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Which ford would you buy? maybe both? lol

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by Ramairfreak98ss, Jan 19, 2010.

  1. Ramairfreak98ss

    Ramairfreak98ss PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,905

    Been looking to pickup another truck, well i "want" a fully decked out F550 landscape body crew cab 05-new... but plowing has more demand than landscape currently lol.

    Found a good condition, looks garaged , but bed or at least tailgate was replaced...
    01 F250 black crew cab 4x4 7.3L diesel black, 317k miles, yeah you read that right, didnt test drive this or hear it yet so i might not even consider it, thats a hella lot of miles though
    $6,495.00

    93 F250 black extended cab, jacked up, not much but id say a 6" lift, 35" BFG all terrains, good condition, 193k miles, looks garage kept as well, custom front bumper, may need to change back to stock to fit boss mount, and hardly any rust for a 93.. not a diesel, its a 460ci, i think the 7.5L Gas v8? i know they suck gas but would plow good and we may only use these for the winter months plowing/salting anyway.
    $5,999.00

    Out of everything in many states ive seen on ebay, these dont seem to be in bad shape, minus the miles high on both just total not for their years... is that a fair price for the miles on the 01?
     
  2. hydro_37

    hydro_37 PlowSite Veteran
    from iowa
    Messages: 3,790

    Too many miles on both.
    I would pass
     
  3. sno commander

    sno commander PlowSite.com Addict
    from ct
    Messages: 1,061

    id keep looking. try auto trader
     
  4. exmark1

    exmark1 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,321

    I wouldn't buy either of those trucks for anywhere near asking price!

    Keep Looking...
     
  5. plowguy43

    plowguy43 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,269

    Wait until the spring, there will be plenty more to choose from.
     
  6. black7.3

    black7.3 Junior Member
    Messages: 25

    keep shopping thats a lot of miles sure the 7.3L is still ok but the truck itself is most likely worn out, and you dont want to mess with a lifted truck. Theres a bunch on autotrader right now
     
  7. jd328

    jd328 Junior Member
    Messages: 11

    with that many miles at that point does it really matter if they were garage kept
     
  8. SteveR

    SteveR Senior Member
    Messages: 252

    the season you are having Id be banking my cash you might need it
     
  9. abbe

    abbe Senior Member
    from RI
    Messages: 719

    Stay far far away. Way to much miles and money
     
  10. KubotaJr

    KubotaJr Senior Member
    Messages: 328

  11. KubotaJr

    KubotaJr Senior Member
    Messages: 328

  12. Brad Ent

    Brad Ent Junior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 28

    Pass, keep looking
     
  13. smoore45

    smoore45 Senior Member
    Messages: 526

    Wow, that is a pretty good deal. I like how in the description they said it was a "NON-ASPIRATED" Diesel engine. How does it breathe then? lol :laughing:

    317K is getting up there in mileage, even for a diesel. The other truck is a combination of age and mileage. They could be okay trucks, just not for those prices.
     
  14. BSDeality

    BSDeality Senior Member
    Messages: 736

    there are FAR better deals out there. I bought an 01 f350 back in the fall. for $5k with 97k on fleet maintained miles. the front end of that truck is tighter than my 05 f350 with 63k miles on it.