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post #1 of 21 Old 07-31-2009, 06:59 PM Thread Starter
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Thinking of selling my truck...

Well, I have been thinking a lot lately. My situation is changing, and I may need to step out of the diesel world for a few years... I will be back.

I am moving in September to go back to school, I will be in school, with minimal income for about 2 years. I am affraid of taking my truck with just due to the fact that its expensive and I will have no place to work on it.

I am staying in the Ford family. I have 3 options im looking at.

1. Lease an F-150
2. Buy something, Relaible for about 11k. I would like an Expedition or F150
3. Figure out away to keep the truck, and just comute in the G.Fs car.


I would expect to get anything from 6-10k for my truck. I am not really expecting much, because people dont want to pay for mods.

Not sure what to do



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I would keep the truck, if I were you. It is paid for and you know what you have and how it has been maintained.

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I would keep the truck, if I were you. It is paid for and you know what you have and how it has been maintained.
This is true, its just being able to maintain it down there will be a halse at best. I wont have anyplace to work on it, or really the time.



On vacation from a truck for a year or...
Looking at 6.4s Moving in a few months then hopefully buying my dream truck!!!

Driving an Audi till then...
but at work I drive
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post #4 of 21 Old 08-01-2009, 11:18 AM
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This is true, its just being able to maintain it down there will be a halse at best. I wont have anyplace to work on it, or really the time.
just keep your foot out of it, and let the reliability side of the 7.3 come into play

Typical cummins owner.

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i like option 3. cmon man, you cant sell the ol girl. diesels are reliable if you treat em right.

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dont sell your truck... its kinda like putting you child up for adoption after you made it and cared for it all those years and now you want to get rid of it for convienence!!! i promise the day you sell it you will be on this site crying to all of us about how much you miss it. next thing we know you will be wanting to buy another one six months later.

besides some messy fat ugly guy that smokes will end up buying it and destroying all the integrity you put into her.

would you sell you child? haha

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i totally regret selling my old black truck. thats why i bought this one lol. once you go diesel, you can never go back to a gasser ha ha.

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post #8 of 21 Old 08-02-2009, 07:28 AM
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keep the truck, be nice to it.... best thing you have.
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I say buy a older Honda or Toyota 4cylinder 5 speed for cash run it back and forth to school Keep the truck. Or part the truck out and then sell I think you will be ahead of the game by selling the mods and returning it back to stock than sell. Fall and winter are on the way people are going to be looking for plow trucks and they bring a premium with a plow already attached.

What ya going to school for? And where? I wish you luck in what ever you decide to do.

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What are you planning on selling it for? What mods are done already? My mom will be in the market for a truck pretty soon. PM me with details.

Just a basic 01 F350 CCLB SRW -Good from a far but far from good
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