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post #1 of 7 Old 07-22-2012, 12:43 AM Thread Starter
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Hello from Louisiana here!

Hi everybody I am currently in the market for a 05-07 F-250 4x4. I've got a 2003 Ford Lightning that I'm either going to sell or trade in. I would like to buy something that fixed up and ready to roll. I have been shopping eBay, Craigslist & Autotrader in Houston and southwest Louisiana area. I've only really seen a hand full of trucks that have gotten my attention as far as looks and price go. I've got around $20,000 to $25,000 to spend, but I'm out of resources of where else to look to find a good truck. Could you guys please point me in the right direction as what to look for and what to avoid. Also I'd think I'd kind of rather buy a truck that already has a good programmer in it, maybe head studs an EGR delete already done.

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Welcome Aboard Robbie! Lots of useful threads here that may or may not help you with your search, good luck.

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Welcome Aboard Robbie! Lots of useful threads here that may or may not help you with your search, good luck.
Thanks nice to be here! Any idea of where I can buy a truck that already has head studs, egr delete & programmer?
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