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Old 04-15-2013, 10:54 AM
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2008 CC/LB/6.4L/186k $15800 worth looking at? or skip?

After my previous daily driver got t-boned a few weeks back I have been shopping around for a replacement truck. This one recently showed up on my local craigslist..
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2008 Ford F250 Crew Cab Long Box $15,800 OBO
Options Include
A/C
Cruise
Tilt
Power windows
Power Locks
Lock Out hubs
6.4 liter deisel
Brake Controler
Heated Mirrors
4 Auxilary hook ups
40/20/40 split front seat
Low Profile Toneau Cover
Deer print back window screen
186,000 Miles
Gets upto 18 miles per gallon on the highway
Very good running and reliable pickup. The only reason I am selling I fell into a deal on another pickup and decided to take it, otherwise I would still be driving this one every day. I have owned this pickup since the day it was driven off the lot. It is 95% highway miles with limited towing miles.
Doesn't mention trim level, but with heated mirrors and cloth seats I am guessing it is an XLT not an XL (I am going to call him on my lunch).

It has a few things that I don't want.. higher(ish) miles and a long bed, ideally I was hoping to find a CC/SB with less than 150k. But it is only marginally (about $3k) higher than most of the 2004/2005 F250's that I have been looking at and it is quite a few years newer.

FWIW, KBB values this thing between 15k-18k. And I saw a reman 6.4L at the local ford dealership a few weeks back for $12500 (unlimited mile/1yr warranty)

Thoughts? Things to look out for? should I run not walk away? Miles too high?
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IMO miles are too high IF he does NOT have a tuner. If most miles are highway without towing, the dpf is likely clogged and the motor has lots of extra wear from the egr & dpf systems. If the truck is deleted and has been some time, then I would consider it. If the stock emissions are on it. Keep looking. Either way - good luck!

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