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Old 06-18-2010
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Need a Bigger Ford

Friend offered to sell his '09 XL F150 today and it seems like a pretty good deal, but I haven't priced any late model F150's lately. It's a basic XL ...4.6, automatic, regular cab, 8 ft bed, tow package, spray on liner, white with gray interior, vinyl seats, no frill flooring and I think a CD. Not a scratch on it anywhere, and it only has 3,600 miles on it. He's asking $18,000 for it - does that seem fair? Love my Ranger, but being able to haul 8' of stuff is pretty tempting. Thanks.
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How often do you really need 2 more feet of bed space? I wouldn't do it
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Actually, about every day during the last 8 weeks - selling house and already sold the business. Decided to not go the U-Haul route and have been trying to clear out one house full of stuff, move into another house, clean out a 6 bay shop and move into the new shop... trying to haul stuff whenever I have some free time to spare and the full-size bed would have saved a few trips.
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Eh I guess, I just wouldn't want to go from a XLT Ranger to a XL 150. Thats just me though, I like my comfort.
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I wouldn't buy anything but the 5.4 I think you can find a better deal anyways
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I wouldn't buy anything but the 5.4 I think you can find a better deal anyways
Pretty much this truck here:

Cars for Sale: 2009 Ford F150 XL in Oklahoma City, OK 73112: Truck Details - 278964072 - AutoTrader.com

...but I'd be paying extra to not get a chrome grille or have cloths seats. I don't mind the black grille since I'm really starting to hate chrome, but there's a pretty big difference in price even if the truck I'm interested in does have less than 4k on the odometer.

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I personally would pass. For that kinda money you can get a little big older 4x4 F150 with a 5.4. Might have a few more miles on it, but it would be worth it to have the 5.4, 4x4, and extended cab.
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Now that the afternoon cocktail has worn off I'm having second thoughts. I'll look around for a better deal while I continue to dechrome my Ranger and just keep hauling as much stuff as I can. BTW, is the factory XL grille considered "black" or "dark gray"?
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Hmm I'm not 100% sure. I thought it was black plastic like the upper bumper but I don't think I've looked at the grille close enough.
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Its ugly thats what it is, and I thought it was black tho too
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I always thought black also, but most online suppliers list: black "paintable" which looks smooth and a little glossy - black, which usually looks shiny also - dark gray is the only one I've seen that looks textured. Rather than order the wrong one I'll probably just see if I can swap one off of a parts delivery truck again. Did that a few months ago and then decided to put the chrome one back on hoping I wouldn't still hate the chrome. Didn't work, still hate the chrome - everything on the truck is either blue...or black, and the chrome grille just looks out of place to me.
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I've been meaning to go up to Autozone and find out if they would swap me the euro tail lights offf my truck for a pair of 06 lights on one of their new delivery trucks.
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Theres 3 in my area. All are XL reg cab long bed with the 2V 4.6. They wanted $17k new. They do have a chrome grill, color keyed bumper and cloth seats so technically XLTish.
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.... BTW, is the factory XL grille considered "black" or "dark gray"?
i think technically it's called argent.
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I've been meaning to go up to Autozone and find out if they would swap me the euro tail lights offf my truck for a pair of 06 lights on one of their new delivery trucks.
HAHA just saw this and realized I posted this in the wrong the thread months ago.
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