical use was driving out to a range, sitting all day, then back to the motor pool at night. A regular van over the same roads rode smoothly.
Most are 30 years old or older. In 1979 E Series vans all had rectangular headlamps. Has the window in the side door, which many did not. C-6 Automatic shifts smooth, no clunks! This truck appears to only have topical rust on the frame. All locks lock, all doors close tightly enough. This truck is ofcourse being sold as-is and without any warranty. I will answer any questions you may have as honestly as possible.
This van was manufactured by Ford in November 1988 and sent directly to Pathfinder who completed the conversion in January 1989. And so my sickness is revealed. And wow did I hate that strange color of beige that Ford was using in those years. They were most commonly used at training posts rather than posts where tactical units were based. The van has a great looking paint job and a clean interior.
The van has lots of add on gauges. . Vehicle will be relisted within the week if initial sale falls through. This one takes the prize for the neatest! It has four 360 swiveling captains chairs and a rear couch that folds into a bed. I purchased this van to do a 12v cummins swap. And a minor nit, this generation of Econoline began with the 1975 models. I did use it for quite a while Gorilla taped together until I found a suitable replacement.
The four wheel drive works good and the van drives very well. This is a 4x4 van. I also have a spare set of 16. Paul, you are right about the desirability of these 4×4 conversions. It is powered by a very strong and clean 460 Big Block with headers and Flowmasters. I have over 5k into this van. If you have any questions call 6512085196.
This truck appears to only have topical rust on the frame. I had a mechanic look at it and he said it had bad gas, it smells like rotten gas very bad! You can hit the key with a couple pumps and she fires right up. I do not accept paypal or credit cards. Cargo area is a blank canvas with automotive carpet throughout and is ready to be converted into a camper. The van will come with Pop-out windows for the barn doors that haven't been installed yet.