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Old 01-24-2013, 12:15 AM
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Buying a leftover new truck?

Would you buy a brand new never titled 2005 truck? What should you look out for with a truck that's been sitting on a dealers lot for 7 years?
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Old 01-24-2013, 12:20 AM
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Why in the hell did a truck sit for that long. I'd be worried about seals and bearings, maybe hoses as well. Rubber gets brittle. Grease gets hard. I bought a 03 z71 almost 2 years ago that had 15k on it. In that time I've had a lot of troubles that shouldn't come up in 35000 miles. Wheel bearing, universal joints, etc.
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Old 01-24-2013, 12:28 AM
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If it comes with a good warranty and cheap price then I would do it.
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Old 01-24-2013, 02:04 AM
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Was it a dealer demo or something? Did you find it around Raleigh?

In your situation, if the price is right, it might be prudent to get an extended warranty on that truck. Let us know how it turns out.
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Old 01-24-2013, 02:25 AM
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What's the story on why it sat there? That's dumb of a dealer to allow inventory of any kind sit there over 120 days.
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Old 01-24-2013, 09:31 AM
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If it comes with new warrantie go for it if any problems come up you covered
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Old 01-24-2013, 08:43 PM
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Was it a dealer demo or something? Did you find it around Raleigh?
The truck is in Asheville, NC. I'm going to call the dealership tomorrow to get the story on the truck and some info on the warranty situation. Here is a link to the truck for those of you that are curious about it.

http://m.commercialtrucktrader.com/listing?id=89381901
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Old 01-24-2013, 08:44 PM
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Let's try that again...


http://m.commercialtrucktrader.com/listing?id=89381901
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Old 01-24-2013, 09:15 PM
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It may be worth the trouble if the price is right.
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What would that setup go for today as a 2013 model???
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