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Old 01-17-2010, 06:47 PM
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I found my diesel with 70K on the clock for $26K OTD. Of course I did buy it early in 2008 when diesel was just starting to climb. I think at one point I payed $5.05/gallon...but I still paid about the same month for fuel vs. my old gas burner. There is a big difference in mpg and power.
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Old 01-17-2010, 06:48 PM
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I owned 2 of them. Average mileage was between 10 and 12 mpg. With the allison transmission, they can pull about anything. If you can find one with low miles, they are worth he investment. Just keep in mind that you can "put your foot in it" and drop your mileage to about 5 or 6.
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Old 01-17-2010, 06:52 PM
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I found my diesel with 70K on the clock for $26K OTD. Of course I did buy it early in 2008 when diesel was just starting to climb. I think at one point I payed $5.05/gallon...but I still paid about the same month for fuel vs. my old gas burner. There is a big difference in mpg and power.
i was looking on autotrader tonight nd found a cummins 2500 reg cab thats what i want and it had 58k on it for 15,000 not to bad.
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Old 01-17-2010, 07:00 PM
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i was looking on autotrader tonight nd found a cummins 2500 reg cab thats what i want and it had 58k on it for 15,000 not to bad.
That would be great. There are some great deals out there. Mine is a crew cab, short bed, fully loaded. I found plenty of nice trucks for less money, but I figured I would go ahead and stretch for the fully loaded for a little bit more.
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Old 01-17-2010, 07:02 PM
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That would be great. There are some great deals out there. Mine is a crew cab, short bed, fully loaded. I found plenty of nice trucks for less money, but I figured I would go ahead and stretch for the fully loaded for a little bit more.
YA the fulll cab and all the options are nice i just cant justify it for a work truck i jus wnt it for pulling the trailer thats all.
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Old 01-17-2010, 07:08 PM
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YA the fulll cab and all the options are nice i just cant justify it for a work truck i jus wnt it for pulling the trailer thats all.
I understand that. I have two to three guys that work with me so I need the crew cab, but the extras are nice...especially the heated seats
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Old 01-17-2010, 07:14 PM
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Ya if you can justify having it thats great i need 8ft bed allso for dump insert.
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Old 01-17-2010, 07:37 PM
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Ya if you can justify having it thats great i need 8ft bed allso for dump insert.
Don't get a dump insert, they hold nothing compared to a dump trailer or dump truck.
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Old 01-17-2010, 07:41 PM
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[QUOTE=WGLandscapeMaintenance;3365347]Don't get a dump insert, they hold nothing compared to a dump trailer or dump truck.[/

Really onlyreason i want it for is small mulch jobs and for begging grass i hate going home at end of day and shoveling grass out of the truck when its 90
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Old 01-17-2010, 08:07 PM
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I would agree, the trailer would be better, even for smaller jobs. You can leave it on the job. I'v learned think for the future!!!! Get bigger and make more money!
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