How much does a syncro weigh

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How much does a syncro weigh

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Anyone know ?

Getting one collected this weekend and need to know for recovery guy

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The heaviest stock Syncro van is a Westy hightop Club Joker with 1.6TD engine with an unladen weight of around 1860kg.
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Ones a Crewcab petrol

Ones a high top panel turbo diesel

Any idea on those

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figure on 1500 for the syncro doka a little more for the high top

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Thanks folks, the Crewcab is mostly rust, well what’s left of the rust is anyway :o

Panels not to bad

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The manual (courtesy of westfaliat3.info) gives an unladen weight for a Doka of 1595kg, and for a high top panel van as 1590kg. You need to add 15kg to that if it's a turbo diesel.

P.S. You do know that rust is approx 60% heavier than steel :mrgreen:
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its quite rusty, only good for breaking :shock:


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A light t-cut and quick rattle can would sort that out :ok

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Hahahahaha!

Was it parked on the seafront all its life?

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or is it the one that was on Guernsey and used for launching and recovering boats in the sea ?

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It's going to need a wheel bearing too :rollin
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It was parked up for a little while in a slightly moist field :D , not from guernsey or been in the sea, was restored about 10 years ago :o

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davidoft1 wrote:It was parked up for a little while in a slightly moist field :D , not from guernsey or been in the sea, was restored about 10 years ago :o

It sounds like there's a certain amount of economy with the actuality in that statement :-D

I think you'll have a tricky MOT - it looks like there might be excessive corrosion within 30cm of ALL 'prescribed areas'.
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If it was a splitty, someone with deep pockets would still “restore” that.

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It'll be fine, keep it another few years and it will be MOT exempt.
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