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Looking at this F250, is it worth it?

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by JohnsonLawn, Jul 27, 2008.

  1. JohnsonLawn

    JohnsonLawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 400

  2. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,737

    not with a gas engine. you can get a brand new F250 for damn near under $30,000 right now
     
  3. mow king

    mow king LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 571

    I'm actually selling the same truck but a lariat (leather, etc) for under $9k..

    So I'd say it's a little high.
     
  4. J&R Landscaping

    J&R Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,095

    The way the market is, that price needs to come down a bit. You can score a gas 250 with 75000 or so for right about 10-12.
     
  5. IA_James

    IA_James LawnSite Silver Member
    from Iowa
    Messages: 2,592

    Are those snow plow mount points on the front of it? You can only see 'em in the 3rd pic. If so, you couldn't give it to me.
     
  6. TXNSLighting

    TXNSLighting LawnSite Fanatic
    from DFW, TX
    Messages: 6,464

    to high. if it was diesel yes.
     
  7. bock

    bock LawnSite Member
    Messages: 96

    Yea that is wayyyy too hight for a that crap gas V8. Find a 7.3 power stroke, you will not be disappointed. mine has 250K on it and she still is kickin it! I just bought a 99 f350 with a 8"6 boss straight plow and dump box for 11,500. It has the gas drinkin V10 in it, that is the only down fall.

    1. Dont buy that truck
    2. Price is too high
    3. you wont be pushing much snow with that 5.4 Triton V8 let alone pulling a large trailer
    4. Find a diesel or at your last resort a V10!
     
  8. Evan528

    Evan528 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,144

    I agree..... I used to own a f-250 with the 5.4 v8. Not enough power for such a big truck. Had trouble towing heaving loads up hills with it. I wound up trading it for a diesel.
     
  9. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,653

    Most anything listed in that Auto Trader is always high,
    the whole bunch of vehicles listed in there is,
    always has been, likely always will be.
     
  10. JohnsonLawn

    JohnsonLawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 400

    Thanks guys, I was thinking the same and would rather go diesel. I will keep looking.
     

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