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Another Truck Poll

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by EGLC, Sep 2, 2008.


Which Truck

  1. 1999

    6 vote(s)
  2. 2001

    2 vote(s)
  3. 2002

    1 vote(s)
  4. 2003

    7 vote(s)
  5. 2004

    11 vote(s)
  6. Keep Looking

    2 vote(s)
  7. WTF is wrong with you it won't snow

    10 vote(s)
  1. EGLC

    EGLC PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,733

    Well here's another. Hopefuly it will be my last for a while. :D

    Here is a list of trucks I'm currently looking at. I would like some thoughts and votes. :cool:

    2003 F-250 XL ~ 44k miles - 4x4 - 5.4L - Auto - Redg Cab - NEVER Plowed : $9,500
    2001 F-250 XL ~ 56K miles - 4x4 - 5.4L - Auto - Reg Cab - NEVER Plowed : $8,000
    2004 F-250 XLT ~ 90K miles - 4x4 - 6.0L - Auto - Reg Cab - NEVER Plowed : $9,500
    1999 F-250 XLT ~ 84K miles - 4x4 - 5.4L - Auto - Ext Cab - NEVER Plowed : $6,500
    2002 F-250 XL ~ 35K miles - 4x4 - 5.4L - Auto - Reg Cab - NEVER Plowed $11,500

    On all of these I would need to buy a plow.........I've found two plows by me for $2500 that are one year or less old.

    2003 F-250 .b.jpg

    2001 F-250 .a.jpg

    2004 F-250 XLT .a.jpg

    1999 F-250 XLT.jpg
  2. 91AK250

    91AK250 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,657

    i think i'd go with the '99 ex-cab...cheaper, bigger cab, low miles....with the money you save you can fix possible problems. it would be my pick.
  3. chcav1218

    chcav1218 Senior Member
    Messages: 954

    If you're not buying a super duty, get a CHEVY
  4. EGLC

    EGLC PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,733

    Forgot to mention that the 1999 has the full 8' bed, which is nice.
  5. chcav1218

    chcav1218 Senior Member
    Messages: 954

    And don't forget that you'll have to spend $1000 on all the truckside equipment.
  6. EGLC

    EGLC PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,733

    I don't understand what you're saying?
  7. chcav1218

    chcav1218 Senior Member
    Messages: 954

    All the wiring, mounts, and controls that go on the truck
  8. EGLC

    EGLC PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,733

    OK gotcha.......I'm really considering that '99. I think I can get him to $6000 cash.
  9. 91AK250

    91AK250 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,657

    yeah i'd seriously think about the 99, it seems like a great deal and could save you some $$
  10. Marbleman

    Marbleman Senior Member
    Messages: 149

    You should ck to see which vehicles have a plow prep package (esp if you are going to do commercial). That may narrow down your choices
  11. WilliamOak

    WilliamOak PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,988

    lol, jarod I love how the last option has the most votes.... Thats the one I voted for as a joke but didnt expect it to have the most votes lol.
  12. cretebaby

    cretebaby PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,162

    diesel, no brainer
  13. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Go with the black or green.and lowball him.
  14. EGLC

    EGLC PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,733

    I put it up for a joke as well. lmao

    I not positive but I belive all of them have the plow prep.

    I know the guy is firm on the '03.......atleast for now. At the end of the month he said if it doesn't sell he might take $9k.

    Not sure on that diesel.............what would you offer? I know he originally wanted $10k

    Oh, that 99 is black with silver trim......reason why I'm kinda leaning towards that one is because it would be a like a little "fleet" and they'd be twins. Plus its way cheaper then the rest......saves me enough money to put a really nice plow on it.
    Last edited: Sep 2, 2008
  15. EGLC

    EGLC PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,733

    Here's a better picture of that '99.

    99 f-250.a.jpg
  16. lawnmasters2006

    lawnmasters2006 Senior Member
    Messages: 215

    buy a CHEVY>......make a better plow truck:gunsfiring:
  17. ponyboy

    ponyboy PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,104

    extenden cabs w 8 ft bed and fords turning radius suck for houses, would not even think about it, if doing comm work its ok you can get a used plow set up for $2000 for any of them. i would keep what you have for this winter learn how to plow, learn your houses. if any damage occurs who cares sell it in the spring or keep work only. next year buy a nice truck for estimates and personal use.
  18. JDFireFord64

    JDFireFord64 Junior Member
    Messages: 20

    dam!, i wish i could find deals like that where i live. actually, jersey isnt that far... Depending on the size of your driveways, if its not to big id go with the 99, extra room in the cab and a full size bed = good. if not go with the lowest mileage, even if its not the cheapest, it could be a whole year of miles without trouble on top of a higher mileage truck and thats always worth it on the initial price. good luck!
  19. LTL

    LTL Senior Member
    Messages: 213

    Whatever you don't DONT'T buy the 2004 6.0 Diesel, all they are good for are boat anchors. Worst engine ever invented, injector problems, head gasket problems, turbo fins freezing up, head bolts stretching. :dizzy:
  20. Dissociative

    Dissociative 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,066

    buy them all, so i can strobe em all up for you..

    honestly...that 6.0 seems way underpriced...i'd look at that...otherwise the extra cab is ok..