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Old 08-31-2006, 09:20 AM
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F250 with 256K miles

I found a 2000 F250 with 256K miles on it. It is a 4 x 4, crew cab, gooseneck, long bed, desiel 7.3 powerstroke. Would you be scared to buy this? It is 14,000
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Old 08-31-2006, 09:56 AM
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I found a 2000 F250 with 256K miles on it. It is a 4 x 4, crew cab, gooseneck, long bed, desiel 7.3 powerstroke. Would you be scared to buy this? It is 14,000

Heck yeah I would be, and esp at that absurd price!! AT 256K miles that truck is past Ford's/IH expected life of 250K miles.....not to mention the wear that that mileage has also caused to 100's of other working/moving parts.

Shoot man I bought a 2005 F350, Diesel Super Duty Super Crew Dually with only 29K miles and only paid $27K......
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Old 08-31-2006, 10:00 AM
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No way on this one, especially for the price. It hs a gooseneck, so you know it has towed almost all of those miles. I would look elsewhere.
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Old 08-31-2006, 02:12 PM
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Thanks for the advise
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Old 08-31-2006, 02:47 PM
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Just out of curiousity, what is the right price for this vehicle?
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Old 08-31-2006, 02:50 PM
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Just out of curiousity, what is the right price for this vehicle?
Given the mileage, I wouldn't be interested in it at any price. Now I know some Powerstrokes do last considerably longer, but the averages aren't there. And it can be an expensive vehicle to work on. Personally I wouldn't give $6000 for it - but that's just me.
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Old 08-31-2006, 03:09 PM
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I'd buy that truck, but not for $14,000. It's worth about $8,000 at most and I'd probably give them $6,000. If you put $3K into the truck it would go for another 100K before needing work. If the price is right, buy it, put some money into it, and drive it.
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Old 08-31-2006, 05:22 PM
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I have a 99 F-250 4x4 6spd powerstroke with 315K that still runs like a champ. Im trying to get $7500 for it.
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Old 08-31-2006, 06:23 PM
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Idon't buy trucks with over 75K on them and the price he's asking is absurd.
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Old 08-31-2006, 09:14 PM
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Does he have maintnence records for that truck? has anything been replaced or rebuilt.

the owner of 1 of the dealers I buy stuff from has an 00 f350 7.3 diesel. He has owned it since it was brand new. He pulls a 5th wheel camping trailer and he and his family love to travel and do the rv thing (even though its only a trailer).
He installed an s2000 oil bypass filter on it and the engine runs perfect. It has 291k on the orignial engine, trans and everything. Its literally in perfect mechanical condition. I talk to the guy every time I am at the dealer and I am always interested to here how its doing. Though, I usually only see him in the fall, and winter because he travels alot during the summer.
BTW, his oil change interval is 17,000 miles.
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