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Hi all

I live in Western Australia and breed Alpacas and need a means of carting them around rather than hooking up a trailer all the time.
So I have been searching the WWW and have come down to one of two choices.

I have some associates that already either of the following.

1. 125 T350 Ford Transit EX Ambulance


2. Mercedes 316CDI Sprinter Ex Ambulance

Now the owners of the each swear by them casting dispersions about the other.Some have suggested The Transit 125 T350 2.4 litre diesel as it has good power an economy.

I like the Merc for the following, true auto, 2.7 litre, power windows ,abs, esp, good economy.suspension seat.Sun roof.

The Transit seems more roomier in the back???

Can this forum advise of the pros and con of the Merc they seem to come in Real auto or Sequential Manual Auto Clutch.

Why an ex ambo, I'm told the suspension is modified making slightly more comfortable ride? is this true.
Both makes have windows.

BTW looking at 2003-2006 model with between 90,000kms-160,000km.

Look forward to any feedback on known ouchbits.

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Welcome to Benzworld, glad to have you here...

Go to the Sprinter specific sub forum on benzworld, for more information, honestly I don't have specific information here for you....

I am quite familiar with Alpacas, though, having seen them many times in Peru, where they are native and here in Northern California where they htrive and breeding females that are good can fetch upwards of $2300.

More prestigious than the coarse haired llama but less so than the rare and protected and seldom seen Vicuna, Alpaca wool is marvelous for so many things.

Not so prized in Peru because there are so many that live there.

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