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capriceman

should i wait for the new trucks to come out?

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If you havent seen this article http://www.cheersandgears.com/forums/index...?showtopic=9349

Im looking for a truck 2000 and up 4wd 1/2 and up no duallies or diesiel. at least 6 1/2 ft bed. ext cab not required. I plan to spend around 15k used up to 30 new.

Right now im using a 89 camaro as a work car (I rented it for a case of beer and bring it back with a full tank of gas from my uncle) it goes back tomarrow though.

I dont know if i can wait till fall when they come out. since i dont think i can strap metal and Oxy/Asen torches in my caprice.

any sugestions?

EDIT: 90's trucks i guess can work since they still want a pant leg for those 2000 trucks.

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I'd say go for the new truck...

For now, I'd just pick up a compact wagon....like a Cavalier, Escort, or Focus.

They can be had for cheap.

You'd be suprised what I can fit in the back of mine... :)

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I saw a buick rodmaster wagon for sale lol should i get it? It is white with wood grain panels. I t has a 350 and its for sale at $4500

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roadmaster'd be cool, see if you can get it for less than 4.5K and then in the fall you could try to sell it again depending if you want to buy a new or used truck.

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I would not purchase a Roadmaster Estate if you know it will be a substitute for a pickup truck for a while. The new trucks should be amazing, so I can understand waiting... but I'd buy a cheap S-10 until then to use for work.

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the only problem about an s-10 its not wide enough for what i need or i would all ready have one. the wagon can fit it in some how.

I saw a old ford f 150 with a straight 6 for $500 and a 5 speed but it says needs work im wondering how much.

and i cant seem to find the cheap old chevy truck with a 350 in it.

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A Roadmaster Estate deserves a better fate than pickup truck duty, I hope you agree. I would ask about the F-150... see how much work it needs. Look it over, drive it, ask questions.

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Your right it deserves to be some 16 years old first car instead so it can be on the road for another 2 months :banghead: :AH-HA_wink:

Yeah it shouldn't be tortured to riding miles on end with the frame riding on the shocks bumpstop. done that a couple of times with my 1500.

Im going to call the number on that truck right now since i put it in my phone.

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Guest YellowJacket894

Saint Clair Shores...Michigan, right?

I found this beater and two others on Auto Trader.

http://www.autotrader.com/fyc/vdp.jsp?car_...5000&cardist=25

The other two (just in case you don't like a camper top and white, non-matching hood :D).

http://www.autotrader.com/fyc/vdp.jsp?car_...5000&cardist=20

(The truck in the above link isn't too shabby at all. 85,000 miles isn't much for an '88 model and it's under $2000 dollars.)

http://www.autotrader.com/fyc/vdp.jsp?car_...=5000&cardist=9

(Uh...that above mentioned truck may be a bit too much, but...)

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Im going to call abou that middle one. I wonder if a V6 is strong enough tho. it should be, right?

That ford truck needs a new head gasket and exhaust mainfold. plus he was vague on some electrical problem so.... hmmm.

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Guest YellowJacket894

I don't see why the V6 wouldn't be suitable. You're getting a new GMT-900 this fall, right, so I think this should do good on doing what you need done until then. :)

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