Monday, August 18, 2014

1k: California Patina: 1969 Ford Econoline 200 SuperVan

If you like a project with some character, you might want to take a close look at this next feature.  It comes to us from tipper Chebby who writes --  "Beautiful california patina" is the best description of 'creepy molester fungus' I have ever heard."  Find this 1969 Ford Econoline 200 SuperVan currently bidding for $1,000 reserve-not-met with 6 days to go, located somewhere in California via ebay.

The Econoline Van was revamped in 1969 as a replacement for the compact Falcon based cab-over first generation E-series. The new generation of E-series used a more conventional forward axle setup and allowed for the use of V8 powerplants and less sketchy handling.

Tipper Chebby is right in his concern for creepy molester fungus because the inside of this thing is gnarly.  Budget for a professional crime scene style cleanup team to descuz it and maybe a few dozen bug bombs.

See a better project with a sketchier title situation?


  1. Ah. let's see. Faded paint; check. Obligatory rust; check. Worn out tires; check. General aura of dilapidation, check.. Bag of candy and a rope ........

  2. Ad says the P/O died. One has to wonder if he died in the van .

  3. Ah nice, you posted it! I feel sorry for the poor old Econoline.

    Good God Mr. Seller, take a Scotch-Brite pad to this thing, scrape the mold off the roof, paint the wheels and bumpers and add some hubcaps. Then maybe you'll be allowed to park it in the neighborhood.


  4. There's a reserve price on this thing? Really?

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    1. You youngsters in the audience don't know JACK SQUAT about Matt Foley... until you click here to watch this video clip, circa 1993.

  6. Fleetwood T. BroughamAugust 20, 2014 at 6:41 AM

    I was going to bust out an Uncle Rico reference on this one for the younger crowd.


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