isuzu, gmc w5500 chevy w5500

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by HOLLYWOOD6973, Jun 1, 2008.

  1. HOLLYWOOD6973

    HOLLYWOOD6973 LawnSite Member
    from PGH PA
    Messages: 77

    I'm trying to put together a deal on a GMC W5500 hd cabover with a 12ft dump body. I talked to the body CO. and I know my price for the bed, hitch and so on. What price should I be around for cab & chassie? Its an 08 4cylinder torbo diesel 19500 GVW. And I'm in PA.
    Thanks for your replies.
  2. tthomass

    tthomass LawnSite Gold Member
    from N. VA
    Messages: 3,498

    Whats the sticker? Usually take the sticker -15% and thats what you can get away with.

    Back home in southern VA my parents just bought a new car. While at the dealer that also happens to sell Chevy's.....they haven't sold a truck in 32 days but this was a week ago. They said expect big rebates etc soon. Fuel costs has people second guessing.

    I've got an '04 Chevy 4500 I just put on the road with DMAX and I'm getting 10mpg.

    I'm looking at a new to me International to replace my totalled one. Its an '04, air brakes, auto w/ engine brake and 121,000 miles. Dealer wants $25,000 for the truck.........I'm curious what I can get them down to. I'm going to start picking their brain tomorrow and offer $19,000 to see what they say. He'll probably tell me I'm crazy or laugh at me but after he sits and thinks for a little while who knows. I'm not in a rush and the truck is certified too.
  3. HOLLYWOOD6973

    HOLLYWOOD6973 LawnSite Member
    from PGH PA
    Messages: 77

    sweet let me know what happens. I'm making my calls tomorrow.
  4. Gravel Rat

    Gravel Rat LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,544

    It all depends on how hungry the dealer is for sales. If the Isuzu/GMC dealer doesn't want to budge tell them your off to the Sterling dealer to look at a Sterling/Mits cab over.
  5. J&R Landscaping

    J&R Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,095

    Where in PA are you?
    Theres a few good dealers for the cab over trucks. 1 in Philly. 1 in Warrington (UD though) as well as a few in South Jersey not to far over the bridges. You might also try Isuzu of the lehigh valley.

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