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Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by BEER TIME, Sep 7, 2011.


    BEER TIME Member
    Messages: 32

    Alright everybody i'm looking at two trucks and need your advice. 1st truck is a 1999 f350 v10 auto crew cab, leather interior and in good shape and has 133000 miles on it, they want $8200. 2nd truck is a 2002 f250 v10 manual crew cab cloth interior xlt, with 124000miles with alittle rust on the wheel wells and inside box is pretty beat up they are asking $8999. This will mainly be to plow my driveway and drive alittle bit. what are your thoughts
  2. 91AK250

    91AK250 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,639

    i would go with the '99 auto.
  3. NickT

    NickT Senior Member
    Messages: 707

    If your just doing you're driveway you could use a half ton, assuming its a driveway and not a winding road, you could save money buying a half ton, not sure if these trucks have a plow or you're getting one

    BEER TIME Member
    Messages: 32

    I have a rt2 boss vee 8.6. i was told that its to heavy. my driveway is very long and sometimes need to do the road before the roadgrader makes it out. so i think i need a f250 or bigger. thanks
  5. Morrissey snow removal

    Morrissey snow removal PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,799

    99 auto would be what i would go with sounds like the 02 is a little more beat
  6. swtiih

    swtiih PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,179

    I don't care for manual and plowing, auto is much better
  7. ken643

    ken643 Senior Member
    Messages: 816

    I say the 99 F350 AUTO, stick is a pain plowing, just my thoughts

    BEER TIME Member
    Messages: 32

    how about a 2001f250 v10 crew cab leather long box excellant condition 126000. i know its a long box but its a
    good deal. any way to dress up a long box?
  9. 91AK250

    91AK250 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,639

    long as its a auto fine...the long bed will make it alittle tighter in small areas but if the truck is nice enough who cares?
  10. MickiRig1

    MickiRig1 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,617

    Kinda real high on price with the mileage both trucks have. Around my area they are giving V-10's away for great prices with lower miles. Go with an auto trans, manual's are a pain to plow with. You need to know the tricks. Search it on the gray line above. "plow with a manual" should give you plenty of reading.
  11. Pinky Demon

    Pinky Demon PlowSite.com Addict
    from Ohio
    Messages: 1,121

    99 is my choice.

    BEER TIME Member
    Messages: 32

    Thanks guys. I ended up with a 2000 f250 v10 with 118,000 great shape. how are you guys mounting your controller. I have the old boss v box controller
  13. J&R Landscaping

    J&R Landscaping PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,202

    Congrats on the purchase and best of luck!