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Old 03-25-2009
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Should I do it?

My boss is selling his 05 F150 Super Cab XLT. He wants 5k for is. As far as I know the plugs have been changed. He runs royal purple, and he has changed the exhaust Manifold. Thats really all I know about it.

The only thing is, I think its coming up on 200k mileage wise. (It was originally a parts runner for and oil tool company)

If I were to get it. What do I need to look for? What parts start to fail around 200k?
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Wow 200k is a lot of miles. It's a toss up because you never know what's getting ready to go out.
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Don't do it
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Thats alot of miles
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200K ftl
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i wouldent buy it.
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i would pay like $500 for an F150 with 200,000
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WoW! 200k damn, u need to look in to that, before you by it
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Ok nvm
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offer him $13-1500. its fair if the truck is decent.
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Well nada on the truck is 5500 fair...drop it down to 100k and it shoots up to 10,300
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Wow. 200k is a lot of miles. I wouldn't do it.
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Pass.

But if you really want it have a garage do a complete....COMPLETE inspection. You never know it could be in decent shape.
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well we work at auto zone and have 75+ commercial accounts. which are mechanic shops and such so i can get it checked out. it would be a nice beater
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I know first hand how company trucks get treated sometimes. Mileage doesnt mean a lot to me as I do all my own work. Do you know the service history of the truck? I would say check the truck out really well or have someone you trust do it and then decide for yourself if its worth it to you.
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It was a parts runner and hotshot truck all it did was bring guys to the docks and run parts 100+ Miles. So they are mainly highway miles
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But in saying that, it is a company vehicle. People are not usually kind to them.
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well we work at auto zone and have 75+ commercial accounts. which are mechanic shops and such so i can get it checked out. it would be a nice beater
It would be a nice beater? A '79 Ford is a nice beater. Not an '05.
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lol your right
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