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bought a truck today

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by Brendan Smith, Jul 13, 2006.

  1. Brendan Smith

    Brendan Smith LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,196

    i bought a 94 ranger today. 4 cyl, 188,000 miles. new clutch, tires, and brakes. one owner vehicle, was my best friends, all regular maintenance has been done on time (i know because i have been the one doing it)...$100.00 :) :)

    i think i'm going to remove the pickup box and fab a flat bed with stake sides and drop gate to use as a mowing vehicle on the days that i only have to haul one mower around. should save some substantial $$ in gas as i only get 8mpg when driving the 4 runner with the 16' trailer loaded. for $100, even if i part it out, i'll still come out ahead.

    yay for friends :clapping: :clapping:
     
  2. LindblomRJ

    LindblomRJ LawnSite Silver Member
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    Good deal. I liked that body style from 93 on in the Rangers.
     
  3. MMLawn

    MMLawn LawnSite Gold Member
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    I'll give you a $125 for it......that's a 25% PROFIT for ya..... :waving: let me know
     
  4. Brendan Smith

    Brendan Smith LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,196

    thanks mike, but i thought more about it and i'm going to get a friend in the upholstery business who owes me some favors recover the headliner and seats, clean it up, and run it through the sale. i'm thinking should bring a grand or so based on other vehicles i have sold that way. $800 profit is good.
     
  5. sheshovel

    sheshovel LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,112

    Hell of a deal Brenden...
     
  6. Brendan Smith

    Brendan Smith LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,196

    yes, i thought so. nice when you do something where there is absolutely NO WAY to lose money.
     
  7. sheshovel

    sheshovel LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,112

    Tell me why you aren't at work?
     
  8. Brendan Smith

    Brendan Smith LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,196

    UPDATE - just sold it, less than 24 hrs, for $750 as is. sweeeeeeet.

    she - i am. i'm a service manager from 7-5:30 m-f, and a lco nights and saturday and sunday.

    how about you dear?
     
  9. sheshovel

    sheshovel LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,112

    Taking a few days off...to stalk you darling
     
  10. Brendan Smith

    Brendan Smith LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,196

    i'm flattered ;)



    hope you can find your way around the sticks here...maybe i'll turn the tables when you get here and stalk you around our local swamps...i can already hear "dueling banjos" playing in the background :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:
     

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