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Fire-Truck/Pickup?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by woody9, Feb 25, 2003.

  1. woody9

    woody9 1/2 ton status

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    Ok, so the price is HIGH, but quite the unusual toy to have: 70 Chevrolet FireTruck /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Highjaxx 1/2 ton status

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    Thats sweet! That mileage might be right if it was a fire truck. They don't get driven very far, very often. The price seems a little high though you could probley go down and buy one from your local fire department cheaper. But it may not have been customized either.
     
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    sled_dog 1 ton status

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    If that mileage is accurate 21k is a bit steep but into the teens I wouldn't think twice of it going.
     
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    Oh yeah, check that eaton /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gifThat would look real nice next to my 72 /forums/images/graemlins/cool.gif
     
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    bigjbear 1 ton status Staff Member Moderator

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    its high but compare it to a late model w/ the same options:
    (this is as close as I could get)


    Blue Book Retail Report / Georgia / February 26, 2003

    2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Pickup HD Long Bed





    V8 6.0 Liter
    5 Speed Manual
    4 Wheel Drive
    8,000 Miles

    Equipment Power Steering
    AM/FM Stereo
    Towing Pkg
    Ovrsize Off-Rd Tires




    Blue Book Suggested Retail
    $21,450
     
  6. sled_dog

    sled_dog 1 ton status

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    not sure you can really compare, I mean bluebook doesn't take into account collectors value(and doesn't go back that far). If I had gobs of money I wouldn't think twice about buying that truck, I love first gens and that thing is just NICE
     
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    florida4x4 1/2 ton status

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    it's real, real nice but... $21k? /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     
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    Sweet truck!Really wish I could afford it.Wouldn't it make a great tow rig. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  9. Grim-Reaper

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    Ok, so the price is HIGH, but quite the unusual toy to have: 70 Chevrolet FireTruck /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

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    There was a 71 3/4 ton Burb ambulance for sale by The city of Rockmart a couple years ago that I thought about buying. It had 56k on it. It was in very good shape except som minor rocker rot.
     
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    Oh yeah, check that eaton /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gifThat would look real nice next to my 72 /forums/images/graemlins/cool.gif

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    Is that what that is? Did they put them in regular trucks?
    What makes that truck differnt from a regular '70?
     
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    bigjbear 1 ton status Staff Member Moderator

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    That was my point. That new truck will be just like every other one on the road. This only holds water if it is as nice as claimed. For the same price you could have a clasic. Just don't try and sell your wife/girlfriend on it!
     
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    Its just a regular Heavy duty 3/4 ton 4x4. The 3/4 tons had a 5000 lb 10.5" eaton rear end and the 1 tons had a 7000 lb 12.5 inch eaton rear ends. Some even had detroit lockers from the factory, but they are no longer manufactured. The lighter duty 3/4 tons had dana 60s in the back. If its a 4x4 and has an eaton rear, you are pretty much guaranteed 4.56s , maybe even 5.13's.
     

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