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URGENT HELP!!!How much do you pay for this Ford Truck

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by dlandscaping, May 29, 2003.

  1. dlandscaping

    dlandscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    from mass
    Posts: 835

    How much over invoice?
    ---This guy wants 1.5%
    How much for a bedliner?
    ---Charging 250
    To inspect and fill up 28 or 29 gallon diesal tank?
    ---Charging 129
    To register
    ---Charging $65

    This guy is screwing me

    And how long does it take get the truck from when you sign the bill of sale?
  2. HarryD

    HarryD LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,069

    the bed liner is a bit much but your paying for a ford bed liner. Buy your own for about half that price

    inspection and fill I feel should be free why should you pay for it.

    $65 to register . register for what :confused:

    I would do some shopping Im sure you can find a truck sitting on the lot some where with all the goodies you want

    remember cars salesman are a slippery group tread lightly
  3. dlandscaping

    dlandscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    from mass
    Posts: 835

    Edited version
    The truck sticker was 42,424
    the total after a $2800 truck trade and $150 psd rebate, tax, registration, bedliner was $35,560.
    His hidden costs were $596 over invoice, $65 registration fee and $129 dealer prep.
    I feel i am getting screwed here.
  4. longviewlawncare

    longviewlawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 298

    if this is a new truck the first tank should be free. Every vechile i have evr bought has gotten a full tank before i pull off the lot. Bedliner can be less. I paid 40,250 for my 03 chevy crew bad dually deisel. Good luck
  5. drobson

    drobson LawnSite Member
    Posts: 237

    What kind of bedliner is it? If it's a spray in liner that is a decent price. If it's a drop on liner, don't take it. The factory ford drop in liners have cutouts for the hooks on the inside of the bed. This is very messy when putting mulch, soil, gravel, etc... in the bed. I got a spray in and have been very happy with it.

    $65 for registration in MA is correct. $50 for the title and $15 to transfer your current plate over to the new vehicle. It would be more if you were getting a new plate. But check and make sure you have some time left on the old one before it expires, or it might be worth just getting a new one.

    I agree with longview, the first tank should be filled for free. Even if it's not, it should not cost you more than $50 for a tank of diesel.

    If it's a new truck, whey do they need to inspect the tank? It's covered under your warranty anyway, they are not really going to inspect it, just trying to recoop some $$$

    Tell them you don't want the fuel, just go to the nearest gas station. In fact, tell them you want to test drive it for about 1/2 hour, they will have to put more fuel in it if it's empty so you can test drive it.
  6. kickin sum grass

    kickin sum grass LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 628

    all the dealers are screwing you no matter what. I tried to buy a dodge dually flat bed in nov 01. it was a new 01 truck. stickers at 29,9xx. I offered 27 and they said no way we can't budge on this price it is to good of a deal as is. I walked out. In march of 02 I saw the same truck in the same lot for 19,900. I walked in and bought it for 19,800. After buying it I asked to see the manager and told him he screwed himself outta over 8000 bucks since he wouldn't take my first offer 5 months earlier. If it was such a good deal then how could it come down that far. Moral of the story is don't beleive they are down at rock bottom. Pass it up and wait to find a left over that will be much cheaper. That is if you don't have to have a new truck asap.
  7. mowerconsultant

    mowerconsultant LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Syracuse, NY
    Posts: 9,761

    Check out this site.
    A few hours of reading and you should be able to buy that truck at invoice at any dealer, you just have to walk in prepared.
    I am starting to search for a replacement for my 2000 F-250
    I will order one if I need to to get the price I want.

  8. Mowingman

    Mowingman LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 4,662

    What kind of a truck is it for that price. If it is a 3/4 or 1 ton, you are getting taken to the cleaners. I just looked at trucks last weekend and loaded 1 ton diesels with steel flatbeds were all selling for less than $35,000.
    Are you looking at big trucks or customized rigs or what?:confused:
  9. Brickman

    Brickman LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,249

    You don't know how true this is. Well maybe you do since you just did it. But I had a friend that wanted a very nice 97 PSD sitting on the dealers lot. They were asking way over book. I asked the sales guy why. He said that was because they got screwed on the trade in. I thought to myself that was no excuse to try and break one off in some body else selling it. Any way he made them an offer. When they wouldn't take it he walked out. He said that by the time he got home his phone was ringing when he walked in the door and it was the dealer saying they were ready to sell a truck. :D At his price.
  10. jbrink01

    jbrink01 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 49

    Just bought a GMC 2500HD w/ Duramax

    Window = $45,000
    Paid = $37,000
    Rebate = $3000

    Total = $34000

    Bear in mind that there is invoice, invoice less holdback, and cost.

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