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post #1 of 8 Old 07-25-2008, 09:03 PM Thread Starter
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Should I trade?

I got an offer to trade my truck for an early 99 F350 lariat DRW 2wd 6 spd with 180k with 180k for my truck. I don't need a dually by any means but I do need a 4 door. Mileage will probably be worse than my SRW auto. and the wifey can't drivea 6 speed and the truck is stock. What do yall think? I don't mind the 2wd cause I've always wanted a 2wd dually on 22.5 semis.($$$$)


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even trade?
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Id probably try to keep my guages and chip. I just don't know. Fuel costs are killing me right now but Im going to be buying a beater DD in september and my son is due in 3 weeks so I could really use the extra space.


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well you going from 3:73 to a 4:10 so it would be faster. and your truck about 6800lbs and the drw is about 11890 LBS

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The dually doesnt weigh anywhere close to 11,800lbs add about 1k to the weight of your rig.

If its something you want go for it but i dont think i could go from a 4x4 to a 2wd

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I vote no because there may be a time when you need the 4wd and you won't have it.

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