Finally, it was about time!

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  1. SYKRAMMAN

    SYKRAMMAN Senior Member

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    Found the tiny needle in the giant hay stack finally! It’s the best of both worlds, essentially it is a 2500 frame, suspension and axels. 06 megacab 1500 4x4 5.7 8 lug, the only difference between the 1500 and 2500 is one extra leaf spring, o and the 1500 badge, also insurance is cheaper than a 2500. One owner, every service and maintenance was completed on time every time with records and all at same dealer since new, no rust at all, 113121 on clock, spotless interior, nothing special, it’s insanely hard to find a completely stock untuned old man owned one owner truck that actually took very good care of it. No ticks on start up not even for a second, no ticks at operating temp, just a very quiet Hemi. I’ve been going nuts looking for trucks the past couple weeks, geez when did it get so hard to find decent trucks??? Never had a problem when I was young. Anyway, the wife is happy so then I’m happy. I’ll get better pics when I get home today.


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    JB1 Senior Member

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    Congrats you did find a nice truck, post some bigger pics
     
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    Good deal! Any rust? I don't think the pre VVT Hemi's had near the problems that the newer ones do so I would expect to get another 150-200K out of that one with reasonable maintenance intervals.
     
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    Thanks, I’ve been looking high and low for something decent with no rust and has all maintenance records since first service.
    I will take better pics, that one was a quick one at the lot. When I get off work I’ll get some good pics up.
     
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    No, no rust at all:). Yeah this older gentleman that traded it in took really good care of it as I will also, so I hope I can get another 100k+. I was trying to stay away from the newer gens because of the issues, and they have too many gadgets for me. I can only fix so much lol.
     
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    Congrats! I really liked my 2007 MegaCan.
     
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    Congrats!! I love my 06 Mega, mine is a 2500. If you don’t mind me asking, what did you pick it up for?

    Bought mine in Idaho, $17,3xx out the door ($2k down) with 84,7 on the clock.
     
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    You lucky dog you good luck with your new toy.
     
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    The recession DECIMATED the used car market. People who usually trade in every 3-4 years couldn't afford to, so they kept what they had. Now that the economy has turned and people are finally trading in the used vehicles coming onto the market are very high mileage and beat to pieces. The few nice ones that are around usually command very high prices because people selling them know they've got a jewel.

    I spent, no joke, six months looking at trucks before I finally stumbled upon mine.
     
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    I don’t think I got hosed but it was at the top end of market value at 14k, otd was 12,2xx and 113xx miles, paid in full. Can’t stand payments, if I can’t buy it with cash then I don’t need it ya know.
     
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