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Re: My new used truck.

Postby True Grit Farms » Thu Mar 29, 2018 7:29 am

ez14. wrote:
jltrent wrote:
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TT really appreciates that.
I'm taking real good care of it for him.

So when does TT get to take possession of the truck? Seems like he's been waiting a long time


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Re: My new used truck.

Postby TennesseeTuxedo » Thu Mar 29, 2018 7:40 am

ez14. wrote:
jltrent wrote:
True Grit Farms wrote:
TT really appreciates that.
I'm taking real good care of it for him.

So when does TT get to take possession of the truck? Seems like he's been waiting a long time


Thank you for asking that question.
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Re: My new used truck.

Postby TennesseeTuxedo » Thu Mar 29, 2018 8:25 am

True Grit Farms wrote:
ez14. wrote:
jltrent wrote:I'm taking real good care of it for him.

So when does TT get to take possession of the truck? Seems like he's been waiting a long time


To lust and covet another man's truck is just a dream for some.


It's my truck.

I'm just waiting on delivery so I can give him the money.
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Re: My new used truck.

Postby fence_it » Thu Mar 29, 2018 10:04 pm

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fence_it wrote:I picked this one up in January. 1999 Dodge 3/4 ton with a 24v Cummins and a 5 speed. 230,000 miles. I removed the camper shell and put my tool box on. Also switched out the stock 16" wheels for 17" factory take-offs from a 2014. Will probably do an aftermarket lift pump but that's it. Would much rather drive this than a new one with a payment.

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Nice truck, just needs the other 1 1/2' of bed to be a real truck.


To be honest, I really don't miss that extra 1 1/2ft. Makes it turn so much tighter and its much easier to park. But this one is a strict weekend rig/ daily driver. The 2 flatbed work trucks take care of the towing and hauling. But I wouldn't hesitate to throw a flatbed on this one and put it right to work if need be.
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Re: My new used truck.

Postby Nesikep » Thu Mar 29, 2018 11:04 pm

I was about to say to be a real work truck it needs a deck.. but if you've already got a couple with decks, this is fine.. looks like a nice truck too
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Re: My new used truck.

Postby tja477t » Fri Mar 30, 2018 7:06 am

[/quote]It's to late for this truck but I under coat my truck a few times a year with used engine oil.[/quote]

I heard transmission fluid actually works better because its designed to penetrate the metal as opposed to just lubricating. obviously used motor oil is a little easier to come by though
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Re: My new used truck.

Postby Nesikep » Fri Mar 30, 2018 6:44 pm

hydraulic oil works very well mixed with a little kerosene.. we did it to my dad's truck and it flaked off any built up rust and completely stopped new rust
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Re: My new used truck.

Postby BigBear » Sat Mar 31, 2018 7:05 am

Sweet ride TG! I picked mine up last spring
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Re: My new used truck.

Postby BigBear » Sat Mar 31, 2018 7:12 am

As far as the rust proofing goes, the best stuff ive ever seen is called Krown. You should be able to get it at a class 8 truck dealership. Freightliner, Kw, etc. or maybe order online. I work in the snow and ice industry and sell salt trucks and my customers have tried everything to keep the corrosion to a minimum. This Krown stuff really works. One application in the fall and you’re good to go. I’ve been so impressed with it I use it on my trucks also.
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Re: My new used truck.

Postby True Grit Farms » Sat Mar 31, 2018 7:58 am

BigBear wrote:As far as the rust proofing goes, the best stuff ive ever seen is called Krown. You should be able to get it at a class 8 truck dealership. Freightliner, Kw, etc. or maybe order online. I work in the snow and ice industry and sell salt trucks and my customers have tried everything to keep the corrosion to a minimum. This Krown stuff really works. One application in the fall and you’re good to go. I’ve been so impressed with it I use it on my trucks also.


I like your truck, I wanted a 4 door and don't care for the color of mine. But it's clean and was very well maintained by a older man. I'm still looking for for exactly what I want. Like a low mileage, one owner 6.0 that hasn't been bullet proofed.
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Re: My new used truck.

Postby callmefence » Sat Apr 14, 2018 3:18 pm

04 gas rig. Gonna drop a welder in the back tomorrow and put it to work Monday. See how long it holds up to the gorillas.



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Re: My new used truck.

Postby BobbyLummus1 » Sat Apr 14, 2018 3:57 pm

heres mine lightly used 17 f350 , had 22k miles on it , drove 7 hours each way to get it . Got the bells and whistles for free buying lightly used

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Re: My new used truck.

Postby Lucky » Sat Apr 14, 2018 6:47 pm

callmefence wrote:04 gas rig. Gonna drop a welder in the back tomorrow and put it to work Monday. See how long it holds up to the gorillas.



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I give the dually fenders 6 weeks.lol. I really just hate working out of a truck without a flatbed on it. Good luck
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Re: My new used truck.

Postby Silver » Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:39 pm

BobbyLummus1 wrote:heres mine lightly used 17 f350 , had 22k miles on it , drove 7 hours each way to get it . Got the bells and whistles for free buying lightly used

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You are going to love that truck.
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Re: My new used truck.

Postby fence_it » Mon Apr 16, 2018 11:33 pm

callmefence wrote:04 gas rig. Gonna drop a welder in the back tomorrow and put it to work Monday. See how long it holds up to the gorillas.



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Looks like a good work rig.

The hemi's were pretty uncommon in one tons, especially dually's back then, and for good reason. I'd guess its a little on the gutless side?
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