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Old 03-05-2021, 08:38 PM   #11 (permalink)
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My 2 cents.

I’m betting the truck in the field will be a “five and dime” money 💰 pit.

Just up the cases of beer 🍺 you offer to move it and be done with it.

Or hire a tow truck. (tow trucks are cheaper than you would think)

It’ll cost less in the long run... 😉

No taxes, tags, insurance, repairs or maintenance.


But, if you want to do the non sensible.

Maybe something like this instead.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...etplace_search

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And many more...

They probably all have a higher towing capacity.

Plus with one these ☝️ it might be possible to get your money back in the end.


But, if we’re lucky.

You’ll buy the field truck...

And we’ll get to hear about it...

😈

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Old 03-05-2021, 09:26 PM   #12 (permalink)
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As awesome as it would be to have you owning a big ol' pickup, I'd rent something to move the boat every time. It'd be easier, cheaper, more effective and safer.
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Old 03-05-2021, 09:35 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Old 03-06-2021, 12:43 AM   #15 (permalink)
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Just buy a trailer (instead of a pickup)



Irresponsible me would say go for it, but sensible me says leave it. Too much (I'm assuming) time and hassle for what it's worth.
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Just buy a trailer (instead of a pickup)

Except it's the trailer that's the problem!
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My $0.02: you have a home depot or a rental yard then you have a rentable truck with a trailer hitch. Believing you do your own work, it will still cost you tires, some brake parts, gas tank flushing and whatnot to get it semi reliable. For that money you can rent what ever big GM/Ford/Dodge/Toyota pickup perhaps many times and still be ahead $$$. You COULD buy a vehicle that makes 60 ish mpg, but you are an Ecomodder. Saving dollars is a supposed benefit.
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Old 03-06-2021, 09:08 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Let's suppose you get the truck and restomod it. Probably it will still have a lesser impact than getting a replacement built for that specific truck.

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