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nathanderson8

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Due to some unexpected bills and a emergency I couldn't get my van roof fixed. Wanted to fix it and get on the road. 2016 Ford Transit 12k miles. Roof doesn't leak, totally dry. So looking for a company that will hire me allow me to work and fix van in a appropriate time frame, and keep me working afterwards. Have photos of the van. ThanksIMG_20190804_111247201~2.jpg
 

Ragman

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Due to some unexpected bills and a emergency I couldn't get my van roof fixed. Wanted to fix it and get on the road. 2016 Ford Transit 12k miles. Roof doesn't leak, totally dry. So looking for a company that will hire me allow me to work and fix van in a appropriate time frame, and keep me working afterwards. Have photos of the van. ThanksView attachment 19327
You've got to be kidding!
 
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Turtle

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Actually bought it like that just put plates on it the 11 the of August
A carrier might except that explanation of how it happened, but they're not gonna bring on a van that looks like that. Too many shippers won't put freight on a van that looks like that. One lokk at that van and they'll think, "My freight is toast."
 
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nathanderson8

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A carrier might except that explanation of how it happened, but they're not gonna bring on a van that looks like that. Too many shippers won't put freight on a van that looks like that. One lokk at that van and they'll think, "My freight is toast."
I agree with you on that. I bought it at a dealership and got one heck of a deal on it. It is fixable. Previous owner drove into a hospital parking garage on a delivery. So I will just take it easy and hopefully by spring I'll be able to get it fixed.. Thanks
 

Grizzly

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I agree with you on that. I bought it at a dealership and got one heck of a deal on it. It is fixable. Previous owner drove into a hospital parking garage on a delivery. So I will just take it easy and hopefully by spring I'll be able to get it fixed.. Thanks
It is flexible ... like for real?
Who knows, that may have certain value in a different dimension.

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Don't mean to sound like a naysayer but imo whatever money you spent on it is dead money. I'd rather spend money on a good used van with 100K mi rather than a unibody with that body damage. Again, just my 2 cents ..
 

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I agree with you on that. I bought it at a dealership and got one heck of a deal on it. It is fixable. Previous owner drove into a hospital parking garage on a delivery. So I will just take it easy and hopefully by spring I'll be able to get it fixed.. Thanks
I think dealership would have it fixed as part of the deal before i signed and took delivery of said van. I think you are looking at a very expensive repair if nota total. Problem taken care of.
 
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nathanderson8

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I think dealership would have it fixed as part of the deal before i signed and took delivery of said van. I think you are looking at a very expensive repair if nota total. Problem taken care of.
Actually the parts I need are a little over 1,600 have had two quotes one was for 4500 labor and the other from a friend was 2400. The dealer knew that I was looking for a Transit but driving expedite was not my goal when I bought it. It works well for me at my current job. 5 exterior parts and 6 rib parts. Looks a lot worse than it is.
 
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ntimevan

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Due to some unexpected bills and a emergency I couldn't get my van roof fixed. Wanted to fix it and get on the road. 2016 Ford Transit 12k miles. Roof doesn't leak, totally dry. So looking for a company that will hire me allow me to work and fix van in a appropriate time frame, and keep me working afterwards. Have photos of the van. ThanksView attachment 19327
Laredo Heat will cause Transit Roofs to melt ..

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Due to some unexpected bills and a emergency I couldn't get my van roof fixed. Wanted to fix it and get on the road. 2016 Ford Transit 12k miles. Roof doesn't leak, totally dry. So looking for a company that will hire me allow me to work and fix van in a appropriate time frame, and keep me working afterwards. Have photos of the van. ThanksView attachment 19327
Take out the inner liner. Knock it out with A hammer. Put liner back in. No one will see it. Make money.
 
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