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Potential candidates

Postby ianb2010 » Sat Apr 04, 2015 11:55 am

Hi guys,

I'm looking at a few vans as I need a bigger vehicle than my focus estate for general life and work. The problem I have is that I need more seats than a standard van because 3 seats will really limit me.

So that brings me on to 'crew cabs'...

I think I've narrowed the whole thing down to 2 vans.

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This van has done nearly 90k miles and is for sale for £5250

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This has done 106k miles and for sale for just under £3500..

I'm not really sure what to do.

The top one has less miles, however it's quite a bit more expensive. But then because it looks like a standard van, maybe it's been treated normally...

I think I know a few things to look for - check oil isn't milky, check water reservoir to make sure it's just coolant (not like a gasket sealer), start from cold, rattles, shakes etc.. but I've never come across these things anywhere, so I don't know if I'd recognise these things.. On that basis, would you recommend forking out for an AA inspection?
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Re: Potential candidates

Postby ianb2010 » Sat Apr 04, 2015 12:01 pm

Oh and also the second one has been made to look like an ST, so that makes me somewhat suspicious of whether or not it's been driven by someone who thinks they have an st...
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Re: Potential candidates

Postby ianb2010 » Sat Apr 04, 2015 5:58 pm

Second one is gone now... snooze you lose I guess...
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Re: Potential candidates

Postby loot » Sat Apr 04, 2015 7:38 pm

Easy decision now then :-)
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