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Old 06-22-2013, 07:42 PM   #21
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I wish someone would explain where this myth came from that vans require you to crawl on your knees.
From being 6' tall maybe?
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Um...... yes. I can.
No, you can't.
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Pictures or it doesn't happen.
Everyone will just claim I PhotoShopped 'em, so what's the point?
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Does reading hurt for you?
He does not have 80,000 posts here by writing long informative posts..
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Does reading hurt for you?
There's no cartoons in it.
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So if you can reach everything without getting in then you have 90" arms. At 5'3" your elbows must drag on the sidewalk.
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My 1-Ton KUV has 130,000 on it and I would reasonably expect to get another 130k from it.

If you like new trucks, shop for a lease.
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My 1-Ton KUV has 130,000 on it and I would reasonably expect to get another 130k from it.

If you like new trucks, shop for a lease.
It's not so much that I have a new vehicle fetish or anything, its just that I have been driving used vehicles my whole life, and for the business it seems like it would make more sense to buy a brand new one and keep it for 10-12 years versus buying used every 4-5 years and dealing with all the niggling problems for its entire service life, you know? I am just shocked how much brand new work trucks cost these days, when I remember seeing 1 ton vans advertised a few years ago for low to mid 20s.
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Hard to believe that you have to pay so much for what is essentially an empty can on wheels.


Finding a used work van around here is just about impossible, everyone drives them until the wheels are ready to fall off. I'm going to retire in about two years and hope my van will last that long, it is already 11 years old.
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It's not so much that I have a new vehicle fetish or anything, its just that I have been driving used vehicles my whole life, and for the business it seems like it would make more sense to buy a brand new one and keep it for 10-12 years versus buying used every 4-5 years and dealing with all the niggling problems for its entire service life, you know? I am just shocked how much brand new work trucks cost these days, when I remember seeing 1 ton vans advertised a few years ago for low to mid 20s.
I think I paid about $40k or something like that back in 2006 (diesel). I dont regret it.
The payments were very easy, no interest, nothing down. I couldn't resist.

Really, nothing is better than a new truck.
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No, you can't.

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Stop picking on me Pete, it makes me sad. Would it have helped if I added some pictures to help your ADD addled brain?

Yes, please substitute one picture for each paragraph from now on. The forum thanks you in advance.
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Dude, your posts are way too long.
Three. Sentence. Rule.
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Remember, if you can do it, 480sparky can do it better, faster, cheaper, and safer.
He acts like no one else in the world has ever tried to reach into a service van.

He could reach 95% of the stuff? Bologna.
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We just put a new Transit connect into use as a service van it has cut our fuel bill by 1/3 . we retired an old one ton that was getting to expensive to maintain.When did vans get so expensive?-photoq.jpg

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He acts like no one else in the world has ever tried to reach into a service van.

He could reach 95% of the stuff? Bologna.
That's a flat out lie unless his arms are as long as his body.
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I about crapped myself when I saw the sticker for my new F-250. Cost more than my first house.

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