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Old 03-28-2011, 10:46 PM
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What is this truck worth to you and how much of an asset to your company?

Hey guys I would really appreciate any help.
I am looking to buy a work truck for my landscaping and sod business.
I came across a 2000 f350 dually v8. It is a reg cab and has a hydraulic 6x12 dump bed on it. It only has 89,000 miles and runs good.

How much do you think this truck goes for? It is hard to put a value on it cause the dump bed so i was wondering how much you guys would spend on this truck. It is the 5.4 liter and in overall good condition besides some damage on the passenger driver side door.
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Old 03-30-2011, 10:39 PM
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have the owner change the spark plugs before you buy it. this can be very expensive on this particular engine due to plugs breaking. probally worth 7500-8200
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Old 04-01-2011, 02:52 AM
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I live in Indiana. We have to have D.O.T. Tags on a 1 ton truck. This means log book and inspections. Just a FYI. I do like the 7.3 diesel in the 2000 fords. I know of one with 800,000 miles, two transmissions and one turbo. Very reliable.
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Old 04-01-2011, 07:47 AM
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I have the 7.3 Deisel in my f250. There is no way I would buy the 5.4 gas. Especially with a dually, you are going to be sucking gas. I had a 5.9 in my Dodge 1500 and when the bed was loaded it sucked gas like a u-haul. With a dump bed, you will regret not going deisel.

If I were you, I would put my money toward an older (but in good shape) deisel.


If you want to find out its worth, do a completed listings search on ebay, for a similar truck.
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Old 04-01-2011, 05:16 PM
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probably worth around $8000-8500. a 5.4 is a small engine for a one ton dually with a dump bed
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I would never do a 5.4 with a dually or dump. I have a 5.4 in my f250 crew cab, even empty the thing is a dog. I was towing a mini-ex last week in stop&go traffic, was absolutely horrible. I realized then I will never tow anything larger than my pipe puller with it
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