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Possible new Ford 7.3 owner

Hello all,

I am looking at a 12 passenger van tonight for my large family. My wife and I are expecting our 5th child this Winter and we needed to upgrade so we are looking at a 1999 E350 7.3 Turbo Diesel tonight. It is a (1) owner which I like, but it has 196,000 miles on it which kind of concerns me. Hopefully, if all goes well I will own it by tonight.

Anything to look for or ask when dealing with an individual and not a dealer with this type of vehicle? Just want to make sure I don't mess this up and get in over my head. Any advice would be helpful. Thanks guys!

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Also, the trasnmission was overhauled a few years ago also. Just thought I would mention that also...
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What to look for when buying a USED 99-03 PSD

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2001 F250 Lariat Crewcab, Automatic, 4X4

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