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Looking to buy a new truck, priced right?

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by vegaman04, Aug 6, 2010.

  1. vegaman04

    vegaman04 Senior Member
    Messages: 378

    Looking at a 07 crew shortbed LBZ Duramax. LT3 trim with 67k miles, dealer is asking 31k. This sounds too high to me, what are you thoughts and what offer should i put in?
     
  2. scottyknows50

    scottyknows50 Member
    Messages: 93

    classic or new body style?
     
  3. scottyknows50

    scottyknows50 Member
    Messages: 93

    blue book says $32,900 for classic body style or $35,400 for new body style. seems like they are in line on the price. diesels are expensive, especially the new ones. i'm sure the truck was around $50-55k new, so it's not too bad of a price. try and buy it for $29k, see where they go from there.
     
  4. Newdude

    Newdude Senior Member
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  5. Troy5061

    Troy5061 Member
    Messages: 54

    I second that, I was just at a truck equipment open house and saw a brand new Ford F-350 Diesel for $61,755:eek::eek::eek: I paid $7500 for my truck and plow, I could buy a fleet of 8 for the price of that Ford!
     
    Last edited: Aug 6, 2010
  6. scottyknows50

    scottyknows50 Member
    Messages: 93

    ask to see the shop bill. i'm not sure if it's certified or not but at least see what they put into it. that should give you a good idea what they have in it. little shop bill should mean more room for you to negotiate. bigger shop bill means less room because they will have more $$ sunk into it.
     
  7. vegaman04

    vegaman04 Senior Member
    Messages: 378

    Looking at a classic. LBZ = Classic, which is pre-emissions stuff.
     
  8. swtiih

    swtiih PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,179

    it will only be pre emission if manufactured before 12/06. Price seems in the ballpark,but you may find a truck with less miles
     
  9. SullivanSeptic

    SullivanSeptic PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,422

    All LBZ's are pre emissions. Anything with emmisions controls had the LMM engine in it. I know because I was the sucker that bought an LMM. I hacked off the emissions and its all better now.