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Old 04-17-2013, 03:43 PM
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Isuzu truck deal....to good to be true?

2006 Isuzu can over motor
150,000 miles on chassis
Brand new motor, transmission, and 14' bed 2' dovetail bed with tool box on top(says bed was $9000)
6.0 liter 326 hp motor
New seats and not sure what else new inside.
Body looks clean from pics.
Single gate with spring lifts.

18,000 dollars

Guy sounds like typical shady car dealer. Couldn't send pics am guaranteed if I can I would by it. I could stand to keep chatting and told him id get back. So is this a steal? What would be a good purchase price?

Guy is 4-5 hours away and I need as much info as possible
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Old 04-17-2013, 09:18 PM
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I didn't realize that truck had a new motor and transmission. Does it have any warranty on the new parts?
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Old 04-17-2013, 09:30 PM
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I'd make sure that he has proof that all of that stuff was done before you even consider it.
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Old 04-17-2013, 10:35 PM
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I didn't realize that truck had a new motor and transmission. Does it have any warranty on the new parts?
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New motor and tranny. Both under warranty. This guy came off as your typical used car salesman. Wouldn't send me any pics but said it was the cleanest around. He didn't think I'd leave without it once I saw it.

Just chatted away for a while about how he used to mow lawns and has some 50+ trucks to guys like me.

I might try to go look at it but would like to get some close up pics and maybe agree on a price before going. If it is what he says it is.
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Old 04-17-2013, 11:09 PM
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What kind of reputation does the dealer have?
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Old 04-17-2013, 11:16 PM
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Guy wont send you pics but wants you to drive 4-5 hours to look at it. Sounds strange. What is his excuse for not sending the pics. Seems like every one has access to cell phone with camera these days
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Old 04-17-2013, 11:20 PM
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Guy wont send you pics but wants you to drive 4-5 hours to look at it. Sounds strange. What is his excuse for not sending the pics. Seems like every one has access to cell phone with camera these days
I agree, the fact that he won't send any pics definitely raises a red flag.
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Old 04-18-2013, 07:34 AM
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Yeah he's Old guy who doesn't do computers or cell phones. He called me twice cause my number showed up on his phone?!?

Says all he does is sell trucks. Haha

Maybe he thinks I'm a tire kicker, but I'd buy it on the spot if it was what he said it was. I'm not doubting him but I need to be confident he could show documents and warranties for the work done. I don't have a day I can waste driving 8-9 hours.
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Old 04-18-2013, 07:56 AM
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Could be shady or could be you'll be a happy isuzu truck owner. I agree it is a long drive but on the other hand...........is it well worth it? How does the guy come off over the phone? Do you know anyone that has bought from him? Looks to me like you're in a pickle dang if ya do, danged if ya don't. Maybe you could find out who the previous owner was and while your at it find out who did the work?
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Old 04-18-2013, 08:35 AM
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Could you get somebody near the truck to take a look at it for you before you drive there?
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