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Recommedation on a Chevy 2500 or 3500 4x4

I'm in the market for a used Diesel truck (2500 or 3500 longbed) to put a camper on. I found a 2001 6.5L (6.6?) HD Duramax 4x4 longbed with 155,000 miles on it. Advertised for $10,000 Could someone please give me some advice on this, and what to look for? I.E. is this priced high, low, or about right. And what kind of questions I need to ask the seller. I gather the Chevy's have injector problems, so maybe some advice about that. I have about $10,000-12,000 to spend and wondering what I will be able to find for that. Thanks. I hope this is an appropriate thread. It's my first one.
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Well first ask if its had the injectors replaced ask about regular maintenance, ask if its had a tuner and any mods made. Get the vin and post it the vin check section.

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Ok. Thank you!
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If the truck is in good shape, then $10,000 is not a bad price even for a 2001

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Pull the dipstick, if the oil smells like diesel, the injectors are leaking.

Otherwise they are good trucks, just make sure the fluids and filters have been changed regularly.

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Thank you all! I found the perfect truck for our camping needs... Am now a proud owner of a f250 2000 7.3L 4x4 crew cab lariat LB with 127,000 miles on it for $13,000. Lifted 5 1/2". I hope I made a good choice:-) so far so good!
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