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  1. 1989 Ford E350 14 foot box truck with an International/Navistar 7.3 liter V-8 IDI non turbo diesel motor. I was told when I purchased that the truck was purchased from U-haul back in the day by factory Yamaha. They installed the sleeping quarters, opened the box to the cab, Built in cabinets, installed an oversize transmission cooler, installed 40 gallon water tank under box that runs thru a pump out to a spigot in the back, air bags for heavy loads, microwave, rooftop AC unit, changed the trucks ac system over to R134. and added few other knick knacks. Since I've owned the van I've redone the cabinets, put in a new head unit with dvd player and trailer brakes. I'm told Yamaha used this truck and a few others to send riders around the country with dirt bikes, pulling big ramps to put on shows in parking lots to get people on board with their growing Motorsport division. I've had the truck for the past 7 years or so. I've used it to take my toys back and forth to Dumont Sand Dunes. I hauled 2 quads in the back for the first few years pulling my sand car on a flat bed trailer behind. later I purchased a 34 ft enclosed trailer that I towed behind this truck. With that huge trailer she wasn't fast up the hills but she'd pull 60+ mph on the flats. The odometer says 26,385 and only goes to 99,000 so I'm sure it's more like 126,385 but could be 226,385 Like all old 7.3's she starts right up when the block is warm. But struggles when cold. Putting the glow plug on a manual switch so you can heat it up more is supposed to help with this, I just never got to it. It does have a block heater so I just plugged it in. The batteries will prob need to be replaced. I haven't been using the truck regularly so I've had to jump start it lately. The high pressure line on the power steering pump leaks a bit. and the last time I had a shop look it over they said the king pins may need replaced soon. These are like the ball joints on a newer truck. I've seen them on ebay for $70. I haven't filled up the ac refrigerant in the truck in a while cause we hit the dunes in the winter when it's cooler. and the AC unit up top prob needs some freon. I haven't used it in 3 years.
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