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post #1 of 15 Old 05-21-2012, 09:35 AM Thread Starter
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How much should I offer?

A guy here in town bought this 2004 King Ranch F-250 6.0 about a year ago. Well a few months after buying it the truck started having problems and within the last year it has gotten all new injectors, turbo, and I believe and inter cooler. Well it is still having major problems and nobody knows what's wrong with it. It leaks oil very bad and runs like absolute crap, has around 160k miles.

I want to buy it because I have the ability of pulling the motor and tearing it apart to find the problem. What does everyone think it's worth? He still thinks its worth $15,000.



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i got my 05 ccsb xlt leather an sunroof 4x4 with 130000 on it for 10 grand knowing it would need a trans. the truck you are looking at who knows whats wrong with it or how much time and money you will have to spend to get it running 100%. i would would offer the guy 7500 tops but thats just me
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I bought my 05 King Ranch F-250 w/ 140k miles a year ago with engine problems for $9500......

I wouldn't give him more then 9k at the MOST!!!

He should know or be told that those "new" injectors might very well be toast because of either bad Fuel PSI or Bad FICM

So they carry no weight/price value cuz they are probably no good

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Also had to have the transmission rebuilt. It acts as if it's injector o-rings.



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Has or had as in he already did the tranny?

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Yeah, it was at the tranny shop for about a week getting it rebuilt.



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What kind of tranny???
Just stock parts or something like a suncoast or BTS?



If stock, so what I wouldn't fall for that bait. It's still only worth 8-9k max...


I mean why would you pay 15k, get into it change parts/ replace engine and have it cost you 18-20k when it's all said and done...
When you could have went and got a DRIVEABLE one for 20k and not have had to worry about the hassle or do the LABOR...


The deal has to be worth it for the buyer... once your done with it, it needs to come out cheaper (by qute a bit) then anything for sale that drives right now... or else why go through with the hassle. right

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It was all stock. He has had problems with the truck since day 1. I told him he was crazy to ask that much. I'll probably offer around $7500 to start, just so we have a little room to work.



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Ya I wouldn't go to high. I paid 12900 for my 04 lariat with no problems.

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Plan is to rebuild motor and well the 6.0 motor to buy a 12v.



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