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Old 01-05-2017, 03:26 PM   #11 (permalink)
 
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Originally Posted by RAMblin Rod View Post
What years are the vvt horrors you speak of? Here is another pretty good example of something I'm tempted to pull the trigger on
https://portland.craigslist.org/clc/ctd/5941556798.html

If I did cash, I'm certain I could get that knocked down to maybe $11k or $11,500.
That truck has some miles on it, but for how loaded it is, how clean it is, the fact that it's a crew cab and that it has the Hemi etc., that is a killer price for that truck. It's messed up because where I'm from, in Pennsylvania, that exact truck with those miles and features would sell for no less than $20k.

If you don't mind the miles, I would buy that truck right away. It has a ton of factory options and it looks to be in really good condition.

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I'd suggest a 06+ with the 5.7. I had an 06 4.7 and at highway speeds (75-80mph) I was getting 1-2 mpg better but losing 100hp. Honestly I would have liked the power.

I traded it in with 170k miles and zero major repairs with just typical service. It was a quad cab and worked great for our family. Sure more space would have been cool, but there was plenty for us.

If you want to spend more I just picked up an 09 Sport with a 5.7 and 30k miles for 21k and I love it but you can't go wrong with an 06. I still miss mine and I'd still have it if I didn't drive 1000 miles a week for school.

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That truck has some miles on it, but for how loaded it is, how clean it is, the fact that it's a crew cab and that it has the Hemi etc., that is a killer price for that truck. It's messed up because where I'm from, in Pennsylvania, that exact truck with those miles and features would sell for no less than $20k.

If you don't mind the miles, I would buy that truck right away. It has a ton of factory options and it looks to be in really good condition.

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