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1998 E150 Van
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By kenny49
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1998 Ford E-150 Econoline 3dr Cargo Van


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I received this vehicle in 1999 as a work vehicle working for a Safe and Alarm company. In other words I needed to carry a lot of weight, like 800 to at least 1,000 lbs. Had a sway bar, extra half leaf and air bags installed on the rear. This van provided an amazing amount of demanding service! Always got about 14 to 15 mpg no matter what I carried. Tranny replaced at 272 (auto), Engine in chassis rebuild at 284, but bearings were still in great shape - did it because head gasket had to be replaced. Has 430K now and still going strong, not as a work vehicle, my personal. Weak point is brakes, but mostly due to weight - rotors every 60k. Still like it a lot....Synthetic every 10k.


Favorite Features

Great Engine, Great Tranny, Great A/C Plenty of room for my applications.... Work, hauling wood, furniture, etc.


Suggested Improvements

Brakes could be beefier, better E brake. O2 sensor gets replaced very frequently.


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Best Vehicle I've ever owned
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By B. Grisham
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1998 Ford E-150 Econoline 3dr Cargo Van


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I bought this van for my work with the expectations of maybe getting around 100,000 miles out of it. It has been driven by many different employees, it has not been serviced as often as it should be. In spite of this it never has leaked or used any oil, the AC has never had to be recharged and its has only one tune up. The transmission has never been serviced and it still works great. I did have to replace the read end because the seals went out and it wasn't tended to. Im going to see just how long this thing will go.


Favorite Features

Durability


Suggested Improvements

none


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By rogergrab
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1998 Ford E-150 Econoline 3dr Cargo Van


Review

Vehicle is very reliable but has a limited cargo weight capacity


Suggested Improvements

Beef up rear bearings nd suspension to allow for weight capacity which equals cargo capacity


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