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Cost to get on the road

Know a old guy got a 86 4x4 f250 4 speed 6.9 idi been sitting in front of his house for 7-8 years. He wants 1k for it cause he figures he can scrap it for more.


I wanna save this old truck so let's say I pay 1k what it gonna cost roughly?



I figure batteries , tires, fuel, fuel filters, glowplugs , all fluids. Maybe some rust repair

What would it cost to be on the street running decent

3k total

1996 Ford F-250 7.3 Powerstroke Diesel 286k fully built E4OD with lock up switch Stage 1.5 180cc injectors BDP fuel system Tony tunes economy daily tow street extreme smoke 3in dp-6in homemade stack traction bars fog lights and a ok sound system. Nuff fuel for 408hp just need that new gen2WW

1989 chevy 3500 with 92 gm replaced 6.5 with a 97 NV4500 banks sidewinder rv air filter and open exhaust. mileage is ur guess down right now needs a ops.
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1996 Ford F-250 7.3 Powerstroke Diesel 286k fully built E4OD with lock up switch Stage 1.5 180cc injectors BDP fuel system Tony tunes economy daily tow street extreme smoke 3in dp-6in homemade stack traction bars fog lights and a ok sound system. Nuff fuel for 408hp just need that new gen2WW

1989 chevy 3500 with 92 gm replaced 6.5 with a 97 NV4500 banks sidewinder rv air filter and open exhaust. mileage is ur guess down right now needs a ops.
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depends if the thing runs or not. if it doesnt start you dont know what you can be getting into it can be anything fro a minor repair to a money pit but if it starts or barely starts i would take it

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I've already explained that to him multiple times tho and he doesn't understand... Im about to bust out some crayons and draw it for him.

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