What Van To Get

Discussion in 'Chit Chat & Introductions' started by Laugher, Oct 16, 2013.

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  1. Laugher

    Laugher Well-Known Member
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    need some decent suggestions for a cheap van that would be able to fit a decent system in the back, only got 1k and whatever I can get for my combo been looking at vivaros just worried about the gearboxes going if I get one
     
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  2. Belfastcleaning

    Belfastcleaning Grand Master
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    How much you thinking of selling the combo for? What year and mileage is it?

    For cheap money I think a transit.. Can get very good transits around 04/05 with decent mileage 100k and less for around £2000ish
     
  3. Laugher

    Laugher Well-Known Member
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    well im hoping to sell it for 1500, well I've offered it to my dad for dad and he's willing to pay that, its a 04 1.7 dti 1700 with 125k on the clock.

    my partners granddad has a vivaro for sale which im tempted to get for 2.5k done similar miles as mine and I know he has looked after it and he has it serviced quite regular as well but looking at all my options
     
  4. tench0771

    tench0771 Grand Master
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    them combos with the 1.7dti isuzu engines r very good an sell easy very relible ide get a scudo expert or dispatch 1.9d relible slow an do the job an cheep to buy 815 k payload to side loading doors perfect :Image9:
     
  5. johnny bravo

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    ive just looked at a toyota hiace, 37000 miles, £5400, 07 plate. i didnt realise how big they are, and noisy driving. side door, rear tailgate door., bulkhead , not sure now. the noise of the diesel engine might be irratating . plenty of room for anything though.. may make a silly offer. take some getting esed to driving a van again.
     
  6. tench0771

    tench0771 Grand Master
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    them toyotas r bomb proof they just never let u down good payload to the 2.5l an the 3.0l r good engins the 2.4 sufferd with head gasket probs but still a good un people usly hang on to them as there so good u will get used to the noise after a wile
     
  7. Laugher

    Laugher Well-Known Member
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    Problem is around where I am decent vans ain't cheap, cheap ones near me have done 140k+ so might have to travel to get one
     
  8. tench0771

    tench0771 Grand Master
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    140k is nuffen m8 my astra 1.7 dti had 176k an the engine was sweet as a nut sold it an got a scudo in the end cos i needed biger van toyota will do 500k easy if looked after lots go round the clock with very little probs if they have service history ur ok
     
  9. Eclipse

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    Partner HDi 800 is best of the small vans imo, good payload, great hdi engine and plenty big enough. Mine's just turned 130K and passed the MOT Monday needing a number plate light. It also does a constant 44mpg full of gear and water, mine goes well too as it's been messed around with a little so is running about 145bhp
     
  10. iluvwindows

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    the new shape ones look fantastic 2008 onwards i think 3 seater aswell
     
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