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#32837 - 01/03/04 09:45 PM Ford...or...Chevy  
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..I'm looking into buying a 2nd van,and I'm wondering what the general consensus was...Ford...or ...Chevy...????


.."if it ain't fixed,don't break it...call a Licensed Electrician"

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#32838 - 01/03/04 10:24 PM Re: Ford...or...Chevy  
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Ford, Coke, McDonalds, Thin Elvis [Linked Image]


#32839 - 01/03/04 11:09 PM Re: Ford...or...Chevy  
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Our trucks are GMC Savana's, except for mine, which is a Chevy Avalanche.


#32840 - 01/04/04 11:11 AM Re: Ford...or...Chevy  
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Drive a Chevy C1500 right now

My foreman has a C3500 with a knapheiede utility body with two double door top boxes on top of that.

The owner drives a chevy 3500 van with the contractor bin package.

Of course, the wife's car is a Ford Taurus.

I think that Chevys drive better (steering), but Fords handle better (suspension. But what do I know? [Linked Image]

If you want, get the same make as you have now, and get matching keys. Saves searching for spares!


#32841 - 01/04/04 11:11 AM Re: Ford...or...Chevy  
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dodge


#32842 - 01/04/04 04:22 PM Re: Ford...or...Chevy  
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Dodge Sprinter 2500. Mother of all cargo vans.
http://www.dodge.com/sprinter/photos.html?context=sprinter-index&type=left

http://www.caranddriver.com/article.asp?section_id=3&article_id=7365&page_number=1

[This message has been edited by Sandro (edited 01-04-2004).]


#32843 - 01/04/04 09:29 PM Re: Ford...or...Chevy  
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Attic Rat,
i don't suppose you have the need for AWD in NJ ?

btw~ checked your profile for your turf, love the interests section [Linked Image] [Linked Image] [Linked Image]

spit brew all over the dang keyboard !

~S~


#32844 - 01/05/04 12:11 AM Re: Ford...or...Chevy  
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those sprinters would be the ultimate contractor rig. I love the fact they are diesel. I own a '97 Dodge Ram with the cummins turbo diesel. I will never own another gas aspired vehicle again, unless it's a sports car or 4wheeler. [Linked Image]


#32845 - 01/05/04 12:59 AM Re: Ford...or...Chevy  
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btw~ checked your profile for your turf, love the interests section

spit brew all over the dang keyboard !

.. [Linked Image] [Linked Image] [Linked Image] [Linked Image]Sorry,dude,...send me the bill!! [Linked Image] [Linked Image] [Linked Image]


.."if it ain't fixed,don't break it...call a Licensed Electrician"

#32846 - 01/05/04 03:08 PM Re: Ford...or...Chevy  
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For me Ford vans hands down. My most recent Ford I had for 10 years and 160,000 miles before any problems started. E250


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