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post #1 of 7 Old 01-21-2008, 06:23 PM Thread Starter
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YES I get to keep my truck

A little while ago I had posted about what my truck was worth on the market and it was uncertain if I was going to keep it or sell it.. It looked bad for the ol girl and she was almost a goner... then things took a change for the better ...I will be definitely keeping my 99 and it will see a turbo and injectors this spring along with a 17* hpop as planned

the other news is my truck was going to be sold as I had found a great buy on a 2003 F250 7.3 auto, all stock, loaded, 4dr, short bed, 4x4 with 98,000kms on it so about 61,000 miles truck was dealer maintained and is flawless..A older couple have it and used it to pull a 30 foot tag along camper when they went away for winters.. so it hasn't seen road salt.. its beautiful and the underside looks like a 2 year old truck at most... well I wanted this truck in the worst way being a 4x4 (the main reason) but couldn't have 4 trucks it just want practical.. but I think I have talked the wife into getting rid of her Monte SS and getting the 4x4 for her (told her it would be great for her commute to work in the winter and its much safer vehicle as well)... so essentially I will still have it when I want it but it will be her truck.. then I can continue to mod my 99 and use it as the tow vehicle and my daily driver and use the 4x4 when i need to

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post #2 of 7 Old 01-21-2008, 06:26 PM
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Sounds great. Get us some pics when you get it.
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Cool you get the best of both worlds. Keep yours and get another one.


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post #4 of 7 Old 01-22-2008, 04:26 AM
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Can't have to many blue ovals in the driveway, and booting a bowtie for it is even better!!

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That's awesome, Chris! Congrats and post up some pics when she gets it...

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Congrats Chris, I'd love it if my wife would get rid of her Exedition and get a
F250 or Excursion

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594 ft------8.370
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Good deal Chris. We want pics when ya get it.



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