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Old 01-09-2016, 11:08 AM   #41
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Originally Posted by Tfort View Post
You have to be smart about what you spend to fix the older trucks. I don't think I have $600 in maintenance and repairs in my truck in the 5 years I have owned and that includes a rear end over haul. I work to hard for my money and these new trucks at 60k+ are just a bit to rich for my blood. I will get the rest of the goodie out of the truck when they are discarded out of warranty.

2000 F250 CC 4x4 7.3L diesel

15 Salem Hemisphere Lite356QB
That's why I love my past career as a mechanic. I can fix anything and it will only cost me parts and machine work, which can still be considerable, but far cheaper than a new truck.

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Old 01-10-2016, 07:38 AM   #42
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that is why i am keeping my 96 f-250.i can and have fixed it myself. it only has 218,000 on the od and runs fine. i enjoy working on it.i fix a/c's during the week so i need a change of pace.thanks for all the input.

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