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Dakota Dogman

Old Chevy Blazer bit the dust today. Not worth putting another dime into.

Was planning on replacing this spring anyway, this just a lot earlier than I planned. Only started looking today. We are mostly bottom feeders when it comes to cars, but so far what I am seeing close to my range...

 

Dodge 1500s with a Hemi in the 100k range

Toyota Tundra manual, under 100k

 Chevy 1500 3 door

A couple of Toyota FJs...

 

Wisdom or warnings on any of the above?

 

God bless, 

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Don Steese

I bought this one for 9K from a local guy. 75,000 on it when I picked it up. 5.7 Hemi. I like it a lot!20180513_143817.thumb.jpg.234be6c4fddcfe4c4a878ec7cc55b06a.jpg

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Jalinkly

Anything other than a Toyota if over 100000 miles is second best, from your list.  Respectfully,  JMO. 

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PaFlyfisher

Does it have to be a truck or truck based SUV?

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dogrunner

Look at some Ford's. 

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rideold

I have close to 270,000 on my 2002 Toyota.  It has the same V8 the first gen tundras do.  Pretty great motor.

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martyg

A 4Runner will probably provide more useable space than FJ. Mine just cracked 260K. A pig to drive, but super reliable, if that is what you are after.

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bobman

Without knowing the year ranges for each model you are considering  it’s an question without a possible knowledgeable answer

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ccavacini

Tough to go wrong with a Toyota

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Tim Frazier

I got my 2003 F150 from a guy who buys at auctions in Florida and it had zero corrosion...I mean zero.  This generation had limited slip differentials and you can fit 33's with no lift.  $6200 tax and title out the door with 108,000 miles.  Found the cap used and added tires and rims.

 

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Dakota Dogman

Thanks for input, and please keep it rolling.

 

As to Ford's, I just can't. When I was a kid all the people who drive Ford's ruined it for me. Now I have run my mouth against them (the people who drove them to school) enough that I couldn't... 

(Best friend is a die-hard Ford guy, I'd NEVER live it down!

 

Bobman, I have more of a problem and a limited cash supply than I do specific vehicles of interest.

 

Bede, that is a pretty high priority. We have a lot of winter up here and many new drivers coming up. Like a lot of rig around them. 

 

Don and Tim, sigh...that is the one thing I do like about the coasts. Rigs are so much cheaper out there. Example

Similar years and miles Toyotas

3 door Tacoma local $10900

4 door Tundra in Philly $6900!

4000$ for driving them in from the coast. It would almost pay to make a flying trip!

 

Thanks again and God bless,

 

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atticus

I don't know much about vehicles but my '02 tundra went 335k.  Awesome and reliable. 

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River19

Yota, but I wouldn't pay for a Tacoma with my own money......just too small and under powered for what I like.

 

All Toyotas are thirsty except the ones specifically made not to be (ie. hybrid  non-trucks)

 

Tundra with the 4.6 or 5.7L would be my call.....and you can get you money back out if need be.

 

That being said I also have a 2014 Ram 2500 with the 6.4L that has been flawless for 47K miles so far (knock on wood/extended 8yr warranty)

 

 

 

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River19
4 minutes ago, atticus said:

I don't know much about vehicles but my '02 tundra went 335k.  Awesome and reliable. 

 

And my similar one I just sold at 250K and I know the guy is still driving it daily.......

 

So call that almost  600K + on 2 1Gens....

 

Plus I have another 150K on the 4.7L GX470 now.....

 

Such a great engine

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WI Outdoor Nut
On ‎12‎/‎30‎/‎2019 at 10:28 PM, Dakota Dogman said:

Old Chevy Blazer bit the dust today. Not worth putting another dime into.

Was planning on replacing this spring anyway, this just a lot earlier than I planned. Only started looking today. We are mostly bottom feeders when it comes to cars, but so far what I am seeing close to my range...

 

Dodge 1500s with a Hemi in the 100k range

Toyota Tundra manual, under 100k

 Chevy 1500 3 door

A couple of Toyota FJs...

 

Wisdom or warnings on any of the above?

 

God bless, 

how much are you looking to spend?

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