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What should I do with the 98

Hey all most of you have probably figured out I don't keep trucks for long. I usually buy a truck and drive it for a bit, fixing it up as I go, then sell it. Make a few bucks and move on. Well since I like my 99 (body swap)so much its going to skip the selling part for a while. Anyway I picked up this 98 with a bad trans cheap. I installed a trans and now have it running. Runs ok but its just a 2.5 2wd reg cab truck. It is beat up. There are dings all around this truck. Is it worth fixing it up into a nice truck or should I just sell it as a beat up work truck. It was getting dark but I took a feName:  Picture036.jpg
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sell it...fix up the edge
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Fix as much as you can without spending much money on it then sell it. Or blow it up
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looks like a decent work truck... i would sell it
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Yeah I don't think I want to put much money into it. Thing is it probably wouldn't sell for that much fixed up. The Edge is in line but I need to deal with this truck and I just listed the Dakota on ebay. I don't have much room and I am going to look at a 99 next week thats wrecked, another project but its 4wd.
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Fix as much as you can without spending much money on it then sell it.
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Or blow it up
but I really like this options as long as you get it on video.
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Sell me some parts off of it.
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id sell it and fix the bumper on the edge..
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Evan-I already have a bumper for the edge I just haven't got started on it yet..have to deal with the other 2 trucks first and make some room.
Josh-What parts do you need?
Mike- yeah thats where its headed, maybe option 2....lol Actually it runs pretty decent, just looks bad.
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Does it have a/c? if it does I need the hose that runs from the compressor to the condensor. I need the antenna and a price for the rear bumper, and possibly the passenger side fender.
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I have a spare a/c hose from a 3.0. I have a good antenna mast but the base was no good(bad reception), my spare bumper is going on the edge and you wouldn't want the fender its dented up.
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What is wrong with the Edge bumper? How much do you want for the A/C hose? Can you get a pic of it so I can make sure it is what I need. If the Edge bumper is in decent shape meaning no dents how much would you want for it. And how much for the antenna and base? I don't care if it gets bad reception. Mine is bent from a tree during Katrina.
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I will get a pic of the a/c hose and send you, just send me an email at [email protected] so I can get your address. I'n not sure if I still have the antenna base but will look this evening.
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sell the truck to me!
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I'm open to offers...it will probably be on ebay soon....lol
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