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I bought a Truck!!!!!

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by mike lane lawn care, Apr 11, 2007.

  1. mike lane lawn care

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

    I just got back from buying a 1999 GMC sierra 1500. The truck is amazing, i had my mechanic take it for a test drive, and inspect the whole thing, and he gave it a clean bill of heatlth, as did Carfax. due to snow that is supposed to be comming, it will take a few days to prep the truck for me, as it needs two small items. 1. the drivers side mirror has a crack in it, so they're replacing the entire mirror assembly, and 2. the latch on the sliding rear window is damaged, so they're gonna replace that as well. other than that it is absolutely beatutiful condition. The dealer was really nice, and was very quick to jot down some notes on what i needed to have done to the truck.

    I can't wait to pick it up!!!

  2. mrusk

    mrusk LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,260

    Congrads! Good luck with it!
  3. KS_Grasscutter

    KS_Grasscutter LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,335

    Looks VERY nice! I take it that it is a single cab short bed? Cant really tell from the angle of the pic. Z71 too i take it?

    Now we can FINALLY stop hearing about Astro vans on here...FINALLY:)
  4. Jason Rose

    Jason Rose LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,858

    OMG, that's a TRUCK!!!! Congrats on your new purchace!
  5. mike lane lawn care

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

    Yup regular cab, Short bed, Z71, 4X4, fully loaded power everthing, and heated mirrors.
    I am gonna miss the van though, i'm giving up a good friend, and a lot of cargo room......plus it was always fun when taking the girlfriends out.:rolleyes:

    THEGOLDPRO LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,222

    looks nice what engine?
  7. Raven386

    Raven386 LawnSite Silver Member
    from CT
    Messages: 2,169

    thats what quad cabs are for! why do you think they were ever designed?! Congrats & Good luck with it!!!
  8. mike lane lawn care

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

    thanks, it's a 5.3 liter V8

    THEGOLDPRO LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,222

    cant say im a big fan of the cool blue fog lights tho i'd rip em off.
  10. Petr51488

    Petr51488 LawnSite Silver Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 2,377


    How many miles are on it? Please don't tell me 160k. Congrats on the new truck. But, you shoulda gotten a long bed. lol

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