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#16 Auburn David OFFLINE  

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Posted October 24, 2014 - 07:18 PM

Loving my old 82 F-150 4X4....


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Posted October 24, 2014 - 07:27 PM

Loving my old 82 F-150 4X4....

2002 Chevy avalanche, 325000kms, still going, drags trailers almost every day.

Use it to drag the camper in the summer,
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Posted October 24, 2014 - 07:46 PM

   I am looking at new trucks now :mad2:  no way I am going with a new full size, 78 1 ton chevy will keep going for the foreseeable future.  Looking at the new Colorado's but they are still going for around 30k.  still not sure if I am going to bite the bullet, depend's on what the financing comes out as. 

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Posted October 24, 2014 - 07:48 PM

I am looking at new trucks now :mad2: no way I am going with a new full size, 78 1 ton chevy will keep going for the foreseeable future. Looking at the new Colorado's but they are still going for around 30k. still not sure if I am going to bite the bullet, depend's on what the financing comes out as.
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Look at some of the full size gmc and chevy. 36000 after rebates for a loaded 1500 gasser. I am considering one now.

White. Same options as the diesel I drove. Very nice. 22 mpg listed on the sticker. Have to fiance under 20k on. About 360 a month.

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Posted October 24, 2014 - 07:57 PM

I could win tonights Lotto and I will still NOT buy a new truck.  I could buy and build 4 (or more) just the way I want them with a fresh powertrain end to end for what a new truck costs. 

I bought a 93 Dakota 318 clubcab 2-1/2 years ago for $500.  trans was bad, I converted to a stick (had the trans in the garage already)

I had to lengthen the driveshaft and buy a clutch kit so what.  The Michelins I bought for it (LTX M/S, 225/70R15)  cost me $100 more than I paid for the truck!

I haul my mowers with it, and my popup camper, it gets better MPG than the reg cab V6 Dakota I had previously, 45K miles later I am still driving that truck 90+ miles a day as my work truck,  and it hasn't let me down.  payment? WHAT  payment?

 

I have decided to look again for a 93-down Dodge 1/2 or 3/4 ton like several of the trucks I have had and now kick myself for parting with... Even if I gotta take it down to the frame and start from scratch and even if it takes me 2 years to do I'm still way ahead of the cost of a new one.  And what is it these days with every truck having to have 4 doors and an extra short, worthless bed?

Not yet sure if I want the diesel, it would be my 1st... will probably be a "right time/right place" deal, whether I get a Cummins or not.  

I may try to beg borrow or steal my '83 Ram 250 back from my cousin....


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Posted October 24, 2014 - 07:57 PM

I see so many people nowadays buying 4 door pickups and using it for the main family vehicle . Loaded to the max with options and never touching dirt .its like the in thing to do now I think that's driven the price up . Or the guy that thinks because he put a ladder rack on his 65k truck ,he's a contractor and can look important at Home Depot. But he can even drive a nail. I just have my box truck F350 and I take it where ever I go work or personal time. It cost me enough , I can't have two.
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Posted October 24, 2014 - 07:58 PM

   The Colorado's are supposed to be getting 27mpg to start, that is what I am after.  I looked at the Toyota's but they are just to expensive and don't get the mpg.  Looking at a Colorado ext cab lt 4x4 truck, starting around 27k.  Going to look at one tomorrow :thumbs: wish me luck


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Posted October 24, 2014 - 08:02 PM

   All three of the managers at work have 4 door Toyota's and never use them!! what is the point?  have a truck and never even out a stick of wood in it.


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Posted October 24, 2014 - 08:08 PM

 

 Going to look at one tomorrow  :thumbs: wish me luck

Here is wishing all the luck I have and some of the dogs too.We expect to here a full report tomorrow night!



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Posted October 24, 2014 - 08:08 PM

I want a double cab truck. Straight can doesn't have enough room for all I carry with me. Would honestly only have the family in it if they went to lowes with me or to pick up stuff we need the truck for.

My trucks get used to haul building supplies, haul tractors, haul the off road toys, drag around trailers and gravel. Not every day.

my last truck. 2004 quad cab ram 1500 was used a lot for hauling and towing the off road toys.
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Posted October 24, 2014 - 08:18 PM

Every things expensive now its crazy i want one of these over a new 3/4 ton there priced right up there with the newer trucks and i dont know if i would even want a newer ford diesel

https://www.google.c...ved=0CAcQ_AUoAg


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Posted October 24, 2014 - 08:50 PM

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My current truck loaded up for the dump tomorrow. She is a good truck. 20 mpg runs like a champ.

she only made 5 trips out of the garage this year...maybe 50 miles total. I daily drove that truck for a couple years.

She was free. But I had to Put 4 new tires. Timing belt. And replaced the spring hangers and shackles. New shocks. New brakes all around.

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Posted October 24, 2014 - 08:57 PM

The dealer also took an extra grand off mine i got on the last day of the month.

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Posted October 24, 2014 - 09:19 PM

The prices are getting nuts for everything.  My uncle went to but a new truck last year and he got sticker shock too.  He's been buying trucks from the same dealer every 2-4 years since '96.  They've always been the same. Ram 2500 hd diesel 4x4 with a 5 or 6 speed standard and towing and plow packages and hes only ever paid around 28000-30000 for them.  I own the '02 he bought new and it has the window sticker in it still saying it was custom built for him and the price was $34,780.  But at the time he traded in his '98 and got about 2500 in factory discounts.  Went last year to get another one and the same guy as last time is still working there told him the new version of his '06 would cost him 59,500 and they'd only give him 2300 for his trade in and there was no discounts.  He ended up getting a 1500 4x4 fully loaded for about 21000 outright with a bunch of factory and dealer discounts.  I guess it just comes down to the factory/dealers don't want to sell heavy work trucks anymore so they price them out of sight



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Posted October 24, 2014 - 10:12 PM

I would never buy a new truck, took my time and watched craigslist, found my '99 dodge 2500 4X4 360V8 auto. transmission extended cab/short bed for $2,500 with a towing package. :thumbs:


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