1. eggy

    eggy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,085

    I as checking your site and noticed you use a 97 f 250 to plow. I am looking at a 97 f250 with a 460 auto trans, and was wondering how your truck has been plowing...and years you have used it to plow? Thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  2. Chuck Smith

    Chuck Smith LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 849

    Eric is on vacation, and will be home Monday, eggy.

  3. GeoffDiamond

    GeoffDiamond LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 1,651

    I have 2 97 F 250 HDs with 351s and autos. No problems, good solid trucks. My reomendation get an 8.5' plow, if you need to add one, and change the trans fluid 2X a year.

  4. eggy

    eggy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,085

    Thanks Geoff and Chuck, a dealer here has one for 19,000 and low miles only 23,000.
  5. plowking35

    plowking35 LawnSite Bronze Member
    from S.E. CT
    Messages: 1,687

    You should be able to buy a new one for that type of money. A truck 4 years old should be closer to the mid to high teens.
  6. Lazer

    Lazer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,446

    Price: $19,000
    Miles: 23,000

  7. eggy

    eggy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,085

    Yea that wasnt clear Price is 19000 asking, and miles are 23,000...No plow......
  8. Eric ELM

    Eric ELM Husband, Father, Friend, Angel
    Messages: 4,830

    I have had great luck with my 97. I got it new for $24,500 in 1997 and it listed for almost 30,000. It's a 351 with about every option and a plow package too. I have used it for the past 3 seasons with no problems at all. I think $19,000 for that seems high.

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