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Old 10-06-2008, 03:11 PM
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Question Gettin a obs powerstroker

ok so i have found 2 good trucks that i am very interested in. one comes with a plow, stacks, n a garuntee job w. the guy plowin in the winter. the other is pretty much stock plus guages, chip, n stacks. Both realy nice trucks and have been taken care of. My parents were all for me gettin the one w. the plow n for nect summer pullin a trailer for my dads mowin crew. now all of the sudden my dad said no n now neither of them will co-sign for a loan. i turned 18 in january and have absolutely no credit what-so-ever. not a phone, credit card or anything. my question is to everyone but mostly the yournger guys (about my age) how they paid for them. if anyone knows of a place to get a loan without a crazy intrest rate i would appreciate it. thanks a lot
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WORK WORK WORK WORK..........and lots of it. I paid for mine in cash when I was 15 and still own it today and love it just as much.
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I paid cash for mine at age 17 (im still 17). Well I paid for it all except for $900 which my dad added in. I had the $900 bucks paid back to him in 1 month.
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I paid cash for mine at age 17 (im still 17). Well I paid for it all except for $900 which my dad added in. I had the $900 bucks paid back to him in 1 month.

how much did u pay for your truck if u dont mind me askin??????
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i worked alot, was only able to pay for 1/2 and got a loan for the rest of it, and it took 2 years to pay off the rest, highschool sucked having to save as mucha s possible for the truck
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WORK WORK WORK WORK..........and lots of it. I paid for mine in cash when I was 15 and still own it today and love it just as much.
BINGO and we do mean a lot of work i have my own lawncare business with about 25-30 accounts and on top of that i work on a farm in the evenings and i am planning on finding another job for the winter. i bought my first one from my dad(the one in my avatar) he bought it brand new and it was my baby but i totaled it and what insurance gave me for it pretty much bought my new truck.

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There has been some VERY good advice given in this thread. Do you currently have a car? If so you could pick up a job delivering pizzas and make 1K a month in the evenings and pay cash for the truck. You might have to wait for a little while to save up the cash but it would be SOOO much better IMO. JJ
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Old 10-07-2008, 07:02 AM
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dependin on how old u r and if u have a car, u could try trading ur vehicle now and maybe some money down and that might help u get a loan
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Old 10-07-2008, 07:32 AM
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had co-sign from dad but paid half in cash and had a VERY killer deal on mine and workin to pay it off now. work work work you gotta sell some toys or have a loan or just plain work.
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yea well there in lies the prob just after i turned 17 someone chick decided not to stop @ a stop sign n totaled out my bronco that i had "inherited" from my parents. with 208000 on it n just a lil rust the damn insurance company only gave us $1200 i wanted to right it for more but my parents just took it n ran. that money bought the car im in now so technically its their car......idk
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