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post #1 of 7 Old 03-02-2008, 06:39 AM Thread Starter
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I'm looking at a 96 regular cab, auto, 4x4 with the 7.3 psd. It has 186,000 miles and the body is in great shape. The dealer is asking $8500, do you think this is a fair price? Whats the best place to get a report done on it, carfax, oasis? Also the dealer just replaced the cps. I really like the looks of the truck, I'm just afraid if something big is about to go wrong with it, trans. Any advice would be great.
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You should be able to talk the dealer down on that price, dealers are usually a little high. Oasis reports only go back 10 years so no luck on your 95. There is a thread on here about what to look for when buying used trucks but i can't find it.

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That dosent sound like a bad deal. Id pay that for one but first you have to do your homework on it. Search around on here for what to look for when buying a used 7.3 diesel and that will help ya out a bunch. I love my OBS to death its a real workhorse and a pleasure to drive around town.

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Check it out http://www.powerstroke.org/articles/...sel/Page1.html

Post might help ya out! Price seems a bit high to me. Truck may look imaculant!!
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I payed $8000 for my truck, and its the same configuration. It had 161 000 on it when i got it.

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sound ok i would try to get the price down though

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I agree with the others the price seems a little high. If / when you get it have to post some pics of the new ride.
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