Used F350

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by millerlc, Jul 28, 2004.

  1. millerlc

    millerlc LawnSite Member
    Messages: 14

    A friend of mine is selling his truck.
    It's an F350 with a dump and plow setup.
    1989 with 75,000 miles and new transmission.
    He wanted $6,000 for it.
    I haven't been able to shop around, but is this a fair price?
    Any thoughts would be great.
  2. xcopterdoc

    xcopterdoc LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 752

    Spend a lil money and have a shop look it over for you and write down what all they find. Where I work we charge 1/2 to an hour labor to look one over and give an estimate if any repairs are needed. Its a lil money spent now, that may save you MAJOR bucks down the road.
  3. kc2006

    kc2006 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,443

    sounds like a good price since trucks are getting real pricey for some reason.

    I agree on taking it to a shop, i have a friend that is a mechanic and he looks vehicles over for me before i buy them. helps out knowing whta it needs before you buy it.
  4. Mdirrigation

    Mdirrigation LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,792

    I have a 1988 f 350 with 68,000 miles cab and chasis , long frame,351 auto trans that needs exaust , steering box and a windshield I am selling for $900.00 . I used it for sprinkler service and transfered the body to a international diesel
  5. lawncare3

    lawncare3 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,981

    GET IT CHECKED. The guy I bought my truck from said it had a rebuilt tranny 20k ag0 (4 years) and now it's shot

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