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Opinions wanted on this 2001 F-250 7.3 Diesel For Sale - 58,888 Miles

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by Buck331, Dec 30, 2013.

  1. Buck331

    Buck331 Member
    Messages: 79

    Just found this 2001 Ford SuperCab F-250 7.3 Diesel 58,888 miles for sale and looking for opinions and thoughts...


    Opinions regarding L/F damage repair?

    Been seeing these going for $18,500 - $20,000 in recent auctions. Would be a super "keeper" plow truck in my opinion.

    Thanks Guy's!
  2. Ne1

    Ne1 Senior Member
    Messages: 370

    Unless you could do all the work yourself it wouldn't be worth it.
  3. Buck331

    Buck331 Member
    Messages: 79

    I agree. Doing the work myself doesn't look like to bad of a (summer) project provided the frame isn't bent and the front axle didn't sustain damage.
    Last edited: Dec 30, 2013
  4. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,235

    Hmmm, seems pretty high priced for that amount of damage. I doubt the frame or axle are damaged, but radiators, etc are going to add up.

    FWIW, I just did a total restore--more or less--on a '00 for less than that. It was rotted in all the normal spots. It also has 176K on it, still cheaper than a new truck and adding plow mounts. Engine, tranny, frame, etc are all good. And I've had it since new.
  5. tjctransport

    tjctransport PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,390

    that thing is only worth around 5 grand. you are going to have to put at least another 5 grand into it to make it road worthy, and then you will have a 13 year old truck with a salvage title that you sunk $10 grand into and will be lucky to get 5 grand for if you decide to sell it because of the salvage title.
  6. Buck331

    Buck331 Member
    Messages: 79

    Well that's a very good point! That salvage title status issue is troublesome in the event I did ever decide to sell it. Thanks much!
  7. k1768

    k1768 Senior Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 556

    I'm pretty amazed the air bag(s) didn't get triggered.
  8. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,235

    I was guessing a minimum of $5K in getting it road worthy as well.