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Old 04-05-2008, 08:55 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by thebrad View Post
I'd prefer a VW too, but people seem to price gouge with the Rabbits and Golfs. I'm not going to tolerate that when I can do the same thing for a cheaper platform (Mercedes 200d/240d).

Man things just aren't the same where I am.

Any old Merc diesel is going for $3500-$6000

I almost bought an '83 Isuzu diesel pickup instead of my CX.

I think any of those old diesel minitrucks (Isuzu, Toyota, Mazda) would be a great platform to convert, and they can usually be had fairly cheaply.
"I got 350 heads on a 305 engine. I get 10 miles to the gallon. I ain't got no good intentions." - The Drive By Truckers.

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