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Old 08-10-2013, 01:28 AM
richmond richmond is offline
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Look these guys are correct. Gantman is right on target (I have purchased 2 old 2nd gen diesels from dealers for next to nothing). I haul everything under the sun and they are less than 230,000 miles on the odomitor. Now the maintenance cost are the kicker. But hey, I'm flipping trucks and only doing 40k miles a year hauling with the diesels (your 3k). Listen to them.

Now note, that some people just want a diesel (I have 2 diesels, 1 magnum and want a Hemi). If you want longevity and lots of 15,000 lb hauls get a diesel (new) or a 2500 Hemi for no more than your hauling.

By the way, I just started bidding on 1500 Hemi's (they fit on the trailer). R...
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