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Old 02-09-2013, 01:53 AM
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Brickman trucks

Anyone know wheir to get brickman trucks ? I'm considering Mabey getting one of them. And also is their anything to look for when looking at them?
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Old 02-09-2013, 08:54 AM
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I would say .....calling Brickman might be a good start..
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Old 02-11-2013, 09:10 AM
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I would say .....calling Brickman might be a good start..
I've called 3 branches near me a while back when I noticed they were rolling around in new models and they don't have a clue. Some say they send them to other branches. But of course somebody has figured it out bc they are always for sale on ebay.
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Old 02-09-2013, 10:00 AM
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I would stay away from the 6.0 Desiel, time bomb!
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Old 02-09-2013, 05:50 PM
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I would stay away from the 6.0 Desiel, time bomb!
Definitely. Try to find a 3/450 in good shape with the 7.3 diesel. Goooood luck! That 6.0 diesel will bankrupt you.
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Old 02-09-2013, 06:58 PM
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Definitely. Try to find a 3/450 in good shape with the 7.3 diesel. Goooood luck! That 6.0 diesel will bankrupt you.
Any diesel if the proper maintenance was not done it will bankrupt you. 6.0 can be reliable. The 7.3 that everyone said was the best motor can cost a lot in upkeep your now talking a 11 year old truck.
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Old 02-09-2013, 07:30 PM
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I was one of those guys "a 6.0 can be reliable"


Now I own a chevy 2500
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I was one of those guys "a 6.0 can be reliable"


Now I own a chevy 2500
Key words are "can be" reliable...

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Old 02-11-2013, 03:00 PM
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Saw a trailer load of new 450 Brickman truck on 695 last week. They all had the V 10 in them. There was a guy in southern PA who used to end up with alot of thier trucks and trailers.
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Old 02-11-2013, 04:23 PM
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There is really nothing wrong with the 6.0 powerstroke. They had issues just like every truck out there.

If you buy a 6.0. Plan on this. ARP head studs and EGR delete. Depending on your area. around 3k. But dont do it until its needed. You may never need it. I still have not had 1 issue out of either of mine with 100k and 145k. I honestly LOVE the 6.0. The 7.3 is a solid motor and have not very little problems out of them but they dont put out the power like the 6.0.

People that talk bad about the 6.0 dont really know how the diesel world works. Big trucks comes big repairs. If your looking at a chevy duramax....plan on replacing injectors. There are issues and repairs that will need to be made with any motor out there. Diesels just cost more.

I would stay away from brickman trucks if i were you. If there being sold....there is a reason. I still see them driving around in 2005 trucks. but then selling 2007s with less miles.....there is a reason for it. There is something wrong with them. Something wrong that cost more then what they value them at.

If i were you. I would buy a cab and chassis truck. for around 10k. spend around 5k to put a landscape body or a stake bed on it. and if your plow snow. put a plow on it. It may cost more now. but in the long run i think it will cost less. I have just under 15k in my truck. and this is how i did it after researching a brickman truck. 100k miles on it and no problems.

If you stay with the brickman option then keep checking on craigslist and ebay. I heard brickman sells to a select amount of people. and its hard to find out who. They go for around 10k around me. and sometimes more.
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