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Mileage a concern

Looking at buying an '02 CC to replace my beat-to-crap '95 EC. The dealer down the road from me is listing it for 10.5k, 277k miles. I know the OBS trucks will go forever, but I've never owned an SD. Am I looking a big, expensive fix coming up? What should I be looking out for? 2002 LIFTED FORD F250 4X4 CREW CAB 7.3 DIESEL

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That thing is waaaaaaaaaay overpriced.

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How so? Does the mileage knock it down that much?

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well i paid 8k for my superduty with 200k miles. but i got a good deal.
i can see maybe paying 9-9.5k for that truck.
its got a lift and tires so they think they can sell it for more prob lol
is it auto or manual?
everything work?
i would definately check it out good before i bought it.

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Get it checked out thoroughly. With big tires the front end is probably shot. Check trans, etc. Motor can be strong but 277k miles is a lot for any chassis.

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