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Old 02-26-2010, 12:26 PM
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I have paid more for some trucks for parts than many of these rigs. lol
Amen to that!!! I've got a beater '69 Chevy C20 with a 375 horse 396 that I bought for $1900. I didn't expect much when I went and looked at it, until I looked closer to the engine and scratched off some paint from the heads. Aluminum!!! Started looking at casting numbers and couldn't write the check fast enough. Now I can't get myself to part it out because dump runs are so much more fun with smoky burnouts on bias ply 12-16.5s

OK, back on the subject.

'93 F350 XLT Crewcab 4wd NA with a ZF and 4.10's
Paid $10K in July '02 with 200K.

I looked at dozens and dozens of trucks in the PNW and this one was, by far, the nicest and cleanest truck I had seen. I was going to meet the guy to look at it and was a few minutes early. We were sitting at a stop light and this crewcab turned from the street I was waiting to turn on. I told my wife that I hoped that the truck we were going to look at was as nice as that one was. As it turned out, it was the same truck.

I've used and abused it. Neglected it. It's hauled and pulled everything I've ever asked of it. More than made up what I paid for it.

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I've used and abused it. Neglected it. It's hauled and pulled everything I've ever asked of it. More than made up what I paid for it.

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amen to that brother !!!
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Old 02-26-2010, 03:03 PM
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year: 93
model: F-350 dually 4 door crew cab with utility bed and 2" square tubing ladder racks
driveline: 7.3 idi turbo
mileage:176k
price: 3,500
this thing is a hoss! worked died down and i let it sit for six months, big mistake. I am fighting fuel issues. body is solid, wiring is rigged, (I have a house light switch to start it and a push pull toggle for wipers) blower motor is inop, and all my interior door handles are broke. I love this thing but I am about ready to shoot it if I cant get air out of fuel lines!
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Old 02-26-2010, 06:16 PM
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Year: 1988
Model: F-350
Trim: cusom
Driveline: 5 speed
Mileage when purchased and date: unknown, shows 79,000, could be 179 or 979.
price paid: $4000 worth of sheetrock hanging.

Supposevly the guy has over 6 grand into this truck. It has a rugby flatbed, new those are $2300, he bought a supposevly rebuilt 6.9, rebuilt tranny and drive line, with new rear end.
It looks like I got a good deal, based on some of the prices I've seen here.
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Old 02-26-2010, 06:52 PM
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1986 F350

i bought my IDI just over 4 years ago for $1500. its a 6.9, 4spd, 4x4, 3.55 and 9000 gvrw. it had rolled back around to just 119000 when i got it, now its got 142000. its hauled some major league loads from box trucks to backhoes to monster trucks on my trailer. he's no speed demon but he gets the job done. someday ill get around to posting pics
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1990 F350

229K miles.

ZF5, 4WD ( D50) extra cab, big brush guard and a 9' flat bed.

New tires,glow plugs, SMF, clutch, injectors and IP.
It needed battery's and front brakes.

$1500 and it ran great for 50 miles before the HG blew.

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Old 02-26-2010, 07:50 PM
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1989 4 wheel drive. regular cab 7.3 n/a c6

paid 1250. traded in at the dealership.

mileage around 120k

runs good. Needs lots of little things. Bushings, rear axle seal, u joints.

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Old 02-26-2010, 08:05 PM
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Looks like i'm the only 1 owner IDI so far.

Interesting trucks and deals!!
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Old 02-26-2010, 08:23 PM
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1988
F-250
XLT
7.3L IDI 5spd 2WD
174k 2-15-2010
$1,800
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You da only one with enough money to be a one owner. lol
Dave S has had his a long time, But I don't know if he bought it new or not.
The motor in my 76 was less than a year old and only had 15,000 on it when I got it. That is about as close as I can come. lol
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Old 02-26-2010, 08:30 PM
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And looking back at what I paid for mine brand new, 23,500$

I went on Ford.com a while ago just for the fun of it, I build and Priced my own truck. Came to 28,000$ for a 2010 F250 4x4 reg. cab, long box, 6 speed standard, 6.4 Twin Turbo Diesel, XL base model, Only option I put on was Tow/Camper Package witch is 400$ if I remember right. All same equipement as mine, and only 2,000$ more than the asking price of mine 20 years ago. lol
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Old 02-26-2010, 08:36 PM
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Now go try to buy it at that price. lol when I was helping my son make a deal a couple years ago I have never heard of some of the reasons and excuses they had to tack on more money. lol
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Old 02-26-2010, 08:42 PM
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Amen, anything to rob you!
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Old 02-26-2010, 08:47 PM
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f250

truck=89 f250 XLT
engine=7.3 IDI
stock trans (either e4od or C6)
Full posi rear
4x2
86,000 as of 2-15-10 (date of purchase)
two tone gray, only rust (surface) is in the bed
red interior, only thing that doesnt work is the fuel senders
paid 1800 and worth double that in my thinking
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Old 02-26-2010, 09:29 PM
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Not sure if mine counts but here goes.
88 xlt Bronco
engine: original 302 efi now 6.9 n/a
trans: was np435 4speed now c6
driveline: was ford 8.8 rear dana44 front now dana 60 rear dana 50 front
4x4
mileage: unkown for the body the 6.9 had 280,000 + and now has over 320,000 on it
I gave $500 for the Bronco and it is rusted prety good. The donor 86 F250 for the diesel stuff cost me $1100 and since I have put about $2000 in it. All in all I have over $15,000 in this truck and it is still a work in progress. I have put two 302's in it, five trannies lol, and put new heads, injectors, gp's, did the rods and mains on the 6.9. People say I could have bought a better truck for the money I have put into it but it is a unique truck and is just what I want.
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