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Old 05-10-2009, 08:01 PM
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It cleaned up pretty good!

I just cleaned up my $1,200 96 F-150 and it looks pretty good!

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Not bad for 1200 bucks!
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Old 05-10-2009, 08:23 PM
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I would say you stole it for $1200. Sleeping well at night after that deal??
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Old 05-10-2009, 08:35 PM
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One of the farms I do work for traded it to me for some work. No cash was involved............Gotta love trading! Sleeping is not a problem!
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Looks great now!
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Don is yanking our chains, not the same truck, picture not even taken at Don's place, note the absence of 2ft of snow...............Seriously, it looks much better!...Only you seem to score those kinda deals!
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Don't be a Hater!

You won't believe what I picked up today.............I traded a good running 360 FE for a 428 cj..................Stright across! Last year I had a guy give me a 75 F-250 "Hi-Boy" for free. The 428 will be going into it, and I'm gonna put this sweet 67 sheetmetal on it.

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The whole truck cost 0 $$$$$! Not bad for an old fart!
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You must lead a very charmed life Don.
Let me know it you ever consider loading up on lottery tickets, I want in on that!
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I keep having people give me stuff all the time! Probably helps that I have 3,000 acres to store it all................
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I don`t have quite the 3,000 acres, only 640 acres.
No matter as it seems that most around here don`t give away anything away...
I can`t complain though as I still manage to get into way too much old Ford stuff just the same.
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Have you dropped the price on that Ranger yet, Don.......I mean with all these free-bee's you dont need an extra truck cluttering up the 3,000 acres!.
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I'd let it go for $2,000. I've got several highschool kids here that want it, but I don't want to sell it to one of them, I know they would just tear it up. It's in to nice of shape to let that happen.................And I still have lots of room!
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I'd let it go for $2,000. I've got several highschool kids here that want it, but I don't want to sell it to one of them, I know they would just tear it up. It's in to nice of shape to let that happen.................And I still have lots of room!
Good move, I hate seeing my old rigs torn up and abused by some kid 6 months after I sell it in perfect condition!.
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