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Old 08-13-2020, 02:27 PM   #1
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im thinking about purchasing this bus... suggestions comments welcome...

Make: Microbird
Model: Ford E450
Engine Make: Ford 6.0L
Transmission: Automatic
Odometer: 113,172
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Old 08-13-2020, 04:46 PM   #2
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I'd pass on a Ford 6.0. Just not worth the hassle.
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Old 08-13-2020, 04:51 PM   #3
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Thank you ...what about a chevy?
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Thank you ...what about a chevy?
Chevy made a fine 6.0 gas engine. Its the best you'll get in a van chassis.
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Old 08-13-2020, 07:17 PM   #5
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I agree. 6.0L Diesel is a big nope. Chevy 6.0L Gas is a big YES.
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Old 08-13-2020, 08:11 PM   #6
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Thats very helpful!! And very much appreciated!
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