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2001 ford v10 45,000 new auto tran 4x4 Boss/Dump salter $19000. Good deal?

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by shearbolt, Feb 1, 2005.

  1. shearbolt

    shearbolt LawnSite Member
    Posts: 171

    This truck is for sale. I can't get a handle on whether it's a good price because everything I compare it to is Diesel.
  2. FrankenScagMachines

    FrankenScagMachines LawnSite Platinum Member
    from IN
    Posts: 4,739

    what model of truck is it? what kind of bed? dually or single rear wheel? which transmission, is it automatic or stick? and I'd like to know why a 3-4 year old truck with only 45k miles on it has already had the transmission replaced???? someone beatin the snot out of it with a plow on or what? if so, find out how long ago the tranny was replaced.. obviously either it was a lemon tranny or someone abused it, in which case it was likely partly due to abuse while plowing, so you should hope it was replaced very recently so less likely to have alot of abuse on it yet. After reading it more, I see it is a dump bed. Is this a F350? regular cab or ext or crew? give us more details. also what options, trim package, etc. it all makes a difference. But it doesn't sound like a bad deal around here anyway.
    good luck,
  3. shearbolt

    shearbolt LawnSite Member
    Posts: 171

    Tranny just replaced.Owner says he has $3000 invoice to prove. Body immac. Dual wheels. Owner says truck is too big. He is going back to v boxes in pickup beds.
  4. imograss

    imograss LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 796

    Sounds kind of fishy to me. So few miles and a new tranny, somthing aint right. I would investgate a little further.

    JKOOPERS LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,259

    personally i would never buy a v 10
  6. KathysLGC

    KathysLGC LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,345

    Some V10's around 2001 had breathing problems. They would stall at idle, etc. Sounds like a decent deal but I would also question why the tranny went. Perhaps he didn't know how to plow? perhaps the miles are false?
  7. Travis Followell

    Travis Followell LawnSite Silver Member
    from KY
    Posts: 2,207

    I agree, the transmission should not have went out at 45,000. investigate that a little further. Sounds like a pretty good deal to me if it really is a good truck.
  8. RedWingsDet

    RedWingsDet LawnSite Gold Member
    from Detroit
    Posts: 3,556

    A little off topic. But what about a 2002 F-250 XLT 4x4 Ext Cab Short bed, 46k miles, fully loaded execpt no leather. No plow prep or trailer package. V8. Its from the dealer and they are asking $22,000.... I personally think its to much, and dont want a used truck anyway. But is this even a close to decent deal?

    Im sure you can talk the sales guy down to $20,000.

    What do you think?

    OH and its in excellent shape, no straches or dings. and its an auto
  9. Scag48

    Scag48 LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,067

    Premier - Short boxes are worthless, you buy a truck that big to be able to haul nothing in the back of it. But, that truck doesn't sound too out of wack as far as price goes, but personally I wouldn't buy a short box.
  10. RedWingsDet

    RedWingsDet LawnSite Gold Member
    from Detroit
    Posts: 3,556

    I aggree bro. Thats why im not buying it. Just wondering what you guys think. Plus.... I dont want a used car. I had bad luck with used stuff, and dont ever want anything used again unless its a house, and even then I'd be weary, lol! :)

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