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Old 02-09-2013, 07:00 AM
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Originally Posted by JasonsLawnCare1 View Post

new truck:

Good luck getting a piece of plywood in that "truck".
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Old 02-09-2013, 08:24 AM
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You must have been looking at a loaded Lariat with a diesel, because I can get a extended cab f-250 wide body 4x4 gas for $33,000.

I get a mopar discount so I can get a Ram 2500 crew cab 4x4 gas with a snow plow prep for $37,000.

I can't remember the exact number for the Chevy, but a regular cab 8ft bed 4x4 6.0 snow plow prep was in the range of $41,000.

I checked out Tundra and they were in the high $30's as well.

I personally don't run Ford's and I never plan to.

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Old 02-09-2013, 12:31 PM
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I'm on my 5th red F150, having just replaced the 99 with a 2011 I found with only 6 thousand miles. You take your time, and use the internet to your advantage, and you will get a nice price. Gotta shop multiple states/dealers. As to the original question, I don't even remember what year my first truck was, let alone what I paid for it! LOL Here's the new rig.
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Old 02-09-2013, 03:08 PM
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my dad bought a 1985 f350 long bed, crew cab, 4x4, diesel brand new for $18k we sold it I think in 03 for $8k new diesels are just unreal in price
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Old 02-09-2013, 03:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Richard Martin View Post
Good luck getting a piece of plywood in that "truck".
plywood fits easily. just let down the tailgate and use a rope tied down to keep it from sliding out the back.

who buys plywood these days anyways? not me. that junk costs too much lol.
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Old 02-09-2013, 04:04 PM
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In 88' I was in 8th grade. My dad bought a new 89' that year for 14k. Chevy 2500 ex cab long bed 4x2 auto plain work truck.
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Old 02-09-2013, 05:50 PM
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In 1989 I bought a Ford F150 2wd auto fully loaded for $18,800 all in.
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Old 02-09-2013, 08:52 PM
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1985 Chevy 2500, 350..4spd, 4:10 Posi, dual fuel tanks, dual batteries, trailer package, 2 tone paint, vinyl seats...$11,500...sure do miss her.
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