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What do you think of this 1999 F250?

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by tamo, Jan 13, 2010.

  1. tamo

    tamo LawnSite Member
    Messages: 213

    I currently have a 07 Tundra, but need another truck for bigger landscape projects and to tow dump trailer. (Can't rent one with 1/2 ton)

    This '99 F250 has 131K miles. At what point do problems start occurring?

    This truck wouldn't be used everyday for mowing/maintenance work. I'd still use the Tundra for that.

    Any opinions would be much appreciated. Thanks

  2. Puddle of Oil

    Puddle of Oil LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,202

    ive got 165k on mine but ive only had it for a couple months. as far as i know it has not had any big problems! keep up on maintenance and it will last you a long time.
  3. Evan528

    Evan528 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,144

    While the truck still has plenty of life left in it, it has been my experience that as soon as you hit 100,000 Miles a trucks starts nickeling and diming you to death. Tranny might need to be rebult soon.... new starter.... new alternator..new hub bearings...ball joints...u joints etc...... I have an 01 f-250 with 108,000 miles and although its a great trucks, every time I turn around there is a new stupid problem to deal with.

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