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Old 10-21-2010, 01:30 PM
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Fix it or sell it

2005 F-350 CCSB 4x4. 243,000 miles as of right now.

Fix it up or sell it? Fixing it would be studs, delete, oil cooler, various odds and ends. Eventually sticks and air. But then the miles come into play.

Or sell it, get something with lower miles and build it. I wouldn't get a 6.0 though.
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Old 10-21-2010, 01:35 PM
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Fix the damn thing and drive it
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after my obs 7.3 was rebuilt, it ran like new. so milage shouldnt matter. and it had 326mi when i repaired it and 335 when i sold it.
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I see in the .ORG chat that you have had trouble getting offers.

I'd think about it this way.

Do I really need to do any of that to the truck? Is it reliable now? If not, maybe drive it for a while until the market picks back up. Are you a patient man? You have a good point with if you do all that and you'll still have a truck with over 200,000 miles on it. There'd always be the concern of it's longevity.

Going for something else could get something with less miles, but would you have a monthly payment? AND then do the stuff on top of that.

Which would be easier on your wallet? Is that even a consideraton?
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Fix the damn thing and drive it
Its easy to say that when you dont see 24x,xxx every day

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after my obs 7.3 was rebuilt, it ran like new. so milage shouldnt matter. and it had 326mi when i repaired it and 335 when i sold it.
But, you didnt plan on putting $5000-$10,000 into it after you fixed it

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I see in the .ORG chat that you have had trouble getting offers.

I'd think about it this way.

Do I really need to do any of that to the truck? Is it reliable now? If not, maybe drive it for a while until the market picks back up. Are you a patient man? You have a good point with if you do all that and you'll still have a truck with over 200,000 miles on it. There'd always be the concern of it's longevity.

Going for something else could get something with less miles, but would you have a monthly payment? AND then do the stuff on top of that.

Which would be easier on your wallet? Is that even a consideraton?
Do I need to do that stuff? No. But if I was going to leave it be and just DD it I would get a half ton.
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sell and build a 7.3
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Old 10-21-2010, 02:31 PM
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Do you know how hard it is to find the exact 7.3 I want?

Been looking/trying to sell mine for 4 months
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I'm parked next to one with 500 k
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I'm parked next to one with 500 k
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seems like a lot of miles for a 6.0L... how much were you looking to get out of it anyways?
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