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96 Chevy 6.5

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by accuratelawn, Oct 11, 2000.

  1. accuratelawn

    accuratelawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 922

    I am looking for a stronger truck than the F 150 I currently use. Have a chance to buy a 96 3/4 ton exten. cab 4x4. It has 6.5 turbo deisel. Are there anything to what out for with this truck/Engine? It has 103,000 miles and the guy wants 13,500
    What do you think?
  2. cat320

    cat320 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 822

    I have a '97 6.5 3/4 HD and i just had injector problems.The truck just died on the highway i got it going again and it did it again not to far down the road.103K on a diesel nothing to worry about unless he beat on it but always have your manchnic look at it.
  3. John DiMartino

    John DiMartino LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,555

    Sounds like a great deal to me.I know GM has extended the warranty on GM 6.5 pumps to 12 yrs or 120k.If he was the original owner it would transfer to you.The engine should go another 100k if it was maintained ,the trans is the best available.Good luck
  4. accuratelawn

    accuratelawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 922

    Thanks for the responses.
    Other comments welcome.

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