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1972 International Dump truck - $worth

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by meets1, Jan 22, 2007.

  1. meets1

    meets1 LawnSite Gold Member
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    It is white, 2 speed, runs great, is a 1972, interior is blue but in great shape for the years and the milage shows 122,000 miles. Lifts excellent, nothing looks to be leaking on the cement, starts easy, etc. What is it worth??
  2. xcopterdoc

    xcopterdoc LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 752

    Without any other data than that.. who knows. Its worth what someone will pay for it.
    That being said, if you decide to purchase an old rig such as this, you better be really handy with the tools. Its probably an old school gasser, which means you better be good at setting points, timing and doing carb work. Parts won't be cheap. Take it to a truck shop and pay to have em look it over. Paying for an hour labor now will save 1000's later.
    If yur not going to do your own repairs and upkeep... save yur money and look else where.
  3. meets1

    meets1 LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,855

    Ok - asking $4250. Tires are next to new - paint is very good. ALways been inside - used to haul some chopped hay for horses, a load of dirt from 1 side of farm to the other. Used to haul grain but now the box has been lower to dump a small skid over. It did go to a shop - engine was good, there was one brake line that they replaced due to a crack but that is it. IT is gas as well.
  4. jd270

    jd270 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 102

    most parts are fairly cheap it probably has a 345 or it could have a 392 both are very good motors .......most parts can be found at napa i have a 75 loadstar 1800 with a 392 it has a gvwr of 40,000 very easy to work on and built very heavy duty
  5. meets1

    meets1 LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,855

    So is this a decent price or not??
  6. LindblomRJ

    LindblomRJ LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,570

    From what I have seen on truck trader, yes. Might offer $3,500 see what they say.

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