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Old 11-05-2018, 09:19 PM   #1
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Who has a van type, 5 window, E450,7.3L, with lift that knows the curb weight.

I'm looking at a 2003 E450 with the 7.3. It has five windows and the lift. GVWR is 14,000lbs. I'm five hours away from it and wanted to know if anyone got a curb weight on their skoolie before they started working on it?
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Old 11-05-2018, 10:55 PM   #2
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I'm looking at a 2003 E450 with the 7.3. It has five windows and the lift. GVWR is 14,000lbs. I'm five hours away from it and wanted to know if anyone got a curb weight on their skoolie before they started working on it?
If no one answers this satisfactorily, you might weigh a U-Haul on a scale and add about 1000 lbs or so to account for seats and heavier body. Just a thought.
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Old 11-06-2018, 11:11 PM   #3
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Thanks that's not a bad idea.
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Old 11-09-2018, 09:35 AM   #4
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My 2002 Thomas 5 window with only 2 seats and lift weighed right around 9600 pounds.
Got between 9 and 10mpg at 55 and struggled to keep that speed.
Put a 4 inch straight pipe from turbo back and a Live Wire tuner on it and got up to 15mpg at same speed.
Good luck and enjoy.
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