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Old 11-16-2011, 11:15 PM
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newbie needs opinions

hey all, new guy here

im looking at buying a 1992 7.3 non turbo f350
srw 4 door 8 foot box 152,000 miles 5 speed
$800

truck runs, but has a fuel leak allowing air in lines which is making it stall (i think), guy just put about a grand of front end work into the truck (death wobble), new brakes all around, pretty new tires
he says it will not go into 4 wheel drive, says shifter wont move(im hoping it just locked up from not using)
1 of the tanks leaks and is not usable(how much for a new tank)

other than that truck is pretty good for a 92 new york truck, not much rust
he (his wife) wants it gone,

what do you guys think, good deal or be a headache
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Old 11-17-2011, 11:10 AM
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if the engine is solid i would get it for $800. you would be able to make it back parting it out if need be.
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Old 11-17-2011, 04:39 PM
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hell the front and rear ends are worth $1200 alone. and the reast of the truck will scrap for at lest $750 . so tell me the address and i will drive 3 days to get it.
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DO IT. If nothing a good cheap project truck.
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Old 11-17-2011, 05:41 PM
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It's worth 800 in scrap metal alone. Definitely a good buy.
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Old 11-17-2011, 07:37 PM
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A new tank is $200 I believe. I would buy it like they said.

Can you tell where the tank is leaking?
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Old 11-19-2011, 12:44 PM
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ya figured it was a good deal

went and looked at it today
solid truck, and the fuel leak is easy to fix

thanks guys appreciate the feedback
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Old 11-19-2011, 12:47 PM
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the aux. tank is good

its the main fuel tank leaking at the top somewhere

and the fuel line is leaking in the frame rail rite next to the aux. tank

at a 45 bend
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