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#1 Bob IN OFFLINE  

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Posted February 22, 2015 - 05:56 PM

Went to look at a truck yesterday. Suppose to be a nice truck. Nice rust free, runs great. Went to go take a look at it. The body was beat to crap, didn't start worth a crap and had a pretty bad knock. So passed on that one. Went to look at this truck today. Its got higher miles but im not to worried about that. (mostly highway miles)  Got the 6.0 gas engine. 3/4 ton. Gona be a nice truck to pull my trailer. Gona bring it home tomorrow. (didn't think about the bank being closed today) Duh!

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Posted February 22, 2015 - 05:59 PM

Looks like a nice truck. Good luck

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Posted February 22, 2015 - 06:04 PM

I like that two tone blue white.
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Posted February 22, 2015 - 06:08 PM

I have a 05 Chevy 1/2 ton short wheel base with the towing package. Excellent truck, carries a lot of weight with the towing package, good power and fuel mileage BUT it is the roughest riding truck. I have a 05 GMC 4 wheel drive with the same equipment but is a 4 door long wheel base and rides like a dream. Only thing I can figure is the short wheel base vs. the long wheel base.  


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Posted February 22, 2015 - 06:23 PM

nice looking ride.  Congrats.



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Posted February 22, 2015 - 07:22 PM

Custom paint job. Was it recently done?



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Posted February 22, 2015 - 08:25 PM

Custom paint job. Was it recently done?

No. It was a company truck and that was there colors.


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Posted February 22, 2015 - 08:32 PM

Those are usually kept in top condition.


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#9 Bob IN OFFLINE  

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Posted February 22, 2015 - 08:36 PM

Those are usually kept in top condition.

Well its been parked inside since it was new. So very little rust. has had regular maintenance too.



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Posted February 22, 2015 - 08:48 PM

I'm with you I hate to go looking for a Vehicle too!   Good looking truck hopefully it will last you a long, long time.



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Posted February 22, 2015 - 09:00 PM

Looks good, Bob. Hope it holds up for you.



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Posted February 22, 2015 - 09:27 PM

nice looking ride hope it works good for you



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Posted February 22, 2015 - 10:27 PM

I hate shopping for any vehicle . I like it when the vehicle fines me ........

 

 

 

 

 

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Posted February 23, 2015 - 08:29 AM

Nice ride, it will last a long time I have an 02 Silverado 226000 MI 5.3 V8 runs great.

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Posted February 23, 2015 - 06:59 PM

I don't remember how to shop for a vehicle! Last truck I bought from a dealer was 7 years old at the time in 1979, and well, I'm still driving it! I've got another that found me like Patrick said that shares the driving chores some but it is 60 years old!

 

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