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2002 ford f250 v8 gas engine with high miles for sale

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by lilsteve08, Dec 27, 2013.

  1. lilsteve08

    lilsteve08 Senior Member
    Messages: 186

    would anyone on here buy a 2002 f250 v8 gas 4x4 truck with 300,000 miles on it? the truck looks clean and has a brand new bed on it that the seller swapped from his new truck so he could keep his 2002 utility bed for use on his new truck. I have never came across a gas truck with 300,000 miles, he is asking $4500
     
  2. tjctransport

    tjctransport PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,390

    there is a guy on FTE with 6 5.4 powered E450 buses, all have over 1 million mile on them and still run strong.. they get an average 600 miles per day doing airport shuttle service.
    we have 2 F-350's at the body shop with over 350,000 miles on them that get used every day for parts delivery/pickup.
    if it is clean and has maintance records i would not hesitate one second to buy it.
     
  3. beanz27

    beanz27 Senior Member
    Messages: 984

    Tell him 2500
     
  4. lilsteve08

    lilsteve08 Senior Member
    Messages: 186

    Truck doesn't have a plow, hitch or even a bed liner because bed is new 2013 or 2014, Like I said never saw a gasser over 240,000 or so, looks nice though, no rust underneath
     
  5. trevier

    trevier Senior Member
    Messages: 142

    guess it depends on what your going to do with it.
     
  6. lilsteve08

    lilsteve08 Senior Member
    Messages: 186

    Update, front end was smashed by a large excavator he replaced hood with aftermarket, fenders didn't lineup and front end needed 1000 worth of work, was just lookin for a cheap nice lookin plow truck, seller was nasty when I mentioned about takin to my mechanic, he can keep it for 4750
     
  7. Buck331

    Buck331 Member
    Messages: 79

    Answer: NO

    It's a $300-$500 junk truck for parts at best.
     
  8. MickiRig1

    MickiRig1 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,617

    I would not touch a truck with 300K on it ! It would have to be $500 for me to buy it. There is just way too many things/parts on that truck that would need replaced or repaired. Most parts on that truck are not original. You can drop $600 on the front end easy, between: steering, braking and axle U joints or CVJ shafts. Then there are engagement parts and motors for the 4x4 system. What are the brakes like? What are the brake line condition? I bought a truck like that once, will not do it again! It was one thing after another for a year!