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1978 Mk2 Transit LWB Twin Wheeler for sale

Postby 1958 harry » Thu Apr 06, 2017 3:58 pm

Up for sale is my mk2 Transit.

Its pretty mint, underneath like new, a few marks here and there but its pretty original.

Selling as its just not used, so we want to get a camper/motorhome.

Asking £9k ono or would consider a swap for a camper/motorhome

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1978 Ford Transit LWB Twin Wheeler, Superb original Condition

£ 9,000.00 - did not sell
Ended Tue Apr 11th  1:12am GMT
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Re: 1978 Mk2 Transit LWB Twin Wheeler for sale

Postby 1958 harry » Thu Apr 13, 2017 11:28 am

Passed its MOT yesterday, straight through first time after sitting in storage for 5mths, no advisories.

The MOT tester said how mint it all is.
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Re: 1978 Mk2 Transit LWB Twin Wheeler for sale

Postby DodgeRover » Fri Apr 14, 2017 9:32 pm

Did yours have a car class test with it being the 130 as that's all mine has ever been done as since it stopped being in service as a minibus. Another 130 mk2 owner said the same as well but I've always wondered...
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Re: 1978 Mk2 Transit LWB Twin Wheeler for sale

Postby 1958 harry » Sat Apr 15, 2017 10:50 pm

No mines class 7 unfortunately as its GVW on the VIN is 3200kgs.
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Re: 1978 Mk2 Transit LWB Twin Wheeler for sale

Postby Neil » Sun Apr 16, 2017 7:41 am

130 class 4 ,,,,190 class 7
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Re: 1978 Mk2 Transit LWB Twin Wheeler for sale

Postby 1958 harry » Sun Apr 16, 2017 8:30 pm

If its over 3T GVW its a class 7. I had the same issue with my 110 Defender.

As mine is plated as 3200 kgs it is a class 7.
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Re: 1978 Mk2 Transit LWB Twin Wheeler for sale

Postby Neil » Sun Apr 16, 2017 9:24 pm

yes my 130 is 2800 gvw
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Re: 1978 Mk2 Transit LWB Twin Wheeler for sale

Postby 1958 harry » Sun Apr 16, 2017 10:30 pm

I wonder why mine is plated higher?
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Re: 1978 Mk2 Transit LWB Twin Wheeler for sale

Postby Neil » Mon Apr 17, 2017 8:55 am

not sure I think it has to do with axle weights the single wheel lwb mk2 was the 100l and that had 6 stud single wheels on
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Re: 1978 Mk2 Transit LWB Twin Wheeler for sale

Postby bulls in transit » Mon Apr 17, 2017 3:08 pm

Could the GVW be plated higher due to what it was originally designed to carry fully laden with equipment/firemen?
My mk1 hasn't got a physical plate,but the original 'feuerwehr' paperwork I got with van has an amendment on it where seating capacity was reduced from 6 seats to 4, the GVW on mine is 2980kg.
220 kg is roughly the weight of two more bodies.
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Re: 1978 Mk2 Transit LWB Twin Wheeler for sale

Postby 1958 harry » Wed May 03, 2017 9:14 pm

Still for sale.

Open to sensible offers.
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Re: 1978 Mk2 Transit LWB Twin Wheeler for sale

Postby 1958 harry » Fri May 19, 2017 9:27 pm

Price dropped, seen a lovely mk1 camper so need this gone, £8500 ono.

Van is in great condition.
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Re: 1978 Mk2 Transit LWB Twin Wheeler for sale

Postby 1958 harry » Tue Jun 20, 2017 11:32 pm

Price dropped again.

£8k no offers. This is a great van, very original, ready to show.
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Re: 1978 Mk2 Transit LWB Twin Wheeler for sale

Postby 1958 harry » Sun Jun 25, 2017 9:01 pm

On Ebay. The camper thing has gone out the window now, my wife has severe Rheumatoid Arthritis and needs to give up work, the only way to do this is by selling our Audi Q3 so we aren't paying £400 a month in finance and selling my Firevan so we can buy a family car/van outright.

If this sells for what I like I'm hoping we can get a mk7 Sport Transit and add a rear seat.

Van for sale here:

Classic Ford Transit Mk2, 1978, LWB, only 19k miles from new

£ 6,300.00 - did not sell
Ended Sun Jul 2nd  3:12am GMT
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Re: 1978 Mk2 Transit LWB Twin Wheeler for sale

Postby 1958 harry » Mon Jul 03, 2017 6:39 am

Back on EBay. Ideally looking for as close to £8k as possible.

Classic Ford Transit Mk2, 1978, LWB, only 19k miles from new

£ 5,100.00 - did not sell
Ended Wed Jul 12th  2:51pm GMT
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