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My 200tdi 90 has terminal chassis rust. It is too far gone to save and a new chassis is the way forward. 

I have owned it for 20+ years and it pains me to do it but I just don't have the time (or money) (or inclination) to start a full rebuild. I can see it sitting on the drive or in the garage for years to come, deteriorating further and taking up space. So I fear it is time for it to go. But how can I determine its value - I know it is only worth what someone is willing to pay for it, but I don't want to give it away and want to get a fair price for it. 

But where to start - values seem to be all over the place! 

It is a late '93 so it has factory disk brakes with the 200tdi. It was originally an HT but converted to SW not long after I got it. 

It is mechanically good, recent new transfer box, heated front screen, heated seats, 2002 style dash fitted. 

The bulkhead and all 3 doors were replaced about 8/9 years ago - although there is a little rust just bubbling through.

Any steer on value would be greatly appreciated. 

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If you haven’t got the time ... could you pay someone’s to do it ?

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2k, make bug of the new bits, and you'll probably get it if you can wait.

Though, there are some companies that will do the swap for a semi-fixed price.... Compare that to whatever you are going to have to spend above your sale price to replace it.

better the car you know in my humble opinion.

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I suggest you contact people like Richards Chassis and their neighbour to get a price for the chassis and the replacement.

This will give you a real world figure to work from.

Once swopped, you'll have a vehicle that could outlive you and you'll need to worry about the normal maintenance..

Obviously, it is quite a bit of money but you'll have something worth more to sell , if you have to, but also less worries..

I have a 110 chassis here for this very purpose as the Td5 based 110 will need a new chassis and bulkhead within 3-4 years..

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Thanks for the input guys. 

Kind of supports my thoughts. There is a very good local place that I would trust to do the job. Just not sure if I can justify the expense though.

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Just give a thought to it's condition in 10 years with a new galv. chassis ...

 

and then think about the condition of whatever vehicle(s) you replace it with over those 10 years

It has a good bulkhead and doors that can be maintained and preserved and you have extensive history with it

should I continue ? :)

Steve b 

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Precisely.

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I think you'll kick yourself in 5 years' time if you sell it now. To give a comparison, i got quoted £3,850 + VAT to supply and fit a new galv chassis to my 90 TD5. I reckon a decent 200tdi with a galv chassis is worth more than £6k so you can't really lose if you do the chassis. Worst case scenario you can sell the truck and get your money back plus possibly a bit extra.

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