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#1 wvbuzzmaster OFFLINE  

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Posted July 05, 2011 - 04:45 PM

Well, Some of you may know hints of info from the chat room but figured I would post up a little about this. I have a 96 Toyota T100 that I rebuilt from another one that got totaled last year. Never get a truck to rebuild that has more miles than the one you wrecked, you have problems. The problems are condition, and then reliability. That's where I stood, beat up truck that runs alright and has erratic front tire wear, and a few other nuisance issues. The front end shaking due to front tire wear issues was the most concerning/intolerable. So I been shopping around for quite a while, a few months to be exact, for a nice used basic truck newer than 2000 that was not worn out and not out of my reach price-wise.

I found it this past weekend at a dealership and had to wait til earlier today to go check it out. It turned out to be the right truck at the right time and an acceptable price, so a deal was stuck and I pick it up tomorrow. It is a 2004 Ford F150 XLT, regular cab long bed, with 4x4 and only 73,000 miles on it. Engine is the 4.6L V8 and is coupled to a 4 speed automatic transmission. Has the get up and go I want, towing capability I can live with, and room for two... Springfields in the bed LOL.

I will post up some pics of it tomorrow, I only took one picture (with my cell phone) and besides, most of you can wait til tomorrow, it's that great.

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Posted July 05, 2011 - 05:10 PM

Glad you found a truck that will work for you and since you could not put pics up for us two see i'm very upset and will not be back to see them :bash:

Just kidding :rofl2::rofl2:

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Posted July 05, 2011 - 05:14 PM

:ditto:

If it's not too much trouble LOL,

Casey, glad you got the ride you wanted! When you heading to Bob's?
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Posted July 05, 2011 - 07:03 PM

Congrats Casey! A good truck is sometimes hard to find when you're picky (like me LOL). I'm glad that you found one you can live with!

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Posted July 05, 2011 - 08:51 PM

Congrats Casey. The truck market, especially used, is still strong. Glad you went with a Ford too.

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Posted July 05, 2011 - 08:52 PM

Congrats hoped you saved some MONEY for Bob

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Posted July 05, 2011 - 08:56 PM

Good to hear you got a truck . Sounds like it will give you good service . Al

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Posted July 05, 2011 - 09:37 PM

Sounds like a good one, Casey. Congratulations!

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Posted July 05, 2011 - 09:47 PM

For
Outstanding
Reliability and
Durability

I've always had good luck with Fords :smile1: May it serve you many good years, KC!

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Posted July 05, 2011 - 10:21 PM

Casey, You will like the truck for sure. Glad to see you stuck with a Ford. Michelle and I like ours. We just towed a 90's? Camaro home today without any trouble.

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Posted July 05, 2011 - 10:43 PM

Casey, You will like the truck for sure. Glad to see you stuck with a Ford. Michelle and I like ours. We just towed a 90's? Camaro home today without any trouble.

Wow, a Camaro, isn't that a Chevy?? What are you doing with a Chevy LOL.

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Posted July 05, 2011 - 10:44 PM

Thanks for all the great compliments guys, pics tomorrow when I get it home.

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Posted July 06, 2011 - 03:54 PM

Well, I am home from the dealership with officially mine 2004 Ford F150 XLT. Here is a pic of it.
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Posted July 06, 2011 - 04:18 PM

A man's gotta have a good truck! Sounds like a good one. I drive a 97 F250HD 4x4.

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Posted July 06, 2011 - 04:39 PM

Well, I am home from the dealership with officially mine 2004 Ford F150 XLT. Here is a pic of it.
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That sure is pretty Casey! Try not to beat it up too quickly LOL!




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