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#1412709 Sat Jun 05 2021 12:11 AM
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I know everyone has different opinions on value but a ballpark figure would help out.
1950 3100 1 owner
3 speed on the column
Surface rust but can corners are gone
Engine rebuilt 8 years ago. Didn't see under hood (according to seller)
Everything seems to be there
Needs tires
Runs and driveable
Interior ok but original
New gas tank behind seat
Seller asking 9600$ obo
Thanks for any help on this. Bill

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Bill Trotter #1412711 Sat Jun 05 2021 12:18 AM
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I would keep looking. If the cab corners are gone, then most likely, so are the floors, inner cowls, inner to outer cowls and who knows what else.
Then there are all of the mechanical parts.

Bill Trotter #1412713 Sat Jun 05 2021 12:31 AM
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Thanks Carl


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Bill Trotter #1412720 Sat Jun 05 2021 01:17 AM
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About $5000 too much IMHO


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Bill Trotter #1412722 Sat Jun 05 2021 01:31 AM
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'Bolter
That's about what I was thinking. Thank you for your help. Bill


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Justhorsenround #1412723 Sat Jun 05 2021 01:41 AM
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Originally Posted by Justhorsenround
About $5000 too much IMHO

A couple of years ago I would have agreed with that statement , but the market has ramped up considerably of late.

$9,600 is steep ; perhaps the owner will negotiate? One owner is a plus , the visible running board looks nice and straight , truck does not look abused. And those 3100s are not growing on trees.

Last edited by Waveski; Sat Jun 05 2021 01:46 AM.

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Bill Trotter #1412724 Sat Jun 05 2021 02:03 AM
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Thanks for your input on the value. Overall the truck seems in good condition for it's age and where it has lived it's life. Bill


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Bill Trotter #1412730 Sat Jun 05 2021 02:45 AM
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Looks like it has not been messed with may be worth another look to get more imfo on its condition and what it needs to be roadworthy In that area like mine there are no trucks you have to add the expense of travel and tow.

Bill Trotter #1412732 Sat Jun 05 2021 02:52 AM
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Thanks Kevinski, truck is just down the road 30 miles.


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Bill Trotter #1412748 Sat Jun 05 2021 05:33 AM
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If it’s a one owner truck, how old is this fellow? I don’t buy that for one second. I’d want to pull some pieces off the engine to see if it has been rebuilt. Pull some plugs, the valve cover, and the lifter cover. That could tell you a lot. I’d call him out on it and want to see all the proof he has. It is a very solid truck, but grill the guy good to make sure you’re happy with your decision. If it seems to good to be true... it probably is.


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