Good price for a truck??

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by 81bandit, Jan 13, 2011.

  1. 81bandit

    81bandit LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    I am looking to buy my 1st 1 ton dump truck. I need to know if this is good price or not.

    1998 Dodge
    12 ft metal dump bed w/wood sides and gate
    5.9 Cummings Diesel 104k miles
    manual trans hydro clutch
    asking 9k maybe able to get it for around 8k
  2. Agape

    Agape LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,644

    98 is old but the miles sound good, (although those are VERY hard miles)
    you should be able to get an isuzu for that cost tho.

    when you have a dump you'll be glad you got it no matter what the price was.
    Look on craigs list and just see what similar vehix r going for- keep in mind that the dump is worth $4k, so do you think $4-5K is good for that truck?
    Talk em down if u can, but I think the price is ok if you have the bucks

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