1991 Mitsubishi Delica 4x4 turbo diesel, automatic, camper van.

1991 Mitsubishi Delica L300

Condition: Used
Make: Mitsubishi
Model: Delica
SubModel: L300 Exceed
Type: Van Camper
Trim: L300
Year: 1991
Mileage: 118000
VIN: 00000000000000000
Color: Blue
Engine: Diesel
Cylinders: 4
Fuel: Diesel
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: 4WD
Interior color: Blue, Gray
Drive side: Right-hand drive
Vehicle Title: Clean
Item location: Santa Barbara, California, United States
Extras
Air Conditioning, Power Locks, Power Windows
4-Wheel Drive
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Description for Mitsubishi Delica 1991

1991 Mitsubishi Delica 4x4 turbo diesel, automatic, camper van. High-Top Exceed L300. This Delica is exceptionally clean. Very reliable and fuel-efficient. It has been well maintained and legally imported into the US. It drives and looks great. 118k miles.
These vans are known for their reliability, robustness, simplicity, and parts availability which make them great for longer expeditions and adventures. Power windows, locks, steering, fog lights, front & rear steel bushbars, curtains, altimeter, inclinometer, pyrometer, tinted windows, automatic transmission with overdrive, dual zone A/C controls for both front and rear, trailer hitch, custom aluminum front skid plate, 2008 CD/radio w/ auxiliary & USB, extra gauges: Oil pressure, battery voltage, turbo, exhaust gas temp.
The undercarriage was already in great shape when I got it but I wanted to make it immaculate and resistant to any future chipping or rust. I used a pneumatic needle scaler to get down to metal then used phosphoric acid which is a rust inhibitor then I coated it with this insanely expensive, extremely hard, aerospace-grade industrial epoxy paint: https://www.endurapaint.com/product/ultragrip-primer/ which has zink in it which prevents future corrosion.
Recent service (records available):
2019 - All new injectors and seals
2020 - Brand new gel battery, 1000 c/c amps
2019 - new glow plugs control unit and solenoids
2018 - new All-Season tires; Winter Claw Extreme Grip MX 235/75 R15
2018 - new muffler and exhaust
This vehicle was legally imported into the United States. This is a RHD/JDM vehicle from Japan. It has all the proper importation documentation. It has a clear Montana title and is currently located in Santa Barbra.

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Please look at all pictures and call or email with any questions. The seller reserves the right to end auction early. Seller does not offer any warranties expressed or implied.This car is sold with a clear title and is available for inspection by appointment.


Now that Delicas are getting a larger cult following here there are many parts suppliers in North America. It also shares many parts with a few Dodge trucks that were sold in the U.S. so some parts are widely available. No speed demon but can cruise on the highway at 70mph. It has lots of low-end grunt. Being a turbo diesel it gets great fuel economy. If you drive REALLY slow it gets nearly 30mpg but at 70 it gets less. With the 4x4, 2-speed hi/low solid-transfer-case, incredible approach/departure angles, limited slip differential, lockable hubs, high ground-clearance, and large aggressive tires, this van has pretty good off-road capability. However, unlike a Sprinter they are also small and smooth enough to function perfectly as a daily driver with the footprint of a regular car it can fit in parking spots and in underground parking. Huge interior space (for instance, you can fit 4'x'8 plywood in the back). It has two swivel captains-chairs that can face any direction and fold down into a bed. With the bed in the back and the curtains it is great for "urban stealth camping"/van life. It is the ultimate road-trip van. Arguably this is the most reliable Delica of them all. The simple diesel engine is commonly used as a base for bio-diesel/veggie oil conversion. Has the venerable 4D56T 2.5L turbo diesel, which is very popular globally; it was the engine used in the Pajero, where it dominated the Dakar. Ideal for Vanlife.
Used 4x4 camperized Sprinters are hard to find under $100k; VW Syncro Vanagon can go for $70k and up: (http://www.gowesty.com/vehicle-sales.php) You have to restore and re-engineer Syncros to make them reliable. As is, this will be infinitely more reliable and has much more readily available parts for a fraction of the price of a VW 4x4 van.