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4curbappeal
02-09-2007, 07:55 PM
I am in the market for a new work truck. I can only afford to spend about 5K right now. I found a 2000 Dodge Ram 2500 mag V8 with 170,000 miles on it. They are asking $4500 for the truck. I drove it and it seems to be in decent mechanical condition. It does need new tires! What do you guys think? Do you think I could do better? I currently am using a '95 Ford Explorer with a V8 -2wd, but I have purchased a 6.5 x 16 trailer and don't know how well the Explorer will do. What do you all recomend? Thanks!!!!

JohnsonLawn
02-09-2007, 09:15 PM
I would try to get some history on the truck like service records. With that many miles on a 2000 I am guessing alot of highway driving which fine. If the body is good and the truck seems tight, I might go for it. $4500.00 does not buy much these days so be careful

BobcatBoy06
02-09-2007, 09:18 PM
I'd go for it as long as the body is solid and the transmission is in good working order you are getting a good deal.