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Ford Transit T250 Useful life

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  1. Pyndyk

    Pyndyk Rookie Expediter Fleet Owner

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    Hi, We are planning to buy an extended Ford Transit T250, High Roof, 3.7l

    We put about 150K miles per year. Can this van last 3 years, 500K Miles?

    I know that diesel V6 Sprinter can go higher, 1M miles maybe.
     
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    Treadmill Veteran Expediter Owner/Operator

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    Maybe. The jury is still out.
     
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    Any vehicle will go as far as your wallet will take it. What tolerance your wallet has is up to you.
     
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    Or its ability to Float during Hurricanes...

    All aboard the Freight Train
     
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    BillChaffey Veteran Expediter Owner/Operator US Navy

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    Why not check Moot's post's about his rig?
     
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    Ragman Veteran Expediter Driver

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    What's wrong with the Sprinter you just bought?

    https://www.expeditersonline.com/forums/threads/2017-mb-sprinter-extended-warranty.70685/
     
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    Im just curious.
     
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    BigStickJr Veteran Expediter Retired Expediter

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    He’ll have it worn out pretty soon.
     
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    ntimevan Veteran Expediter Owner/Operator

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    Go back to where HE first chimes in... Dec 2017 ... states he has friends in this business .. doing the Sprinter loads .. SO WHY ASK US .. about anything .. ask your pals ..
    PS ... Trolling along

    All aboard the Freight Train
     
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    Pyndyk Rookie Expediter Fleet Owner

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    Already DEF issues, less than 8K miles on the odometer, and the driver adds peak blue regularly.
     
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    Pyndyk Rookie Expediter Fleet Owner

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    I like to receive my information from various sources. There is no need to be rude. If You don’t like it go to another post.
     
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    If you think i am rude .. then leave ..
    There is already 3,000 too many Spr/Pro/Trans/cargo Vans ... we don't need bragging up rates ... everyone has there rates they will run for .. but for NEWBIES (which you are ) to jump in ask lots of Questions and then post those rates the first 2 weeks in Business ...
    My point is Newbies sometimes jump on the Cash Big Miles Wagon early .. only to have it blow up in their face in 3 months when they can't make Van payments...
    So step back .. take a couple of Breaths and go forward with baby steps ... or you won't last in this business...

    All aboard the Freight Train
     
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    Moot Veteran Expediter Owner/Operator

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    I only have 170,000 miles on mine. So far, so good.
     
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    brokcanadian Veteran Expediter Owner/Operator

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    Buy a 2006 Sprinter
     
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    Pyndyk Rookie Expediter Fleet Owner

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    I’m looking at 2017 Model, extended with 18K miles, $30K. No reason to spend over $40K on new.
     
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    You have a ford transit?
     
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    Maybe not but, very new low mileage used units are often someone dumping a problem.
     
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    RoadTime Veteran Expediter Owner/Operator

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    NO! Absolutely not!
    Don't need more competition with these vans.

    Besides, That's what I'm looking for

    Sent from my P00I using EO Forums mobile app
     
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