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Old 03-14-2014, 12:00 AM
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There are tons of better deals out there. $40k just seems an insane amount for a truck that will get beat up from plowing and towing over time! If I were you...I'd keep looking.
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Old 03-14-2014, 12:08 AM
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You can buy a new truck for those prices

Warrenton is also severely overpriced
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Old 03-14-2014, 08:43 PM
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What about these two?

http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/n...353865505.html

washingtondc.craigslist.org/mld/ctd/4339005270.html

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Old 03-14-2014, 08:44 PM
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Why would you pay 20k+ for a truck was 150k miles on it.

If you want a 6.4 you need to find a job two. They have a larger air dam thing on the bottom

Personally you can get a new truck for these trucks you're looking at
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Old 03-14-2014, 08:46 PM
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Ditto and Ditto.....

Trucks are a horrible investment for what they do. I always feel better off buying a 15k truck, putting 2k into it, and then beating it to death rather than buying a 35k truck that will get beat to death.



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Not only that but you get the added benefit of the lower insurance because its an older vehicle as well as lower property tax
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Old 03-14-2014, 08:54 PM
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I've bought a car, 5 trucks, 2 plows, 2 trailers, and 2 diesel ztrs for that much lol but if Ya can afford it go Cummins
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Old 03-14-2014, 09:13 PM
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Once again why the loaded work truck?

I'd look for a basic work truck, diesel if you need it but less frills. Do you really need heated leather seats and in dash nav?
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Old 03-14-2014, 09:18 PM
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Since the first trucks you were looking at we're almost $40k, just spend the little bit extra and get this.


http://www.cars.com/go/search/detail...nal&listType=1
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Old 03-14-2014, 09:26 PM
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Since the first trucks you were looking at we're almost $40k, just spend the little bit extra and get this.


http://www.cars.com/go/search/detail...nal&listType=1
You can pay 45 for a new one.

If he wants a loaded work truck so be it. Not everyone wants to ride around in a pos. probably his only truck as well
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Old 03-16-2014, 05:59 PM
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Right now this would be my only truck and a personal truck as well. I don't necessarily want the loaded truck but I like the idea of a nice truck to impress my friends...

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