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1995 Dodge Ram, 140K miles, with 8 foot Fisher Plow

Discussion in 'Used Plowing and Truck Equipment Forum' started by KBerger466, Jan 1, 2008.

  1. KBerger466

    KBerger466 Junior Member
    Messages: 2

    Dodge 1995 RAM (2500), 140K miles, 8-foot Fisher Minute Mount

    It has some body rust around the door bottoms and the wheel wells. The body shop guy said it would cost $1000 to get it fixed up enough for Massachusetts inspection (we have rust laws...) It passed its last emissions and safety inspection, though. Except for the rust.

    Engine is in okay shape, at least according to the mechanic. It's had regular maintenance and low use, in the 4 years I've had it (just plowing my 1/3 mile driveway), but hard use with the previous owners.

    The tires are okay, but it needs better for plowing.

    The plow has some rust on it, but is functional.

    It would be a good yard truck, or a good back-up truck.

    I'm looking for a best offer on it. Blue Book is $3500, in "fair" condition. I'm located in the Berkshires in western Massachusetts, near the Mass-CT- NY border.

    If anyone has opinions on what would be a reasonable price, please let me know! I pretty much just need to get rid of it...


  2. DeereFarmer

    DeereFarmer PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,296

    What are you looking to get for it? I'm in search of a good farm/beater/yard truck. I don't want to register or inspect it. I don't want to lowball you at all, but the most I want to spend is $1000 just because that's all it's worth to me right now. I'm sure you're looking for a little more than that.
  3. KBerger466

    KBerger466 Junior Member
    Messages: 2

    Yeah, I was hoping for a bit more -- like around 2K. But I also need to get rid of it! So I'll let you know in a week or two, if that's okay.

  4. exmark1

    exmark1 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,321

    Got any pictures? email them to lx277@yahoo.com

    THEGOLDPRO PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,136

    yes pics would be nice.,
  6. sefh

    sefh Senior Member
    Messages: 439

    Please post pics or pm them to me. I might be interested..
  7. DeereFarmer

    DeereFarmer PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,296

    Not a problem. Like I said, I hate to be "that guy". You should be able to get $2000 for it. $1000 is stretching it for me. I just need the worst truck I can find. Hahaha. Thanks.
  8. cicnykid

    cicnykid Junior Member
    from Cicny
    Messages: 17

    pics? ?