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KINGjosh
07-23-2005, 05:12 PM
Good deal?
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/F-250-LARIAT-7-3L-DIESEL-4X4-EXT-CAB-HOT-HOT-HOT_W0QQitemZ4563358321QQcategoryZ39415QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

PLM-1
07-23-2005, 05:25 PM
Looks like a $4400 POS. Why is there rust on a Florida truck? Also looks pretty beat up for only 105k miles. How many times has the odo flipped over??

KINGjosh
07-23-2005, 05:29 PM
Lots if cars get rusted down here from all the rain. Thats seems a little strange to have so little miles on that truck for its age.
I dont feel comfortable buying stuff on ebay, but this one is 10 mins from me.
Im going to look at this tommorrow.

Lawn Masters
07-23-2005, 05:38 PM
Something about that just doesnt seem right to me. 105K on a 91 isnt quite right, unless someone bought it for towing when they went camping and never went as often as planned. otherwise, something is off about this truck.

PLM-1
07-23-2005, 05:43 PM
Lots if cars get rusted down here from all the rain. Thats seems a little strange to have so little miles on that truck for its age.
I dont feel comfortable buying stuff on ebay, but this one is 10 mins from me.
Im going to look at this tommorrow.

If it's that close, I would to check it out. I'm still not sure that I would pay that for it though.

Scapegoat
07-23-2005, 06:42 PM
I think you could do better than that on Autotrader.com.

RedWingsDet
07-23-2005, 07:42 PM
its not worth the money.

foggyjr5
07-23-2005, 07:53 PM
I wouldn't waist my money or my time on that. You could find a nicer truck and for a cheaper price in your local paper, but it's your money and your time.

jblawns123
07-23-2005, 08:58 PM
Definately overpriced

Smalltimer1
07-24-2005, 05:15 PM
With the rust and all it's worth $3500 on the high end, if it runs as good as they claim, $2000 on the low. It could have been used to pull a boat to the coast and all, probably a launch/load rig, saltwater is hell on automotive sheet metal.

There's a '91 F-350 Diesel here with only 78k that the guy is asking $7500 for, but it is a real jewel, not a scratch on it.

With 105k, the 7.3L in that truck is just getting broken in. Much better than the 6.5 GM diesel of the day.

However you will definitely want to check the SCA level in the coolant. If it is low, run for the hills, you don't want to buy a victim of cavitation. If it checks ok, then drive it for a while, do the usual checks and inspections and let us know what you find out about it.

I am selling my F-250, so if the deal on that one falls through, send me an email and we'll talk. I have to get rid of it before August 10th, as that is when I am moving back into college.

KINGjosh
07-28-2005, 06:50 PM
Well I could not make it that day. And i've been to busy to see it this week.
I just gonna save a little bit more money.

Restrorob
07-28-2005, 11:05 PM
Well I could not make it that day. And i've been to busy to see it this week.
I just gonna save a little bit more money.

Good idea, Always try to buy from a private owner rather than a shyster car lot. And have the truck you are interested in checked over by a auto service center before you purchase it. Been burnt before myself ;)