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Hamons
07-29-2004, 09:32 PM
Looking at buying a 3/4 ton pickup. Lookwed at one today.

1999 Chevrolet 2500 4x4 shortbed 98,000miles -- $14,200.00

Drove it around the neighborhood today. Seemed to drive well and looked in above average conditiion. Am planning on having it taken to a mechanic tomorrow.

What do you think. Is it worth $14k
Would you be nervous buying a truck with 98,000 miles?


Talk me out of it if you think I shouldn't bite.

meathead1134
07-30-2004, 10:14 AM
Seems a little high check out this link

http://www.autotrader.com/fyc/vdp.jsp?car_id=164229126&dealer_id=&car_year=1999&search_type=used&make=CHEV&model=CHEVC25&transmission=&distance=50&address=66283&advanced=y&max_mileage=&max_price=15000&min_price=&end_year=2005&start_year=1998&drive=4WD&engine=&body_style=&advcd_on=y&doors=&fuel=&color=&cardist=33

GreenMonster
07-30-2004, 10:21 AM
yeah, I haven't looked at the KBB, but seems a little on the high side from when I had been looking earlier this year.

e(x)specially with those hight miles
:confused:

Hamons
07-30-2004, 11:18 AM
Thannks meathead,

Got me excited. I called them -- 185,000 miles on it.

Yikes!

Hamons
07-30-2004, 11:42 PM
I passed on the truck. I really need something with fewer miles.

ProMo
07-31-2004, 10:55 AM
I paid 21k for my dodge ctd with 22000 miles on it. took about 6 months of searching autotrader and trucktrader.com

WeatherMan
07-31-2004, 12:20 PM
I just bought a 95 f350 dually 4X4 with snow plow and salt spreader 68799 miles at a local auction for $5200,00

Now that is a deal

Hamons
07-31-2004, 01:18 PM
You guys aren't helping me --- :) I'm already frsutrated enough!

dcondon
07-31-2004, 06:47 PM
too many miles on it for that price. Trouble will be just around the corner