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frater_secessus [vehicles salvaged from floods]
rv:finding [2020/08/13 19:40] (current)
frater_secessus [finding vans]
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 **Colorado** does not use road salt, relying on gravel instead. ​ Locals advise that cracked windshields from gravel are to be expected.((http://​www.cheaprvliving.com/​forums/​Thread-Might-buy-van-in-Denver-possible-altitude-complications?​pid=228754#​pid228754)) 4x4 campers may be more common in mountainous areas. **Colorado** does not use road salt, relying on gravel instead. ​ Locals advise that cracked windshields from gravel are to be expected.((http://​www.cheaprvliving.com/​forums/​Thread-Might-buy-van-in-Denver-possible-altitude-complications?​pid=228754#​pid228754)) 4x4 campers may be more common in mountainous areas.
  
-Vehicles that have not been on the beach in **California** will be in good condition but will generally be more expensive((http://​www.cheaprvliving.com/​forums/​Thread-Which-regions-are-good-for-finding-used-vans-or-RV-s?​pid=157213#​pid157213)) and may have complicated ​and MPG-stealing smog abatement.+Vehicles that have not been on the beach in **California** will be in good condition but will generally be more expensive((http://​www.cheaprvliving.com/​forums/​Thread-Which-regions-are-good-for-finding-used-vans-or-RV-s?​pid=157213#​pid157213)) and may have complex, expensive, ​and performance-altering CA-specific emissions.((the 49-state car was effectively made moot by EPA adopting CARB-like standards in 2016)) 
  
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 One you know geographically where to look the [[communication:​internet:​search|search]] comes next.  ​ One you know geographically where to look the [[communication:​internet:​search|search]] comes next.  ​
  
 +Take advantage of any automation tools the site offers (email alerts, saved searches, RSS feeds). ​
  
-  ​* [[https://​www.craigslist.org/​about/​sites|craigslist]] is probably the first place folks look.  It sequesters results by region, so if you want national results uses something like [[https://​www.searchtempest.com/​|searchtempest]]. + 
-  * [[|ebay motors]] lists vehicles, and you can sort by distance from any zipcode, by cost, etc.+  ​* [[https://​www.craigslist.org/​about/​sites|craigslist]] is probably the first place folks look.  It sequesters results by region, so if you want national results uses something like [[https://​www.searchtempest.com/​|searchtempest]]. ​ ​(leverage RSS results to automate the process) 
 +  * [[|ebay motors]] lists vehicles, and you can sort by distance from any zipcode, by cost, etc. (leverage saved searches to automate the process)
   * [[https://​www.autotrader.com/​|AutoTrader]]   * [[https://​www.autotrader.com/​|AutoTrader]]
   * local classifieds   * local classifieds
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