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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 QuadCab Sport V10 $5500

Discussion in 'Used Plowing and Truck Equipment Forum' started by plowguy43, Feb 15, 2012.

  1. plowguy43

    plowguy43 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,281

    Selling my 99 Ram 2500. I purchased the truck from an elderly gentlemen who was selling for his recently deceased brother. Truck was a sunday driver and it shows. Frame is SOLID, and very clean with barely any surface rust.

    Has the V10 that is smooth as silk, Auto tranny shifts awesome, black leather interior (driver seat does have a rip that is being repaired), woodgrain dash (ooh ahh).

    Truck has 118k miles

    Recently Replaced Parts:
    - Front Rotors
    - Front Pads
    - Front Wheel Bearings (both)
    - Steering Gear Box
    - Pitman Arm
    - Tie Rod
    - Front Coil Springs (Progressive Rate Coils)
    - Front Shocks

    What it needs:
    - Rust has started on the very bottom of both front doors
    - Rear Bumper - will be replaced within a week
    - Dent to driver bedside (soft dent/no scratches or paint missing hard to notice)

    Previous owner was working under the truck and knocked it into neutral, it rolled over him and down his driveway hitting a fire hydrant damaging the rear bumper and driver bedside. As mentioned I'm replacing the bumper.

    He also drove it for awhile on blown shocks which is why I replaced the coils and shocks. The front brakes were also warn, so to replace the rotors you need to remove the wheel bearings, I figured to just replace them making the repair easier and have new parts. The steering box/pitman arm/tie rod was my fault- backed into a tree hitting the front tire off it blowing out the old box. No body damage or other damage from that (wasn't even going 1mph).

    Truck is in overall great shape and I searched for nearly 4 months looking for a truck of this year in this good of shape. Its very solid, has tons of power, and is a great riding truck. Plow is not included, nor is the cap - they can be negotiated if wanted.

    I also have a 3" body lift and 2" coil spacers for this truck that can be included for additional cost.

    Selling this truck and a 1997 F250 - whichever sells first, I will be keeping the other truck.

    Thanks - $5500

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  2. lawnangel1

    lawnangel1 Member
    from KY
    Messages: 49

    What is the price with the plow?
  3. plowguy43

    plowguy43 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,281

    Id sell both for $8000.
  4. NBI Lawn

    NBI Lawn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,797

    Do want but probably cant have. What is the fuel mileage like?

    THEGOLDPRO PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,136

    the v10's get a steady 10-11 mpg

    On a side note i wish i needed another truck because i would pick this up in a heartbeat.
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2012
  6. plowguy43

    plowguy43 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,281

    Thanks guys, Goldpro is spot on. With the plow on and ballast I get about 11mpg. All of it off I can get 13-14mpg, but I'm easy on it. I don't drive it much so when I do I try to save gas as much as possible. Just used to plow (5 storms this year, I installed plow in October) and do dump runs.
  7. Mick76

    Mick76 2000 Club Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 2,157

    Your going to kick yourself in the a$$ when you sell it!
  8. NBI Lawn

    NBI Lawn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,797

    Can you post pictures of the bumper and the rust? I went and looked at a truck last night and it just doesn't seem to stack up against this one.
  9. plowguy43

    plowguy43 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,281

    I know I've been going back and forth in my mind like crazy. I'm actually considering swapping a Cummins into it if it doesn't sell...

    Yes I can snap some tonight and post up in the morning or just PM me your email address and I'll send them to you. The door rust may be repaired next week by a body shop I work with. I need to run up there today and see if he can fit it in. As mentioned, the rear bumper will be replaced prior to the sale.
  10. plowguy43

    plowguy43 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,281

    Some pictures of the door's rust, rear panel dent, and rear bumper. The driver door has a "patch" that the previous owner did (gotta love home jobs). I talked with one of my shops and he should be able to fit this in next week.

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  11. plowguy43

    plowguy43 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,281

    Sorry the truck is a mess right now, but I will clean it up this weekend for better pics.

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  12. quigleysiding

    quigleysiding PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,129

    Is that a short bed?
  13. plowguy43

    plowguy43 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,281

    Yes it is.

    Also to mention, the wheels are from my 04 with nearly new Goodyear Wrangler Authority's (265/70/17's). Maybe have 4,000 miles on them.
    Last edited: Feb 17, 2012
  14. wkahler

    wkahler Senior Member
    Messages: 250

    Those have to be the worst pictures i have ever seen LOL, quality is what i am refering to!!! That seems like a good deal even with the plow good luck!
  15. plowguy43

    plowguy43 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,281

    LOL yeah that's thanks to my crappy cell phone. I'm going to wash it up this weekend and take some with my camera.
  16. MrPLow2011

    MrPLow2011 Senior Member
    from Boston
    Messages: 276

    I have to admit thats a terribe patch job. I am pretty sure Keystone sell bottoms of the doors you can weld in. Then instead of trying to blend paint. Just use that Heavy Duty psint thats chip resistant. You can do rocker just as easy

    But truck looks nice
  17. plowguy43

    plowguy43 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,281

    Yes its horrible. I have a body shop that's going to be replacing both skin bottoms and painting them. Hopefully he can keep the paint low and blend into the door but we'll see.
  18. plowguy43

    plowguy43 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,281

    Had a death in the family this weekend so I was unable to give it a wash for more pics but I snapped a few more of the interior this AM. Expecting 50 Degree weather in the next few days so I'll give it a bath then.

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  19. djr623

    djr623 Member
    Messages: 60

    free bump! good luck with the sale, looks like a nice truck