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Hello all,

I am looking at this truck. I dont know much about Cummins/Dodge tuning...yet...but I am seeking feedback on this add as to if you "experts" think it sounds like a good setup. I did email the seller and he filled me in on his routine maintenance and problems he had with the truck such as the typical IP replaced 2 years ago, oil changed every 3k, light leak around front axle seal, fuel filter changed every 6k...

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Id ask to see all his recipts...Not sure what things go for up there but if you could pick it up between 12-13 id think it would be a good buy...


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$14500 isnt a bad price for that truck...I paid $16k for a stock 2002 with 113k miles 2 years ago and I had found mine a little NE of scranton...if you could talk him down $500-1000 that would be a good deal

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I agree with what Nate said, and ask to see all receipts. I ran it through KBB quickly here is the link (if it works) http://www.kbb.com/KBB/UsedCars/Pric...uizConditions=
I would just be sure it doesn't seem to be abused, and then make him an offer as others have said.

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Buy it ! . . . buy it ! . . . buy it ! . . . you buy it yet ?

Truck looks fantastic, I would definitely go for it . . .


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Be careful and check for receipts as hc said, drive it and make sure you check codes. Find out what kindof tranny is in there cause that could be a costly figure down the road if it wasn't done right the first time.
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yeah i would wanna see reciepts, and find out exactly what was done to the tranny and who did it. but if everything is legit then id buy it. she looks nice and clean and well taken care of.

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I would see want kind of fuel pressure the truck got and check for error codes... Remember Auto trans are the weakest trans that a Cummins could have...



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