Got a New Chevy run around truck today!

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by retrodog, May 14, 2008.

  1. retrodog

    retrodog LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,429

    Finally got a new truck today, had to switch from a V6 and step up to the V8 to pull my landscape trailers. 2008 Chevy 1500 V8 tinted windows, painted emblems, billet grill, tow package all for $16000 out the door! I like to post stuff like this so you guys don't get ripped when you buy new trucks! I have heard what dealers in other areas are charging for their trucks!! These trailers sell for $1095 if anyone was wondering, and I put 24s on it to dress it up a little.

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  2. JohnnyRoyale

    JohnnyRoyale LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 616

    Dress it up a bit? Thats a Jesse James Special. Your clients ever complain about your pricing being high, and you driving around in a blinged out truck? Those rims and tires probably cost you more than your trailer.
  3. retrodog

    retrodog LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,429

    $2000 shipped to my door with tires balanced and mounted with lugs and I won't say where I got them though, cause then everyone would have my rims!! I have had 3 of my clients buy lawnmowers from me, they realized how much it was costing them a month compared to what the payments on a mower would You win some and you lose some...oh well
  4. cutedge

    cutedge LawnSite Member
    Messages: 99

    $2000 on those wheels, joking, right?
  5. mike lane lawn care

    mike lane lawn care LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,707

    IMO, it looks tacky, but thats just me. those low profile tires are gonna die under the load of towing.
  6. hosejockey2002

    hosejockey2002 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,195

    Decent little work truck, but lose the rims. You want to look professional, not ghetto.
  7. deere615

    deere615 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,676

    Very nice Truck, I personally don't like the rims but thats me, glad your happy
  8. AndyTblc

    AndyTblc LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,480

    How in the heck did you get a brand new truck for $16000?
  9. KS_Grasscutter

    KS_Grasscutter LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,338

    I like the truck, you got a good deal on it, but the ghetto rims have GOT to GO.

    SNAPPER MAN LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,443

    Those rims look very unprofessional. It would be different if they were just some conservative 20" chrome rims but those rims just look ugly in my opinion. But to each is own.

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