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Old 10-23-2009, 04:57 PM   #5 (permalink)
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for 300$ you can't go wrong. I have a friend whos gone through several of the little guys. They're great. We've hauled half a ton of gravel in them without issue.

The 2.5/Manual/2WD regular cab is the one he usually goes for. The one he has thats fuel injected seems to be burning a bit more oil than the carbed one so he's probably gonna switch it out soon.

It's an extremely simple truck, most of the technology on it is from the 50s if not earlier. We've gotten 30~35 mpg a tank when we tried. Usual city driving is more like 20. Check to make sure its not burning any oil and it shifts through the gears fine, brakes are decent, and I say go for it. Not a lot can go wrong with them and what can is usually cheap to fix.
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