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Is this truck worth anything?


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Hey guys, new to the forum here. I'm trying to get some advice on a truck I just purchased. It's a 1977 Dodge D100 5.9 360 2wd single cab longbox.73,000 original km. Trying to decide if a truck like this is worth a full restoration? Are these a desired truck? Do people ever restore them? Or are these a dime a dozen sort of deal? Not very familiar with classics and there values. I am a light duty auto mechanic and shouldnt have many problems doing the job. I just want to make sure it's worth the time and money. Any advice would be appreciated!

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If, to be honest, your choice isn't that bad. But, it depends on what you want to do with that truck in the future. The truck is quite old, so you will need to repair it somehow. Better find some stations which can fix it. And the principal thing is that the probable company that made the truck doesn't make auto parts for your model. Lookup for a used truck and check https://wealthtender.com/insights/money-management/questions-to-ask-when-buying-a-used-car/ before buying something. Let's hope that you will get the best option.

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17 hours ago, Eygon said:

If, to be honest, your choice isn't that bad. But, it depends on what you want to do with that truck in the future. The truck is quite old, so you will need to repair it somehow. Better find some stations which can fix it. And the principal thing is that the probable company that made the truck doesn't make auto parts for your model. Lookup for a used truck and check

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So old and only 73 000 km? This is amazing, it's very rare that you managed to find one with such a low mileage. Usually, trucks which were produced in that year, have at least half a million km mileage. Mine is from the beginning of 2000's, and it's in a very good shape. I found this offer on

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, and I am very glad, because I saved a lot of money by not buying a new one. I don't think that it's worth buying new trucks for a cosmic price, when there are so many used, but in perfect condition.

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